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Helping Others Helps You to Live Longer

Helping Others Helps You to Live Longer | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Want a longer life?  Volunteer to do good and you might benefit at least as much.

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It has been shown by research, by the way, that personal connections and interactions are a great anti-aging tonic.

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Kindness to others is kindness to yourself...

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Review of Shaklee Meadow Blend® Soap-Free Cleanser

Review of Shaklee Meadow Blend® Soap-Free Cleanser | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Conventional soaps contain lye and tallow that can cause skin irritation and clogged pores. Meadow Blend® Soap-Free Cleansing Bar is scientifically formulated with natural, plant-derived ingredients and gently but effectively cleans the face and body. Contains no harsh ingredients and no added color.
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We are assaulted daily by chemicals, many of which have been shown to be potential health threats. Many of these chemicals are used directly on the body. Cleanse your body with this soap-free cleanser.

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How Exercise Videos May Be 'Psychologically Harmful'

How Exercise Videos May Be 'Psychologically Harmful' | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

The researchers examined 10 popular exercise DVDs, paying attention to both the imagery and the "motivational" speech instructors use. They concluded that most of the images in the videos emphasized sexualized and unrealistic bodies, with the majority of instructors being thin, white women wearing revealing clothes. These trends in the media can have a harmful impact on people's self-esteem and body image, especially since many people using these videos are likely overweight or obese.


The ultimate issue with these DVDs is that the images reinforce the idea healthy people should be slim and have the typical hyper-sexualized female body often seen in magazines. It prioritizes physical appearance over a healthy lifestyle.


That's not to say exercise videos or do-it-yourself methods aren't effective; many people can benefit from working out in their own homes. Cardinal reminds those of us embarking on a workout routine to not compare ourselves to others, and to keep in mind that everyone is different when it comes to body shape and effective workouts.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

There are so many things that can be valuable health, fitness, and weight loss "tools" which people believe to be the magic solution to their particular problem.


The truth is that most fitness, exercise, and health issues have a lot more facets and factors than many people imagine.


It has been said that "perception is reality". Maybe that's true, maybe not, but, for many people, the images in books and magazines, and on fitness videos, represent simultaneously the ultimate prize...and one that is unattainable for them.


The realistic fact is that, while the perfect body may be outside the reach of many of us, better health through regular exercise and proper nutrition should be the ultimate goal of al of us.


Learn more about exercise and fitness at http://nodiet4me.com/exercise/ .

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The Brain’s Miracle Superpowers

The Brain’s Miracle Superpowers | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another break-up and in despair about her future, she felt as if she’d failed at it all, and she was tired of it.


Long story made short: She tried to commit suicide, was found and revived, and found not only a new life...but, a new fact about her brain.


“You’re not stuck with the brain you’re born with. You may be given certain genes but what you do in your life changes your brain. And that’s the magic wand.” Neuroplasticity, she says, “allows you to change your life and make happiness a reality. You can go from being a victim to a victor. It’s like a superpower. It’s like having X-ray vision.”


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When I was a boy, I was told that you were stuck with the brain you were born with. However, over the years, I have learned that, not only can you make the body you were born with better, but, that it is possible to make the brain better as well.


It has also become more widely accepted in the last few years to recognize the ability to keep the brain younger, longer.


However, research is taking us to higher levels and showing us that, not only can we make our bodies better, even as we age, but, we can do the same for our brain as well.


Get more anti-aging tips and information at http://nodiet4me.com/aging.

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No pain, no gain? 5 fitness clichés get a reality check | Toronto Star

No pain, no gain? 5 fitness clichés get a reality check  | Toronto Star | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Should you really "feel the burn"? We asked local fitness experts to separate fact from fiction.
Donovan Baldwin's insight:

A lot of the "advice" we get about fitness, as with so many other things, comes from friends, family, and popular news media...NOT experts.


So, when it comes to exercise and fitness, what IS the truth about these five popular fitness clichés?


No Pain no Gain

Feel the Burn

You Are What You Eat

It Never Gets Easier...You Just Get Stronger

The Only Bad Workout is NO Workout


Read the article for what an exercise expert has to say about these pieces of advice for exercisers.


