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Kasey Smtih
Women over 40, Try These 8 Exercises

Women over 40, Try These 8 Exercises

Regular exercises and a balanced diet are the key elements to lead a healthy lifestyle. The body needs food with nutrient value as much as it needs to spend the energy of it. We learned to count calories, to become more aware of the food we eat, avoid sugary drinks,  we do cardio workouts, strength workouts to maintain our shape as well. But for women that are over 40’s as the body gets older the energy balance can decrease the ability to do the amount of workout like they used to do before. We present you 8 types of exercises that...

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10 Benefits of Walking to Work

10 Benefits of Walking to Work

By, Grace Jones,  /  greenimpact@sheffield.ac.uk  It’s good for your health. Walking reduces your risk of conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease, can assist with weight loss, and keeps you fit. It gives you energy and reduces fatigue. Gentle exercise like walking gives you a natural boost of energy through enhancing circulation and oxygen supply around your body. Who doesn’t want to feel energetic when they get into work, and when they get home from work?! It’s free! It might actually be faster – you don’t get snarled up in that pesky rush hour traffic....

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Hydration for Health and Performance

Hydration for Health and Performance

By STACEY PENNEY, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS · Original Post on NASM.org  Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic performance? If you’ve ever had questions like these about hydration, read on to find out why it is so important to keep properly hydrated. We’ve all heard the advice to drink eight glasses of water a day. We’ve probably even told our...

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How to Stay Hydrated: 7 Tips for an Active Summer

How to Stay Hydrated: 7 Tips for an Active Summer

By Jake Heikkinen, AT, ATC, CSCS Henry Ford Medical System Not only is H20 an essential nutrient, it literally makes up your entire being: We’re all 40 to 70 percent water, depending on your fitness level and age. And while staying hydrated is always important, it may become more challenging as the weather heats up. Hard-working muscles generate more heat when they’re surrounded by hot air, making it harder for your body to maintain a normal temperature. Even a 1 to 2 percent loss of body weight (from water) can compromise your performance and impact your body’s ability to cool itself....

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