Fitness & Well Being

How to Strengthen Your Lower Back

How to Strengthen Your Lower Back

 

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Millions suffer from lower back pain. Learn why so many people have back problems and what exercises can be done to help alleviate the pain and strengthen your back.

 
According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time. If you

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How to Relieve Stress

How to Relieve Stress

 

Whether it's emotional, mental, physical, environmental or social stressors, the following tips will help you deal with — and eventually overcome — whatever roadblocks life has put in your way.

 
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Has your life become like a country song lately? Lost your job? Spouse walked out on you? Truck

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What are Healthy Fats?

What are Healthy Fats?

 

Our expert gives the low-down on which fats are essential and which should be avoided.

 
Cold-water oily fish, such as salmon, are the best sources of healthy Omega 3 fatty acids. (Photo: iStockphoto)
As a weight-loss coach, I’m astounded by the number of people I consult who still think eating fat is bad for their health.

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Yoga for Sleep

Yoga for Sleep

 

Find out more about how yoga can help you unwind at the end of the day and sleep better through the night.

 
Yoga in the evening can be a wonderful activity to help calm your mind and body. (Andrew Kalat/Flickr)
Are you a busy beaver suffering from insomnia? Here, we offer a few yoga poses to help you sleep and

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What is My Ideal Weight?

What is My Ideal Weight?

 

It's not an easy question to answer. Our health expert explains why you could be fooled by the widely used Body Mass Index calculators.

 
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One of the most common health questions asked is, “How do I find my ideal weight?” While it may seem at first glance to be a simple task, discovering your ide

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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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