Category: Guest Post

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What You Can Control and What You Can’t

In life we have few certainties. We hope for good health and the more proactive among us embrace lifestyles that facilitate this. A nutritious diet full of whole foods, an exercise regimen that includes cardiovascular exercises, positive thinking—these are all ways to produce and sustain health in life. But we cannot control the physical universe, […]

Tips for Cardiovascular Health
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Tips for Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular health should be a major concern for all Americans. With a majority of the population at risk for heart disease and cardiovascular problems, there is a dire need for education and healthy-lifestyle changes. Over 82 million people suffer from some type of cardiovascular disease, and a majority of these cases are from diet and […]

The Causes of Nausea and How To Treat It
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The Causes of Nausea and How To Treat It

Millions of people deal with the discomfort of nausea every day. For some, the unpleasant stomach sensations come and go. For others, they remain a constant issue. While vomiting is frequently associated with nausea, many people also experience discomfort in their stomachs without any vomiting. Read on to learn about three of the most common […]

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Preventing and Staying Active With Problem Knees

Knee pain and injury are among the most common problems encountered in orthopedic medicine today. Especially common in older populations, knee problems often occur later in life due to wear and tear on the joints and muscles surrounding the knee. Although there are certainly a number of different knee-related injuries and ways that one can […]

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Preparing Healthy Meals On a Boat

Preparing healthy meals when you’re out boating can be difficult. That’s why people tend to stock up on prepackaged, processed foods before boating trips. Those foods are handy, but they are often unhealthy and lacking in nutritional value. With a few adjustments though, it is easy to have convenient, healthy meals, even while out on […]

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Massage Therapy To Boost Your Immune System

We all know the benefits that can come with a good massage. If we’re feeling stressed, a massage can help us relax and ease that pressure. If we’re sore from a race or a long week at the gym, a massage can loosen our muscles and get rid of those knots. And if we’re feeling pain, a successful session […]

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Things To Consider When Running With Diabetes

Running is one of the best ways to combat the effects of diabetes, especially diabetes of the Type II variety. Not only can running help you quickly burn calories, but it also offers the benefits of lower blood glucose levels, less resistant cellular fat, and improved insulin efficiency – all benefits which can better help […]

Rekindling Your Workout Motivation
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Rekindling Your Workout Motivation

All of us who exercise regularly will occasionally run into a rough patch during which we are simply less motivated to workout. Maybe we’re slightly burned out because we’ve been exercising too hard for too long without breaks, maybe something in our work or personal lives is consuming all our attention, or maybe we’re recovering […]

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Save Money on Your Health Expenses

People on both sides of the current healthcare debate can largely agree when it comes to one thing: medical costs are extremely expensive these days, and they are only expected to balloon further in the years ahead. For the average American, the prospect of a medical procedure – or even of paying routine medication and […]

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Lowering Risk of Developing Type II Diabetes

American rates for developing type II diabetes far exceed any other industrialized nation’s figures. Those rates are sad side effects of our obesity epidemic, which should be a top priority for our country to improve. The fact that this issue is tied to unhealthy living has one saving grace, and that is the fact that […]

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Four Ways to Train Lats Fast

When developing a weight lifting regimen, one of the major muscle groups that gets overlooked is the back. Most people get too preoccupied with developing a massive chest and bulging biceps to realize that one of the best ways to look toned and defined is to have a chiseled back (isn’t that what people are […]

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Losing Weight Later in Life

A recent study from Harvard Medical School shows that being overweight or obese when you are middle-aged is an excellent indicator that you may not have much longer to live. The study also shows that young people who are of the heavier persuasion have an increased risk of dying when they reach a certain age […]

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How to Fight Natural Hunger Urges

Wrapping our heads around dieting and nutrition can be difficult. In recent years, it has become increasingly difficult to focus on one set path to take with so many different types of dieting programs, products, and services out there. But in order to succeed at losing weight and keeping a healthy body you need to […]

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Picking the Best Way to Turn Your Commute Into A Workout

For most Americans, the daily commute is a time to sit in the car, listen to some music, and sip on the coffee they brewed overnight or the water they grabbed from their water softener before rushing out the door. Whether you find your commute highly stressful or surprisingly relaxing, there’s a good chance that […]

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The Ancient Food Pyramid and the Modern MyPlate Age

Most of us know of nothing other than the food pyramid when conjuring up images depicting a proper diet. But the truth is that the classic food pyramid wasn’t implemented until 1992 by the United States Department of Agriculture. Until then, the government issued healthy eating advice using an array of informational methods, mostly imagery […]

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