National Posture Institute News: Women’s immune systems remain younger for longer. Women’s immune systems age more slowly than men’s, suggests research in BioMed Central’s open access journal Immunity & Ageing. The slower decline in a wom...an’s immune system may contribute to women living longer than men.
Aqua Zumbahttp://www.mkfitness4life.com/blackridge-civic-associationswim-club/Water Aerobics Not Just for the Elderlyhttp://sports.yahoo.com/news/benefits-water-aerobics-not-just-elderly-150900478--spt.html
Laugh It up!25-# of calories burned in a 5-min laugh session
30 times-greater likelihood of laughing when w. others rather than alone17-average # of times an adult laughs every day.4/10 second- amount of time between the occurrence of something funny & your brain’s reaction to it.5 years - age at which we laugh the most exuberantly15-# of facial muscles that contract when you laughThis is your body on BlissFeet- A good burst of laughter improves circulation all around down to your toes
I had the opportunity to compete in my first team triathlon this past weekend. It was soooooo much fun! I can't wait to compete in another one. I've often competed in individual sports: swimming, track, road races, duathlons, triathlons. My efforts were all based on how well I trained and how well I did that day. Sure, in some of these sports I trained and competed as a team, but my event was solely mine. My efforts helped and supported my team, but I was the only one who could do the work for my event.
Looking for a convenient way to eat five or more fruits and vegetable servings a day? Keep dried fruit on hand for a quick and healthy snack. Our registered dietitian recommends dried figs, apricots, raisins, plums, blueberries, cranberries or dates. Toss some on your cereal, salad or yogurt, accent a rice dish or enjoy just as they are.Dried fruit contains more nutrients and calories than an equal amount of whole fruit. A quarter cup or palmful counts as a serving. No washing, peeling or slicing required!
What IS the difference between Standard Strength Training (SST) and Functional Strength Training (FST)?? Definition = SST is Training Isolated Muscles whereas, FST is Training Muscle Movement Examples = SST - Focuses on Muscle Development using Free weights & machines and FST - Focuses on Overall Muscle Communication & Coordination
Road Warrior: 7-11 diet, and hotel workout plan.
Traveling, a necessary evil. Eating right, also necessary and not so evil. We are all too familiar with the pangs [difficulties] of eating well while one is on the road, or at the airport. Not all of us have time to prepare our food for the day, so we are left to find good food choices in the quickest way possible. That usually involves fast food and/or some kind of processed pre-packaged food.
I've been faced with this dilemma on several occasions.
Active people take hits. They get bumps, bruises, aches, and pains. Some are ER worthy in which case the patient will undergo physician’s care. Others are mere inconveniences that cause pain, swelling, discoloration, and irritation. Instances of pain are normal, chronic pain is not. There are solutions and preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the body’s reaction to active lifestyle occurrences.
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