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Healthy body, healthy mind! Physical Exercise, Fitness, Running, Jogging, Gym and Activity
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Hi there and welcome to Physical and Mental Health. I hope you like the articles that I have selected around fitness, exercise, running and health.

 

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Remember that there are many pages of links here, see the full list of pages at the bottom of this page! Also, please feel free to suggest any good resources on the web that you have found. Email me at: kiwirip@me.com

 

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Peter Mellow's comment, July 9, 2013 7:37 PM
If you like this topic, you might like my Scoopit feed on the Philosophy of Fitness, Sport and Running. http://www.scoop.it/t/the-philosophy-of-fitness-exercise-sport-and-running
Jack Thompson's curator insight, December 3, 4:33 PM

Way I learned ways to become stronger mentally, especially for my goal.

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Health Check: five supplements that may help with depression

Health Check: five supplements that may help with depression | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Over two-thirds of Australians are thought to use complementary medicines ranging from vitamin and mineral supplements to herbal to aromatherapy and homeopathic products. Mental health concerns are one…
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Two piece fruit a day cuts depression risk - study

Two piece fruit a day cuts depression risk - study | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Eating at least two pieces of fruit a day can lower your risk of depression, a study suggests. - New Zealand Herald
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USA: Top places to run a marathon

USA: Top places to run a marathon | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it

For marathoners there's no better way to see a different country than on foot, packing more than 42km of scenery into the experience and having a finishing medal as proof.

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Yoga may protect heart, study finds

Yoga may protect heart, study finds | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Doing yoga may be a good way to protect against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise, research suggests.
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What You Should Know About Alcohol & Training

What You Should Know About Alcohol & Training | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
As we head into the festive season, get familiar with how alcohol affects your muscle growth, fat loss and training motivation.
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We need a positive guide to grieving

We need a positive guide to grieving | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Our bodies and minds are much better equipped to deal with grief than we might imagine.
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Going on holiday? Here's 10 tips to keep up your training

Going on holiday? Here's 10 tips to keep up your training | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
When you're out of routine it's all too easy to skip sessions. Try these tips to keep moving.
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Carol Rundle's curator insight, December 16, 6:19 PM
#health #exercise #tips
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Is running actually good for your knees?

Is running actually good for your knees? | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
ONE of my favourite ‘songs’ is a spoken-word track from Chris Rock called No Sex (In The Champagne Room), which includes such astute advice as “take off that silly-ass hat” and “don’t go to parties with metal detectors.”
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The one-minute workout: High Intensity Interval Training hits all new low

The one-minute workout: High Intensity Interval Training hits all new low | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
From Tabata’s four-minute to the seven-minute workout, recent research has taught us that short, sharp bursts exercise can be incredibly effective.
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Does having less make us happier?

Does having less make us happier? | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Libby Hakim talks to people who have culled their way to an incredible lightness of being.
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Dos and don’ts for common colds

Dos and don’ts for common colds | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Many of the methods advised to ward off the common cold are based on pseudoscience rather than fact. David Robson looks at what works and what doesn’t
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The exercise fanatics running themselves into the ground

The exercise fanatics running themselves into the ground | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Exercise is meant to be good for you. Yet for some people, it can become a deadly obsession.
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Can Nintendo Games Help Stroke Patients?

Can Nintendo Games Help Stroke Patients? | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
New research has demonstrated that by participating in physiotherapy that involves playing customized Nintendo Wii games, stroke survivors can...

Via illorem.com - Mark Merolli
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Lonely men lose friends when life gets busy: study

Lonely men lose friends when life gets busy: study | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
New research has revealed that millions of Australian men suffer from increasing loneliness between the ages of 35 and 54.
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You can’t detox your body. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy?

You can’t detox your body. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy? | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
There’s no such thing as ‘detoxing’. In medical terms, it’s a nonsense. Diet and exercise is the only way to get healthy. But which of the latest fad regimes can really make a difference? We look at the facts
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Aging marathoner: Still running, but at a much slower pace

Aging marathoner: Still running, but at a much slower pace | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
The 69-year-old author learned during the Marine Corps Marathon not to compete with her younger self.
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Donovan Baldwin's curator insight, December 11, 8:37 AM

Dancer John W. Bubbles kept dancing into his senior years. He had a line of patter he used while dancing, and he would say something like this: People tell me I don't dance like I used to. I tell 'em I don't do NOTHIN' like I used to.


Point is, seniors can usually do the same things they did when they were younger, they just have to do it more slowly...and maybe less often.

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The Exponential Benefits of Eating Less

The Exponential Benefits of Eating Less | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
By James McWilliams

There’s one T-shirt in my drawer that I don’t wear, mainly because I think it’s sort of offensive. It reads: Eat Less You Pig.

A nutritionist gave it to me. She had the shirts made because she was tired o...
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Stanford Daily | The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze

Stanford Daily | The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
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Olivia Klenda's curator insight, December 9, 9:49 PM

Stanford students explain the pressures athletes feel to be fit and look thin. There is also an incredible info graphic with a lot of great information  and statistics. It is inspiring that college aged women are trying to inform the public about eating disorders and what we can do to help others. 

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5 Fitness Trends to Try in 2015

5 Fitness Trends to Try in 2015 | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
The next big thing? Body weight training
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Elizabeth Thomas's curator insight, December 7, 8:17 PM

I thought this was an interesting article. These fitness trends are all tried and true methods so it seems like people want to go back to the basics for a little while. 

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Why running is not your knees’ worst enemy

Why running is not your knees’ worst enemy | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
It’s official: running does not cause osteoarthritis in the knee.
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Obese lose up to eight years of life

Obese lose up to eight years of life | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it

Being severely obese can knock up to eight years off your life and cause decades of ill health, a report says.

The analysis showed being obese at a young age was more damaging to health and life expectancy.


The team, at McGill University in Canada, said heart problems and type 2 diabetes were major sources of disability and death. 


Experts said people were frequently "ignorant" of the consequences of obesity.

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How to get a boxer's body like Jake Gyllenhaal - Telegraph

How to get a boxer's body like Jake Gyllenhaal - Telegraph | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
The actor has developed a lean, muscular physique for forthcoming film Southpaw. A nutritionist and personal trainer explain how he did it
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10 ways to get more exercise – without really trying

10 ways to get more exercise – without really trying | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
Wish you were fitter but can’t stand the thought of jogging or joining a gym? These easy steps will make exercise part of your daily routine
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Brawn and bouncers: How an Indian village pumps out muscular men

Brawn and bouncers: How an Indian village pumps out muscular men | Physical and Mental Health - Exercise, Fitness and Activity | Scoop.it
The village of Asola-Fatehpur Beri is the strongest in India.
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