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9 Myths Of Exercising You Don’t Know About

There are many misconceptions regarding exercise that exist till today even with the easy access to information. I have come across countless numbers of people through our Fitness Centre that were just misinformed or thought their logic had to be true.  Here are some of the most common exercise myths as well as the not-so-common facts based on current exercise research. Exercise Myth 1. Low intensity workout burns more fat In general, low intensity exercise has its place, if you are a person who has lead a sedentary life style […]

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4 Steps To Relieve Back Pain

Michael J. Homan is a Reiki Master and studies natural healthing methods such as Acupressure, Electro-Acupuncture, Reflexology, Crystal Therapy, Chinese Magnetic Cupping, has his own e-Book called 4 Step s To A Pain-FREE Back!, and has a health related web site devoted to health issues and natural healing techniques. By Michael J. Homan I have studied and taken courses in acupressure. Studied some on chiropractic. I also have looked into psychological issues to do with pain and medical problems. And I am also a Reiki Master. So now that you have […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil

It is a common misconception that coconut oil is bad for you. People all over the world are experiencing the healthy benefits of using coconut oil. It is actually one of the healthiest oils you can consume. Here are the top seven reasons why you should use coconut oil as an alternative to other common cooking oils. 1. Coconut oil doesn’t turn to fat in your body. Unlike many other common oils, like soy (vegetable) and corn, coconut oil won’t make you fat. Coconut oil contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), which […]

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Coconut Oil: Cholesterol And Weight Loss Maintenance That Tastes Good

Coconut oil does not contain toxic unsaturated oil that other oils do. It is loaded with healthy benefits that include lowering your cholesterol and your weight. If you find yourself in the 50’s and over group, should your cholesterol and weight rank higher than your retirement plan? Coconut oil has a pleasant taste, does not go rancid (even after a year) like other oils and has health benefits instead of health detriments. Civilizations consuming coconut oil without the trans fat oils are healthier, have less colon problems, less cancer, do […]

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Acupuncture: Still The Sharp Choice Alternative Pain Relief Method

The ancient Chinese alternative healing method called Acupuncture is now a popular and widely accepted alternative pain relief method  throughout Western society. Many  million of Westerners  have tried this alternative therapy. It is offered in many chronic pain clinics and is covered by some insurers and managed health organisations. The Chinese therapy of acupuncture has been used for millions of years to treat a range of ailments. Now it looks like Western medicine is getting the point. The intent of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain and […]

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Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo trees, are one of the oldest species of trees cultivated in China and are believed to be 150 to 200 million years old. The ginkgo trees grow in average soil and even in full sun. The tree can grow 100 to 120 feet. Ginkgo trees are very resistant to pollution and infection and hardly suffer any disease. Insects rarely attack these plants. Due to these reasons these trees are most tolerant even in urban conditions and are grown as shade trees. Ginkgo or ginkgo biloba extracts is made from […]

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8 Fitness and Health Tips

1. Stay away from sodas/soft drinks and sweetened drinks. Many people are so fond of drinking sodas/soft drinks and sweetened drinks. If you are one of them, then this practice may very well be one of the reasons why you have gained lots of weight. Thus, it is time to cut down your consumption of such drinks. There have been people that I have been helping to get into shape, when I ask them how is your diet they tell its great, but for some reason people don’t think that […]

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