4 Minutes of HIIT can help Diabetes, Liver, Heart, Lungs
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4 Minutes of HIIT can help Diabetes, Liver, Heart, Lungs

In recent years, one of the most popular trends in fitness training has been High-Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, for short. (1)   HIIT is a 100% effort training technique through rapid, intensive exercise bursts accompanied by brief, but at times active, periods of recovery. The total training session is usually between 15-30 minutes, keeping the…

Sweat, bleach and gym air quality: Chemical reactions make new airborne chemicals
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Sweat, bleach and gym air quality: Chemical reactions make new airborne chemicals

Working out in a gym provides an easy way to keep fit and for many, improves commitment to a fitness regime. However, have you ever considered with all that huffing and puffing going on, how good the air quality is at your gym? A recent study by the University of Colorado Boulder reveals that all…

Fitness Equipment For Schools: Are your school students fit enough to win at life?
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Fitness Equipment For Schools: Are your school students fit enough to win at life?

All school kids should get about 60 minutes of exercise per day, says an Institute of Medicine report. They do not have to work out for an hour straight. In fact, the best results come from children engaging in physical activities for about 30 minutes during school hours and 30 minutes before or after school….

This Type of Exercise Is The Closest Miracle Drug We Have For Body, Brain and Gut Health!
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This Type of Exercise Is The Closest Miracle Drug We Have For Body, Brain and Gut Health!

I’ve been reminding my patients to stay active and move with purpose all season long to achieve better health. There are many fun and effective activities, even winter-friendly, that will do the trick, but one of the best ways to stay active year-round is by incorporating aerobic exercise into your daily routine. A daily dose of cardio…

10 Ways to Start Feeling More Confident About Your Body
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10 Ways to Start Feeling More Confident About Your Body

“Comparison is the thief of joy” is a quote has most often been attributed to both Christian writer Dwight Edwards and President Theodore Roosevelt. No matter who said it, the statement is true. When you compare yourself to others, it makes you unhappy. It’s tempting to compare ourselves in so many different ways—the shape of your body,…

Some All-Too-Common Excuses for Overeating
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Some All-Too-Common Excuses for Overeating

If you’re trying to lose weight, you may be dieting, but hopefully you’re really working on making positive, permanent lifestyle changes. Only lasting changes to your eating and exercise habits yield lasting results. But either way, while you’re dieting or transitioning, you’re bound to suffer some periodic feelings of deprivation. These feelings, as well as…

Exercise to Release Endorphins and Get More Done
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Exercise to Release Endorphins and Get More Done

I write often about the benefits of exercise, since there are so many and they’re so important. Regular exercise helps you stay at a healthy body weight, boosts your energy and mood, reduces your risk of lots of diseases, and so much more. This time, though, I want to talk about how exercise triggers the…

What To Eat Before and After a Workout
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What To Eat Before and After a Workout

What to Eat Before and After a Workout Food is the best fuel to help you reach your fitness goals. The foods you choose before and after your workout makes all the difference. My recommendation? Identify your goal. Plan accordingly. Keep it simple and sustainable. Always move with purpose! What to eat. Before. Complex carbohydrates…