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The Olympic Aftermath: Traits of Athletes May Spur Mental Health Issues Later in Life

The Olympic Aftermath: Traits of Athletes May Spur Mental Health Issues Later in Life | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Those who do well in sports usually spend tremendous amounts of time training and perfecting a very specific set of skills. And in some cases you might only work on one particular aspect, such as throwing a javelin or diving. Improvement for such athletes is easily noted, goals are clearly reached, and coachesprovide constant praise, guidance, and assistance. But when translated into the practical world, being perfect at one skill is not as useful as being good at many different skills.

 

According to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Queensland, however, many of these mighty athletes may be setting themselves up for a difficult transition to normal life.

 

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Tai Chi: A Great Mind-Body Workout

Tai Chi: A Great Mind-Body Workout | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Tai Chi (pronounced tie-chee) is a physical and mental technique that integrates body, mind and spirit, and has been practiced for centuries in China. It began as a martial art, but these days it is most frequently practiced for its health benefits and meditative properties.

 

What exactly is Tai Chi? What are some of its health benefits? And where can you get started with it? Keep reading for answers to all of those questions and more.

 

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Yoga @ InsidersHealth

Yoga @ InsidersHealth | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Love your body ♥. Come and see our yoga articles and get ready for the summer bikini season!
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Managing Your Muscles: New Discoveries About Vitamin E by William V. Judy, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. - Nutrients & Supplements - InsidersHealth.com

Managing Your Muscles: New Discoveries About Vitamin E by William V. Judy, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. - Nutrients & Supplements - InsidersHealth.com | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Do you have sore muscles? Vitamin E may be just the cure for you!
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Boost Your Stamina with Beetroot Juice by Sylvia Anderson - Nutrition - InsidersHealth.com

Are you into endurance exercises or just looking to exercise a little longer with becoming tired too quickly? Recently discovered by British researchers, a new juice was discovered that can enhance your exercise stamina and endurance!
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Purpose and Limitations: What you Need to Know Before Giving Advice at the Gym by Ethan Fox - Men's Health - InsidersHealth.com

Are you one of those guys who enjoys going to the gym to get your daily workout? Do you like to share your exercise knowledge with others? How do you know where to draw the line on fitness advice and tips?
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Not Just a Game: Part 2 by Sylvia Anderson - Brain - InsidersHealth.com

Welcome to Part 2 of our “Not Just a Game” series. In this article, we explore just how serious those knocks to the head are and what are the consequences for repeated concussions!

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Crazy Fitness Fads - Part 2

Crazy Fitness Fads - Part 2 | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Please watch Part 2 of our series, Crazy Fitness Fads. Are they crazy or reasonable attempts at fitness?

 

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Crazy Fitness Fads - Part 1

Crazy Fitness Fads - Part 1 | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

There’s no denying that there are some crazy fitness fads out there. Please watch part 1 in this 2 part series as we explore some silly and outrageous fitness trends!

 

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Warning to Parents: Sports Can Increase Your Child’s Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s by Sylvia Anderson - Babies, Children and Teen Health - InsidersHealth.com

Warning to Parents: Sports Can Increase Your Child’s Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s by Sylvia Anderson - Babies, Children and Teen Health - InsidersHealth.com | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it
An InsidersHealth.com article regarding babies, children and teen health - Warning to Parents: Sports Can Increase Your Child’s Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s by Sylvia Anderson.
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Are Year-Round Sports Bad For You? by Ethan Fox - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

An InsidersHealth.com article regarding fitness - Are Year-Round Sports Bad For You? by Ethan Fox. There seems to be an on-going trend amongst athletes to play their sport year-round.
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Perform – and Look - Like a Pro with a Low-Gluten Diet by Sylvia Anderson - Nutrition - InsidersHealth.com

Why are low-gluten diets becoming so popular with professional athletes? Do they know something we don’t know? Keep reading to see what all the hype is about!

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Stay Sunny not Blue, this Winter!

http://www.insidershealth.com/fit_fab_over_50.html Spend a few minutes with Sabrina this morning and learn about how to avoid those winter blues with some exercise!

