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The Best New Year’s Resolution I Ever Made Was To Exercise Less

“There’s a New Year’s resolution I think you need to make,” said my husband, James, a resident physician. “I think you should only run four day a week. Only four days of working out each week.”“Are you just jealous that I can run more than you?” I responded with a wink.James rolled his eyes. “No way am I jealous of you. You’re a prisoner. I like to…
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8 Lifestyle Habits You Must Adopt in 2022

Developing simple lifestyle habits can be much easier and more effective than traditional resolutions. January 2022 is more than just the start of a new year – it’s the perfect time to evaluate your wellness routine and reinvigorate your life.Also Read - Thinking of Ways to Reduce Back Pain? Try Switching to Smart Chairs Rather than…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Build Muscle

We’ve all heard about the benefits of exercising, that it will help us lose weight, stay strong and look and feel good. But how many of us actually understand how important muscle growth is to our overall health? While your diet is key, muscle growth is equally vital.Also Read - Known as 'Moradabad Express', This Man Ran 66 Kms…
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The Best Winter Workout Gear for Every Activity

The best winter workout gear vastly differs from summer’s exercise staples. Yes, sports bras and leggings remain part of the equation, but colder weather calls for more insulating pieces. Think thicker tights, down-filled vests, long-sleeve tops, thermal jackets, and weatherproof sneakers, plus winter workout accessories like hats, gloves, neck…
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Beware that nocebo strapped to your wrist

Most people are familiar with the concept of a placebo, where merely providing positive information can improve perception of well-being. Yet the opposite also occurs, with negative data making people feel worse about their own health.That’s a nocebo — Latin for “I shall harm” as opposed to “I shall please” for placebo. And there’s a good…
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Exercise Gains Traction as a Way to Fight Cancer

Dec. 10, 2021 -- Nancy Howe’s oncologist was emphatic: You need to take it easy. It was 1997, and Howe had just had surgery for head and neck cancer. Now she had to withstand 7 weeks of radiation therapy, and the side effects that go with it -- deep fatigue most of all.Howe had always been physically active but had lost muscle and felt depressed…
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