Should You Workout If You’re Under The Weather

by Nora Wallace Walsh Getting sick can derail anyone’s exercise program. With the flu going around, you may be wondering if you should workout if you are feeling sick or if working out could make things worse. Although more research is needed, the general guideline is if you have symptoms of a common cold, with…

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Can Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

by Downloads For Change Today we want to talk about how important water is to weight loss. Really, water? You might be thinking. Well the evidence is out there and it is very compelling. Now, this doesn t mean that you can eat unhealthy food and not do any exercise, but if you drink lots…

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Why Women Need To Strength Train

by Nora Wallace Walsh Research has shown that women who maintain a consistent, moderate strength-training program enjoy a long list of health benefits. Despite these benefits (listed below), some women still fear that strength training might bulk them up instead of help them lose weight. The muscle-building potential that men have is enhanced by the…

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Is Your Thyroid Making You Fat and Tired?

by Rose Cole Everyone knows that in order to do anything, your body has to have energy. It’s so necessary that your cells can’t function properly without energy. Your heart cannot beat, your lungs cannot breathe, and your stomach cannot properly break down food. But, even if you are getting the required amount of energy…

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