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How to Start Being Active

May 10, 2022 Physical Activity and Exercise  Exercise is a type of physical activity that some people enjoy. Other people aren’t interested in exercise at all.  Physical activity and healthy...

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Stress and Your Heart

February 10, 2022 Stress is the way your mind and body react to a threat or a challenge. Simple things, like a crying child, can cause stress. You also feel stress...

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13 Tips to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

November 7, 2021 People rarely talk about bladder health, but everyone is affected by it. Each day, adults pass about a quart and a half of urine through the bladder...

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June Is Men’s Health Month — Get Involved

The month also coincides with Men’s Health Week (June 14–20), a special awareness period created by Congress. See our easy list of things to do to be active and aware...

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Men: Take Charge of Your Health

The Basics: Overview Most men need to pay more attention to their health. Compared to women, men are more likely to: · Smoke · Drink too much alcohol · Make...

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Living with Chronic Migraine and Caring for Your Mental Health

Living with chronic migraine takes a toll on our physical and emotional health. Unfortunately, we tend to focus on our physical health, often ignoring our emotional needs. Chronic illness impacts...

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Health & Happiness: 5 Strategies for Wome

Stay active. Eat healthy. And get some sleep! Most important? Start today. The federal government’s Office on Women’s Health created National Women’s Health Week as a way to encourage all...

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Mental Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Exercise is proven to strengthen both your body and mind during difficult times. Here are some of the many benefits of regular exercise. Clearer thoughts. Exercise releases endorphins that help...

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Lifestyle-related Breast Cancer Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting a disease, such as breast cancer. But having a risk factor, or even many, does not mean that you...

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Managing Itch

The itch of psoriasis may have a bigger impact on quality of life than the visible aspect of the disease. Itch is present in 70 to 90 percent of psoriasis...

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16 Joint-protection Tips

Arthritis aches and pain can affect your daily life. But there are simple ways to protect your joints, reduce strain and improve how you function each day. Here are 16...

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National Men’s Health Week

National Men’s Health Week is observed each year leading up to Father’s Day. This week is a reminder for men to take steps to be healthier, but they don’t have...

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Arthritis pain: Do’s and don’ts

Will physical activity reduce or increase your arthritis pain? Get tips on exercise and other common concerns when coping with arthritis symptoms and arthritis pain. By Mayo Clinic Staff Arthritis...

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How Is Alcohol Abused?

In most parts of the world, alcohol is legal for adults to both purchase and consume. As a result, beverages that contain alcohol are available almost everywhere, and clearly, many...

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Ergonomics/Overexertion

Take it Easy – Your Body will Thank You Whether it happens at work or on the golf course, overexertion continues to be a leading cause of injury over all...

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Ways to Be Active

Ways to Be Active The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends 30 minutes of physical activity a day for adults, 60 minutes for children, at least five days a week. Sound daunting?...

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What’s Your Vision of the Future?

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable? It’s true! Vision loss doesn’t have to be a natural part of getting older. Use our everyday tips to help set yourself up for a lifetime of seeing well.  Wear sunglasses (even...

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Physical Activity for Arthritis

Why is physical activity important for people with arthritis?   If you have arthritis, participating in joint-friendly physical activity can improve your arthritis pain, function, mood, and quality of life....

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Let’s talk standing desks – we’re all for them but don’t forget the bigger picture. It’s not about sitting or standing, it’s about MOVING. Experts say we need to be on our feet, moving, 2 to 4 hours during the workday. It can increase productivity by 15% and decrease overall stress but it’s no easy feat – let us help you put a plan in place.

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If you’ve had a good laugh recently, keep it up: science shows there are numerous reasons why laughing is good for you.

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Don’t let the weekend erase all the hard work you did this week. Keep it going!

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There are only so many hours in a day. Shouldn’t you devote at least a couple to yourself and your health?

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Don’t dwell on past mistakes and bad choices, move forward toward your goals. Your future is waiting.

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It’s not just about losing the weight. Exercise is so important in all facets of your life.

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You are doing this for yourself. Focus on your work with a strong will power and get the job done with class.

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Your excuses hold you back.

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“In fitness, there are no short cuts. It involves immense discipline and hard work.” ~Mahesa Babu

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Stretching is important, but are you doing it right?

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Another reason that weight lifting should be part of your daily fitness routine.

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The voice in your head that says you can’t do this is a liar.

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You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.

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Don’t get discouraged. Slow progress is better than no progress.

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What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.

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“Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.” ~ Jimmy Dugan, A League of Their Own

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Believe in yourself & you will be unstoppable.

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You should be your top priority when it comes to your health and fitness.

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Be patient with yourself as you evolve. Small, healthy choices make a big difference in the long run.

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Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most under-utilized antidepressant.

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Your body can do it. It’s time to convince your mind.

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Make muscles. Not excuses.

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The next few months will go by whether you work out or not. Make them count.

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Exercise, eat healthy and stay positive. You will get there.

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Preventing Hearth Disease: Healthy Living Habits

Healthy Diet Choosing healthful meal and snack options can help you avoid heart disease and its complications. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer processed...

