Category Archives: Health

First Aid Kit – Must Haves for Hiking

Hiking is one of the best ways to explore the great outdoors, whether you’re a serious trekker or just enjoy a short hike with the kids, it’s always best to be prepared so that if something unexpected happens, you’re ready … Continue reading

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Simple 5K Training Plan For Beginners

Want to shake off the winter woes and shape up for summer? Try signing up for a 5k. Running a 5K is a great goal for beginners. A lot of excitement and motivation can be generated by participating. But the … Continue reading

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Simple Yet Effective Recovery Plan After A Marathon

Do you know that after finishing a marathon race, the recovery window for your body can take anywhere from a few weeks up to several months? But more importantly, your body’s recovery depends on the strategies you employ right after … Continue reading

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DIY Deodorant – Use all natural ingredients, most of which are in your pantry!

I have been using the spray deodorant for some months but I’ve found I also want something a bit more solid and portable so I gave this recipe a try. So far I love how moisturizing it is and no … Continue reading

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Ways To Reduce Post-Race Heartburn

Have you ever had the feeling of acid going back to your esophagus while drinking a post-race recovery beverage? If you answered yes, then you might be suffering from post-race heartburn. Exercise can trigger heartburn, especially if the lower esophageal … Continue reading

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NEVER STAY “DRY” – KEEP YOURSELF HYDRATED DURING A MARATHON

There’s only a few days left before the LA Marathon. After a week of rain in Los Angeles the forecast for this weekend’s marathon is in the high 70’s making it really necessary to watch your hydration during the event. … Continue reading

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Quick and healthy snacks that Olympians love to eat

Do you want to run, ski, swim or even bobsled like a professional athlete? Of course, you have to endure a lot of training first, but this is just part of an athlete’s life. The fuel they put into their … Continue reading

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3 More States Say “Ban The Tan!”

In the summer of 2013 Illinois, Nevada and Texas voted in legislation to restrict access to indoor tanning salons for minors which will take effect this year. According to statistics from the skin cancer foundation in cases of melanoma diagnosed … Continue reading

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Oh Glow You Don’t! – Why You Should Embrace Your Pale Perfection This Season

Whether you sunbath all day at the beach in summer or spend only a few minutes on a sun bed to bring a glow to your skin in winter tanning is harmful to your health. Tanning is  caused by harmful … Continue reading

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Good News For Gluttons! – Read This Before You Start “The Season Of Stuffing”

Last week marked the beginning of the “Great Gluttony Season”, starting with Thanksgiving, followed by numerous festive events that generally involved lots of guzzling and glugging and not a huge amount of strenuous activity. To be followed by a New … Continue reading

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