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Archive for July, 2006

Starting A Fitness Program Just For You (Part V)

17th July 2006

Congratulations! You have made a start to becoming a better, more healthy you. I hope you are sticking to the program we have made together and are finding enjoyment during the time you are taking for yourself. However, there is one last step you need to take in this fitness journey. Make Sure To Monitor […]

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Starting A Fitness Program Just For You (Part IV)

15th July 2006

You have now made the mental choice to add an exercise program into your daily or weekly routine. You have determined your fitness level and know what kinds of activities are appropriate for you. You have thought up a plan and written it down. You have purchased all the necessary equipment you will need. Now, […]

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CordyMax plus exercise equals better oxygen capacity

12th July 2006

A while back, I answered a question about CordyMax, a Cordyceps sinensis strain Cs-4 supplement. I recently found a Prevention Magazine article on the same supplement. Apparently a study found that people who were out of shape and then went for a walk got better results if they also took CordyMax. People who took the supplement […]

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Starting A Fitness Program Just For You (Part III)

12th July 2006

Getting The Right Equipment When you begin any kind of exercise program, you need to make sure that you have the correct equipment for the exercise you plan to do. Your Shoes: The Most Important Purchase Before you go out and buy that treadmill or stair stepper machine, you should plan on going to your […]

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Starbucks soy milk chai tea latte health information

8th July 2006

My sister told me she was trying to cut out Starbucks for her diet. Like me, her favorite Starbucks drink is the Tazo chai tea latte with soy milk. I’m not too worried about calories since I actually want to gain weight. But I don’t eat junk food; I need muscle mass, not fat rolls. […]

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How to prepare for a day of hiking

7th July 2006

Hiking season, wahoo!  Time to strap up my hiking boots and hit the trails.  While I’m not a veteran hiker, I do like a four to eight mile trek in the mountains on a nice summer day.  Before taking up the hobby, I thought preparing for a hike meant to grab a map.  I’ve learned […]

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How to find the best bike helmet

6th July 2006

Cycling is one of the most popular summer activities – 57 million Americans ride bikes, in fact.  When I go for a ride, I’m usually packing on my toddler on the back in a seat and often have another son or two in tow.  Besides being popular, it’s also one of the most dangerous activities […]

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Cervical Cancer Breakthrough

5th July 2006

The FDA recently approved a vaccine for an STD known to contribute, if not cause, more than 90% of all cervical cancer cases.  This may be one of the greatest cancer breakthroughs of this decade.  Almost 10,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with the second deadliest cancer in the US this year alone.  The […]

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Summer Camp for Grown-Ups

2nd July 2006

While the kids are away at camp this summer, I keep secretly wishing I could go back to the fun of summer camp again.  Having read an article about parents creating summer camp for their kids in their own backyard, I decided I *will* go to summer camp…summer camp for adults.  I talked a friend […]

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