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Do Natural Pain Killers Really Work?

If you’re taking aspirin, you’re taking a substance that originated as a natural pain killer. Way back in ancient Sumeria, approximately 4,000 years ago, this culture scraped willow bark and...

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Healthy Ways To Increase Endorphins

What are endorphins? They’re hormones. Hormones are chemical messengers directing your body to do specific things from controlling your heartbeat or metabolism, to making you feel full or making you...

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Female Hormones Can Affect Exercise At Any Age

No matter what your age, your female hormones still make a difference in your life, even after menopause. They also affect exercise at any age, not only how willingly you...

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What’s The Best Way To Measure My Body Fat?

Why is it important to measure body fat? There’s a lot of reasons, but the main reason is for health issues, since obesity is the leading cause of preventable death....

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Best Protein Sources For Vegetarians

If you’ve chosen a diet that’s primarily vegetarian with mostly plant based options, it can be easy to get adequate protein. There are excellent protein sources for vegetarians that are...

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Best Gluten Free Options

Unless you have Celiac disease or are gluten intolerant, going gluten free isn’t always the best option. However, if you do, it’s extremely important. There are plenty of natural gluten...

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Get An Energy Boost WITHOUT Coffee

When people feel their energy dropping and want a lift, some will grab a candy bar and some will opt for a cup of coffee. Both can have negative effects....

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Relieve Your Stress With A Walk

There’s a lot to be said for something as simple as walking. Whether you go for a leisurely walk with a friend or loved one and enjoy the sites of...

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Staying Healthy This Summer

It’s summer and the flowers are blooming, birds are singing and there’s sunshine everywhere. That should alert you to the need for sunscreen and healthy sunning. Summer is a time...

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Is A Juice Cleanse Right For Me?

What is a juice cleanse and why would you do it? The answer to the first is easy. It’s a period of a day to three days when the person...

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Is Walking Enough Exercise?

The body needs to move, lift and stretch to be its healthiest. Getting exercise is important, whether it’s walking or lifting weights. It helps keep you healthier and fitter. There’s...

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Foods That Keep You Full While Dieting

You don’t have to diet to lose weight, but you do have to change your diet to healthier foods and foods that keep you full, while being lower in calories....

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How Can I Tell If I’m Dehydrated?

Lack of fluid can create serious conditions. You can live for three weeks without food, but only three days without water. It’s easy to get dehydrated in hot summer months...

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How Much Is Too Much Sugar Daily?

When discussing cutting out sugar, it’s important to note it’s about cutting out added sugar, not sugar that is part of the fruit or vegetable. While some fruit, like apples...

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Good Exercises For Couples

If you’re looking for something different to do on a date, for date night for married people or as part of family fun, try exercises for couples or exercises that...

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Is Alcohol Making Me Gain Weight?

That drink or two after work with cohorts may seem innocent enough, but they also can be the reason you gain weight or the reason weight loss is harder. Part...

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Why Running Relieves Stress

Just like any intense exercise, running relieves stress. What causes that is the fight or flight response that kept early man alive. Not only does running reduce stress, it actually...

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Do Food Journals Actually Work?

If you’re struggling to lose weight and think you barely eat, keeping food journals may help you identify the problem. People on the go often grab small snacks throughout the...

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Focus On Your Fiber

Fiber can help you overcome constipation, which is why it’s often at the core of jokes. Unlike its fellow macronutrient, protein, which is associated with muscles and strength, it’s associated...

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How Does Salt Affect Weight Loss?

If you think that the only way salt affects weight loss is from water retention that too much salt can cause, you’d be wrong. It’s true, salt can cause added...

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What To Know About The Keto Diet

The Keto diet may be on many of the latest internet blogs and vlogs, but it isn’t new. In fact, it’s rather old. For hundreds of years there was no...

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How To Lose Belly Fat Fast

One goal often found on people’s fitness goals is to lose belly fat and losing it fast would be just icing on the cake. What is belly fat? It’s called...

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What Foods Help Reduce Inflammation?

