Tag Archive: exercise

Man Stuck to Couch

Authorities discovered an obese man who was stuck to his couch. He lived with his girlfriend and supposedly another person but for over two years was unable even with her assistance to get up from where he was sitting. From what I read he was covered in feces, urine, maggots, and other horrible things that…

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Obese Babies

Latest research has shown that 1/3 of babies are overweight, and by age 2 they don’t get any thinner. It’s been suggested that breastfeeding alone not combined with bottle feeding will help keep a baby normal weight. They also say that putting cereal in with the formula is a bad idea as it will help…

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Points Plus

Weight Watchers is redoing their points system after 13 years. The theory of calories consumed is of course the same, but now they’ll be rating foods on the GI index. Foods lower on that list may have the same calories but foods that are healthier for you will have better points. It’s one thing to…

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Teen Tuesday

As a reader you probably get very bored time to time with some of the posts and articles that you read. I can tell you that as a writer there are things we write that are just as boring. I am at such a point. I am tired of rewriting news articles about some aspects…

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Interval Fitness Training

So now the fitness experts are saying that a 15 or 20 minute intense workout, done about once a week is all you really need to get in shape and stay in shape. They say that 4 sets of 4 minute hard workouts with a three minute rest is better than the half hour every…

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Shaker Weights

OK, maybe they really provide a wonderful arm workout, and maybe I just have a dirty mind. However I can’t take the commercial for this product seriously especially because it states it was made for woman. If you haven’t seen it before it looks like a long metal dumbbell but when you use it it…

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Life’s Simple Seven for Health and Longevity

The American Heart Association now has come up with a checklist of seven factors that will further health and lifespan another 20% or more. Experts say that people who have been doing more preventitive measures have helped to lower heart and stroke risks by 35% in recent years. Doctors feel that by following these seven…

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Food and Your Health

     I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the relationship of what you eat to your health and illnesses and I am overwhelmingly convince that if we eat the right foods in the right portions and exercise, we would avoid so many mainstream illnesses. If you believe in a creator, imagine all the warnings he’s…

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Cholesterol Drugs For Eight Year Olds?

     I’m sure there are cases where young children who are genetically predisposed to having high cholesterol, need the intervention of a statin, a cholesterol lowering drug. My own mother, while not a child has had a big problem with high cholesterol despite both my parents efforts to only buying and preparing low cholesterol and…

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