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Helping men and women understand the benefits of taking up some sort of exercise.
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Stretching the truth about yoga

Stretching the truth about yoga | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it

The form of yoga seen in the West is relatively recent and misleading ideas surround the ancient practice, writes ANDREA R JAIN.

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"In many parts of the world, yoga aficionados tend to avoid describing the practice as religious. Yoga studios, conferences and journals prefer to define it as a regimen for nonsectarian "spiritual growth" or physical "fitness". But while yoga isn't specifically Hindu, that doesn't mean it can't be religious.

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Too Much Jogging As Bad As No Exercise, Says Science | Eat This Not That

Too Much Jogging As Bad As No Exercise, Says Science | Eat This Not That | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Science says you might be exercising too much, nature is one of the strongest anti-inflammatories and more.
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Nat Eliason on Twitter

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How to start working out so you don't quit. http://bit.ly/1G3nurV
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" Instead of thinking “I want to work out” you should think about why you want to work out."
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Best Jogging Running Music - Sommer Edition 2015

Best music for your jogging and running. Enjoy our new sommer jogging & running music edition. Please subscribe our Workout Music Channel for more free ...
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How To Make Exercise Fun - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How To Make Exercise Fun - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
The best way to make exercise more fun—especially when you hate the feeling of exercise—is to directly associate it with things that are fun.
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"The best way to make exercise more fun—especially when you hate the feeling of exercise—is to directly associate it with things that are fun. Look at it as “earning” your rewards, and in time, you’ll win the jackpot: a fit and healthy body!"

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Do You Really Need To Stretch After a Workout? | Amelia Phillips

Do You Really Need To Stretch After a Workout? | Amelia Phillips | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about the importance of dynamic and static stretching.
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The American College of Sports Medicine recommends after properly warming up with dynamic stretching and then following your workout, static stretches should be held for 10-30seconds ‘per repetition’ with approximately four reps per ‘muscle group’. Muscle groups you may include: (Read Article)

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T Nation | 10 Mistakes Women Make With Diets

T Nation | 10 Mistakes Women Make With Diets | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Women like to say abs are made in the kitchen. Then why do so many struggle in that area? Here's where they're going wrong with their diets and how they can fix them for long-term leanness.
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"Tis' the season for dumb diets, detoxes, and quick fixes. Here are ten common mistakes women make with their diets. If you know someone who can relate, now's your chance to guide them back to sanity."

 

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Amazon Is Here to Sell Books, Not Make Friends

Amazon Is Here to Sell Books, Not Make Friends | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Amazon is one of the largest, most profitable retailers in the world. They have built a customer base of 30 million. Their speed, efficiency and customer service for orders are second to none. They did not get to be number one by being nice. 
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 Amazon isn't in the business of being right. They're in the business of selling books.

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White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
The White House accidentally blew the cover of the top CIA officer in Kabul Saturday, when his name and title were released in an e-mail sent to reporters who traveled with President Obama on his surprise visit to Afghanistan.
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Soy-dairy protein blend increases muscle mass reaffirmed by study

Soy-dairy protein blend increases muscle mass reaffirmed by study | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
A new study published online in the Journal of Applied Physiology shows additional benefits of consuming a blend of soy and dairy proteins after resistance exercise for building muscle mass.
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The study demonstrates that consuming a soy-dairy blend leads to a steady rise in amino acids, the building blocks of muscle.

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Muscle myths

Muscle myths | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Many Filipinos love to try whatever is the popular sport or fitness activity for the year. Remember when Taebo was so popular in the late ‘90s? And then there was badminton followed by belly dancin...
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Engaging in any type of sport, exercise or physical activity, is a good way to keep healthy. Having varied types ofphysical activity or workout will help develop a healthy heart, strength, and flexibility thus decreasing health risks.

