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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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6 Tips for a Slimmer Summer

Posted 07-08-2014 at 05:12 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Take a deep breath, because bathing suit season is here! During the time it took you to inhale, hold that breath and expel it, you may have been hit with the reality that summer is really in full affect. If you didn't take the time to workout over the winter and spring months, you may be dreading this summer season because it probably means you pulled out all your clothes from last summer and found out what you already knew--they don't fit.

Winter is brutal on the...
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Are Electronics Making You Fat?

Posted 03-31-2014 at 06:06 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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As we become more engrossed in technology, our waistlines expand? It is true that the nation is facing an obesity epidemic—according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over half of the American population is overweight—but are electronics to blame?

The Skinny on Electronics

Studies, including one conducted by Yale University, found that those who watched an excessive amount of television were more likely to consume fatty foods, regardless...
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Menopause 101: Signs, Symptoms and More (Sponsored by Estroven)

Posted 03-21-2014 at 02:38 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Menopause is the stage in a woman’s life when her menstrual cycle completely stops. Arriving at the cessation of the menstrual cycle can take many years--a stage known as perimenopause--during which time a woman may experience many different symptoms and changes. What causes menopause, what are the symptoms and stages, and how do you address it?

What Causes Menopause?

Menopause is a natural part of aging. As you age, your body slows down its production...
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