Fitness & Well Being

How Much Cardio Should I Do?

How Much Cardio Should I Do?

 

Cardio exercise is healthy, but deciding how much to do depends on your goals.

 
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With so much conflicting information about fitness in the media, maybe you're wondering "how much cardio should I do?"
 
The short answer: it depends.
 
The amount of cardiovascular exercise yo

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Are Vitamin Supplements Necessary?

Are Vitamin Supplements Necessary?

 

The health benefits of taking a supplement are debatable. In some cases, it might even be dangerous.

 
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Here's a tough pill to swallow: supplements are a $25-billion-a-year industry, but are they necessary? Could it be that you’re literally peeing your hard-earned money down the toilet, or worse, doing more

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How to Lower Blood Pressure

 

We've got tips for how you can bring down your blood pressure numbers naturally.

 
Are you one of the approximately one in three American adults with high blood pressure? If so, here are some general guidelines on how to lower blood pressure.
 
Perhaps it's the stressful job you've had for years — or the stress of finding

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What Does Stress do to the Body?

What Does Stress do to the Body?

 

Stress affects us the same way it did our ancestors. Learn how the body responds and what you can do to minimize the damage.

 
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How many sabre-toothed tigers tried to maul you to death today? Hopefully, the stressors in your life don’t involve an apex predator chasing you through the bush. Still, ever w

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How to Increase Serotonin

How to Increase Serotonin

 

To boost serotonin levels, you'll want to pay attention to diet, exercise, sleep and stress levels. Our expert has a few tips to help you get a natural lift.

 
PICK-ME-UP: Serotonin levels can influence our moods, making us feel a little down in the dumps. Diet, exercise and minimizing stress can help keep serotonin levels healthy

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How Do You Relieve Stress?

I excercise - 31.3%
I nap - 18.8%
I eat or cook - 0%
I listen to music - 18.8%
I meditate or prey - 12.5%
I read - 6.3%
I don't do anything... I'm so stressed! - 12.5%

Total votes: 16
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Oct 2014 - 00:00

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