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We Have an Unhealthy Obsession with Your Health.

Keeping hearts beating gets our hearts pumping. That’s why we fund lifesaving science. Science that helps figure out new ways to lower your blood pressure and keep your heart healthy...

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Increasing activity reduces hypertension

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When it comes to exercise, its not necessary to go all out in order to boost health.

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Work out. Eat well. Be patient. Your body will reward you.

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Group exercise can reduce stress and improve physical, mental and emotional quality of life.

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Diabetes Care

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Strength training may help older clients preserve more lean muscle than cardio.

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Your daily workout isn’t just good for your body—it’s good for your mental health.

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Give yourself a gold star. It’s good for your health!

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Your decisions today will determine the quality of your tomorrow.

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Do you know about Cognitively Stimulating Activities? (UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior in Los Angeles)

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To Maintain Muscle and Lose Fat as You Age, Add Weights

Trying to stay trim as you age? Surprisingly, if you’re cutting calories to lose weight, adding weights to your weight loss regimen may be more effective than beginning a walking...

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Exercise Habits of Wearable Tech Users

Have you ever wondered what time of day tends to promote more consistent exercise? A report featuring data from hundreds of thousands of Jawbone users answers that question and offers...

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How You Might Benefit From Working Out With Your Partner

For Beth and Lee Jordan of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, exercise has been life-changer, and even – in Lee’s case – a life-saver. A couple decades ago Beth, now 54, fell...

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Exercise and Disease Prevention

If you are a regular exerciser, you know that working out helps your body feel better in many ways. It also has powerful health benefits. In a review of the...

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Dig deep.

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Get after that afterburn!

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Do you have a “power pose”?

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Exercise may help strengthen your immune system. (Journal of Sports Medicine)

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What’s your favorite outdoor activity?

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What do you think? Is biking to work an option for you?

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Should You Eat and Drink During Exercise?

David Nieman ran his first marathon in the 1970s, when dreadlocks rivaled ponytails and granola hadn’t given way to Gatorade. “The fact that during exercise you’re supposed to drink sugar...

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Do you foam roll? Why or why not?

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Aerobic Fitness May Preserve Brain’s Youthfulness

Stroop-interference-related cortical activation patterns are shown above. Physical fitness may do more than preserve a more youthful body; it may also impact the brain’s activity and function, preserving more youthful...

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As if you need an excuse to get your dance on! (Home Health Care and Management & Practice)

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How Exercise Might Increase Your Self-Control

For most of us, temptations are everywhere, from the dessert buffet to the online shoe boutique. But a new study suggests that exercise might be a simple if unexpected way...

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Did you know these side-effects of yoga? (Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

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Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes Regardless of the type of diabetes you have, regular physical activity is important for your overall health and wellness. With type 1, it’s very important...

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This simple change can help prevent obesity.

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Exercising in the Heat May Not Be Helping You Get Results

Here’s your excuse to forgo the sweltering weather and work out inside today. Not only is exercising in a hot climate unpleasant, preliminary research from the University of Nebraska at...

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“Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.”– Joe Clark

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Moving When Young May Strengthen the Adult Brain

  Being active in youth may change the inner workings of brain cells much later in life and sharpen some types of thinking, according to a remarkable new neurological study...

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A recent study shows that HIIT proves better than other types of exercise at improving cellular health. (Cell Metabolism)

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8 Secrets of Fit Business Travelers

It’s easy to fall off track when traveling for work. Not only must you break from a home routine that hopefully keeps you happy and healthy, but you’re also faced...

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According to recent research, women who regularly complete marathons have less coronary plaque buildup—and therefore a lower risk of stroke or heart attack—than sedentary women. (Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise)

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How Exercise Could Help You Learn a New Language

Learning a second language as an adult is difficult. But the process may be eased if you exercise while learning. A new study reports that working out during a language...

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Now is the only time there is.

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Researchers recently found that Pokémon Go players were twice as likely to walk at least 10,000 steps per day as they were before downloading the app. (Duke University in North Carolina)

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To be content means you realize you contain what you seek. –Alan Cohen

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Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. –Stephen R. Covey

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According to recent research, having more muscle mass makes physical activity feel easier. (International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance)

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Why Exercise May Be More Important than Body Fat

Keeping body fat in check and getting plenty of exercise are both proven ways to improve health. But the latter may help you recover faster after a stroke, a new...

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Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. –Susan Gale

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Over 50 and Want to Boost Brain Health? You Should Exercise, Study Says:

You might want to gift your parent or grandparent a sweatband soon, because exercise could confer significant benefits on the aging brain, according to a new study. Specifically, people ages...

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20 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors

Taking your workout outdoors can yield major results. Think outside the gym. With warm weather finally peeking out from behind winter’s shadow and those dark days turning into sunny ones,...

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According to recent research, running for 30 minutes a day won’t wreck your knees—in fact, it may age-proof them. (Brigham Young University)

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Champions keep playing until they get it right. –Billie Jean King

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