How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

The first rule of resistance training: you don’t need weights to create resistance. Whether it’s with bodyweight exercises, dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, or resistance band exercises, there are many ways to challenge your body, build muscle, and burn fat. If you’ve ever thought about adding resistance band exercises to your routine ...

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Is Your Gut Causing Sleepless Nights?

Is Your Gut Causing Sleepless Nights?

By Dr. Mercola You share your body with trillions of microorganisms, the bulk of which reside in your gut, including your stomach and small and large intestines. There, however, they are not restricted to influencing only the goings-on of your digestive process. Far from it, these microorganisms, collectively known as ...

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What are the Best Benefits of Fatty Fish Oils?

What are the Best Benefits of Fatty Fish Oils?

Products containing essential fatty acids (EFAs) are heavily promoted by companies who make bold claims about their benefits. Marketing such products normally center around omega-3 fatty acid content. However, there is far more to understand beyond the writing on the label. What are essential fatty acids? You’ve no doubt heard ...

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March #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Combating the Stigma of Chronic Illness

March #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Combating the Stigma of Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness not only means dealing with a lifetime of complications but it also means endlessly fighting off the stigma associated with chronic illness. How do you combat the stigma of chronic illness? Is it through education and awareness? Is it your role as a Patient Leader ...

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The Dark Side of Green Smoothies

Green smoothies: Not necessarily a “health food” In the health community, the green smoothie has become the poster child for healthy eating. If you are a green smoothie fan, your typical recipe probably looks something like this: 1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped 8 ounces unsweetened almond milk 2 cups ...

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