Five Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

Posted by on Mar 30, 2009 in Nutrition | 0 comments

When you need to give your metabolism a much needed boost to burn off those extra calories, try out one of these five trusted methods of turning the heat up on your calorie burning power.   Exercise More According to Gary Miller, Ph.D., an associate professor of health and exercise science at Wake Forest University, exercising more often can help to spike your metabolism. “It’s not a huge spike, but it makes a difference,” he says in an...

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News: US Doctors Embrace Preventative Care

Posted by on Mar 30, 2009 in News | 0 comments

According to a recent story in the Voice of America News, the rising cost of healthcare has prompted a move towards preventative medicine by most physicians and health care professionals in the United States. As reported in the story, Brookings Instituion reported that healthcare in the US will account for 20 percent of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product within a decade. The National Coalition on Health Care, a group pushing to lower...

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Three Strength Training Tips For Women

Posted by on Mar 28, 2009 in Fitness | 0 comments

Lift three times a week. Two will offer some benefits, and one is better than nothing but isn’t going to do much good. By contrast, more than three is not likely to give you enough time to recover in between workouts, which is when the strengthening of your muscles is happening. (Government recommendations for heart health include 30 minutes of the equivalent of brisk walking most days, so you might want to add a few days of that to this...

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Build Your Own Home Fitness Center

Posted by on Mar 28, 2009 in Fitness | 0 comments

When it comes to keeping in shape, most people tend to look towards the gym to find fulfillment, however, by using some smart budgeting and some savvy shopping skills, you can create a home gym that pays for itself in just a few years. Don’t blow your hard earned cash on a gym membership when you can incorporate these four elements into your home workout plan: Take a Dip Investing in a Dip Machine can be one of the smartest decisions you make...

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