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The Importance Of Building Muscles!

The importance of building and maintaining muscle really cannot be overstated. Regardless of age, having an adequate amount of muscle mass allows you to function normally in your day-to-day activities without undue fatigue and strain. But as you age, this muscle mass decreases and the only way to keep the level you need to be highly functioning, is through weight bearing exercises.
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Exercise May Keep Your Brain From Shrinking!

Sign me up! EXERCISE. I love the endorphins, calorie burn, mood stabilizing, bone density building and metabolism boosting benefits of many different styles of fitness. The results of a study published in Neurology (2012;79-17) showed that people who exercise regularly show fewer signs of brain-shrinkage and other cognitive deterioration compared with those that have a more sedentary lifestyle. Continue reading

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The Metabolism Challenge!

Metabolism is an unfaithful foe. When you are young you don’t think about it, but metabolism seems to do its job allowing you to enjoy a food-carefree life. Somewhere in your late 30s and early 40s, metabolism seems to enter its own ‘mid-life crisis’, becoming temperamental, lethargic and uncooperative. Continue reading

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How Does An Apple or Pear Shape Affect Your Health?

Everyone has a different shape, metabolism and energy level. It’s one reason that I believe that mainstream, regimented diets don’t work. These variables can affect your success with weight loss. So are your trouble-zones your thighs or your belly & back?  The shape you resemble will help you understand where your body stores fat and can help you strategize your plan to reduce it. Continue reading

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Health Goals For Different Phases of Life

Every decade in your life is marked by opportunities and challenges for you to face and hopefully overcome.  These changes effect you in your finances, work environment, personal life and in your body.  Building healthy habits from the start can make drastic modifications at later ages less relevant. Continue reading

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