Monthly Archives: November 2018

10 Fun Activities for a Mix-and-Match Fitness Plan

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How much exercise do you need? According to government guidelines, the answer is 30 minutes on most days of the week. But what does that really mean? My version of 30 minutes of exercise might be very different from yours. Fortunately, you can calculate your own fitness level by using…

BMI is a Red Flag for Health Risks – Here’s How to Calculate Yours

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the most important measurements about the human body, and you can calculate in seconds. Your BMI helps you detect a variety of health risks, however, most people don’t know what their BMI is. Do you know yours? If not, you should take a…

10 Self-Care Tips to Support Your Angina Treatment Plan

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Angina can be scary because for many people who experience it, they feel like they’re having a heart attack. This isn’t surprising since angina is defined as chest pain or discomfort that happens when the heart muscle doesn’t get as much blood and oxygen as it needs to work at…

10 Questions to Rate Your Fitness Class

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Once you’ve made the choice to improve your fitness, you might want to join a fitness class like aerobics. Zumba, or spinning. The first thing you should do before you start looking for a class is to make sure group exercise is right for you. The easiest way to do…

6 Ways to Make Smart Carb Choices Every Day

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Carbohydrates (carbs) are one of the main types of nutrients in your diet (fats and proteins are others). However, not all carbs are equal when it comes to actually providing nutrition to your body. Simple Carbs vs. Complex Carbs Simple carbs have a simple chemical structure and are called sugars.…