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  • The Impact of Fitness on Your Health (National Physical Fitness Month)

    The Impact of Fitness on Your Health (National Physical Fitness Month)

    According to the results of a large-scale research study, people who do not exercise have a 500% increased risk of death as compared to those who exercised regularly. Being unfit or having poor results on a treadmill stress test is worse for your health than having diabetes, hypertension, or smoking!

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  • Golf Swing Causing You Pain? – 7 Common Injuries linked to Golf

    Golf Swing Causing You Pain? – 7 Common Injuries linked to Golf

    Golf is a sport that people of all age groups and skill levels can play, and as with any sport, injuries are a part of the game. The complex and dynamic nature of the golf swing accounts for most injuries linked to golf. Recreational golfers get injured mostly due to improper technique, while professional golfers are often plagued with overuse injuries.

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  • Alleviate Back Pain with these Stretches

    Alleviate Back Pain with these Stretches

    It has been estimated that about 80% of the American population will experience back pain at some point in their lives. A sedentary lifestyle, poor posture, and compressive stresses acting on the spine throughout the day are some of the causes for this condition.

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  • Nutrition at Your Fingertips: Easy, Convenient Solutions for Heart Healthy Foods

    Nutrition at Your Fingertips: Easy, Convenient Solutions for Heart Healthy Foods

    Did you know that heart disease is the #1 cause of death across the globe? The frequent consumption of processed foods, increased stress levels, and a sedentary lifestyle are mainly responsible for this situation. The good news is you can dramatically lower your risk for developing heart disease with heart-healthy nutrition.

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  • How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

    How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

    There is a logical link between excess weight and joint degeneration. The more you weigh, the more stress on your joints and the higher the chances of developing joint pain and degenerative joint disease

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  • Don't Go on Spring Break Without This!

    Don't Go on Spring Break Without This!

    In the long stretch of time between winter vacation and the summer holidays, many of us get ready for spring break. But before you rush headlong into the beach for some well-deserved rest and relaxation, you must ensure you are adequately protected from the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the US - skin cancer.

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  • Are You Heart Healthy?

    Are You Heart Healthy?

    The human heart is an amazing organ that weighs less than a pound and beats about 100,000 times every day (over 2.5 million times in a lifetime).

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  • The Good News About Colon Cancer

    The Good News About Colon Cancer

    With significant advances in medical science, the number of deaths caused due to colon cancer has been declining over the past several decades. In fact, it is estimated there are 1 million plus survivors of this disease in the United States alone. And the best news is that colon cancer can be prevented! Colon cancer screening saves lives.

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