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Treadmills: How to use them and what to buy for the best results

September 25, 2013

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by Scott White —  Treadmills are a great source of cardio exercise because they allow you to run indoors on a padded surface. As with any exercise program, when beginning a treadmill program, start slowly — you do not want to kill yourself. Begin by walking consistently for 30 minutes. Once you achieve 30 minutes, […]

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A heart-brain connection

March 6, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent research suggests a connection between the steps adults take to keep their hearts healthy and the preservation of brain health well into old age. General heart-healthy actions are now thought to curtail the natural slowing of brain function, which can lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s. You, too, can […]

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The secret to a good night’s sleep

December 19, 2012

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by Stephanie Froeschle —  Has tossing and turning through the night become a way of life for you? Do you wander the house at midnight and check the fridge for something sweet? Tried the expensive prescription drugs that leave you feeling hung over or dizzy the next day? Why not try something new? We’re not […]

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Getting Grounded

November 15, 2012

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  by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Being grounded means being real, honest, authentic and present. It is having the ability to see things as they are and get on with life without needless strife or heartache. Many who need grounding are unaware of their need. Here is a short quiz about groundedness: 1. Do you […]

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Walk your way to better health

October 5, 2012

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by Cynthia J. Fagyas —  Getting fit does not have to take up a lot of your time and money. Walking is one of the easiest ways to get in shape — just 30 minutes, five days a week, can help dramatically improve your health and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, […]

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Health updates

September 17, 2012

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The following is information regarding antibacterial cleaners, starving Americans, and ethanol and hunger. Antibacterial hand cleansers A new study published on the Environmental Science & Technology Research Web site found that triclosan, a widely used ingredient in antibacterial hand sterilization products, combines with chlorine in tap water to make chloroform, a toxic chemical and a […]

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Exercise for seniors

August 31, 2012

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by Rick Barnabo —  While talking about exercise with seniors, some of the objections I most often hear are: “It’s too late,” “It’s not safe” or “I have a chronic illness.” So, is it too late? Is it safe? Should you exercise with a chronic illness? Research has shown that people of all ages benefit […]

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Cannot get to the gym? Pop in a DVD!

July 15, 2012

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by Scott White —  Ever since Jane Fonda got us moving to her aerobics  in the ‘80s, workout videos have been a part of most people’s exercise routines at one time or another. Of course, we have moved to DVDs, but the selection available today is so varied that no matter what your exercise preference, […]

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Walkable communities: A better way

July 10, 2012

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by Mike Cartsonis —  We can live better lives if we make good choices. Half of our daily trips to and from home are less than three miles; and half of those less than one mile — short enough distances that many of us could walk, ride a bike or take an electric vehicle. Think […]

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This infinite living moment

February 25, 2012

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by Barbara K. Richardson —  Change — even the possibility of change — is often accompanied by uncertainty, fear and anxiety. But when we are able to move beyond our initial resistance, another perspective comes into view: we have change to thank for making life bearable. Actually, more than bearable — wonderful. So many spiritual […]

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Detox tips for health, vitality, longevity and fat loss

February 23, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  The average American has 116 synthetic compounds in his body, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are exposed to toxins from various sources such as food additives and preservatives, dry cleaners, digestive distress, nonorganic foods, the environment, poor quality supplements, pesticides, chemicals, xenoestrogens and so much more. […]

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Is your tween/teen suffering from nature deficit disorder?

February 23, 2012

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by Vanessa Chamberlain —  The signs and symptoms of nature deficit disorder (NDD) sound like checklists you have heard for other common diagnoses such as ADD/ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), LFT (low frustration-tolerance) and manic-depressive disorder (bipolar). In his 2005 book, Last Child in the Woods, author Richard Louv coined the term […]

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The healthy business traveler

February 23, 2012

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by Karen Langston —  Business travel can be difficult for those trying to eat well and exercise every day. Here are a few tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while on the road. Plan ahead. Before booking your next hotel room, do a little research. Make sure it has a mini bar. Then research where […]

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