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5 Fitness Myths That Are Responsible For Thousands Of Fitness Failures
5 Fitness Myths That Are Responsible For Thousands Of Fitness Failures

Unfortunately, many people are misinformed and are also misled by the many promises of the weight loss industry. Everywhere you look, you see or hear of people promising "Dramatic Weight Loss" with products such as "The Fat Trapper", or "Exercise in a Bottle". Then you also have the hundreds of diets out there such...

Eating Breakfast May Do a Heart Good
Eating Breakfast May Do a Heart Good

If you need another reason to eat breakfast: NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mom may have been right when she said breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A small study suggests that skipping that morning meal may be a bad move for the heart, and possibly the waistline. UK researchers found that when healt...

Dieting and Metabolism
Dieting and Metabolism

When we're bombarded with images of gorgeous celebrities who seem to lose weight in the time it takes us to eat a Danish pastry, it's no wonder we're often tempted to cut our already low calorie intakes in an effort to shift an extra pound or two each week. But surprisingly, rather than helping us...

Jelly Belly
Jelly Belly

Ask anybody. There's nothing quite like a sensational six pack. Coors, Heineken, and Michelob aside, there's nothing more ful-filling than a dazzling rack of abdominal muscles cemented firmly in your midsection, especially when the warm weather is still clutching on by the waist side. Imagine the chisel...

Traditional Treatments for Back Pain... Which Ones Work and Which Ones Don’t?
Traditional Treatments for Back Pain... Which Ones Work and Which Ones Don’t?

Orthopedic Care One of the first places many people go when they experience back pain is the orthopedic specialist (surgeon) and a visit usually last 5-10 minutes. They will typically look at the problem/symptomatic area and often fail to look at the body as a whole. If you've been to an orthopedic specialist...

What to Know About Heart Rates
What to Know About Heart Rates

The most common places to measure heart rate using the palpation method is at the wrist (radial artery) and the neck (carotid artery). Other places sometimes used are the elbow (brachial artery) and the groin (femoral artery). To take your resting heart rate at the wrist, place your index and middle fingers together...

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