April 2015

The Often Forgotten Triceps

by Jackie on April 28, 2015

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One of the best ways to improve the appearance of your arms is to tone the triceps. While there is no such thing as spot-training (the thought that you can lose weight in a specific area of the body by exercising it more), strength training does help you improve your overall muscle tone. Combine this with a good diet and cardio exercise, and you’ll achieve a fitter, more toned appearance. Keep Reading

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Beat the Bloat

by Wendy on April 24, 2015

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Gas and bloating might be an uncomfortable topic to talk about with some people, but it is something that we all experience. On average, we pass gas anywhere from 12-25 times a day, and surveys show that abdominal bloating affects up to 30% of Americans. Keep Reading

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If you have dry skin, you know that lotions and moisturizers help. However, other causes of dry skin can happen as a result of frequent bathing, use of harsh soaps, aging, or certain medical conditions.

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Balance joins the four types of exercise along with strength, endurance and flexibility. It is ideal to include all four types of these exercises in a healthy workout routine.

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A study was performed where a group of 24 adults did seven abdominal exercises, five days a week for six weeks, and they did not lose any belly fat, or fat anywhere on their bodies. Keep Reading

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Calcium! It Does a Body Good

by Mel on April 10, 2015

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Many of us grew up hearing that we should drink our milk so that we grow strong bones. However, there are quite a bit of health benefits of calcium other than just building strong bones. Keep Reading

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Pull-ups are considered by many to be the best exercise for developing muscle on the upper back and biceps while creating that wide “V” look everyone wants. Keep Reading

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Exercises can be categorized as either single-joint (isolation) or multi-joint (compound) exercises. For best results, it is often recommended to implement both of these types of exercise into your daily workout regimen. Keep Reading

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