Risks of Obesity After 40

Risks of Obesity After 40

Being obese is one of the leading causes of heart disease! Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 or more. Some people may think that being overweight doesn't matter because they are not technically obese, but it does have an effect on heart health. People who are overweight are 50 percent more likely to have high blood pressure or to have high blood sugar, which can lead to diabetes. Obesity is also a big risk factor for high...

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Top 5 Effective Ways to Reduce Back Pain

Top 5 Effective Ways to Reduce Back Pain

The first step to reducing your back pain is to avoid causing it. There are many different types of postures you can do to ease your back pain. The cobra pose involves lying on your side with your arms by your shoulders and lifting your chest to the ceiling. Other stretches that will help you feel better to include the cat-cow pose, which involves alternating an arching back and dipping it toward the floor. The child's pose requires you to sit...

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Lose Weight: How to Exercise and Burn Fat on a Busy Schedule

Lose Weight: How to Exercise and Burn Fat on a Bus …

For most of us, the #1 challenge in the quest to stay in shape and/or lose weight is not exercising itself but being able to actually fit an exercise program into our busy schedules. So how do you do it? How do you balance the demands of family, career, important errands, relationships, organizational responsibilities, and working out? I have found that there are five keys that will help you to be able to fit a consistent workout plan into your...

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Learning to Relax

Learning to Relax

Have you ever encountered a friend or family member who tells you to just relax? Don’t you just love that? Telling someone to just relax is like telling someone who is allergic to just stop being allergic. Some of us are more nervous than others and it is just a part of our genetic makeup. However, we certainly do not have to be stuck in that way of being; we can change our focus and perception and truly learn how to relax. For some of us,...

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Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss

Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss

Home exercise programs are a great way to keep fit and lose weight. Along with proper diet and nutrition, an exercise program can help speed your metabolism and burn calories faster. There are a number of home exercise videos that will give you the direction and motivation you need to burn fat and lose weight quickly. But, why are exercise videos a great option in your home exercise program? The Convenience Factor: Exercise at your convenience....

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