Visit http://nodiet4me.com/exercise/ to learn more about exercise and fitness.

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Social networks as important as exercise and diet.

Social networks as important as exercise and diet. | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

The more social ties people have at an early age, the better their health is at the beginnings and ends of their lives, according to a new study. The study is the first to definitively link social relationships with concrete measures of physical well-being such as abdominal obesity, inflammation, and high blood pressure, all of which can lead to long-term health problems, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

Healthy aging is generally centered around the lifestyle choices we make.


Usually, we hear about exercise, diet, and sleep as being important lifestyle choices for healthy aging. I have even pointed this out in articles I have written, including Healthy Aging and Quality of Life, which can be read at http://nodiet4me.com/aging/quality_of_life.html.


However, one anti-aging tip often overlooked is the importance of our social networks. Staying in touch with others, whether family, friends, or even strangers, can be very important to a healthy aging plan.


This is why volunteering, or even dropping by a local restaurant frequently enough to become a "regular" can be important if you want to live a long, healthy, interesting life.

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Lack of sleep tampers with your emotions

Cranky or grumpy after a long night? Your brain's ability to regulate emotions is probably compromised by fatigue. This is bad news for 30 percent of American adults who get less than six hours of sleep per night, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


A new Tel Aviv University study has identified the neurological mechanism responsible for disturbed emotion regulation and increased anxiety due to only one night's lack of sleep. The research reveals the changes sleep deprivation can impose on our ability to regulate emotions and allocate brain resources for cognitive processing.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

When we hear about things we can do for our health, we usually just discuss two topics: exercise and nutrition.


While the health benefits of exercise and nutrition are extremely important, we often overlook the health benefits of sleep.


Even if we ignore the specific health benefits of sleep itself, it is still important to recognize that good quality sleep, in sufficient amounts are a significant aspect of exercise and good nutrition.


No matter how well we exercise, or how healthy our diet is, without sleep the health benefits of both are lessened.


Learn more about the value of sleep at http://nodiet4me.com/sleep/ .

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Anti-Aging News: Can Exercise Help You Stay Young?

Anti-Aging News: Can Exercise Help You Stay Young? | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
You don’t need a scientific study to tell you that exercise is good for you. But if you want to know how good, read on. New research shows that regular physical activity can reduce the inflammation in the body that comes with aging, which could also help decrease your risk of developing related diseases and conditions—like heart disease, depression, decreased mental function, and loss of muscle mass.
Donovan Baldwin's insight:

While nutrition, sleep, and connectivity to other people are important anti aging tools, the health benefits of exercise for the senior possibly outweigh all of those combined.


At any age, exercise can keep your body functioning at peak capacity, improve mood, strengthen your immune function, and help you avoid injury as well as illness. The health benefits of exercise can fill an entire book, and no small article can provide all the information you need.


Also, there are many types of exercise, and, that is another huge area. However, do not despair, as a little research on the subjects of exercise and anti aging strategies, can get you started.


Remember, though, it's just a "start". There's a lot to learn, but, it's pretty easy to add to your knowledge of exercise.


Learn more about exercise at http://nodiet4me.com/exercise/ .

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Eating for Your Brain as a Senior

Eating for Your Brain as a Senior | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Certain foods may push back against cognitive decline.


"If you could keep your brain sharp and stave off dementia with specific foods, you'd probably grab your grocery list. Well, start writing. Whether it's due to their ability to fight off harmful free radicals, keep brain blood vessels clear of debris or because of an evolutionary boost from plant-based chemicals, a variety of foods appear to give aging brains a healthy edge."


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

What we are at any stage of life is the result of a combination of things.


We are what we do, what we think, how we live, and what we eat.


Nutrition, exercise, sleep, social interaction, attitude, and genetics are all a part of who we are, and nothing that we can control should be neglected for health at any age, including senior health.


Get more anti-aging tips at http://nodiet4me.com/aging/ .

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The Many Benefits of Walking Backward

The Many Benefits of Walking Backward | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Backward walking or retro walking helps build your muscles, improve your sports performance, and promote your balance.
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Walking is an excellent exercise for seniors. However, walking should be combined with other forms of exercise for maximum senior fitness.


