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Elliptical Training for Men and Women – Health Benefits

Elliptical Training for Men and Women – Health Benefits Intro A low-impact, great workout for the entire body for young and old whether you already have a great physique or you suffer from arthritis. Elliptical training targets important muscles such as core, quads, hamstrings, thighs and calves and it is a great calorie-burning workout for …

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Walk, Run, Hike or Cycle to Live Longer

Walk, Run, hike or cycle to Live Longer

Walk, run, hike or cycle to live longer. Women and men can reduce the risk of getting breast cancer and colon cancer resp. simply by walking 30 minutes a day… There are many health benefits if you walk, run, hike and/ or cycle. Research shows that you’re likely to live longer if you walk at …

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The Best Exercises for Men and Women with Back Pain you Can do at Home

The Best Exercises for Men and Women with Back Pain you Can do at Home

5 Easy Stretching Exercises at Your Desk-

5 Easy Stretching Exercises at Your Desk

Want a Stronger Core-Forget the Sit-Ups

Want a Stronger Core? Forget the Sit-Ups

How This 80-Year-Old Great-Grandma Keeps Breaking World Records

How This 80-Year-Old Great-Grandma Keeps Breaking World Records

Patricia Baker has had a busy few months. In August, the 80-year-old track cyclist and great-grandmother of five became the oldest American woman to compete in the USA Cycling Masters Track National Championships, where she established four national and world records in the 80-to-84 age group. But she didn’t stop there. Just over a month later, she won …

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Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

From preventing heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast cancer, colon cancer and depression – many of us are not paying sufficient attention to the benefits of walking. Research shows yo’re likely to live longer if you walk at least: 5.5 miles/ week or 10.5 or 15.5 miles/ week? Answer: 5.5 miles/ …

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DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) – What it is and How to Treat it

If you’re new to the fitness world, you may not know about the “muscle fever” that plagues athletes and exercisers all over the world. “Muscle fever” makes your muscles tender and tired and, in severe cases, can put you out of the gym for a few days.  Scientists have been studying this phenomenon for decades, …

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10 Foods That Fight Pain

10 Foods That Fight Pain

1/11 Ginger A staple of traditional medicine, this pungent root is probably best known for its anti-nausea, stomach-soothing properties. But ginger can also fight pain, including aching joints from arthritis as well as menstrual cramps. One study found ginger capsules worked as well as over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen at relieving period pain. 2/11 Blueberries …

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Best and Worst Workouts according to Science

1/16 Go for It: Pilates It’s a low-impact workout that focuses on your core — your hips, back, and abs. It uses your own body as resistance and taps into the mind-body connection. Pilates builds strength, makes you more flexible, and helps your joints move the way they should. 2/16 Use Caution: CrossFit This exercise …

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