Should I try Glucosamine For Knee Pain?

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Glucosamine, especially glucosamine sulfate, is extracted from the shells of shellfish to make dietary supplements. A synthetic form is made in laboratories, also. In this article, we explain what glucosamine is, why it is taken as a supplement, and whether there is scientific evidence to prove it is effective. We also discuss any side effects […]

Top 6 Benefits of Collagen

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Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones. In recent years, collagen supplements have become popular. Most are hydrolyzed, which means the collagen has been broken down, making it easier for you to absorb. There are also several foods you can eat to increase your collagen intake, including […]

9 Stretches To Start Your Day Off Right

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Let’s face it, getting motivated in the morning isn’t always easy. A cup of coffee and a few feel-good stretches can help. “Muscles stiffen overnight from lack of movement,” says expert. “This results in stiffness of the connective tissue (known as fascia) as well as the muscles.” Hold each of these stretches for at least […]

Path to Improve Health with Exercise

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There are 4 types of exercise. It’s important to include all 4 types in your exercise routine. 1. Endurance Increases your breathing and heart rate. Improves the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system. Builds energy. Includes: walking jogging dancing swimming biking tennis basketball climbing stairs or hills raking or mowing 2. Strength  Makes […]

3 Benefits of Collagen for Joint & Bone Health

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Aside from skincare benefits, people everywhere are taking collagen for joints. Collagen is your body’s primary protein that makes up 70-95% of the cartilage your joints. And in your 30s, you’re less able to generate and replace collagen. The collagen in your body starts fading, affecting your ability and desire to run, to hike, to […]

7 Quick Stair Exercises

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You don’t need fancy gym equipment to get a good workout. You may not even need to leave your home. Squeeze some quick exercise into your day by simply stepping onto your stairs. Stairs climbing helps strengthen and tone your leg muscles. It keeps your leg arteries flexible, allowing blood to move more easily. Better […]