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Tips for a long healthy life - Health | The Star Online

Tips for a long healthy life - Health | The Star Online | Live Active | Scoop.it
Studies show that an active lifestyle is the most effective, non-pharmaceutical way towards healthy ageing and long life.
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Charity Miles

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Has anyone joined Charity Miles yet?  Simply add an app to your phone that tracks your running and biking and they will donate to one of several charities.  Seems like a really cool way to help and a charity while you do what you love doing.

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The Happiness Effect: How Exercise Makes You Happy | Visual.ly

The Happiness Effect: How Exercise Makes You Happy | Visual.ly | Live Active | Scoop.it
Exercise creates chemical responses in the brain, which lead to both temporary and long term mental health benefits. Here's how it all works:
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Can you boost your fitness in minutes? - Health & Wellbeing

Can you boost your fitness in minutes? - Health & Wellbeing | Live Active | Scoop.it
Could short bursts of intense exercise, perhaps totalling as little as a few minutes a week, be enough to get you fit? We separate the fact from the fiction.
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The Finer Points of Positive Motivation | Life Support System

The Finer Points of Positive Motivation | Life Support System | Live Active | Scoop.it
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Nice Article.  Couple of other similar pointers I have learned:

  • Before you say anything put in your mind that whatever problem you plan to address, believe in your mind the person did it with completely good intnetions.
  • Smile before you speak to help lighten your mood and get you in the right mindset. 
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Study: Walking Can Be as Good as Running

Study: Walking Can Be as Good as Running | Live Active | Scoop.it
People who did equivalent amounts of running and walking saw the same degree of benefit in terms of blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease
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Here is some good scientific research on the point walking is as good as running for your health.  Yes it may take more time, but you can ultimately make it just as effective.

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The Fastest Workout Ever

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  Endurance training is so 1992. Sure, you could spend weeks wearing out the treadmill’s belt trying to get in shape. But why would you? Just 2 weeks of high-intensity intervals improves your aerobic capacity as much as 6 to 8 weeks of enduranc...
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