Fitness Matters

Here is yet another great reason to start working out! If you have been feeling stressed due to work or personal reasons, then an hour at the gym is just what the doctor ordered. Research shows that people who hit the gym frequently show far lower levels of stress than those who do not work out at all. So now going to the gym and breaking a sweat will not only make you healthier and help you get a fit body, it will also help you.
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There is so much confusion surrounding the myriad of diets that are available to us that it is no surprise that the health effects of various types of sugar is also perplexing.  Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?  Is it always better to eat sugar from natural foods?  Read the following points to clear up the sugar confusion.
  1.  Overconsumption of sugar is not the direct cause of type II diabetes.  The main cause of diabetes is overweight and/or obesity and an over assumption of any.
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When you think about ways to get healthier, it often involves increasing your activity levels in some way. But, as it turns out, one of the best things you can do for your health is get the right amount of sleep. Sleep deprivation increases your risk of cardiovascular disease or a heart attack, diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure. A lack of proper sleep also has been linked to a lower libido and an increase in depression and anxiety. So, if you find yourself having a.
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Earthy, fragrant spices like allspice, cloves, and cinnamon make wonderful accents for the natural sweetness of butternut squash. Make sure to simmer the squash until very tender--the softer it gets, the silkier the puree. Ingredients
  • 4 pounds whole butternut squash
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 7 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 6 thyme sprigs
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Preparation 1. Peel and seed.
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Ah, it’s great to be a cyclist. Whether you're commuting, taking part in triathlons, or just riding for fun, cycling can keep you in good health. Choosing accessories that won't break the bank for any sport is half the fun. Fitness gadgets are all the rage. Here are five new accessories for the bike fanatic:

Smartphone Bicycle Mount

When you’re riding, you may store your smartphone in your pocket or in a bag or pouch attached to your bike frame. A smartphone bicycle mount attaches to the.
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