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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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    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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    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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    Signs Of Stress

    By: proctor - April 16, 2010



    Today in Yahoo! News, there is an informative article about the different ways stress can present itself in your body and affect your life. Read it by clicking the link below or simply reading it here:

    Signs of Stress

    When was the last time you went...

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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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    Nutrition for Fitness - Foods High in Iron

    By: CimoneC - April 9, 2010

    By D. Cimone Cooper


    Iron is a vital mineral, used to manufacture red blood cells which carry oxygenated blood throughout the body. A deficiency in iron (anemia) may result in a pale complexion and lethargy. Iron requirements vary by gender, with...

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    Osteoporosis and Exercise

    By: sybil - July 20, 2009

    How can regular exercise and healthy living help prevent a disease that affects an estimated 10 million Americans?
    Often we forget to consider the consequences of the choices we make in our everyday. As youngsters, we desire to play and be active, but...

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