As the article points out, it is a good idea to change your exercise routine regularly for maximum fitness and health benefits of exercise. It also helps prevent boredom, and, knowing that you will have variety in your fitness plan makes it easier to stick with than if you see yourself doing the same thing year after year.


Walking backward or forward requires no real exercise equipment other than a good pair of walking shoes and, if the neighbors have anything to say about it, clothes.


It requires no special training and can be done almost anywhere. In her 80's, my mother liked to go to big box stores, get a cart to hang onto and go up and down the aisles, occasionally putting stuff in the cart. When she got to the other end of the store, she would go back the other way, put most of the stuff back, and then check out.


She got a nice little walking workout in a safe place, and a little social interaction.


For more information about exercise, go to http://nodiet4me.com/exercise/

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How sleep affects your weight, your health and your life

How sleep affects your weight, your health and your life | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Sleep deprivation isn't just a convenient excuse when you get a case of the yawns. It's a genuine health condition that affects your body and your mind in significant ways. So before you set an extra alarm on your phone and stay up that extra hour playing video games or out with friends, take a minute and read on.
Donovan Baldwin's insight:

For most of us, sleep is something we do without thinking too much about it throughout our entire lives, from the moment we are born until the moment we are finally laid to rest. In fact, during an average life span, a person spends the equivalent of 27 years asleep!

Sleep is such a natural thing that most of us usually don't give it much thought.

When we do take the time to think about sleep, it's usually because we feel we haven't gotten enough of it, or because we feel need more than what would be considered a normal amount of sleep.

Despite our daily tendency to take sleep for granted, it really is a fairly controversial topic.

There are many different opinions about the subjects of why we sleep, how much sleep we should be getting each day, where we sleep, what makes the ideal sleep environment, why we don't sleep enough and why we sleep too much...just to name a few.


Learn more about sleep at http://nodiet4me.com/sleep/ .

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Home for the Holidays? Hold the sugar, please

Home for the Holidays? Hold the sugar, please | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Bagged or boxed, brown or powdered, Americans are buying markedly less sugar this year, a trend nowhere more noticeable than during the holidays when home-baking picks up.
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Addicted to sugar?


There is an easy-to-follow, three week program to help break your addiction to sugar, and carbs.

Foods with sugar, sometimes hidden sugar, just make you crave more sugar. The sugar can be in the form of refined sugar, or some other sweetener, such as high fructose corn syrup.


Many people are surprised to learn that the same creation of craving is true for many "simple carbohydrates", such as most American white bread, which the body almost immediately breaks down into a sugar...glucose.


Many people refer to this as sugar addiction and carb addiction, or carb cravings.


I'm sure you can see that this can be a vicious cycle. You crave the carbs, or sugars, and then eat something to satisfy that craving. A short time later, usually a very short time, you crave more carbs, or sugar.


The good news is that you can stop end carb cravings and stop sugar cravings by removing them from your daily food choices.


However, it takes planning and preparation for a successful sugar detox program.


You can learn more about the highly successful 21 Day Sugar Detox which has helped many people end sugar cravings and achieve better health at http://nodiet4me.com/health_products/sugar_detox/index.html .

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ReloraMAX Stress Relief

ReloraMAX Stress Relief | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

Natural Stress, Anxiety and Depression formula without the side effects


ReloraMax is a natural proprietary blend of a patented extract of Magnolia officinalis and a proprietary extract from Phellodendron amurense. Relora® was developed as an ingredient for dietary supplements and functional foods that could be used in stress management and for stress-related appetite control.


This patented blend of plant extracts is the result of screening more than fifty plant fractions from traditional plant medicines used around the world.


Relora® has excellent stress management properties without sedation

Donovan Baldwin's insight:

Stress is one of the most dangerous aspects of daily life, and, is a risk factor for almost every age related disease.


Exercise, meditation, and mindfulness are powerful tools for managing depression, but, sometimes a good natural, supplement helps with stress management as well.


Learn more about managing stress at http://nodiet4me.com/stress/ .

