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Stress is a mental state that affects the mind and well-being and usually in a negative manner. While there is no definitive definition of stress (since stress affects everyone differently), there are a number of signs and symptoms that can show what stress really is. Symptoms of stress manifest themselves both psychically and mentally. Physically…

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Historically, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are a painful injury that few people recover from completely. It is common for professional sportsmen and women to retire soon after ACL tears as they have failed to recover to the necessary level to return to their sport; however, as medicine progresses with this type of injury, this…

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Diabetes and other blood sugar diseases can be mitigated with exercise.

Your blood sugar level is the measurement of the concentration of glucose in the blood. On average, the blood does have some amount of glucose already present. However, for some it can be too much or not enough at all. These two extremes can make you more susceptible to disease in the body that some…

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This is a blog that I wrote about four or five years ago. Taco Bell had come up with a silly diet plan to lose weight by eating their food. Of course, it failed miserably. This blog is an oldie but a goodie. Enjoy! I have been itching to write this blog for three weeks…

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Poor posture is something that affects most of us without even realizing it. Life today is very different than the life that our hunter-gather origins would have had. Most of our day is spent sat in office chairs, driving cars or standing still for extended periods of time, none of which we used to do…

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Most women who hit their 40s think that it is all downhill from here. However, I am sure you hear about women over 40 who are doing life-changing feats such as running a marathon or climbing Mt. Everest. For some women, they sit back thinking this is not something for them. They prefer to think…

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low carb diet

Hundreds and thousands of people across the world get involved with all types of weight loss plans. There is no deficiency of these so-called weight-loss plans, and, unfortunately, most people make the wrong choice. Many of these popular diet plans only work favorably in the beginning stage; however, in the long run, they are far…

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Yoga

As a form of exercise, yoga holds many benefits for the body and mind. As it has become more popular in Western culture, these benefits have become increasingly publicized. Although yoga holds central benefits, there are multiple forms or styles of yoga each with their individual benefits for the body and mind. Here I will…

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When I look back at my mindset when I was a teenager, I really didn’t push myself towards success. When I was playing football, I didn’t take that extra step to make myself great. I basically got by on my ability. I wouldn’t listen to my coaches when they were trying to get the absolute…

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