Category Archives: Exercise

Exercise helps ease arthritis pain and stiffness

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As you consider starting an arthritis exercise program, understand what’s within your limits and what level of exercise is likely to give you results. Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. It increases strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and helps combat fatigue. Of course, when stiff and painful joints are already bogging you down, […]

5 Exercises to Bulletproof your Joints and Prevent Injury for Gym Junkies

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Look we get it: Some exercises just aren’t sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because an injury prevents you from working out. The solution? Integrate these 5 vitally important moves into your routine (yes, that means regularly) so you can lift to see another day. […]

6 Tips on Keeping Your Joints Healthy & Strong

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A joint is where two or more bones meet and it’s important to know how to keep them healthy and strong because damage to the joints is often extremely painful and sometimes irreversible. Extreme joint pain can aggravate and lead to long-term conditions such as arthritis. The good news is there are plenty of steps […]

A Beginner Leg Workout Routine

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You don’t have to be an avid gym rat in order to strengthen the many different muscle groups in your legs. In fact, there are many different lower-body exercises that require no equipment and that can be completed in the comfort of your own home. The exercises below can be combined into an effective, yet […]

Pre-Workout Tropical Fruit Salad

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Serves 1 | Cals: 370, P: 27g, C: 32g, F: 12g The greek yogurt is a solid source of protein, the carbs in the pineapple and mango give me great energy and there are digestive enzymes in the pineapple as well. The fats in the cashews are healthy, and together it all makes for a great combo. […]

10 Quick Workout Moves To Burn Calories

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Jump-start a healthier new year with easy exercise moves that ramp up your calorie burn and tone all over. If you have a hectic schedule, you know that time is of the essence when it comes to exercise. How it works: Do move #1 continuously for 40 seconds and rest for 20 seconds. Then do […]

High Cholesterol Diet Guidelines

Not all cholesterol is bad. In fact, your body makes its own and uses it for many important functions, such as producing cells and certain hormones. However, too much of this waxy substance in the blood clogs arteries. Cholesterol is carried through the blood in molecules called lipoproteins. The two most commonly discussed in relation […]

6 Simple Ways to Exercise at the Office

This may not come as a shock to you, but human beings were not designed to sit in small cubicles and stare at computer screens for 8 hours a day. Sedentary behaviour is bad for your health, causing back pain and increasing your chances of developing any number of potential conditions. As much as we’d […]