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  • Kids and Exercise for Parents
    Kids and Exercise for Parents
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    When most adults think about exercise, they imagine working out in the gym, running ona treadmill, or lifting weights.But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, during recess, at dance class or soccer practice, while riding bikes, or when playing tag. The Many Benefits of Exercise Everyone can benefit from regular exercise. Active kids will have:Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, fit kids...

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  • Which is more important: exercise or sleep?
    Which is more important: exercise or sleep?
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    Many of us don’t get enough sleep and even fewer do enough exercise. So, do we hit the snooze button to get an extra hour of sleep or drag our sorry selves out of bed to squeeze in a workout before work?The short answer is: it depends.Sleep or exercise, that is the question. Or is it? If you are already getting eight or nine hours of sleep a night, then shaving an hour off won’t hurt so slug back a coffee (it can improve your workout) and do not miss the chance to move.On the other...

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  • Physical education makes you fit and healthy
    Physical education makes you fit and healthy
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    Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess physical activity levels during high school physical education lessons. The data were considered in relation to recommended levels of physical activity to ascertain whether or not physical education can be effective in helping young people meet health-related goals. Sixty-two boys and 60 girls (aged 11–14 years) wore heart rate telemeters during physical education lessons. Percentages of lesson time spent in moderate-and-vigorous (MVPA) and...

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  • Home Workouts For Runners
    Home Workouts For Runners
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    Although running is one of the most convenient sports you can do in that you can just lace up your trainers and go; it isn’t always practical to head out of the door for a run. With that in mind, check out these workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home.end : intro paragraphStrength circuit Exercise Walking lunges Aim Single leg strength Sets 3 Reps 10 (5 each leg) Recovery 60 secs Tips Keeping your head and chest up, switch on your core muscles and take a wide step....

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  • Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old (for Parents) - KidsHealth
    Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old (for Parents) - KidsHealth
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    The following article is from KidsHealth. Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-OldKids this age need physical activity to build strength, coordination, and confidence — and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They're also gaining more control over how active they are.School-age kids should have many chances to do a variety of activities, sports, and games that fit their personality, ability, age, and interests. Brainstorm with your kids on activities that feel right. Most kids won't...

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  • Size Does Not Matter 3 Things I've Learned from Being a Curvy Yogi!
    Size Does Not Matter 3 Things I've Learned from Being a Curvy Yogi!
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    by: Melinda Parrish I’m a size 16/18 woman and I’ve been practicing yoga for over ten years. Throughout my journey as a curvy yogi, I’ve learned so much about my body, about the yoga community, and about the practice of yoga that has all really enhanced my life! When you’re a curvy woman, it can often feel like your size limits you or keeps you from having things you want in life. Friends, this is simply NOT TRUE in general, but it’s especially not true in yoga. If you’ve been hesitating to...

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  • How Much Exercise Is Good For You?
    How Much Exercise Is Good For You?
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    30 minutes of exercise a day is good for youIn the UK the recommendation from the government and the British Heart Foundation is for 30 minutes of exercise on most days of the week for adults who fall into the 19-64 years of age category. However, there are various forms that this exercise can take and the UK’s National Health Service breaks that down into 3 sections. Either 150 minutes or two and half hours of moderate-intensity aerobic activity a week plus muscle-strengthening activities...

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  • 10 Ways To Injury Proof Your Body
    10 Ways To Injury Proof Your Body
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    You’re a runner – so your training is predominantly running – yes? Specific training for a specific activity is the best form of training; after all, you wouldn’t expect to become a good golfer if you rarely ventured onto the fairways. However, being able to run injury free week-in, week-out and ensure that you’re getting the best out of your training requires more than just running. It requires attention to many other areas to maintain strength, flexibility and ward off those dreaded...

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  • Burn 500 Calories In An Hour
    Burn 500 Calories In An Hour
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    Looking for exercise that will help you burn upwards of 500 calories an hour? There are a variety of workouts/exercises that will torch the calories and help you lose weight.end: author banner section end : authorheader image : mobile bodyend: header image : mobile bodystart : intro paragraphLooking for exercise that will help you burn upwards of 500 calories an hour? There are a variety of workouts/exercises that will torch the calories and help you lose weight.end :...

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  • Top 10 Motivational Tips For Fitness
    Top 10 Motivational Tips For Fitness
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    It can be a really fine line that divides motivational success or failure when it comes to exercise. Having the initial desire to get into shape is one thing, but keeping it going can be quite another. So, we thought it might help to offer some top tips to keep you motivated when those negative thoughts start to creep in.end: author banner section end : authorheader image : mobile bodyend: header image : mobile bodystart : intro paragraphIt can be a really fine line that...

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  • Benefits of a Rowing Machine
    Benefits of a Rowing Machine
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    There are many options in a health club today to assist a person in reaching his or her fitness goals, but for some reason, people tend to stick to just one or two machines or a particular group of exercise classes to achieve results—rarely varying the routine. However, a person’s body responds more effectively to a varied, balanced program that changes frequently and utilizes all the muscles of the body. With that in mind and if you haven’t tried it yet, the rowing machine is an excellent...

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  • 7 Ways To Make Your Work Life Healthier
    7 Ways To Make Your Work Life Healthier
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    If you're guilty of mindless snacking and not moving an inch in the workplace, one of the biggest killers in modern society is sedentary living. Technology has infiltrated our careers and social activity so much so, that it's seemingly impossible to function without it.We're addicted to immediacy and information at our fingertips, and with that, comes lots of sitting and staring. Office workers: your eyes are potentially glued to a computer screen for a third of the day or a quarter of...

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