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2015's Biggest Health Questions, Answered

2015's Biggest Health Questions, Answered | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

Chances are, one of the first places you turn for quick information on everything from that new diet fad to a troubling rash to a cough that won’t quit is your handy search engine (although if you have a medical concern, there’s no substitute for an IRL appointment with your doctor).  Here are the burning questions you searched for in 2015, along with answers from doctors and Health experts.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

One of the first things we do when we have a health question these days is get online. 


Learn more about diet, weight loss, health and fitness at http://nodiet4me.com/

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Anti-Aging Tips: The Health Benefits of Red Wine

Anti-Aging Tips: The Health Benefits of Red Wine | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

Most of us probably would be well advised to simply abstain from alcohol in our senior years, and I certainly do not want to encourage anyone to START drinking any alcoholic beverages in their senior years. However, I do have some good news about the health benefits of red wine for those who DO drink and would like to have an excuse for a glass or two from time to time.


On the other hand, medical science is now telling us that a glass of red wine taken before bed could possibly be an excellent health benefit in itself. This is not new information, but, some in the medical world would like us to think this was a big breakthrough.


There are many references going back for centuries which say that one of the health benefits of red wine is that it appears to aid in the function of the digestive system. This is even alluded to in the Bible. There are some studies which indicate that it can help by breaking down some of the components of food, and the contemplative feeling which one feels after a good meal accompanied by a glass of red wine must certainly be one of the health benefits of red wine.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

It's not a big deal. Red wine contains resveratrol, a substance which is a powerful antioxidant. If you like the idea of health benefits of red wine, you might also be interested in knowing that dark chocolate also can provide antioxidants, which have been shown to be of value in preventing aging.


Even though red wine, consumed in moderation, can be good for you, nothing can replace a life of sensible lifestyle choices which should include regular, moderate exercise and a healthy diet.


To get more anti aging tips, go to http://nodiet4me.com/aging/index.html .

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How to Start Exercising and Stick to It: Making Exercise an Enjoyable Part of Your Everyday Life

How to Start Exercising and Stick to It: Making Exercise an Enjoyable Part of Your Everyday Life | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

Exercise doesn't have to be boring, painful, or all-consuming. These tips will help you start an exercise routine that you’ll actually enjoy and stick to


You already know there are many great reasons to exercise—from improving energy, mood, sleep, and health to reducing anxiety, stress, and depression. And detailed exercise instructions and workout plans are just a click away. But if knowing how and why to exercise was enough, we’d all be in shape. Making exercise a habit takes more: namely, the right mindset and a smart approach. Whatever your age or fitness level—even if you’ve never exercised a day in your life before—there are steps you can take to make exercise less intimidating and painful and more fun and instinctive.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

As I said in my article, 4 Tips on How to NOT Quit Your Next Exercise Program, exercise is actually easier than most people imagine.


In fact, the hardest thing about exercise for most people is getting started. The second hardest part is sticking with it.


If you are doing it right, the exercise itself should NOT be a turn-off.


Sure, some people will have the willpower to stick with ANY exercise program, but, most won't. That's why it's important to find exercise activities you enjoy. It won't always be "fun", but, if you feel good about what you are doing, you are more likely to do it.


Another aspect of this approach is that, as you become more fit and experience the health benefits of exercise, you will probably learn to enjoy exercise for its own sake.


You can read the article I mentioned at http://ezinearticles.com/?4-Tips-On-How-To-Not-Quit-Your-Next-Exercise-Program&id=668471

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Probiotics: Find Out About the Benefits and Side Effects

Probiotics: Find Out About the Benefits and Side Effects | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

The idea that bacteria are beneficial can be tough to understand. We take antibiotics to kill harmful bacterial infections and use antibacterial soaps and lotions more than ever. The wrong bacteria in the wrong place can cause problems, but the right bacteria in the right place can have benefits. This is where probiotics come in.


Probiotics are live microorganisms that may be able to help prevent and treat some illnesses. Promoting a healthy digestive tract and a healthy immune system are their most widely studied benefits at this time. These are also commonly known as friendly, good, or healthy bacteria. Probiotics can be supplied through foods, beverages, and dietary supplements.


