Posts Tagged 'Physical Activity'

The Reason why we have the Paralympics?

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As we have finished watching an outstanding Olympic games we can fill the next two weeks with anticipation for the Paralympic games which be held September 8-17. The best part of these games is that they will be on the same TV channel as the Olympics. Now, I do look forward to the break! After being glued to my TV at night and on weekends I can use a little break. But not too long! Remember the Paralympics have about 19 different sports plus they will also be in the same beautiful city of Rio. What should not be forgotten about these Paralympic games is that there would be no Paralympic Games if it is was not for the effort of the athletes, NBC, USOC, IOC, Rio Olympic Committee and Dr. Ludwig Guttmann. Who is Dr. Guttmann?

Posted by Bob Lujano Aug 22, 2016 Posted in Disability No Comments

4 Foot Faults: How To Avoid Common Problems With Our Feet

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There’s an old idiom that states, “Take care of your feet because your feet take you everywhere,” or maybe this one, “Take care of your feet because they will carry you for life.” Either way, proper foot care is vital for our overall health and welfare. In conjunction with our “How I Walk” project, let’s take a look at some of the biggest threats to our largest limbs and ways to prevent them from occurring:

Posted by Mark Kirkpatrick Aug 08, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

How Exercising and Meditating Together Can Benefit Your Friendship and Wellbeing

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Having a disability can be difficult, but having a solid support group in your life can make the obstacles you face much easier to conquer. Friends offer a shoulder to lean on, an ear for listening, someone to laugh with, and the motivation to become your happiest and healthiest self.

Posted by Sarah Williams Jul 29, 2016 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Skin Health: Prevention And Treatment Of Skin Disruption

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Time and environment can really produce many harmful effects on the skin. Taking good and consistent care of the skin can slow down these effects; however, good skin care requires an incredible amount of efforts and patience.

Posted by Lisa Fletcher Jul 06, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

The Social Impact Of Being Physical

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We all have heard about the physical, mental and biological benefits of regular exercise and the immense emphasis that is laid on it, but have you ever wondered about the social aspect of being physical? A study in the ‘International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity’  brings into limelight the psycho social characteristics of a healthy fitness regime.

Posted by Zyana Morris Jun 10, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Osteoporosis and Exercise

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Osteoporosis is defined as having porous bones.  It is a progressive lose of bone that has an increased risk for bone fractures to those individuals diagnosed.  Often times we think this diagnosis comes with a decrease in activity for the safety of our health.  However, more and more studies are coming available that show the need to move with Osteoporosis in a safe way.   

Posted by Windy Wills May 23, 2016 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

8 Interesting Tips to Upgrade Your Workout

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Training seems to be difficult at first, but a lot of people tend to get the hang of it after a few months. However, the reason these same people fail at sticking to a routine training schedule is because they get bored or hit a plateau. This can be prevented by taking steps to change your routine for the better, which could be considered a way to upgrade your workout.

Posted by Demmy James Apr 29, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

A United World

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Today is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which has become very powerful tool in uniting our world. What is probably being stated is how our world really needs sport probably more than ever.

Posted by Bob Lujano Apr 06, 2016 Posted in Disability 3 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

Spring Into Action

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Since the spring season is in full swing, I feel so much better with my daily schedule and activities. I feel like I have been reborn to some degree because my activities throughout the week are all set in stone. I feel so driven because my activities, exercises, practices, and work are all set up on a calendar in which I am all prepared for each day. I basically have my fall season planned out for each day. This is great for me considering I just spent the summer free lancing it. I can then focus on just bringing a fun-filled attitude for when it’s time to exercise.

Posted by Bob Lujano Mar 14, 2016 Posted in Disability No Comments