Are You Running Yourself To Death?

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Running has always been associated with a slew of health benefits, but a new study suggests that excessive running can lead to earlier deaths. In a recent survey, researchers found that people who participate in high amounts of running tend to have shorter lifespans than moderate runners or even those who don’t run at all. The study, called […]

Strange Signs Your Health May Be in Trouble

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Usually when something major is happening health wise the body gives some big signals, but it also tends to give smaller ones as clues that you can pick up on if you know what you’re looking for. Here are some things to pay attention to and the conditions they could be pointing to down the […]

Sleep Paralysis: The Facts

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Sleep paralysis is a pretty common condition where people wake up in the night and feel like they can’t move. Strangely, a lot of people interpret this experience as feeling like they have a demon sitting on their chest. Besides just being uncomfortable and/or frightening depending on the circumstances, it turns out this can also […]

How Your Name Could Affect Your Health

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What’s in a name? A lot apparently. Our name, like our body is one thing we are born into the world with without much input on our part. It has long been thought that different names have a different affect on people’s personalities, and there are some studies that have shown this to be true. […]

Are Phobias Genetically Passed Down Memories?

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Often when we have a phobia it can’t specifically be traced to a specific event. Unless you got stuck somewhere small as a child you might not have a good reason to be claustrophobic, but try using that logic when you get in a stuffy elevator and start to feel the panic rising. Well some […]

Herbal Remedies For Addiction

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It isn’t easy releasing yourself from the powerful hold of vices that have gotten out of hand and herbal remedies for addiction withdrawal may help. The botanicals below address organ detoxification, mental strengthening, immune boosting and overall systemic reinforcement. Detoxification When first attempting to release yourself from an addictive stronghold it is important to begin […]

Are Pilates Right For You?

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Pilates is a great form of exercise that uses both the natural resistance of your body and a pilates reformer depending on where you are doing it. It can also be conveniently modified to for practice in your own home on a mat if you can’t get to classes. Pilates differs from yoga so don’t […]

Tone Your Back

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When we think of core exercises we usually think about working on our abs. Often this is for aesthetic reasons because we want our abs to look toned, and we don’t end up thinking about toning our back. It is equally important however to strengthen the muscles in the back because they work together with […]

How To Become a Runner

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Running is one of the more accessible workouts to accomplish that really works the whole body and burns a ton of calories. Running can be done on a treadmill but it is not gym specific so you basically do it anywhere in the world. You can take running on vacation, and you can even run […]

How To Get A Flatter Stomach

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Everyone has a certain amount of belly fat but it can be reduced for aesthetic reasons and also for your health. Carrying a lot of weight around your midsection can point towards diseases like heart disease so it’s important to pay attention to it. Visceral fat is the kind that you can’t see which forms […]