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Qigong: Self-Healing Through Fitness

Traditional Chinese Medicine is becoming more and more popular in the western world. One of the most popular forms of TCM, besides acupuncture of course, is the form of meditation and physical exercise known as Qigong. Qigong literally has thousands of different forms and styles, all meant to attract...
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5 Aging Exercise Myths That are Old and Tired!

Getting older doesn’t have to rob you of your independence or your carefree lifestyle. If you’re a baby boomer then— like it or not—you’re approaching “senior” status. As we age, it is important to know that the negative stereotypes about age and physical activity are...
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Can Your Walking Routine Go the Distance?

You’ve been walking for awhile now and maybe you’re feeling bored with your routine or you want to see what you can accomplish. It’s time to start setting some bigger goals for yourself and you might want to consider taking part in some local walking events. There are many different...
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Everyday Activities that Count as Exercise

If you’re like me, then you’re exhausted by the time you get home from running around all day. Chances are you’re not thinking about hitting the gym to squeeze in a workout. Life is busy and for many of us it’s hard to find time for a trip to the gym. Unfortunately, being busy...
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You’re no Dummy! Consider the Yoga Book for Anyone

There have lots of the “for dummies” books published over the last two decades. One of the most popular, is of course, Yoga for Dummies. And while you can get a really good overview of the practice in different types of yoga by using a book like Yoga for Dummies, there are also other resources...
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5 Tips for Buying the Perfect Bicycle

In our last article, we talked about the different types of bikes. Now that you understand the choices, let’s talk about how to choose the best bike for you. Bicycle riding is a great way to spend time with the family and to get exercise. Why doesn’t everyone ride a bicycle nowadays? For...
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Exercise and Diabetes: Prevent, Manage or Reverse the Disease

Exercise is good for everyone. When you get moving on a regular schedule with some sort of exercise program, you not only feel better, you reduce your risk of diabetes. There are many risk factors for “adult onset diabetes,” but the good news is that most of them are linked to lifestyle choices. This...
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How to Choose a Treadmill: Most Important Features

Choosing a good treadmill isn’t always easy. There are many different types, features, and price ranges that must be considered. It’s important to decide what you need and don’t settle for less because if you do you may not use it. Treadmills are usually an expensive purchase and...
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What’s Really Holding You Back? How to Build the Foundation for Success

In my last blog I showed you that proven studies have shown us that a solid 80% of the time what keeps you from achieving your true potential is your own belief system or fear, and only 20% of the time are there legitimate barriers keeping you from being at your best! Here’s a great quote that...
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Why Walk Away the Inches

Even though walking is a great choice for beginners it is also the preferred choice of many experienced walkers because of the points mentioned above. The main things to remember when walking for weight loss is to talk to your doctor, eat healthy, stay hydrated, and make walking an enjoyable, daily experience. Here...
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