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Overcoming Adversity: Olympians Who Have Battled Health Problems and Won

Overcoming Adversity: Olympians Who Have Battled Health Problems and Won | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Olympic athletes often endure rigorous training for much of their lives in a bid for a spot on the podium. We view these individuals as the epitome of health and the height of physical performance, pushing the boundaries well past what we thought was humanly possible. What we don’t see, however, is that behind the scenes some of these star athletes suffer from potentially career-ending health problems. Faced with even more challenges, these medal-winning Olympians overcame adversity and their life-altering conditions . . . and ultimately inspire individuals – young and old – around the world.

 

As the 2012 games near the closing ceremonies, let’s take a look at some of those heart-warming success stories.

 

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Let the Games Begin: Breaking Down an Olympian's Diet

Let the Games Begin: Breaking Down an Olympian's Diet | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

While their rigorous workouts are always well documented, few people have a grasp of what an Olympian diet would look like.
So . . . do you have the stomach to chow down with Michael Phelps and other gold medalists?

 

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Candida Alabicans and Inflammation in the Athlete by Dr. Jeffrey S McCombs, DC - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

An InsidersHealth.com article regarding fitness - Candida Alabicans and Inflammation in the Athlete by Dr. Jeffrey S McCombs, DC.
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Harvard Study Shows Heart-Health Benefits of Tai Chi by Isaac Eliaz, M.D., L.Ac., M.S. - Heart - InsidersHealth.com

An InsidersHealth.com article regarding heart - Harvard Study Shows Heart-Health Benefits of Tai Chi by Isaac Eliaz, M.D., L.Ac., M.S.. A recent study from Harvard University shows the health benefits of tai chi.
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The 7 Worst Workout Mistakes: Are You Making One (or More) of Them? by Sylvia Anderson - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

So you’ve found a fitness routine that you’re comfortable with and have been good at staying focused, but you’re not seeing the pounds drop off as quickly as you’d hoped for. Could you be making a workout mistake? Continue reading to learn what you may be doing wrong and give your routine a little tweak for optimum results!
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One Minute Workout

http://www.insidershealth.com Can you really get a good workout in just one minute? In an effort to get people motivated to stay with their exercise plan, Ontario scientists have discovered a new fitness plan called “HIIT”. This new workout consists of intense exercise for one minute and one minute of rest for a total of 10 times. This 20 minute workout surprisingly produces the same physiological changes as an hour-long session of steady bicycling.

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Not Just a Game: Part 1 by Sylvia Anderson - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

Not Just a Game: Part 1 by Sylvia Anderson - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it
An InsidersHealth.com article regarding fitness - Not Just a Game: Part 1 by Sylvia Anderson. With the combine now long behind us, and the NFL draft quickly approaching and on quite a few sports fans’ minds (mine included!
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Familiar with BCAA? Find Out Why It's an Athlete's Best Friend by Rob Huntley - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

It’s not uncommon for an athlete to overtrain. This overtraining can reduce the quality that you’re striving for if you don’t nurture your body as well. Learn about branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) and why their crucial to reaching your athletic peak!

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The 8 Best Sports and Fitness Supplements by Erin Jansen - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

Do those magic pills actually just melt the fat away and give you the body you’re hoping for? Heck no! One of the best ways to get fit or enhance your athletic ability is to make sure your body is getting the proper nutrition and vitamins. Keep reading to learn which supplements best support your fitness routine!

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Could Being a Sports Fan be Hazardous to Your Health? by Sylvia Anderson - Mental Health and Stress - InsidersHealth.com

An InsidersHealth.com article regarding mental health and stress - Could Being a Sports Fan be Hazardous to Your Health? by Sylvia Anderson. Are you a die-hard sports fan?
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The Wii Fit Exercise Game and its Surprising Health Benefits by Sylvia Anderson - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

An InsidersHealth.com article regarding fitness - The Wii Fit Exercise Game and its Surprising Health Benefits by Sylvia Anderson. Are you wondering what all the fuss and excitement is when it comes to the Wii Fit Exercise Game?

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If this game gets you up, moving and active while having fun, then go for it!

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Is CrossFit the New Fitness Cult? A Peek at the Current Trend by Sylvia Anderson - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com

Is CrossFit the New Fitness Cult? A Peek at the Current Trend by Sylvia Anderson - Fitness - InsidersHealth.com | Fitness for a Healthy Lifestyle | Scoop.it

With all the different methods available for fitness and exercise, how do you know which one is best suited for you? So this morning, let’s explore the latest trend, CrossFit and see if it’s just what you’re looking for!

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