Category: <span>Feel Young Again</span>

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How to Make the Most of Daylight Saving Time

How to Make the Most of Daylight Saving Time

While the springtime DST may mean losing one hour of sleep, it also spells out an extra hour of daylight that can help brighten moods. According to research, getting adequate sun exposure boosts mental health by triggering serotonin levels that activate calmness and focus. Going for walks, eating, and socializing outdoors are some activities that...

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Why Do I Feel Sleepy After Drinking Coffee?

Why Do I Feel Sleepy After Drinking Coffee?

Caffeine interferes with adenosine, a chemical that builds up in the body and makes you feel sleepy. Adenosine levels may eventually exceed the volume of caffeine in your body, leading to exhaustion. The best way to combat sleepiness is to combine caffeine with a nap.  The relationship between coffee and energy A recent report by...

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How to Stay Motivated When Losing Weight

How to Stay Motivated When Losing Weight

Smoking marijuana or cigarettes can decrease your motivation to change your life.  Surrounding yourself with people who are also losing weight will also help you lose more weight. Studies show that wearing a fitness tracker isn’t helpful for weight loss.  If you’re straying from your fitness journey yet again, we’re here to help get you...

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4 Strength-Boosting Moves that Relieve Back Pain

4 Strength-Boosting Moves that Relieve Back Pain

More and more people suffer from chronic back pain brought about by sitting and slouching for long hours. Exercise physiologist Tom Holland shares a short workout that can bring some relief from back pain. By working some core moves into your routine, this workout not only stops body pains but also effectively builds body strength....

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Gardening

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Gardening

Gardening is an aerobic activity that has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. Gardening tasks can help prevent weight gain and even promote weight loss. Learning about new plants and gardening techniques also helps stimulate the brain.  No matter your age, gardening can reward you with many unexpected health benefits. Gwenn Fried,...

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5 Reasons for an Unsuccessful Diet

5 Reasons for an Unsuccessful Diet

Overeating healthy foods can still lead to weight gain. Not eating enough fiber and protein can prevent weight loss. Poor gut health can also affect digestion and weight loss. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that while approximately 17 percent of American adults are dieting on any given day, 42.4 percent still...

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5 Quick Workouts that Burn Belly Fat

5 Quick Workouts that Burn Belly Fat

Having belly fat can interfere with liver function and raise your risk of chronic diseases. Eating healthy and drinking plenty of water can help you start getting rid of belly fat. However, the best way to burn belly fat is through interval training.  Visceral fat, often called belly fat, can affect your figure, liver function,...

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Pro Tips for Beating Exhaustion and Burnout

Pro Tips for Beating Exhaustion and Burnout

Poor gut health can make you feel swollen and exhausted. Circadian fasting, which may be the best way to do intermittent fasting, can help. Doing simple non-exercises activities can also provide the same benefits as formal workouts.  It takes more than a cup of coffee to beat chronic exhaustion (and burnout). You may need some...

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How to Lose Menopause Weight Gain

How to Lose Menopause Weight Gain

As women age and reach menopause, weight gain especially around the midsection occurs. While hormonal imbalances during menopause can make you gain weight, other factors like age and genetic factors also play a role. The excess weight isn’t inevitable though, and committing to lifestyle changes can result in successful weight loss after menopause and beyond....

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What are the benefits of exercising barefoot?

What are the benefits of exercising barefoot?

Cushioned shoes may weaken the signal between the feet and the brain. Exercising barefoot is possible, but not without risks. When deciding to exercise barefoot, make sure to allow your feet to adapt first.  Your shoes may be doing your feet more harm than good, including those comfy sneaks you wear when running errands or...