Posts Tagged 'fitness'

Do Multivitamins Actually Benefit Your Health?

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If you’ve ever wondered if the multivitamins you pop at breakfast do you any good, you’re not the only one. Multivitamins seem great in theory, but they might not be making the kind of positive impact you’d like to see, especially for what you spend. Chewy and sweet gummies make the pill easier to swallow for kids, but are they really worth buying at all? Do multivitamins actually benefit your health? Let’s take a look.

Posted by Audrey Willis Jun 22, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

What Can We Do to Help Senior Citizens Through Drug Abuse and Addiction?

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Substance abuse is a problem that has severely plagued humanity’s last 100 years. It’s something that can affect both teens and seniors alike, and according to common knowledge on the matters of drug use, abuse, and addiction, there’s only one thing to blame: the drugs themselves. Human biology is simply too weak to fully resist the chemical hooks that latch onto brain and body, leaving a trail of addicts that need to be policed, jailed, or rehabilitated through some other means. But are the drugs themselves really to blame?

Posted by Rienzi Mosqueda Jun 02, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Here Is Why You Should Drink More Water (Infographic)

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Did you know you could go about 21 days without food but only last 7 without drinking water? This perfectly illustrates how supremely important water is to your health and body. It is second only to the air we breathe as a fundamental resource for staying alive.

Posted by Luke George May 01, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Pulled a Muscle? Try These 4 Tips for a Quicker Recovery

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Exercise can be beneficial to many different aspects of your health and well-being—but it’s also easy to overdo things and injure yourself in the process. Even the best athletes often suffer from common injuries, especially when they’re pushing themselves to the limit and training for demanding events. One of the most common injuries that can occur in almost any activity is a “pulled” or strained muscle. This is actually a bit of a misnomer, since the terms refer to a torn muscle. These injuries are not only painful, they can put you out of commission for weeks or months, depending on the degree of the sprain. If you’ve pulled a muscle try these 4 tips for recovery so you can be back in the gym with your health and wellness apps and crunches sooner rather than later.

Posted by Sarah Daren Apr 03, 2017 Posted in Disability No Comments

3 Ways to affect diet for the better

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  It’s the goal of thousands of people across the country. But losing weight can be a challenge that is difficult to achieve. This is especially true if you don’t have the requisite knowledge on how your dietary choices are affecting your lifestyle. To help you make healthy, effective choices as you work to lose weight this year, Physiomed is offering several weight loss tips in the below infographic.

Posted by Bob Lujano Mar 27, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Active with Animals: How a Four-Legged Friend Can Get You Out and About

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Domestication occurred around 10,000 years ago, and animals have been at our side ever since. The empathy, support, and love displayed by species like dogs or cats can help to support people through many different challenges and issues, including helping in disaster search and rescue, and sniffing out anything from drugs to cancer tumors. Service animals providing support and help for everyday tasks – such as for people with sight or hearing problems – are well known, but they can help in many other ways too: not just for the daily necessities, but for getting out and getting active.

Posted by Jess Walter Mar 23, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Building Up Fitness: It’s Mostly Mental

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Have you ever wondered how top athletes do it? How they manage to just keep going, running that last mile, pushing past the person ahead of them to take the lead? While it’s true they’ve spent years toning their bodies to be the best they can be, that’s not the only thing that sets them apart and allows them to perform amazing feats of athleticism. The mental component of exercise is an enormous challenge for many people, whether they’re just starting to get fit or pushing themselves to the next level of competition. The greatest athletes have been shown to have exceptionally high levels of mental toughness to help them push beyond their rivals and win the competition. They train both their minds and their bodies in order to succeed. For the rest of us, developing more mental toughness could be the key to building up and maintaining fitness. But why?

Posted by Sarah Daren Mar 20, 2017 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

Encouraging Physical Activity In Young Children

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Being active has many benefits besides having a good level of fitness; fitness alone is a very big factor to have. Being physically active leads to the development of cognitive skills among children, in simple words, they become better at their lessons. And the more children engage in competitive sports, the faster they pick up life skills related to teamwork, leadership and being competitive.  However, children need to be encouraged by their parents and guardians to engage in physical activity, especially in this day and age where there are so many options for entertainment indoors, unlike 20 years ago. And more importantly, it needs to be shown to children that being active is not a chore but actually, quite a fun way to kill time and be fitter at the same time.

Posted by Zyana Morris Mar 17, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

What’s Your Goal?

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Think of a goal you would like to accomplish – is it that you would like to lose 5lbs? (or 50?) Would you like to lower your cholesterol by 30 points? How about complete a 10k?

Working towards something helps you stay on track, and seeing the success of intermediate milestones also motivates you to keep up the good work. Everyone has days when they just don’t want to work out, and there will always be days when turning down dessert seems impossible, but if you see these as road blocks getting in the way of where you want to go, then you’ll have fewer days like this.

Posted by Kristin Mcnealus Mar 16, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Better Nutrition for Seniors – Tailor Your Diet to Your Age

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We’re an ever-ageing population and as we live longer, better advances in drug treatments and knowledge of how to better treat life-threatening illnesses means that we’re all living longer. For some, dietary choices made in early life are catching up with them and as a result many are having to adopt healthy eating regimes to counteract the damage they have done to themselves.

Posted by Jess Walter Mar 05, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments