5 Things You Must Do When You Start Your Weight Loss Quest

5 Things You Must Do When You Start Your Weight Loss Quest   5 Things You Must Do When You Start Your Weight Loss Quest 5 Things You Must Do When You Start Your Weight Loss Quest The weight loss journey is a rewarding one if you reach your goal. If you don’t, it will be a disappointing one. Whatever the case may be, make no mistake that this will be an arduous journey that will take time, effort, persistence and patience. You will not shed the pounds overnight no…

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I Hate to Exercise. What Do I Do?

I Hate to Exercise. What Do I Do?  I Hate to Exercise. What Do I Do? You hate exercise? Guess what? You’re not alone. Millions of people would rather extract a molar than get on a treadmill for 30 minutes. The idea of engaging in physical activity is a nightmare to them. The hard truth without any sugar coating is this. If you do not exercise, you will never lose weight. You will be weak, get even fatter and in the long run, be susceptible to many diseases that are…

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Should You Get Weight Loss Supplements and Are They Effective?

Should You Get Weight Loss Supplements and Are They Effective?  Should You Get Weight Loss Supplements and Are They Effective? Weight loss is a billion dollar industry. A huge chunk of the profits are generated by companies producing and selling weight loss supplements. The marketing for these supplements are slick and very convincing. Yet, you can rest assured that these companies are not altruistic and creating these supplements for your benefit. There is only one goal in mind. Getting your dollar. That is the bottom line for them while your…

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Alli® Weight Loss Aid Review

Alli® Weight Loss Aid Review Alli® Weight Loss Aid Review Losing weight can be difficult enough on its own, but studies show that 85% fail when attempting to diet. Because of this, many people will try different weight-loss supplements to lose weight. One of the popular supplements people use to lose weight is Alli®. Where most of the supplements on the market are a mixture of natural ingredients that are supposed to help users lose weight, Alli® is a pharmaceutical drug known as Orlistat. The only FDA approved weight loss…

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Cardio Training, Then and Now

Cardio Training, Then and Now Cardio Training If you want to build muscle, then you need to cause muscle damage and metabolic stress. By lifting weights, you can cause a build-up of damage and this will provide precisely the stimulation you need to trigger muscle growth during rest. To lose fat, improve your fitness and get better health though, you need to use cardiovascular training. Cardiovascular training is any type of training that involves exerting yourself for an extended period of time. Very often this will mean running long distances,…

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Natural Treatments for Depression

Natural Treatments for Depression Natural Treatments for DepressionIf you suffer from mild to moderate depression, you may be interested in natural treatments. Even cases of severe depression may benefit from natural remedies in conjunction with medication. Natural treatments run the gamut from supplements to lifestyle changes to alternative therapy. Here are some natural treatments that may help this disorder. Dietary Adjustments Natural health experts generally agree that diet is important in managing depression symptoms. Some dietary changes you can make include: * Eat nutrient-dense foods. This helps make sure your…

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Treatment Options for Depression

Treatment Options for Depression Depression is different for different people. It’s important to work with your healthcare provider to work out a suitable treatment that fits your needs. Here are some of the treatment options your doctor may discuss with you. Treatment Options for Depression Pharmaceuticals There are various drugs available that are used to treat depression. It’s a good idea to be as detailed as you can in sharing your symptoms with your doctor, because he or she will base your medication on these symptoms. All depression medications are…

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Fibromyalgia And Depression Often Go Hand In Hand

Fibromyalgia And Depression Fibromyalgia And Depression Often Go Hand In Hand If you are living with the diagnosis of fibromyalgia, it should probably come as no surprise to you that fibromyalgia and depression often go hand in hand. Many people with fibromyalgia suffer from more than the physical symptoms associated with the disease but also suffer from emotional symptoms such as depression and anxiety.  The reasons why these things are related are not yet completely clear and yet researchers are actively trying to find the connection. Scientific Reasons Why Fibromyalgia…

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Why Does Exercise Feel Bad?

Why Does Exercise Feel Bad? Why Does Exercise Feel Bad? A lot of people will try and tell you that exercise will feel really good. Normally these are people with something to sell but they can also include friends and colleagues who seem to have an unhealthy love of exercise and want to recommend it to everyone that they meet. The rest of us know different. When you first start trying to exercise on a regular basis it is far from fun. Sure, there might be some ‘runners’ high’ effect,…

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How Deep Breathing Can Help Improve Your Immune System

How Deep Breathing Can Help Improve Your Immune System Improve Your Immune System One of the greatest threats to the efficiency of the immune system is stress. Stress is sometimes referred to as the “fight or flight” response or you could say the “deer in the headlights” look or thought process or lack thereof. In stress, you can think too much and stop breathing properly as a result. Breathe and deep breathing helps make everything work in the human body. We cannot function without breathing and the oxygen that it…

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How High Intensity Interval Training challenges the Body and Improves Fat Loss

How High Intensity Interval Training challenges the Body and Improves Fat Loss How HIIT Challenges the Body and Improves Fat Loss If you’ve read just about any fitness blog, magazine or website in recent years, then you’ll likely have come across HIIT. HIIT: high intensity interval training. Sprinting at maximum heartrate for a short period of time and then switching to a slower form of exercise for a couple of minutes to recover before starting the whole cycle again. This type of training is all the rage because it is…

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