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Overtraining poses injury risk to young athletes - TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGN & EVALUATION (O/T)

Overtraining poses injury risk to young athletes - TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGN & EVALUATION (O/T) | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Young athletes who specialize in one sport and train intensively have a significantly higher risk of stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries.

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William Aplin's curator insight, April 6, 2014 11:30 PM

This article highlights the importance of rest and relaxation to prevent overtraining in adolescents who actively specialise in a sport.

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Dan, Arron, and I found this article very useful as it explained the importance of not overtraining in a specific sport. This article will relate to principles/methods of training
Paige Stanners's comment, June 5, 2014 6:48 PM
Dan, Arron, and I found this article very useful as it explained the importance of not overtraining in a specific sport. This article will relate to principles/methods of training
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Coconut Oil 101: Decoding labels

Coconut Oil 101: Decoding labels | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Ah, coconut oil. It's exploded in popularity over the past few years, and with good reason. Because it's made of primarily medium-chain fatty acids, coconut oil

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, May 5, 2013 1:16 PM

We literally buy gallons from Sunfood --- organic, raw, extra virgin and cold pressed. We also buy gallon pails of Coconut Crème from Cocopura.


Read More:  http://thankyourbody.com/coconut-oil-101-decoding-labels-storage-uses/


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Mediterranean diet cuts risk of first heart attack by 30%

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of first heart attack by 30% | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
MINNEAPOLIS: A Mediterranean diet with extra servings of olive oil or mixed nuts reduced the risk of a first heart attack, stroke and death by almost 30 per cent in less than five years, according to a study by Spanish researchers.

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Carb cutting a recipe for disaster

Carb cutting a recipe for disaster | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
CUTTING carbohydrates to lose weight could increase your chance of dying by 30 per cent.

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Wake-up to the dangers of sitting

Wake-up to the dangers of sitting | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
A New Zealand health expert says the latest research on the dangers of sitting should be a wake-up call - and simply trading in your ordinary office chair for a more expensive ergonomic

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The wrong amount of coffee could kill you

The wrong amount of coffee could kill you | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
DRINKING five coffees a day – even when decaffeinated – has been linked to obesity and chronic disease by WA researchers.

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KreuzFit's curator insight, May 26, 2013 8:07 AM

Eigentlich wollten die Forscher der Universität von Western Australia die gesundheitsfördernde Wirkung von Kaffee nachweisen. Tatsächlich fanden sie heraus, dass heraus, dass größere Mengen (ab 5 Tassen pro Tag) zu Fettleibigkeit und die damit einhergehenden Zivilisationskrankheiten führen können. Quintessenz: (Auch) Kaffee in Maßen genießen.

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Your Brain Matters

Your Brain Matters | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it

This website will show you the close links between what’s good for your physical health and what’s good for your brain. There are many things you can build into your everyday life to be brain healthy.


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Body-conscious teens take risks with protein powders

Body-conscious teens take risks with protein powders | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Australian teenagers are being lured into buying dangerous protein powders that are being sold over the internet, while cases of hospital admissions for high heart rates, dizziness, vomiting and even death have been attributed to some protein...

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Hurry up and slow down

Hurry up and slow down | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Fast isn't always the best pace when it comes to looking after mind and body.

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The Healthiest Cooking Methods Explained | TIME.com

The Healthiest Cooking Methods Explained | TIME.com | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
News flash: There are plenty of ways to cook up juicy and flavorful food without adding tons of unnecessary extras.

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