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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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    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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    How darkness in the evening may be good for you

    By: proctor - June 4, 2012



    This article was published in the Harvard Health Newsletter. Read on to learn more about blue light and it's affects on your health.

    Light at night is bad for your health, and exposure to blue light emitted by electronics and energy-efficient...

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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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    Understanding Carbs

    By: dyurchak1 - November 9, 2010

    Understanding carbs, insulin and their relation to energy and body fat.

    The ratio of macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate and fat) in the meals you eat is the key to being lean, muscular and maintaining optimal health. Managing your food intake is a...

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    Weight Loss the Healthy Way

    By: sequoiahealth - April 12, 2010

    An ancient Tai Chi master said, "You Know, Why Don't You Do." After each and every weight loss consultation this week, I needed to repeat this saying. Why? The pattern that I was seeing and hearing was "can't I just do some of the things you suggest and...

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    Gyrokinesis - What is it?

    By: michelleweber - February 9, 2009



    GYROKINESIS® is a core strength movement system that encorporates the benefits of yoga, tai chi, swimming, gymnastics and dance. Created by Juliu Horvath, also the creator of the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, this movement system is wonderfully beneficial...

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    How to reverse aging in muscles

    By: samlane - July 3, 2008



    www.abc.net.au

    "Mark Tarnopolsky: About 12 years ago people stumbled onto a serendipitous observation when they did muscle biopsies from patients who developed sporadic mitochondrial disease. So what happened was one of my colleagues simultaneously in...

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