Tip: Stop the Excuses

No ExcusesWhen starting a new exercise routine and/or healthy habit, or to stay on course for one you’ve already begun, don’t use the “excuse” that you don’t have time for xyz.  That excuse just means it isn’t important to you.  Just ten minutes a day is better than nothing.

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Tip: Muscle Burns Fat

More Muscle Burns More FatDiet and exercise are health factors dependent on each other.  As we age, the more we need to move and remain active. The reasons are two-fold: 1) the older we are we tend to put on excess body fat, especially around the middle, and 2) muscle mass diminishes as we age.  So what can you do?

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Tip: Diet or Exercise to Lose Weight

One of the biggest reasons people give for not exercising is lack of time.

How Much Exercise to Lose WeightA study at Washington University School of Medicine found that people who cut 230 calories a day for one year and didn’t exercise lost muscle mass, strength and aerobic capacity. People who exercised without cutting calories lost the same amount of weight without sacrificing muscle mass.

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Tip: How Can Physical Activity Improve Your Health

Inactivity leads to a greater risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood fat levels and obesity.

Health Benefits of Physical ActivityInactivity leads to a greater risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood fat levels and obesity.

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Tip: The Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is widely known for its ability to remedy seasickness, but ginger is also…

The Benefits of GingerGinger is widely known for its ability to remedy seasickness, but ginger is also good for relieving heartburn and soothing the stomach.  It is also helpful as an anti-inflammatory for arthritis.

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