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Health Greater Than Fitness

Fitness industry booms, but we’re not getting fitter – Axios

Health Greater Than Fitness For most Americans, joining a health club is equal to getting healthy. New research highlights that health is greater than fitness. Unfortunately, the US healthcare system continues to focus on how much we exercise instead of what we eat, how we relate to other people, where we live, our financial stability …

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Workplace Wellness Can Backfire

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire – MarketWatch

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire Too often workplace wellness programs are miniaturized clinical visits, with focus on symptomatic vital statistics like blood pressure and not the social determinants of health. The result is that workplace wellness can backfire and produce poor health results and an even more toxic work environment. Not every company wellness program works …

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New exercise guidelines: Even parking a little farther away counts

New Exercise Guidelines Are the new exercise guidelines just settling or are they just a more practical approach? Americans, in particular, seem to have a hard time exercising. Yes. There are many gyms and people wear athletic wear so much it has become fashionable. But Americans are not getting results from their exercising binges. Perhaps …

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fitness not fit

Fitness industry booms, but we’re not getting fitter – Axios

Fitness Not Fit Fitness centers seem to have the same problem as conventional medicine… they cannot and will not deliver expected results. Like their medical counterparts, it’s not bad intentions. It is simply that fitness is not fit to fight the Modern Lifestyle. Sure. You can have a personal trainer mentor you through your squats …

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We Need Nature

We Need Nature It can be such a bother to get outdoors. We have to make sure everything in “real” life is put on hold for a few hours or maybe even a few days. There is the trip to an outdoorsy area since most of us do not live next to a forest. Then …

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Workouts Helping

Are Your Workouts Helping Or Hurting You?

Workouts Helping Since Phys Ed class in elementary school we have all been convinced that exercise is good and more exercise is better. There may well be truth in that but not all exercises are best for each person. We are learning that not all calories are equal and that we must consider the nutritional …

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exercise boosts mental health

How Exercise Can Boost Your Mental Health | Psychology Today

Exercise Boosts Mental Health There is more to exercise than the “no pain, no gain” mentality. While many Americans associate exercise with grueling physical workouts, more and more research shows exercise boosts mental health as well. As healthcare becomes more holistic, this is a great opportunity to make the most of exercise… for more than sweating. …

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The One Thing That Actually Helped With My Anxiety

Yoga Helped Anxiety “Just breathe”… probably some of the best advice for those who are moving into anxiety. Breathing can help focus the mind as well as brings a steady supply of oxygen into the body. For some, going an additional step with yoga helped anxiety. My mother always looked for natural alternatives to cure …

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: A New Model For Healthcare

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes For some reason the US healthcare system focuses on “treating” type 2 diabetes. There are enormous markets for insulin and pumps and monitors, etc. However, we rarely hear about reversing type 2 diabetes. It is certainly possible but it takes a Lifestyle approach, not a conventional medical approach. Reversing type 2 …

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Luxury Hotels Carve Out Wellness Enclaves For Health-Conscious Travelers

Luxury Wellness It just seems a bit silly that we think of wellness or well-being as a luxury. This really should be the normal state of things. Health should be the norm. Following the Kano model this luxury wellness that we now associate with elite hotels may well be the norm.  Until then let’s consider …

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