Inflammation is the body’s response to threats from injury, foreign bodies and microbes. It’s beneficial in most cases. However, chronic inflammation can lead to health issues, such as heart disease,...

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Is It Time For A Digital Detox?

What is a digital detox? Simply put, it’s getting off the phone or computer for an extended period or reducing the amount of time spent in front of a TV...

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Health Benefits Of Aloe Vera

There was a time when an aloe vera plant in the windowsill and macrame curtains were the decorative touches to every kitchen. While that’s not necessarily true today, aloe vera...

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No Scale Lifestyle

Your scales can lie. They can tell you that you aren’t making progress, when in reality you are or make you jubilant, even though you’re not sticking with the program...

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New Year – New You

If you’re like most people, you’ve made quite a few promises to yourself to start living healthier, but then life happened and you became distracted. Nothing is as important as...

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Healthy-ish Mom Life

You read about those super moms who seem to have it all under control. They whip up healthy meals at the same time they’re exercising, cleaning house and tending to...

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Ever Thought Of Joining A Running Club?

Anyone who has ever started a program of running and found they simply weren’t motivated enough to continue, joining a running club might be the perfect solution. Solitary training can...

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Exercise Is Good For Mental Health

Science has always known there was an important link between the mind and body. For instance, when you feel scared, there are changes made in your body called the fight...

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Health Benefits Of Regular Exercise

When you were a child, it was easy to exercise. Someone yelled tag, tapped you on the shoulder and said, “You’re it.” Game on! The older you get the harder...

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What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

It’s getting close to the holidays that are celebrated with all types of treats. Many of those are laden with sugar. While eating an occasional treat isn’t bad, too much...

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Strength Training Benefits For Older Bodies

The older you get, the more important strength training is. While you might envision young men lifting barbells loaded with weight when you hear the words strength training, it’s important...

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Ways To Reset Your Hormones

If you’re finding it almost impossible to lose weight or waking up with hot flashes that soak you, it’s time to take action to reset your hormones. Not only do...

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Choosing Healthy Fats

Don’t avoid fat at all cost, in fear of gaining weight or clogging arteries. There are healthy fats that are actually beneficial for both. Fat free items have become big...

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Can Diabetics Eat Rice?

If you’re one of the 34.2 million of diabetics in the US, you have to track your food carefully. If you look at the people with prediabetes, where making lifestyle...

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Workouts That Target The Belly

If you want workouts that target the belly, hoping to lose weight in that area, think again. When you lose weight, you lose weight all over your body, not just...

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Celebrate The Small Wins

It’s easy to get discouraged when you have a big fitness goal, which is why that goal is often broken down to smaller goals you can accomplish quicker. Having small...

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Is Skipping Breakfast A Bad Idea?

One of the first things people often learn when starting a new fitness program is that skipping breakfast is a bad idea. In some cases, that’s very true. Breakfast is...

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Make More Meals At Home

Whether you want to lose weight or simply want to eat healthier, you need to control what you eat and the ingredients in that food. That means you need to...

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Ever Tried Zucchini Spaghetti?

The latest craze to increase the amount of vegetables on your plate comes in the form of fried zucchini spaghetti. Gwyneth Paltrow made this dish popular While it’s not the...

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Benefits Of Intermittent Fasting

They say timing is everything and that’s certainly true when it comes to intermittent fasting—IE. IE isn’t a new type of diet. It uses the principles of healthy eating. It’s...

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What Does FIT Really Look Like?

Who doesn’t want a body that every notices and looks like something out of a photo shoot? It’s a dream most of us secretly harbor. But is a curvy or...

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Favorite Vitamin Supplements

People often have favorite vitamin supplements. They’re the go-to vitamins when they feel a cold coming on or ones they take daily to ensure they stay their healthiest. Some people...

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Staying Hydrated As It Gets Warmer

Hot weather may cause you to drink more water, but it can be tricky, too. Sometimes, that hot weather comes with a breeze that helps evaporate the fluid you lost...

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Benefits Of Eating Organic

You probably noticed that organic food is more expensive than traditional factor farmed foods. It’s worth the extra cost and with a little effort, you can reap the benefits of...

