Monthly Archives: May 2018

Summer is just around the corner and after a long winter or spring, like most people you are probably looking forward to getting outdoors.  However, you may still need to shed the excess weight you gained over spring so that you can fit into the lighter (and often smaller!) summer garments. The good thing is that with the right approach you can have a summer body in no time. Read on for a few tips. First, develop a plan of what you want to achieve and.
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Just an avocado a day can significantly lower your cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study shows. Avocados are rich in so-called healthy fats and other nutrients and the study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, shows the creamy fruit can work within weeks to lower cholesterol. Just like olive oil and nuts, avocados have plaque-busting monounsaturated fatty acids, and the effects seem similar to all the benefits from a Mediterranean diet, the researchers said. And it’s one more piece of.
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There's nothing quite like that feeling you get after getting in a good workout. But before you get too settled into that post-workout glow, registered dietitian Rebecca Scritchfield says there's an important, often-overlooked step that helps ensure your workout was effective. "All my clients look at me like I'm crazy... when I tell them, 'Look, after your workouts, you need to make sure you eat something,'" Scritchfield says. "They say, 'Rebecca, why would I do that? Why would I erase the benefit of the workout?'" It's because,.
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We've been told it's important to stay well-hydrated when we work out, but there's growing research that shows athletes, specifically endurance athletes such as marathoners and long-distance cyclists, can harm themselves by drinking too much water during their competitions. The condition, called hyponatremia, is caused by abnormally low sodium levels in your blood from drinking too much water. And while it's rare, it can be deadly if it happens. Even more surprising, a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine showed that athletes perform perfectly.
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