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5 Exercises to Relieve Neck Pain

5 Exercises to Relieve Neck Pain

Many people experience neck pains. These pains can be caused be various factors in our daily lives such as stress, injuries, a weak immune system, or just poor posture. In the cases of acute neck tension, there are a couple exercises which can be performed to...
5 Workout Modifications to Go Easy on Your Knees

5 Workout Modifications to Go Easy on Your Knees

There are five ways to put less stress on your knees when you work out. First, you should consider trying stationary lunges. Moving lunges are tougher on your knees. When you do squats, you should try standing against a wall with a physio ball behind your back. Be...
Is 10,000 Steps a Day Really the Secret to Better Health?

Is 10,000 Steps a Day Really the Secret to Better Health?

Everyone seems to be tracking their steps these days. The benchmark seems to be 10,000 steps but why 10,000? According to Prof. David R. Bassett, Jr. of the University of Tennessee, the number is calculated based on research that shows most men need to burn 2000...
Why restricting calories does not work

Why restricting calories does not work

Sometimes you think that you know everything there is to know about losing weight, and then you read an article like this. Everything shifted as I never took into consideration that drastically cutting calories hurts more in the long run. I guess that when you cut...