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Do You Have an Internet Addiction?

Posted 09-02-2014 at 06:03 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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In an age where everyone is connected at all times, and when companies like Google are coming out with devices to make us even more connected, the idea of an Internet addiction may seem ridiculous. Make no mistake, even in a world where everyone has a smartphone surgically attached to their hands, it is possible to cross the line from use to addiction. So how can you tell if you have a healthy love for technology, or if you have an obsession?

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8 Foods that Enhance Your Workout

Posted 08-20-2014 at 03:33 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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There are many people who workout on an empty or nearly empty stomach because they believe that their body will burn more fat, or that they will have to exercise longer to burn off the calories they've just consumed. But, did you know that the foods you consume before and after you exercise have a significant effect on your workout? Yes, the type of activity, the number of repetitions, the intensity of effort and the duration of exercise all play a part in the results that you...
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Popular Fitness Trends That Get You Fit

Posted 08-14-2014 at 03:34 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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After the winter, we often enter spring with a new, but often familiar resolution: We are going to get in shape before the summer. If that goal has not been reached—which for many is the case—we promise to get the ball rolling once summer starts. Well, summer is here and there are still many who have not shed the pounds they gained over the holidays and cold winter months. Many are looking for motivation, or for something to spark their interest in order to begin the journey...
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Ways to Swap Fat Foods for Healthy Foods

Posted 07-31-2014 at 05:48 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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The nation has been seeing a trend in recent years: A number of Americans are becoming focused on fitness and healthy living. If you don’t believe it, look on social media websites like Instagram and do a search of keywords like fit, fitness, workout, gym or healthy living. You will notice that these sites are crawling with fit people who are not only sharing pictures of their toned bodies, but are offering tips on how to get fit and eat healthy. Even Groupon and LivingSocial...
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5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Posted 07-23-2014 at 05:48 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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After the cold winter months, many people are thrilled to see the sun and take in its rays. Who can blame them? The fiery force provides warmth, gives our wintery pale skins color and helps our bodies produce vitamin D. But some people overexpose themselves to the sun, putting themselves at risk of being one of the more than 3.5 million Americans who develop skin cancer every year. Let this summer be a safe one; learn how you and your family can protect yourselves from skin cancer....
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