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Myths And Facts About Caffeine

Most people associate caffeine with coffee, but this naturally occurring substance is in the seeds, fruits and leaves of more than 60 plants. Tea is another high caffeine product that...

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Which Fruits Have The Most Sugar?

When you’re closely monitoring your sugar intake, whether it’s to control diabetes, insulin resistance, improve oral health or weight management, the sugar in fruits you consume count, too. While fruit...

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What You Should Know About Energy Drinks

If you’ve thought of using energy drinks to boost your performance in the gym or even on the job, you should probably check to see if they’re bad for you...

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Exercises To Firm/Tone Breasts

It’s a little deceptive to talk about exercises to firm and tone breasts, since your breasts are composed of fatty tissue. However, that fatty tissue is supported by muscles directly...

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Stretches You Should Do Every Morning

You’ll get a host of benefits by doing stretches every morning. Most people realize that by stretching each day, the stiffness they experience from constant sitting will wane, but there...

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Resistance Bands Vs Free Weights

If you want to do strength building exercises, you automatically think of free weights, but there is a less expensive alternative that you should consider, resistance bands. Free weights use...

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Wellness Begins Within

We are a nation that’s focused too heavily on curing illness, rather than focusing on wellness and staying healthy in the first place. On the surface it would seem everyone...

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What Is Recovery Nutrition?

What is recovery nutrition? It’s refueling your body with nutrients and calories after you’ve just endured hard physical activity. While most people think of sports or a workout at the...

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When To Consult A Registered Dietitian

Should you consult a registered dietitian? You don’t have to have a special condition to see one. If you want to lose weight or just eat healthier, but aren’t sure...

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How Hormones Affect Your Health

There are a number of reasons to workout regularly. Some of those cause weight gain, others can create mood swings and some hormones affect your health. Working out is one...

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Are Grains Too Hard To Digest?

If you’re confused about including grains in your diet, you’re not alone. While highly processed grains offer little nutrition, whole grains offer a lot, but are hard to digest. They’re...

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Is Chronic Cardio Bad For You?

Not only could chronic cardio cause you to gain weight, it could be bad for your health. Let’s focus first on how it makes you fat! When you’re doing cardio,...

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Is It Important To Have A Regular Exercising Schedule?

The last few months have been chaotic and keeping consistency in your life is important. That’s one reason a regular exercising schedule can be important, but there are more reasons...

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Be Mindful At Mealtime

Have you ever suddenly had the recognition that you were mindlessly eating stop you in your tracks. It happens way too often. People simply eat out of habit, walking past...

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Can Your Diet Affect Your Estrogen Levels?

What is estrogen and what do estrogen levels have to do with your health? Estrogen is a hormone found in both men and women, but women have higher levels of...

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How To Stay Fit As You Get Older

When you think about getting older and cringe at the thought, what you’re really uncomfortable with is not living the extra years, but the signs of frailty and aging. Just...

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Good Sleep Is Important

Despite the diverse associations with lack of sleep, from hard worker to party animal, sleep is important and without adequate sleep, your body suffers. Even if you’re laying in bed...

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Develop Healthier Habits Now

Getting fit is all about lifestyle changes. If you’re not eating healthy, change that. If you live a sedentary lifestyle, make that change to active. However, it can loop overwhelming...

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The Benefit Of Reading Nutritional Labels

When you go to the store, you’ll find aisle of boxes, bottles and cans with labels screaming advertising at you. They may say delicious, fun, healthy or whatever message the...

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Home Exercises To Tone Arms

When you move your arms a bit, does the flesh continue to sway? Have you lost weight and now find there’s loose skin that needs some firming? It’s time to...

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At Home Butt Exercises That Work

You don’t have to envy Jennifer Lopez or Jamie Dornan for their perfect posterior, you can score a point in the best bottom column with some extra work on your...

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Running Can Lift Your Mood

No matter what the weather, there are times when you’re simply not your happy self. It’s even worse on rainy days or during the winter months, where the lack of...

