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Getting in Shape Without the Gym

Getting in Shape Without the Gym

Book Review: You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises Author: Mark Lauren 192 pages, Ballantine Books, $16.00 Get in better shape without going to the gym with the help of Mark Lauren. Lauren is not a Hollywood ...

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Alleviating Chronic Back Pain

Alleviating Chronic Back Pain

Book Review: Treat Your Own Back Author: Robin McKenzie, CNZM, OBE, FCSP (Hon), FNZSP (Hon), Dip MDT, Dip MT 100 pages, Spinal Publications New Zealand Ltd, $10.00 Many people suffer from acute or chronic back pain and have tried holistic adjustment ...

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Preventing Common Sports Injuries

Preventing Common Sports Injuries

It goes without saying that participating in organized sports is a great way of getting and staying in shape. Unfortunately, such activities also place the body at risk of injury. While there is no way to completely avoid getting hurt ...

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Smoothie Cleanse: A Health Transformation?

Smoothie Cleanse: A Health Transformation?

Book Review: 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse Author: JJ Smith $12.35, Adiva Publishing, 167 If you are looking to lose weight, increase your energy, have mental clarity, better sleep and digestion, or less bloating, the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse may be just ...

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Inspiring Change Through Yoga

Inspiring Change Through Yoga

Book Review:Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life Author: Brad Willis a.k.a. Bhava Ram 362, Benbella Books, $14.95 Brad Willis’s Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life is not your typical ‘how to’ book demonstrating yoga poses which are ...

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Could Stem Cells Prevent Muscle Loss?

Could Stem Cells Prevent Muscle Loss?

Even if you don’t much about them, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about “stem cells” at some point in the past. Stem cells play a major role in the body, and therefore get plenty of attention from medical researchers, ...

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Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Growing Human Muscle – With Pig Tissue

Regardless of your level of physical activity, it’s a good bet that you’ll suffer at least a few physical injuries in your lifetime. Many of these bumps and bruises are relatively minor, and the body recovers fairly quickly. Unfortunately, this ...

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A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions

A Look at Three New Tests for Concussions

Regardless of where you happen to live, there are bound to be a fair number of sports fans residing nearby. Sports are an important part of cultures the world over, although the popularity of various sports varies depends on location. ...

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Sitting and Disability Risk for Seniors

Sitting and Disability Risk for Seniors

There’s a good reason why the phrase “couch potato” is considered a pejorative term. People who spend hours on end anchored to their coach generally aren’t in the best of shape, and as a result tend to be in less-than-ideal ...

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