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Exercise and set your goals

No big success happens overnight. It is a step by step process that starts with goal setting.To achieve success you need to set little goals, write them down, make yourself accountable to them, believe in your ability to achieve them and make them happen. Most people don’t honor self promises and goals. This is why [...]

Healthy Aging

Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them – Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. “An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.” And the devil’s name is Alzheimer’s. Enjoy [...]

What’s a Healthy Weight

Dozens of studies that have included more than a million adults have shown that a body mass index above 25 increases the chances of dying early, mainly from heart disease or cancer, and that a body mass index above 30 dramatically increases the chances. Based on this consistent evidence, a healthy weight is one that [...]

Training and Diet books Advertising

In the last ten years or so there has been an explosion in the number bodybuilding, training and diet books that absolutely promise to transform your body into the sculpted form you’ve always dreamed of in just a few short weeks. The problem though is that most of them are trash. They were written not [...]

Study finds pitching mound height affect throwing motion, injury risk

23-Mar-2008 — A study involving several Major League Baseball pitchers indicates that the height of the pitcher’s mound can affect the athlete’s throwing arm motion, which may lead to potential injuries because of stress on the shoulder and elbow. The study was led by William Raasch, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Medical [...]

Lifestyle Modifications

Avoid: alcohol, caffeine, carbonated beverages, chocolate, citrus fruits, spicy foods, and acidic foods. Eat smaller and more frequent meals. Avoid eating within 3 hours of bedtime. Lose weight.

Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is one of the greatest anti-aging bullets that is available to everyone: increase muscle growth and strength, loss of fat, increase energy, greater well being, and decrease anxiety and depression, lowers blood pressure, and improves the immune system…

Fish Oil

EPA and DHA from fish oil promote cardiovascular health by supporting healthy triglyceride and lipid metabolism, blood flow and platelet function.

Adrenal Glands

Your adrenal glands sit just above your kidneys. They secrete more than 50 kinds of hormones necessary for life, energy production, fat storage and fluid balance. Contribution factors to adrenal fatique can include: Elevated levels of cortisol due to stress, persistent use of stimulants found in energy drinks, caffeine and fat burners, diets abundant in [...]