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Pregnancy Safe Workouts

There’s no harm in exercising during pregnancy for most people. In fact, it actually could make delivery easier, while keeping you healthier and looking your best. It can improve your...

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Exercises For Reduced Mobility

Whether you’ve broken an ankle and temporarily have reduced mobility, or are older with many physical challenges, exercise is still important. Exercising when you have physical limitations may seem like...

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Should You Avoid Watermelon If You Have Diabetes

Just like fresh sweet corn and fresh tomatoes right off the vine, watermelon is a sign of summer and loved by many people. But should you avoid watermelon if you...

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Tips To Reverse Prediabetes Naturally

You’re in the doctor’s office, and he or she brings back the results of your tests. From the look on the doctor’s face, you know it’s not good. Your blood...

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How Often Should You Be Doing Cardio?

Most people know that cardio should be part of their workout program. But how much and how often should you do it? There are some guidelines given by the Department...

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Great Workouts For Stay At Home Moms And Dads

Life has changed quite a bit in the last few years and more people are working remotely from their homes. Stopping at the gym on the way home isn’t nearly...

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How Eating Habits Affect Your Skin

Weight loss, health issues and feeling energized are good reasons to eat healthy, but there are other reasons to do it. Eating habits affect your skin, too. Both a healthy...

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Accountability Increases Results

How does accountability make you more successful in your fitness program? It works the same way as it does in your workplace. You become more responsible for your own actions,...

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How Much Protein Do You Actually Need Each Day?

There are so many popular diets that are defined by the ratios of macros, such as the high protein-Keto diet or the low carb/high fat diet, that addressing the amount...

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Best Healthy Snacks On The Go

If you’re on the go and often find you’re buying junk food when you stop for gas or eating a bit too many of the donuts someone brought to the...

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Support Your Local Farmer and Eat Healthy in the Process

Whether it’s summertime or in the winter, there’s always something you can get from your local farmer that will help you eat healthy at a reasonable price. The cheapest way...

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Simple Ways To Keep Your Remote Workforce Healthy And Productive

Change in the way people work has occurred rapidly recently. More and more people are working remotely, whether from home or from a distant on-site location. Even though you don’t...

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Make This Summer a Fitness Challenge

What is a summer fitness challenge? It’s a program where you make changes that add up to a fitter, healthier body. You don’t have to do everything at once, either....

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It’s Never Too Late To Get In Shape

There are a lot of reasons to get into shape. When you’re fit, you look better, feel better, live healthier, and live longer. The quality of life improves when you’re...

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It’s Important To Feel Valued And Heard

No matter who you are, it’s important to feel valued and heard. That holds true for every person, regardless of their station in life. If you are an employer or...

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Accident Prevention In The Workplace

If you’re looking for an accident prevention in the workplace program that provides a 100% guarantee that there will be no more accidents, you won’t find it. You will, however,...

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Environmental Health And Safety

For both business owners and managers, there’s a lot of concerns that are important. While getting product or service delivered to customers in a timely manner is one that is...

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Health And Wellness In The Workplace

People are spending less time on physical labor and more time on mental pursuits, which can decrease fitness dramatically. At the same time, no matter how active they are at...

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Best Workplace Wellness Programs

Helping your employees stay healthy, is not only important for them, it is also important for you. The healthier your employees are, the less they’ll be susceptible to everything from...

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Benefits of A Weight Loss Program For The Workplace

Did you know that a weight loss program for the workplace can benefit everyone, even people that don’t lose weight? It can help improve the quality of life for all...

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Well-Being At Work Is Good For Mental Health

When you consider that many employees spend a huge portion of their waking hours at work, it only makes sense that their well-being at work affects the rest of their...

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Employee Well-Being Should Be A Priority

No matter how creative you are or how acute you are in business, if your company is large, you need good employees. Good employees are a company’s biggest asset, so...

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Workplace Wellness Programs Are The New Thing

There’s been a lot more focus on staying healthy and avoiding illness in recent months, which may be one reason workplace wellness programs have risen so much in popularity. Employers...

