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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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    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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    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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    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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    Weight Loss is Key in Fighting Type 2 Diabetes

    By: proctor - February 8, 2012



    Diabetes can be genetic. Because it is on both sides of my family, I often do research on it and attempt to learn what I can to try to prevent it. I came across this article by Marion Nestle, professor at New York University, and would like to share it:
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    Warm Up To Perform At Your Best

    By: proctor - July 12, 2011



    Warming up your muscles before you do any mild to intense physical activity will not only help you practice or perform better but will also prevent injury as well as make the actual exercise more comfortable, therefore more enjoyable. I have been telling...

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    Exercise Each Week?

    By: proctor - October 9, 2008

    Yahoo! News posted an article about the new government guidelines for exercise. You busy people out there will be pleasantly surprised-they recommend only 2.5 hours of exercise per week in order to maintain a healthy body. Here is the link to the Yahoo!...

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    Swimming and Running – The perfect combination?

    By: AEngelsrud - December 30, 2006



    I started swimming competitively when I was about 11 or 12 years old. Since then swimming has at different times drifted in and out of my workout regimen. I have always felt that swimming was a good way to stay fit, but it wasn’t until I started running...

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