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Can Knee Sleeves Help Prevent Injuries?

Many competitive athletes report relief from pain and a feeling of increased stability in the knee when wearing compression knee sleeves. Distance runners, power lifters and crossfitters have taken cues from Olympic athletes and Strongman champions, and use knee sleeves in workouts and competition for support, warmth and injury prevention. Knee sleeves can enhance your […]

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Can Knee Sleeves Help Prevent Injuries?

Many competitive athletes report relief from pain and a feeling of increased stability in the knee when wearing compression knee sleeves. Distance runners, power lifters and crossfitters have taken cues from Olympic athletes and Strongman champions, and use knee sleeves in workouts and competition for support, warmth and injury prevention. Knee sleeves can enhance your […]

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HCG For Weight Loss

When sifting through dieting options you may come across a diet known as the HCG diet. HCG is a naturally occurring hormone that a woman’s body produces while she is pregnant. People who back this diet claim that the use of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) in support of a very low calorie intake will cause […]

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Rejuvenating Sore Muscles

Recovering from a hard workout is a necessary part of a dutiful regiment. You will need to ensure your body is being taken care of by giving it the proper nutrition and taking steps to keep it healthy. Cramps or soreness will often occur and means different methods will be needed to recover and release tension […]

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The Elements of a Successful Weight Loss Program

Every weight loss program should start at your doctor’s office. Your doctor can determine how much and what type of exercise is safe for you. He or she can set your proper caloric intake and show you how to stay within those limits. Your target weight may not be your healthy weight. A physician will […]

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Tips for Staying in Shape for the Summer

It’s harder to stay in shape over the summer, especially when you’re someone who doesn’t have to work. Anyone who spends most of the year behind the desk as a worker or a student wants to unwind when summertime comes around. They have dealt with so much and are weary from their various stresses from […]

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Weight Training for Men

INTRODUCTION When you think of weight training you think of muscle bound men sweating in a gym lifting piles of heavy barbells or toiling away working on a variety of strange looking machines and contraptions. While this is true it doesn’t have to be that way. There are many ways to work out. BODY WEIGHT […]

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Infographic Leads Medical Studentss to Relevant Teaching Videos

I work in a highly competitive teaching hospital as a first year resident physician in the psychiatric program. During six AM rounds our attending physician asks pertinent questions regarding patient cases. After rounds my attending asked me to meet her in her office. When she stated that she noticed recent improvements in my detailed patient […]

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The Elements of a Successful Weight Loss Program

Every weight loss program should start at your doctor’s office. Your doctor can determine how much and what type of exercise is safe for you. He or she can set your proper caloric intake and show you how to stay within those limits. Your target weight may not be your healthy weight. A physician will […]

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Trouble Losing Weight? Try These Tips

Are you struggling to lose weight? Or to keep weight you’ve lost off?  Many people who go though diet programs find that there are times when losing the weight or keeping it off becomes hard to do.  Here are some ideas you can consider to help re-invigorate your weight loss plan and your motivations: Join a weight […]

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Tips for Staying in Shape for the Summer

It’s harder to stay in shape over the summer, especially when you’re someone who doesn’t have to work. Anyone who spends most of the year behind the desk as a worker or a student wants to unwind when summertime comes around. They have dealt with so much and are weary from their various stresses from […]

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How to Reduce Water Retention Naturally

The most noticeable and uncomfortable symptom of water retention is swollen hands and feet. The legs are also a common place to see swelling. The reason for swelling varies, and fluid retention can occur in both men and women, although it most often occurs in women. Dealing with water retention can be easily done at […]

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