World Heart Day: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

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Your heart is at the very core of your health, and it’s crucial to keep it strong and healthy throughout your life. Cardiovascular disease is a major problem worldwide, claiming millions of lives in every country, and negatively affecting millions of others. In the United States, the CDC reports that about 610,000 people die of heart disease each year (1 in 4 of total annual deaths). While these statistics are grim, there is some good news: many deaths from heart disease can be avoided by using preventative care. World Heart Day is September 29th this year, and its goal is to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease and maintaining heart health.

Posted by Sarah Daren Sep 30, 2016 Posted in Obesity No Comments

AspireAssist: How does it help to Lose Weight?

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The AspireAssist is a Food &Drug Administration (FDA) approved non-surgical weight loss solution for people suffering from obesity. It is a 15-minute procedure performed under twilight sedation as general anesthesia is not required. In fact, the patient can return back to home or office within one or two hours of the treatment.

Posted by Suzanne Winchester Sep 01, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

Can you Lose Fat and Gain Muscle Simultaneously?

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While you struggle to lose weight, these questions must have surely crossed your mind – Can I gain muscle at the same time? Should I try to gain muscle and lose fat simultaneously?

Posted by Namrata Kothari Jul 22, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

How To Get The Best Quality Physio Supplies

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In the recent times, physiotherapy has become an alternate branch of medicine and even many doctors recommend going for this healing therapy. It is important to consult with an expert physio before you buy the physio supplies for your benefit. At the same time, it is also important to arrange your lifestyle properly and know about the pain points if you want to get steady relief with the best physio products and supplies. These professionals largely depend on different kinds of physio supplies so that they can cater to the health requirements of different patients in various ways.

Posted by Mike Warner Jul 20, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

5 Important Trainer Tips for Working with Kids

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The child obesity epidemic in the United States—and around the world—has made it more important than ever that kids stay active every day, whether they’re working with a trainer or playing sports.

Posted by Jessica Thiefels Jul 08, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

Playing sports – It benefits more than your health

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Whew! I made it through another semester of graduate school. Interestingly, one of my assignments for this semester required me to complete extensive research into a topic of my choosing. In the end my topic, as it often does, centered on adaptive sports. Since the health benefits of sports participation are well known, I was intrigued by non-health benefits that can be derived from playing sports.

Posted by Phillip Crain May 09, 2016 Posted in Disability, Obesity 4 Comments

How to Start an Early Morning Exercise Routine

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Ask yourself, why should you exercise?

Not for the date that cast you off, not for the taunts of relatives that you want to thrust off, and not for the ‘fat shaming’ accuses you want to get rid of, just to fall in love with your body and become a person you will always be proud of.

Posted by Ankit Gupta Apr 04, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

Evaluating the Pros & Cons of High-Fat Diets

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For anyone fighting the imminent health risks of obesity, there are a number of diets available to aid their weight loss objective. One such diet is that consisting of high-fat foods. The association with fats in foods and excessive fat on the human body is no more than a common misconception. Nevertheless, there are both advantages and disadvantages to a high fat diet for everyone.

Posted by Luke Mar 04, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

4 Tips to Fight Obesity

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Overweight and obese Americans regularly experience various forms of discrimination in many social settings and even at the workplace. For instance, on average, obese men and women earn $2 and $4 less per hour respectively at the workplace compared to non-obese workers. Sadly, a weight-based stigma can have a negative impact on a person’s health, self-esteem, and performance at work or school. This notwithstanding, 154.7 million Americans aged 20 years and older are overweight or obese. Fortunately, you can fight obesity and maintain a healthy BMI by doing the following:

Posted by Audrey Willis Feb 17, 2016 Posted in Obesity 2 Comments

5 tips to minimize obesity

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Obesity is one of the most common problems in disabled persons. It has been seen that people with disabilities are more prone to obesity. Because they spend most of their time on wheel chairs, they get fewer opportunities to move themselves more like normal people. Due to this reason, they rapidly gain weight and consequently, experience excess weight-related health issues.

Posted by Bob Lujano Jan 22, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment