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9 Health & Fitness Fallacies

9 Health & Fitness Fallacies We Fell for 10 Years Ago

By: Melissa Rudy, SparkPeople Blogger
8/25/2016

A lot can change in a decade. Just 10 years ago, we were convinced the Ab Rocket was the ...

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Stick and Stay

Losing weight seems like a simple enough concept, but when it comes to following through and making it actually happen it starts to show its true colors. I had the problem of being able to start a diet or exercise routine but not being to stick with it long enough to actually see any real results. T...

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What do you really want..?

Yes all of do Procrastinating and we say we want to be healthy and make all kinds of promises to ourselves but what do you want to do..? Promises we break when we choose the wrong foods to eat and then exercise yes being healthy go hand in hand.. Sitting on a couch and then eating in front of the TV...

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Do we need to take our vitamins?

Mothers used to tell their children to "take your vitamines" in order to stay healthy, but how many people popped a vitamin, grabbed a cup of coffee, and headed out the door? Do we need to take a vitamin?
Multivitamin/mineral pills are the most commonly used supplements in the United States. A m...

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Getting Active Can Reduce Depressive Symptoms

Research has shown that getting active can reduce depression symptoms. Here's how to add an exercise program to your treatment plan.
If you have been diagnosed with depression, you may be following the traditional depression treatment of antidepressant medications and therapy.

In addition...

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Tobacco products kill

Have you seeen the ads on TV of people slowly dying from tobacco use? Even if you quit years ago, some of the damage has been done forever.
Tobacco product usage is a leading cause of death, illness and impoverishment

The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the w...

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Flying and Staying Healthy

1. Carry an empty water bottle through security.

The chances of reliable, frequent beverage service aren't high these days, unless you're lucky enough to fly business class. Yet getting and staying hydrated before and during your flight is the best way to protect yourself against getting sick...

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The Act Of Better Balance

*****Medicine Ball Tosses. Catching and tossing a weighted medicine ball can improve balance, says a new study. Researchers had older adults age 67 to 72 stand and catch and throw a medicine ball weighing either two or four pounds. The subjects completed three sets of 40 repetitions for a total o...

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The suprising benefits of fiber

Most people think of fiber as just a way of "keeping them regular" but fiber has many health benefits! Most Americans don't get anywhere near enough of it but it's one of the most important foods in our diet.

Probiotics are the good bacteria in our gut. These probiotics are found in ferment...

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Be Here Now

Tending to my body, mind and spirit and staying present in the moment in the most mindful ways is my secret to success. Keeping in mind that "Where attention goes, energy flows" and "When we know better, we do better" Maya Angelo
I see each day as a fresh opportunity to be more mindful, aware and...

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