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How to Exercise Safely and Increase Fitness Levels

There are so many exercise programs one could engage in to increase fitness levels. How does one know which is right for them? You must develp a plan that lists your daily fitness objectives to meet your fitness goal. Is your goal to lose weight, build muscle, increase body tone, increase energy levels, increase muscular endurance, achieve higher levels of competitive sport or improve task specific activity (ski, golf, walk, biking, running, etc.)? Now you know before you spend money on an exclusive fitness membership it may well be worth first securing the services of a professional fitness trainer to help develop a customized fitness plan relative to your fitness needs if you hope to sustain a regular exercise program to optimize your results. It may not be necessary, or be a good fit to exercise within a fitness center environment to achieve the desired fitness results. Continue reading

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Just Admit It, You’re Fat

Inherently you know your appetite always seems voracious and the extra calories are going somewhere. You now consider you’ve been receiving mixed messages and begin to question whether or not you’re fat. You begin a process of discovery to find the truth ever so carefully; because you fear it and know you’ll have to make drastic changes with your addictive food choice habits. Once again you look at yourself in the mirror and begin to wonder if you’d be considered fat by some standard outside of your subjective thought process. You bite, and in comparison to larger people in your area and most noticeably on many TV reality shows you are satisfied your body weight is average for your age. So you continue on with the daily habits and behaviors for some undefined time while you ponder upon this new discovery…
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Ill-Health Prevention Starts with Healthy Feet

When I went into the military; during my physical examination the examining physician said, “You have another 5miles left on those feet,” he laughed a little with me [I had no idea what he meant-only to be enlightened 30 years later by a number of orthopedic surgeons] and sent me on my way to the next exam station. There should be greater importance impressed upon postural alignment and pain prevention programs in all educational institutions… Continue reading

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“Good Posture Alignment was Important, What Happened?”

I remember as a kid during my grade school years being corrected to sit up straight as I was comfortably slumped in my seat asking “What’s the big deal?” The grade school teachers would say something like, “You don’t want to look and walk like the hunchback from Notre Dame do you?” Continue reading

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Sciatica Back Pain Causes – Military and Civilian Occupations

When I was younger, I use to associate the numbness in my right calf and foot with uncomfortable military boots. It seemed this inconvenience went with the territory for a lot of soldiers “foot discomfort leading to consequential back pain!” There was much conversation between soldiers regarding military issue boots, foot, calf overall leg and back pain. A military issued boot has no posture, or padded insoles and the leather requires much work to make it pliable, or comfortable around the foot. Continue reading

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