A recent study conducted by the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine reported that laughter not only enhances your mood, but it may also protect your heart. During the study, 20 healthy participants were shown 2 movies: a funny comedy and a war... Read more
When you give blood, you give a priceless and precious gift. According to the American Red Cross, someone needs blood in the United States every two seconds, and a single car accident victim can require up to 100 pints. Each donation can help sa... Read more
High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
I've been trying to improve my running on 2 of the days that I don't lift weights (the other 2 days I work craft fairs all day), but my improvement has been slow. Does anyone know if it would it be too much to run on my weightlifting days too?... Read more
Read a study that says cutting calories improves sex life among other things lol I guess being healthy can be fun lmao sry tmi!
http://www.medindia.net/news/cutting-calo ries-improves-sex-life-159790-1.htm... Read more
I have lost 22 lbs since getting back on Spark...My HRA (health risk assessment) score improved 11 points or 17% higher than Last year :)
With that said I need to lose another 30 lbs...I need to stay motivated
Thanks for listening!... Read more
Walking is the best way to improve your metabolism. It will help you lose weight, may help prevent certain cancers, improves circulation and strengthens your heart. Walk a mile to burn approximately 100 calories. Walk while talking on the phone, yo... Read more
Have a good shower after your workout in the morning, use a body scrubber and scrub, gently of course. My skin is soft as anything, and it seems to release toxins. I reckon it also improves circulation, the only thing is that I need another cool sh... Read more
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Although not everyone agrees about when to stretch, how long to stretch or what to stretch, most people include stretching as a regular part of their exercise routine. Research has shown that flexibility and range of motion decrease as we age. Regu... Read more
Via our partners at Woman's DayDid you smoke cigarettes for years? Or hardly drink milk or take a calcium supplement during your 20s? Whatever health mistakes you’ve made in the past, our experts weigh in on the specific changes you can mak... Read more
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