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    What Causes Heart Attacks and Tips to Avoid Them

    Heart disease is one of the nation’s deadliest killers taking the lives of almost one million Americans each year. Each of us has a different susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, your fitness level and what you eat plays a major role. Approximately 64 million Americans have cardiovascular disease, and here is the shocker; as many as […]

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    A Quick Look at “The Couch Potato Workout”

    There’s good news for people who want to watch their weight without giving up watching TV. Now there’s a new workout for couch potatoes and people who think they’re too busy to find time to stay fit. With time at a premium, many Americans are turning to creative forms of exercise. In a recent survey […]

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    Multivitamin 101

    A multivitamin is a supplement that you can take that has many different types of vitamins and minerals in it. It is important because if you don’t have time to be taking all of the separate vitamins, you might not be getting all that you need. If you are able to take a good multivitamin, […]

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    Fitness Trackers Out of Step When Measuring Calories

    Story Source Fitness devices can help monitor heart rate but are unreliable at keeping tabs on calories burned, research has revealed. Scientists put seven consumer devices through their paces, comparing their data with gold-standard laboratory measurements. “We were pleasantly surprised at how well the heart rate did — under many circumstances for most of the […]

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    Love’em or Hate’em, Carbs will be Carbs.

    Not carbohydrates are all good or all bad. No food is truly bad or good. Carbohydrates and food items simply cause different things to happen in your body when you eat them. It is better to think of carbohydrates as whether you should eat them or avoid them, as opposed to them being bad or […]

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    Just the Tips: 15 for Fitness

    1) Stop and Go If you play a sport that requires a full sprint, remember that a full sprint strains the muscles of the lower body. To combat this, do stop-and-go exercises. For example, run 50 yards at about 80 percent of your effort, slow to a jog for 20 to 40 yards, then run […]

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    Fake Fitness News

    Has fake fitness news prevented you from starting an exercise program? Let’s clear up the confusion and let these exercise tips improve your workout routine. Hopefully none of these common exercise myths, mistakes, and misconceptions have prevented you from working out thus far: 1) Fake Fitness News: Failure to Set Goals Do you exercise without a […]