Posts Tagged “muscles”

Watching Boob Tube vs Exercise!

by kathryn629 on March 25, 2014

Harvard research scientists found that every hour per day that women spent fitness walking instead of watching television they decreased their risk of obesity by 24% and diabetes by 34%. Photo image via American Woman Magazine

Vitamin D ~ The Sunshine Vitamin

by kathryn629 on January 8, 2014

Vitamin D is called the Sunshine Vitamin because it’s produced in your skin when your naked skin (no sunscreen) is exposed to sunlight. It is a fat soluble vitamin and includes D1, D2, & D3. It can affect as many (…)

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STAY FLEXIBLE

by kathryn629 on December 3, 2013

Flexibility naturally decreases with age. Stretching is essential to keep tendons, ligaments, and joints limber. Stretch only after you warm your muscles up to avoid damage to tendons and muscles. When stretching, fully extend the muscle and hold the stretch (…)

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Warm-Up!

by kathryn629 on November 22, 2013

To prevent injury when strength training, it is essential you warm up for 5 to 10 minutes with some light cardiovascular activity such as walking, jogging, cycling or rowing and then cool down with some light stretching for 5 to (…)

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Circulation & Immune system

by kathryn629 on October 21, 2013

To boost your circulation and immune system, try thermotherapy. In the shower, alternate warm water with cold water for 30 seconds each. The cold water sends blood to your organs while the warm water brings it rushing back to the (…)

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