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While I personally believe that getting your nutrients from the food you eat is probably the best way, I also believe that sometimes you need to resort to the use of supplements.


Fortunately, probiotic supplements are easily found these days, and, easy to take.


However, if you decide to take a probiotic supplement, you may want to make sure that it is as effective as possible.


The Optiflora® probiotic supplement option, from Shaklee, is a unique two-product digestive health product that provides dietary support for normal, healthy intestinal microflora.


The Optiflora® product uses both prebiotics AND probiotics to increase digestive health. Once the probiotics are delivered to the digestive system, prebiotics can deliver important nutrients that healthy intestinal bacteria need to grow and thrive.


Learn more about Optiflora® from Shaklee at https://natural-health.myshaklee.com/us/en/shop/healthysolutions/digestive/product-_p_optiflora_p_ .

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Making Exercise More Fun - Diabetes Self-Management

Making Exercise More Fun - Diabetes Self-Management | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

Why don’t more people exercise? For some, it’s because they don’t enjoy it..


Interestingly, research shows that the main reason kids like to exercise is that it’s fun.


So is it possible to make exercise more fun for adults (and kids) who don’t currently enjoy it?


This article offers some suggestions to help you find the “kid inside you” and to find the fun in exercise.


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Donovan Baldwin's insight:

When it comes to health benefits, exercise is at the top of the list.


This is true whether we are talking about life in general, or some particular health issue, such as diabetes.


Exercise, especially when combined with other positive lifestyle choices, such as, eating properly, getting regular, good quality sleep, and quitting smoking, can be a potent force for diabetes management and overall good health and longevity.


We know all this, so, why don't more of us DO IT?


As the article points out, one major issue is that "exercise" is NOT fun for most of us.


Read the article to find out how to make exercise fun, and go to http://nodiet4me.com/exercise/ to learn more about exercise in general.

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Daytime Nap Lowers Average Blood Pressure after Mental Stress

Daytime Nap Lowers Average Blood Pressure after Mental Stress | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Sleeping for about 60 minutes in the daytime could lower average blood pressure following mental stress.


"Researchers looked at how a daytime nap impacts cardiovascular recovery after a stress test, and discovered that those individuals who slept for a minimum of 45 minutes in the daytime had lower average blood pressure following psychological stress than individuals who didn’t sleep."


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While you should get your most, and best, sleep at night, a nap during the day can have many health benefits as well.


One health benefit of a daytime nap is lower blood pressure, according to a recent study.


Learn more about sleep at http://nodiet4me.com/sleep/ .

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Review: The Hardgainer's Step-by-Step Guide To Building Muscle Mass

Review: The Hardgainer's Step-by-Step Guide To Building Muscle Mass | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Are you too skinny to gain muscle mass? You may be a hardgainer. A hardgainer is someone who is naturally thin and has an extremely difficult time gaining weight of any kind. Because of this, why would a hardgainer listen to someone who gains muscle easily? Anthony Ellis explains.
Donovan Baldwin's insight:

Some bodybuilders find it hard to "bulk up".


They have a natural body type that tends to fight getting big muscles. However, Anthony Ellis has "been there done that", and was a Body for Life winner.

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NUTRITION FACTS

NUTRITION FACTS | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

10 Health Benefits of Almonds


Almonds and Diabetes - Research has shown that eating almonds can help type 2 diabetes patients maintain their blood glucose levels


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Some nuts, such as almonds and walnuts, can be considered superfoods.


Superfoods are foods which have been identified as being essentially low in calories, high in vitamins and minerals, and effective in helping the body's immune system deal with various illnesses and health problems.


While there is a base of about 14 of these superfoods, there are many other high nutrient foods which are nutritious, delicious, and much better for you than most.


You can learn more about superfoods at http://nodiet4me.com/nutrition/superfoods/index.html

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Rules of running: Over 40s

Rules of running: Over 40s | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Keep running strong past the big 4-0.


Ok, here’s the bad news: runners tend to slow by three to six per cent over the course of their 40s, by 10 per cent per decade in their 50s and 60s, and by 15 per cent per decade after 70, as their strength, flexibility and bone density diminish. Now for the good news: much can be done to fend off the decline.


