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Prolonged Sitting May Cause Heart Disease

We’ve got one more study from 2014 proving that prolonged sitting is incredibly detrimental to your overall health, regardless of if you are fit...

Running May Slow Down the Aging Process

As we grow older, our maximum aerobic capacity declines. What this means is that we don’t take in and transport as much oxygen as...

Physical Inactivity May Cause Your Brain to Shrink

Why should you get moving? Because according to science, a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk for colds, viruses and infections, heart disease, diabetes, and...

Fact or Myth: Does Yoga Protect Against Heart Disease?

This is a FACT… Yoga is an ancient Indian mind-body practice that combines the physical with the mental and spiritual to strengthen the body and...

Squatting for Health

Did You Know...that squatting can help you live longer…and increase the quality of your life? Before we delve into the dangers of sitting and the...

Physical Inactivity Increases Your Risk of Premature Death

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 60% of the world’s population is not sufficiently active. The case against physical inactivity keeps...
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Did You Know… …Running May Make You Less Likely to Have Joint Problems?

Even avid runners often worry that the repetitive motion of running causes excessive wear and tear on their joints, and particularly their knees. This...
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The Secret to Preserving Muscle As You Age

As we age, preserving muscle mass is critical to our health and quality of life. Sarcopenia is the gradual loss of muscle mass and...
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Fast, Natural Relief for Anxiety

Did You Know… …the five finger qi gong relaxation technique is a highly effective natural remedy for anxiety?  Chronic anxiety is dangerous. It can lead to...
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Fact or Myth: Is 10,000 Steps a Day a Necessity for Optimal Health?

This is a FACT. It may sound like a lot, but taking 10,000 steps a day is a necessity for optimal health. That’s 5 miles...