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Workouts that Travel

A vacation can do wonders for reducing stress levels, but it can derail a healthy fitness regimen. Even some of the most die-hard exercisers find it difficult to stick with a workout program when away from home. Sure, many have good intentions. They may even pack their worko

No More Upper or Lower Back Pain!

I remember once when I was working a trade show, and was leaving my hotel room with my luggage. I closed the door to my room, turned the corner, and felt a sharp pain in my right knee. Fortunately, there was no one in the hall. I put my luggage down, and proceeded to massage

Is Lower Back Pain a Barrier to Your Fitness Routine?

Regular exercise is an important component of any balanced, healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, for many people chronic lower back pain makes exercise-or just about any other type of activity-painful and sometimes impossible. Lower back pain affects each of us at some point i

Get Well: Exercise Tips for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, it is possible that you will benefit from a carefully constructed exercise program. However, those who have fibromyalgia are often not in the best of shape, so it is important to implement the exercise carefully and with a plan in mind. Here

5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder

Reason 1 The thyroid regulates the rate of energy production in the body’s cells. Thyroid disorder reduces the body’s metabolism and makes you feel sluggish. Reason 2 Thyroid disorder also increases your risk of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer and

Guaranteed Weight Loss

Guaranteed weight loss is a goal that millions of people in the developed world are striving for. Sometimes losing weight can be vital to even staying alive, and that only adds to the pressures. Whether you are in that extremely serious situation, or whether you just want to

Definition and Interesting Feature of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a neurological chronic condition that affects the musculoskeletal tissues of the body. The disorder is mostly responsible for inducing discomfort, pain and fatigue in the muscles, ligaments, tendons and in the areas surrounding the joints. People who suffer f

Aerobic Exercise for Weight Loss Can Be Fun

The word aerobic literally means "with oxygen" or "in the presence of oxygen." Aerobic exercise is any activity that uses large muscle groups, can be maintained continuously for a long period of time and is rhythmic in nature. Aerobic exercises utilize oxygen as the major fu

I have Strained My Neck, What Do I Do?

If you have hurt your neck in any way, the best thing to do is rest and call your Chiropractor. Lie back with an ice pack wrapped around the painful area for 30 minutes. Take an anti-inflammatory medicine such as ibuprofen 600 mg four times a day. Repeat cold packs 30 minute

Enhance Weight Loss and Overcome Your Plateau with These 5 Easy Tips

If you need to lose a few extra pounds but feel you've hit a plateau, there are several ways to get your body back in the weight loss mode. A plateau is when you're no longer losing weight though it seems nothing has changed in your diet or exercise routine. Your body has ad

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