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Why Does Music and Exercise Go So Well Together?

What is it about music that makes the workout seem easier? Music and exercise have been going hand in hand for seemingly forever. It’s played at every sporting event, in every exercise class, even used in team practices for rowing to help the team pull together in unison. Music has a pull on us, it takes […]

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Intermittent Fasting: What You Need to Know

The question at hand is whether or not Intermittent Fasting is a good approach to weight loss? This is a dietary approach that restricts food and sweetened beverages, typically for 2 to 7 days at a time to provide a metabolic cleanse, of sorts, and to promote weight loss. There have been animal studies and […]

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The Obesity Epidemic.

Obesity is an epidemic that is plaguing our country. Children can suffer, adults can suffer, people we love can suffer. It’s important to know what we can do to ensure the people around us lead happy and healthy lives. The best way to do this is to understand what obesity is, how we can overcome it, and […]

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Research Begins to Question Use of BMI – Body Mass Index

Body Mass Index (more commonly known as BMI) has been used by all health professionals and those in health insurance agencies for years to decide whether or not an individual is at an “ideal” weight. According to the index which is calculated by dividing the person’s weight by the square of the person’s height; someone with a BMI […]

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Official Guidelines for Physical Activity

Beginning an exercise program has become one of the most important public health issues of today. United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently met with combined support from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Heart Association (AHA) and released jointly published physical activity recommendations. These separate guidelines collectively […]

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