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10 Questions to Rate Your Fitness Class

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…

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6 Ways to Make Smart Carb Choices Every Day

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.…

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How to Avoid the Aches and Pains of Technology

Do your shoulders hurt? How about your neck? Your back? If so, you might be suffering with the common aches and pains that come from extended use of technology, including a computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Unfortunately, all of the time you spend on the computer working and on your…

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6 Tips to Master Halloween Candy Self-Control

Halloween is coming, and for most of us, that means indulging in too much candy! Whether it’s sneaking some pieces from the bowl as you hand out candy to excited trick-or-treaters or from your kid’s haul, there is simply too much temptation at this time of year for many of…

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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Agility, Balance, and Mobility

Did you know that sitting at a desk all day in a sedentary job can cause you to lose agility and mobility as much or more than aging does? If it’s getting harder for you to get up and move around or simply to get down on your knees and…

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10 Self-Care Tips to Manage Your Pain

Did you know that pain affects more people in the United States than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined? An estimated 75 million Americans have chronic or recurrent pain making it one of the most common reasons people seek medical care. For employers, chronic pain costs over $1 billion per…

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12 Easy Eating Habit Changes to Reduce Your Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease

Did you know that coronary heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in the United States? And what might be even more shocking for you to learn is that the problem is mostly self-inflicted. Fortunately, by making some simple changes to your eating habits, you can cut your…

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12 Ways to Prevent and Treat Headaches

Headaches can be caused by a long list of things from stress or lack of sleep to hormone changes, food sensitivities, or poor posture. Even too much physical activity can cause headaches! For most people, the pain and discomfort in the head, scalp, and/or neck that comes with headaches is…