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Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

A woman who is serious about losing weight and getting a toned body might purchase membership at a gym where she can benefit from using the full range of exercise equipment. She might jump on a treadmill, straddle a stationary bicycle or elliptical machine for an hour, then go straight home, thinking that her workout day is done.

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Cholesterol cannot dissolve in the blood. Carriers called lipoproteins, which got their name because they are made of fat (lipid) and proteins must transport cholesterol through your bloodstream. The two types of lipoproteins that carry cholesterol to and from cells are low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, and high-density lipoprotein, or HDL. LDL cholesterol and HDL cholesterol, along with one fifth of your triglyceride level, make up your total cholesterol count, which can be determined through a blood test.

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Normal Numbers Don’t Equal Good Health Written by Dr. Alona Pulde

A few years ago, I had a conversation with my aunt that went something like this: Me: “I didn’t know you had high blood pressure.” Aunt: “I don’t” Me: “But I see these medications for high blood pressure on your counter.

Here’s how to stay hydrated

Here’s how to stay hydrated

Fluids are vital for your body’s health; hydration is important for keeping muscles healthy, maintaining focus and concentration, and battling tiredness. You’ve already heard the drill about misreading thirstiness as hunger pangs. If you’re undertaking an intense fitness workout, then it’s doubly important to dose up on fluids to ensure that your body doesn’t become dehydrated.

Getting the most out of your first yoga class

Getting the most out of your first yoga class

When you hear about yoga, the first things that spring to mind are probably physical exercise and people stretching into bizarre poses. Yet yoga is much more than just an exercise – it connects your body, mind, and spirit so that while you’re performing yoga, you can relieve stress and experience peace of mind.

Home VS Gym: Where should you workout?

Home VS Gym: Where should you workout?

There are a hundred and one ways for women to build and maintain a physically healthy body but it is a balanced workout routine that works best for most people. But where is the best place for this? Is exercising at home better than at the gym? Well everyone has their own opinion.

6 things you should never do at the gym

6 things you should never do at the gym

When it comes to losing weight and getting a toned body, we rely on gym workouts for the best results. Most gyms have all the equipment you need – treadmills, weight lifting benches, and exercise bikes to name just a few. Of course, once you purchase membership, you probably have a general idea of what to do at the gym.

Boost your immune system with these 4 foods

Boost your immune system with these 4 foods

We’re exposed to hundreds of toxins everyday. From the exhaust fumes we breathe to the chemicals in foods, soap and shampoos, plastics, pesticides and more. That’s why it’s important to do all you can to keep your body as healthy as possible. And one way to do that is to mind what you eat.

Why it’s time to give rope wall yoga a go

Why it’s time to give rope wall yoga a go

Like any form of exercise, yoga needs to remain interesting, exciting and fun if it’s something you are going to continue to enjoy practicing. If you are doing the same old routines each week and never mixing things up, then it’s only going to be a matter of time before you start getting bored and think about quitting.