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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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HyVIDA's Hydrogen Infusion, a Blog Worthy Review - Taste & Health

HyVIDA's Hydrogen Infusion, a Blog Worthy Review - Taste & Health

Our Blogs are intended to provide informative content to enlighten, educate and guide your "well-being compass".  The following review of HyVIDA surely falls within those guidelines. Instagram Post by @tastethisreviews May 14, 2017 (Bottled Water Critic)  REVIEW OF: HyVIDA - HyVIDA is a hydrogen infused spring water, canned at the source at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. If you've read my review of hFactor, you'll know I went into this review with a healthy skepticism. My experience with HyVIDA was very different. Let's first start with the water. I've never had water from Mt. Fuji. I tried it as...

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8 Ways to Ease Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

8 Ways to Ease Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

By Jake Heikkinen, AT, ATC, CSCS  Henry Ford Medical Center If you’ve ever hiked to the top of a mountain, ran a longer distance than you planned or carried a child around the Detroit Zoo, chances are you’ve experienced post-workout muscle soreness. Muscle soreness is a common consequence of overworking your body. Muscles grow and become stronger when they’re subjected to forces that cause microscopic tears in the muscle fibers. Fluid rushes to the area to flush out the damaged cells and build new, stronger muscle cells—and that can be uncomfortable. The discomfort actually has a formal name: delayed onset...

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