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    Building Up Bone Strength At Any Age

    By: proctor - August 15, 2013



    Did you know that it is never too late to build up the strength and density of your bones? Even just by walking, you can build stronger bones. Simply put, the impact of your heel striking the ground as you walk sends a signal to your body to create more...

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    Senior Fitness & Simple Balance Exercises

    By: proctor - July 13, 2013



    Are you or one of your loved ones getting older and getting shaky on one leg? Falls can result in bad injuries, or may just make you sore for a few days. They are very preventable though, with some awareness and simple exercises that are as much a part of...

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    Exercises To Do While Pregnant

    By: proctor - July 9, 2013



    Expecting a baby? Congratulations! You may have noticed by now that your body is going through a lot of changes. Some days you may feel too tired, especially in your first trimester, to get off the couch and get some exercise. But on those days where you...

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    Clean Eating - Way of Life, Not A Trend

    By: proctor - June 13, 2013

    Clean Eating has resurfaced as a popular way to cater those who want to eat more nutritious foods without being on a "diet" or buying pills. It is simple and accessible for everyone, no matter where you live. With just a little bit of information, you can...

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    Minimalist Running Shoes - Pros & Cons

    By: proctor - June 7, 2013

    Barefoot running and minimalist running shoes are becoming quite the trend these days. If you are not quite sure what to think about it, read this article by Lewis Maharam, M.D. in the NY Daily News and decide for yourself if you'd like to give it a try....

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    5 Exercises to Prevent Neck Aches

    By: proctor - May 31, 2013



    Ever had a pain in the neck? Chances are, if you are human, that the answer is Yes! Fortunately, this is a very preventable problem. Our necks hold the weight of our skull which is on average about 8 pounds in adults. Our necks are capable of a lot of...

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    Kale Packs A Punch

    By: proctor - May 23, 2013



    Kale is gaining in popularity and is no longer a "weird" vegetable that only tree-huggers consume. Its' nutritional value is top-notch, the price is right ($1-$2), and it is easy to prepare. Kale can be eaten raw, baked to a crisp in just minutes to...

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    Yoga Helps Cancer Patients Cope With Their Illness

    By: proctor - January 10, 2013



    For those living with cancer, their bodies and minds are under unusual stress. But one form of exercise, yoga, is helping them breathe a little deeper and heal a little faster.

    Yoga is known for its calming effects on the mind. But Carrollton yoga...

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    5 Foods That Fight High Cholesterol

    By: proctor - December 23, 2012



    Harvard Medical School recently published this useful information about fighting high cholesterol. Even if you don't have high cholesterol readings now, these foods will boost your nutrition and your health, so dig in!

    5 foods that fight high...

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    5 Ways To Use Less Salt

    By: proctor - December 11, 2012



    Harvard Medical School recently published an easy-to-read newsletter with information about how to reduce the salt in your diet. While salt is important, it is also easy to over-do it and get too much in your diet, which can increase health problems. Read...

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