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Getting fit can be fun when you include the entire family. By making it a family affair you can all help motivate one another to eat better and get more exercise while having fun together. You and your spouse will enjoy the energy that results from a healthier lifestyle while the kids will be able to develop good habits that can last a lifetime. Best of all, getting fit with your family is a wonderful way to find room for both family time and exercise in your busy schedule. The Fitness Challenge The best way to get the entire family…

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MMA, also known as “Mixed Martial Arts”, has become extremely popular with the past decade because of UFC. More individuals have become interested in signing up for MMA classes and groups. Before signing up for MMA, here are some things that you should know. History of MMA Before signing up for an MMA class, research the history of the sport and its roots. Consider your reasoning for signing up for an MMA class and whether you are doing so for personal gain or if you have an interest in a fighting career. Spend time researching local organizations and communities dedicated…

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Before you sign your child up for gymnastics, you need to consider all that it entails. Here are some things you need to know about gymnastics and its benefits. Expectations Tell your child that no one expects them to do flips on the first day. It’ll start out slow to make sure your child understands and knows the basics. Before kids ever start on tumbling, the bars or the balance beam, they have to learn how to lunge, hollow, straddle, pike, tuck and arch. These basic positions will be helpful in assuming the correct form and being flexible while doing…

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Nothing can dampen a great first impression or kill the mood faster than bad breath. No matter how prepared you are to combat that less-than-fresh breath, it has a way of popping up at the least convenient times. Of course, the first and most important step in combating bad breath, or halitosis, is maintaining a healthy mouth, so brushing, flossing, and seeing a dentist regularly are excellent practices to promote good oral hygiene. But how can you battle halitosis during the day in between brushing? Below are ten ways to freshen your breath naturally that you can easily adopt into…

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National Eye Exam Awareness Month is an ideal time to have an eye exam. Here are some reasons why it’s important to have your eyes checked. Eye Exams Reveal More Than How Well a Person Can See Maintaining proper vision is a major component in an individual’s quality of life, but routine eye examinations can also identify certain eye diseases. Glaucoma Glaucoma is one of the primary reasons for blindness. When a person has open angle glaucoma, eye pressure will increase, which is typically painless, and it will eventually cause optic nerve damage. Narrow-angle glaucoma is different and causes severe…

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Coloring is a new object of fascination among adults, it’s been discovered that it is stress relieving tool with far reaching health benefits. Coloring can also be executed on digital platforms like tablets, PC and Smartphone. Coloring generates wellness, a calming ambience and stimulates the brain’s motor skills. Dr. Carl Jung is one of the first psychologists to tout coloring’s ability to produce a calming and relaxing effect. Another psychologist, Gloria Martinez opines that coloring activates the cerebral hemispheres of the brain, most notably the vision and motor skills since the activity demands logic and creativity. The logic comes from…

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In the summer, your skin is exposed to a variety of conditions, with the change in temperature, humidity, amount of sunlight and length of UV rays. Having healthy skin not only makes you look like your most beautiful self, but it also makes the rest of your body healthier. Follow the skin care tips below to keep your skin healthy and beautiful all summer long. Wear Sunscreen It’s important to protect your skin when you go outside, especially during the summer. Protecting your skin from harmful rays will not only keep you looking younger for longer, but it will also…

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Spending a day in the sun is one of the most enjoyable parts of summer. You feel good when you bask yourself in the sun to get the essential skin care benefits such as Vitamin D. However, exposing yourself to the sun for a long period of time can cause skin damage. Some of the effects include wrinkles, brown spots, and premature aging. To prevent your skin from developing skin damage, follow the skin care routine below after spending a day in the sun. Cleanse Your Skin Every time you go outdoors, you’re exposed to allergens and pollutants that can…

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Summer has its perks, including beach season! Don’t cut back on your workout just because it’s hot out. Keep consistent with your workouts without letting the heat get the best of you with the helpful tips below. Get beach-ready body while staying calm and cool under the hot summer sun! 1. Stay Hydrated While there are different guidelines on how much water to consume daily, the general fallback is still the “8 by 8” rule, which says to drink eight glasses of eight ounces each of water per day. Be careful not to overdo your hydration either, water intoxication can…

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As much fun as the warm weather can be, it’s important to know heart-healthy tips on how to thrive in the heat. Many people don’t think they need to modify their lifestyle to safely manage the heat, but paying attention to when you exercise and what you eat can make a significant difference in how well your body copes with the heat. Heart Health Challenges in the Summer Your heart has to pump harder to cool you down and make you sweat. For people with a compromised heart, this extra stress from the additional pumping can overwhelm the cardiovascular system.…

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