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How Running Meditation Can Up Your Game

How Running Meditation Can Up Your Game | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
With the London Marathon just over a month away, both newbies and veterans are wondering how they can become better runners.
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Walk 10,000 Steps to Improve Health and Fitness

Walk 10,000 Steps to Improve Health and Fitness | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it

Walk 10,000 Steps to Improve Health and Fitness. Studies show the average person takes about 3000 to 5000 steps a day, and some even much less.

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"As a general rule, a person will burn about 100 calories walking a mile, depending on age, size, and fitness level. The heavier you are, the more calories you will burn."

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For a small amount of money, you can track your steps daily to constantly improve and become a healthier individual!

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SOLUTIONS: Making better choices through yoga

SOLUTIONS: Making better choices through yoga | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
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"When we feel good and strong in our bodies, ...we carry that practice into our life so that we will make better choices in the way that we communicate, how we treat others and extrapolating from that, how we treat the greater environment at large. "

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The Right Dose of Exercise for the Aging Brain

The Right Dose of Exercise for the Aging Brain | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
A brisk walk may be all it takes to help improve our ability to think as we age, but more may not be better, according to a new study of exercise and cognition.
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Running: Learn the Facts and Risks of Jogging as Exercise

Running: Learn the Facts and Risks of Jogging as Exercise | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Read about running tips, facts, history, techniques, health benefits, weight loss, injuries, shoes and clothing, training programs and schedules, and famous runners.

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Think Yourself Stronger

Think Yourself Stronger | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it

How Imagery Can Improve Your Muscular Skills Almost as Much as Physical Practice

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Did you know that if you imagine exercising your little finger, you can actually make it stronger?

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A Trail Runner's Blog: Self-Sensing Cups...The Future of Hydration and Calorie Tracking?

A Trail Runner's Blog: Self-Sensing Cups...The Future of Hydration and Calorie Tracking? | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
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A Trail Runner's Blog: Self-Sensing Cups...The Future of Hydration and Calorie Tracking?

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For seniors, daily moderate exercise 'reduces risk of walking disability'

For seniors, daily moderate exercise 'reduces risk of walking disability' | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
A new study assesses the impact of moderate exercise on older adults at high risk of walking disability, and finds that it may reduce such risk by 28% and increase mobility by 18%.
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"The very purpose of the study is to provide definitive evidence that physical activity can truly improve the independence of older adults.
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Walking to Age Well

Walking to Age Well | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
We all know that exercise is good for us, regardless of age. Now a new study, one of the largest and most rigorous to date, proves it.
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Walking boosts creative thinking

Walking boosts creative thinking | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Researchers find that walking can boost creativity by 60%, compared with sitting. However, walking does not appear to benefit focused thinking that requires correct answers.
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Many people claim that they come up with their best ideas while walking. Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, used to hold meetings while walking, and Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, has also been seen doing the same.

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Jordan Chevalier's curator insight, September 14, 2015 9:09 PM

I always said to get students to perform better in the classroom, they must first take Physical Education class seriously and actively engage in daily exercise.

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Skin Cancer and Working Outdoors - Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer and Working Outdoors - Skin Cancer | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Whenever you hear the words skin cancer, you hear about sunscreen, protective clothing and staying out of the sun during the hours between 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P...
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 These are the recommended ways to protect yourself from the dangerous rays of the sun. But what happens when you work outdoors? When your job requires you to be out in the sun for hours each day? -

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A Living Yoga Guide to A Meaningful Life & A More Peaceful World. ~ Margie Pacher

A Living Yoga Guide to A Meaningful Life & A More Peaceful World. ~ Margie Pacher | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
In other words, each choice we make, whether it’s buying a new product or eating a meal, can have helpful or harmful effects on us as individuals, other people, animals, and the environment.
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Yoga is the ultimate state of happiness and freedom.
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Why runners can't eat whatever they want

Why runners can't eat whatever they want | Exercise you Body. | Scoop.it
Many marathoners believe they can eat anything they like because they "run it off," but a growing body of research shows the danger in that thinking.
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