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Top 5 Sources of Protein

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by artizone When it comes to good nutrition, getting enough protein is often overlooked. Your body breaks protein down into amino acids that are essential for the repair of all body tissues and cells. The immune system uses amino acids to create antibodies and white blood cells. They are also required for healthy skin, nails and hair. What makes protein... ❯❯❯

Secondhand Smoke Contributes to Type 2 Diabetes

The effects of secondhand smoke are under constant study. In the past years we have already discovered the cancerous effects, heart disease, asthma, and pneumonia in many children exposed. Now a new study shows secondhand smoke is linked to Type 2 diabetes in adults. If that isn't bad enough, researchers have also discovered the link between secondhand smoke and obesity. Secondhand Smoke and... ❯❯❯

Getting Stronger and More Stable

One aspect of overall strength that is not covered enough is working your stabilizing muscles. For those not familiar with the term, stabilization muscles are the ones that are used in conjunction with the primary muscles to help stabilize and support the body and weight during the range of motion covered in the exercise. For example, when doing a set of dumbbell presses overhead your triceps and... ❯❯❯

Cybex Treadmills: Running Solely For You

Cybex is one of the most trusted names in international exercise equipment, and their treadmills are of high ranked quality. Physical fitness centers want nothing but the best for their customers, which is why as a fitness center operator, you should consider nothing less than Cybex exercise equipment. Since 1970, Cybex has been working hard to bring fitness centers the most trustworthy, reliable... ❯❯❯

5 Easy Ways To Avoid Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are every woman's worst nightmare, especially during this time of year when we practically live in swimsuits and shorts. What if I told you there might be a way for you to put off developing full-fledged varicose veins? Of course, it's not guaranteed that you won't ever develop them, but following these few steps will not only keep you healthier longer but they should help hold off... ❯❯❯

What To Do When You Just Can't Get The Pounds Off...

Have you tried dieting that gave you no results? Not only is dieting difficult, but it can also be very frustrating when you put in a lot of effort and then step on the scales to find that you've made no progress. Some people lose weight quickly through dieting only to gain in back in a short amount of time. Others diet and are still unable to lose any weight. This may be due to medical issues or... ❯❯❯

Do You Need to Shower When You Have Fever

It's reasonable to think that taking a shower when you have a fever is a good way to bring your temperature down, however, it is a little more complicated than that. Let's take a look at the things you need to consider when you have a fever and are searching for ways to cool down.  Your body produces a fever as a way to fight infections and other types of illness, and to that end fever is... ❯❯❯

Working Out and Socks You Should Use

The best quality of gear is required in crossfit exercises because this is the only way to achieve the best success and the most favorable results. Anyone serious with these exercises must be ready to invest in the best equipment and to learn the best practices. One of the forgotten and overlooked items in the process of crossfit is the socks that are used. Most of the times we think that they... ❯❯❯

Using Reflexology to Promote Healthy Feet

Reflexology is an alternative health care treatment based on the idea that there are specific areas in the feet that correspond to particular parts of the body. Practitioners apply pressure to these points on the feet to promote health in those areas of the body. The therapy also induces relaxation and an overall sense of well-being and emotional health, so that your feet are healthy enough to fit... ❯❯❯

Essential Sauna Etiquette Tips

A sauna can be a wonderful way to relax your muscles after a good workout. Although etiquette details can be different from one country to the next, there are some behaviors that are appropriate no matter where you go. If you are using one for the first time, be sure to look for a posted list of rules near the entrance door. Each facility will have its own specific rules and they will expect you... ❯❯❯