Fitness & Well Being

5 chair exercises you can do in the office

5 chair exercises you can do in the office

 

Working 9 to 5 doesn't have to mean sacrificing fitness. Here are exercises you can do throughout the day to boost your physical and mental health.

 

Let’s face it: It’s easier not to exercise at work. After all, the famous law of physics states that an object in motion stays in motion; an object at rest stays at rest

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Are the Benefits of Wheatgrass Overblown?

Are the Benefits of Wheatgrass Overblown?

 

Advocates say the chlorophyll in wheatgrass can rid the body of toxins, strengthen the immune system and improve how the digestive track functions.

 
Photo: stevendepolo/Flickr
Mosey up to the bar at a health food café or juice bar and you’ll likely find someone ordering a shot. Not a shot of tequila, mi

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What Kind of Yoga is Right for Me?

What Kind of Yoga is Right for Me?

 

If you're new to yoga, there are many different styles to consider. Understanding which one matches your fitness style is a good place to start.

 
STRETCH AND HOLD: A pregnant woman holds a pose from the Mysore style of Ashtanga yoga. (Photo: gbSk/Flickr)
Unlike Jazzercise, Tae-Bo, sauna suits, and shake weights,

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7 Anti-Aging Tips to Help You Make it to the Century Mark

7 Anti-Aging Tips to Help You Make it to the Century Mark

 

Want to live a healthy life and reach 100 years of age or beyond? If so, you may want to follow some of these anti-aging tips.

 
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The most recent life expectancy data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (from 2009, the last year which statistics are fully availabl

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8 Lifestyle Habbits to Help You Avoid Cancer

8 Lifestyle Habbits to Help You Avoid Cancer

 

Sure you know the obvious ones, like eating vegetables and not smoking, but there are other expert-suggested ways to reduce your risk.

 
SMALL HABITS MATTER: A man purchases dietary supplements from a vitamin store. Supplements consisting of selenium and calicum can help your body guard against cancer. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Gett

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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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