Posts Tagged 'fitness'

5 Ways to Encourage Active Children in a Digital World

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If you have children, then you’re probably very familiar with this scenario: your kids finish their homework (or try to avoid finishing their homework), and then immediately want to turn on the TV and computer. It’s common for kids to want to engage with technology, but spending all their time hunched over the screen isn’t good for their well-being. In addition to being harmful to their health (and increasing their chances for obesity), lack of imaginative play can staunch their creativity. But how do you get them to WANT to play outside? Here are 5 ways to encourage them.

Posted by Audrey Willis Jul 28, 2017 Posted in Obesity No Comments

Weight Management, Exercises and Diet for People who use Wheelchairs

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You don’t need to feel that your disability will keep you stuck with excess weight because even as a person with a disability there are many ways you can remain active and manage. The key to activity and weight loss lies in a healthy diet and exercises which concentrate on the abilities that you have rather than focusing on your limitations.

Posted by Zyana Morris Jul 11, 2017 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

Improving the Symptoms of Diabetes With Exercise

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For the more than 29 million Americans who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, one of the most sobering aspects they come to grips with is the significant lifestyle changes they need to make. Staying healthy and managing their condition means not only changing their diets and watching what they eat more carefully, but also doing what they can to be more active. Medication has become more sophisticated over the years, but the best way to manage Type 2 diabetes remains living a healthier lifestyle with proper diet and exercise at its core. For those who are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, proper diet and exercise isn’t just a good idea — it’s critical for avoiding serious health issues later in life. However, the idea of changing the way they live can be daunting to many people.

Posted by Nicole Sweiss Jul 05, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Super Tips to Improve Your Brain Health

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Most people exercise because they want to be perfect. Nobody can be perfect, but you can get closer to perfection by taking care of your brain as much as you take care of your body. After all, it is your brain that controls your body and your whole life. Here are super tips on how to improve the health of your brain.

Posted by Brenan Quirante Jun 30, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

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