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Does Your Company Have Corporate Wellness Programs

Reduce the risk of illness and serious health conditions. There’s a lot of information, particularly on the internet, about making lifestyle changes that can improve health, but it’s often mingled...

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Occupational Health And Safety

Most people recognize the term, occupational health and safety, and have a vague idea what it encompasses. To keep it simple, it’s the field of study that looks at trends...

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Workplace Safety – How Important Is It?

Focusing on workplace safety should be a top priority for any employer, or employee, for that matter. Lack of concern cause permanent injury and death, but also costs billions of...

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Let Your Goals Change Your Future

What you focus on is often what you achieve. It’s like any type of travel, when your focus or destination is a specific city or location, it determines the path...

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Fitness For The Idle

If you’re one of those people that think it’s rude to grunt, moan and sweat in the gym or simply don’t like the idea of doing the same boring type...

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Eat, Drink And Be Fit

If your motto has always been “Eat drink and be merry, for tomorrow is another day”, maybe you need to modify it a bit. That’s particularly true if that other...

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Wellness Rediscovery

It’s easy to know when you’re sick. You may have a fever or show other signs like digestive issues or a sore throat. However, there’s a difference between being sick...

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The Sweet Life

What’s your definition of the sweet life? It’s different for every person. Some people dream of traveling the world and sight seeing. Others think the sweet life is eating at...

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Real Foods Are Real Important

Real foods are single ingredient foods. There’s a lot of data that suggests people need to return to eating real foods, not the processed types with additives man was never...

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Safe Workouts For Pregnancy

At one time, when a woman of means found out she was pregnant, she was pampered and often took to the bed. Today, we know that continuing most normal activities...

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How To Tame Your Hunger

If you find that some days, you race to the gas station, not for fuel but for those overcooked hot dogs and chili or were so ravenous you ate all...

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Low Impact Ways To Stay Fit

You may have heard of both high impact and low impact exercises and not understood the difference between the two. Both help you stay fit and both have a place...

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Yoga Poses For Back And Neck Pain

If you’re having chronic back and neck pain or simply want relief from occasional pain, consider using yoga poses to help. Many of these poses help stretch tight muscle that...

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How To Lose Weight When You Are Insulin Resistant

If you think your biggest problem losing weight is all about your will power, you might be right. However, I find that there’s a lot more valid reasons than that....

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Essential Oils For Tightening Skin

Did you just have a baby or lose a ton of weight? That can leave your skin looking saggy and baggy. You can opt for expensive creams that often contain...

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Strength Training For Aging Bodies

Even if you have never worked out before, it’s never too late to start. There’s a lot of benefits from all types of training, strength, endurance, flexibility and balance, regardless...

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How Can Hormones Affect Your Health?

Hormones affect your health for a very good reason. They are messengers that trigger a variety of functions throughout the body. When those messengers are balanced and functioning, everything in...

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Fat Loss Mistakes

Losing weight is hard enough. Don’t make it harder by making these fat loss mistakes. One of the worse mistakes many people make is to starve themselves or use a...

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Ways To Relieve Stress

When you feel like you’re head is an active volcano and about to blow, it’s time to take a few minutes to relieve stress. Sure, you may be busy, but...

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How To Get Happy And Healthier Employees

Are your employees calling in sick frequently or is there a lot of dissension in the office? May it’s time to work on finding ways to help improve their quality...

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Beat Your Soda Habit

If you have a soda habit, it’s time to make some changes. Not only does it contain calories you probably aren’t counting, it’s also addictive. Soft drinks contain sugar and...

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Prevention Is Key

Most people wouldn’t neglect to change the oil in their car for years. However, those same people often fail to take action when it comes to their health until it’s...

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Improve Your Lifestyle

Despite the advancements in health care, the life expectancy in America has dropped. There are many reasons for this decline. One of which is the abuse of opioids. However, there...

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Do You Need A Wellness Expert?

You know the feeling. You aren’t sick, yet you really don’t feel good, either. You feel stressed and basically out of sorts. If you’ve had regular check-ups and there’s nothing...

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