Posts tagged exercise
1 Glass Of Turmeric Juice = To 60 Minutes Of Exercise

There is one really powerful ingredient that almost every single one of us has it at their kitchens right not, and let me say this spice is not just ordinary one, we are talking about turmeric. It has so many health benefits which is no wonder that is considered as a part of the superfoods list. Despite the well-known benefits, there is one more to be added: turmeric can improve your cardiovascular health as much as physical exercise.

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What You’re Probably Doing Now Is Killing You

Gretchen Reynolds is the Phys Ed columnist of The New York Times.  Her new book, The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter, and Live Longer has just been published by Penguin. She recently answered questions from AT editorial director John Rasmus about the benefits of even small amounts of exercise, and why it’s important to keep moving all day—even if you work out often.

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Can You Target Fat Loss

The rumor: You can spot-reduce to lose body fat

 

You may often hear that by targeting specific parts of your body through exercise, you can focus where your body burns fat. You probably have even seen a person in a TV commercial for an  abs exercise machine that led to someone to lose  60 pounds around his/her midsection by using it three minutes a day. And popular wisdom says there's no problem getting washboard abs if you do enough crunches.

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Healthy Hearts

How strong is your heart? By some calcuations, the healthy heart can produce enough energy in an hour to lift a one-ton car off the ground. That’s pretty strong, but what happens if your heart isn’t healthy? A damaged heart doesn’t work very well, perhaps leaving your body starved for oxygen. Even worse, if your arteries are damaged and your heart doesn’t get enough blood, you may have trouble lifting your own body out of a hospital bed, much less lifting a car off the ground.The good news: You do have some control over how healthy your heart is. What you do, what you eat and how you live can actually change how your heart works. It’s amazing if you think about it — you actually have the power to make your heart stronger with just a few changes in your lifestyle. That’s a tremendous power to have, but are you taking advantage of it?

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