Category Archive: FitTips

Oct 29

A Pulled Muscle Turned Into A Medical Emergency

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Last week I had an unexpected medical scare. I don’t normally post about my illnesses, but in this case, I believe it’s my responsibility to do so because it may save a life. It began about 3 weeks ago when I thought I had pulled a tendon in my calf. I googled it (of course, …

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Sep 08

8 Tips for Fitting in Exercise

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Why should you exercise? Exercising is just about having a better looking body. It’s about getting healthy. Exercise helps prevent high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. As we age, exercise helps strengthen our bones preventing osteoporosis.   Government Exercise guidelines are as follows: ~2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity …

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Jul 31

Five Winning Strategies for Getting into Shape

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This entry is a guest post by Aviva Hill, Board Certified Family Physician and a writer. She blogs as a contributor at Mindbodygreen.com and Healthdaddy.org about health, fitness and nutrition.   Many people consider getting into shape as a basic task but it really needs to add up more efforts so as to achieve the best results. …

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Jul 11

Fun and Fitness at Home – The Alternative to Gym Membership

  While being a member of a gym is an excellent way of getting yourself into shape, there are a number of reasons why this is not always the best option for everyone. Rising costs, the inconvenience of travel and the need for privacy can all play their part in putting people off a trip …

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Apr 07

No Pain, No Gain? Sore Muscles Explained!

Today we have a special guest post by Cat Smiley   Anyone who has trained hard understands the intense ‘after-math’ that hits your muscles during the initial stages of working out, or adapting to a new level of training. For the first few days/weeks, if you are training hard there will be an extreme level …

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Mar 14

How 20 pounds are keeping you from living the life of your dreams

A guest post by the author of Curly Girl Fit Life The constant pursuit of weight loss is keeping you from connecting with your passion & your purpose. In a nutshell, trying to be thin has prevented you from living your BEST life.   There, I said it.   I know that some people may …

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