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10 Tips: Diabetes and Exercise

 10 Tips: Diabetes and Exercise  Let’s talk about exercise! In this video we’re going to go through 10 tips every person with diabetes should know to exercise safely and effectively. Before you get started it’s important to consult your doctor and make sure you’re cleared to start an exercise routine. The benefits of exercising are huge, especially for people with…

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Plan Your Diabetes Safe Exercise Routine

Create the Right Exercise Routine Exercise–everyone knows how vital it is to your health and well-being. But why is it so difficult to make regular exercise a habit? Let’s talk about creating a diabetes-friendly exercise routine that can become a part of your day-to-day lifestyle. The key is the make part of your daily plan.…

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Ways to Stay Healthy with a Desk Job

Why Is Sitting Bad For You? We’ve all heard it. Sitting for long periods of time is not what our bodies were meant to do. But did you know that physical inactivity, especially sitting for long periods, has been linked to increased mortality rates second only to smoking? According to research from the American College…

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Yoga For Back Pain

Yoga or Therapy May Help Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic low back pain, you might be desperate for some sort of solution to the debilitating condition. Chronic low back pain is a widespread problem. According to WebMD, Americans spend over $50 billion each year on back pain. About 80 percent of the population will experience a back problem at some…

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How Lower Back Pain is Improved by Exercise

Most people suffer from lower back pain at one point or another, but treating it remains hit and miss. Research reported by Reuters says that 80 percent of all people will suffer from some sort of back pain during their lives. An estimated 90 percent of all chronic pain sufferers are prescribed opioid pain medications…

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Seniors Swim Their Way To Health

High blood pressure, bad balance, arthritis — these are common problems for seniors. Still, all the experts say you should get out there and exercise. If traditional exercise just hurts, why not try swimming? Swimming is the ideal exercise for people with joint and muscle pain. The buoyant water takes the pain out of much…

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Get Moving

For better health: Get up, stand up, move around Researchers are studying the negative effects of sitting for extended time periods, both at the office and by the TV. Dr. Allan Hedge, a professor at Cornell University, says for every half-hour working in an office, people should sit for 20 minutes, stand for eight minutes…

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A Healthy Retiree is a Happy Retiree

You can see yourself taking a swim in the pool of a fancy Hawaiian resort, riding a bike through Central Park in New York or hiking in a beautiful national park. The vision makes you feel wonderful and your retirement time is not so far away. But will you be strong enough and fit enough…

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