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Running is an excellent exercise for general health, and, for cardiovascular fitness in particular. However, there are several possible potential problems for the older runner.


This article offers a few tips for the over-40 runner.


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Tips For Losing Weight On Your Business Trip

Tips For Losing Weight On Your Business Trip | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Working out and dieting are relatively easy at home, but, how can you continue to keep fit and manage your weight loss when on a business trip?
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Shaklee Defend & Resist Complex Immune System Supplement

Shaklee Defend & Resist Complex Immune System Supplement | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
How to maintain a healthy immune system. Help your body respond to seasonal challenges by giving your immune system what it needs to stay strong. To supercharge your immune system when you feel that first tickle, take Shaklee Defend and Resist Complex for Immune System Support
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Your immune system serves to protect your body from bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other harmful organisms which can harm your health. At particular times of the year, when you’re more likely to be slowed down by challenges to your immune system, it becomes especially important to keep your immune system up to speed.

Scientific studies appear to tell us that, along with a healthy diet, and getting enough rest, consuming certain herbal supplements can help you be prepared for the moment when you first feel the need to bolster your immune system.

Defend & Resist Complex is one such immune system supplement which can help your body respond to seasonal challenges by giving your immune system what it needs to stay strong.


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What is stress?

What is stress? | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

It is a word that is bandied about these days, but what the heck IS stress anyway and what can you DO about it?


The good news is that there are ways to cope, ways to live, and ways to manage stress which can get rid of, or, at least ease, most of the problems normally associated with the word.

Despite the opening statements, however, to most people, the word "stress" usually brings to mind something unpleasant. But, many psychologists remind us that stress is something that can have positive effects on, and in, our lives.

Why the confusion about stress and its effects on us?

The reasons lie mostly in how each individual evaluates, and responds to, his or her own particular mental and physical condition and situation.


Some examples may help make the point clear.


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Stress is dangerous, but, most stress can be managed by learning, and applying, a few simple stress management tips.

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Worst Exercise For Men Over 40 (p1)

Worst Exercise For Men Over 40 (p1) | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it

Did you know that after the age of 35 your body hormonally changes and you start to gain weight easier… especially around your stomach area? Not only that, you also begin to lose lean muscle tone, making you weaker and flabbier?


And did you know that doing MORE only makes things worse?  By that I mean exercising more than you are now and being even more strict with your diet… only adds to your frustrations!


The reason for all this can be blamed on your diminishing levels of youth-enhancing hormones… particularly growth hormones.  And unfortunately it’s largely a natural process that occurs as you age.


A gradual and progressive hormonal decline that usually begins around middle age and continues insidiously for the rest of your life, which is why it’s sometimes referred to as the “middle-age spread”.

And some of the most annoying symptoms of the middle-age spread is an increase in belly fat and the loss of lean muscle tone that results in a dumpy, shapeless middle-age body.  It’s no coincidence that most people over 40 stop wearing form fitting clothes. 


And to top it off, it doesn’t help that life gets busier as you get older as well. 


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There are many health benefits of exercise, including senior exercise.


In fact, senior exercise is one of the best things you can do to remain healthy and fit as you age.


However, you should never adopt a "one size fits all" attitude about exercise, as we are all unique, and need our own, unique, exercise plan.


Additionally, most exercise books, videos, and programs are targeted at younger people. Senior exercise programs should be designed with the older exerciser in mind.


Learn more about exercise at http://nodiet4me.com/exercise/ .

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How to Strengthen Your Immune System

How to Strengthen Your Immune System | Health and Fitness | Scoop.it
Your immune system has the job of protecting you against disease causing microorganisms. It is an efficient and powerful system...when it is kept at peak level and allowed to function at optimum ability.
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The human body is a wonderful, and complicated, organism.


Subject to many forms of attacks against health, it has a built in system designed to protect it from many of these attacks....the immune system.


However, like any other system of the body, the immune system can only do so much, and, certain lifestyle choices can weaken, or strengthen, the immune system.


This short article shows you some ways that you can make your immune system more effective.

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