Fitness Articles - Monthly

January Monthly Articles

January 2, 2014 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy New Year! Don’t make a “New Year’s Resolution”, make a lifestyle change that will improve your health!  Start 2014 right and check out the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association: Leisure-time Activity Helps Heart Health Leisure-time physical activity is generally considered any exercise, sports or recreational activity that is not job..

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December Monthly Articles

December 4, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Welcome to December! The holiday season is here. There is no better time to focus on your health and be thankful for the precious gift of life. Take a few moments out of the holiday craziness to peruse the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Kettlebells Improve Strength Kettlebell training has..

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November Monthly Articles

October 30, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

November is right around the corner, pretty soon it’s Thanksgiving, and BAM… holiday season! Ok, slow-down, take a deep breath. Before the holiday craziness starts, take a few minutes to focus on your health. Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Food Focus: The Good Dark Side Of Greens!..

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October Monthly Articles

October 2, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. October also includes Halloween (scary candy!)… It’s a great month to start focusing on your health! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Tai Chi Practice Increases Brain Size Regular tai chi practice may increase brain volume and improve memory and thinking..

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August Monthly Articles

August 5, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

August is here! Is anyone else surprised that it is already August?! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Sprints Best for Fat Loss? Traditionally, exercisers have been told that in order to burn fat, they must exercise in the “fat-burning zone,” or at about 60%–70% of heart rate..

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July Monthly Articles

July 1, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Hope everyone has a fun, healthy, and safe 4th of July! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. M&M&M: Maca, Matcha and Mate—Teas to Please  While black tea symbolizes British culture and coffee represents American get-up-and-go, these mainstays of English-speaking nations are seeing a lot more competition lately. As..

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June Monthly Articles

June 5, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy June! Who’s ready for summertime?! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Worksite Chair Yoga and Meditation Reduce Stress  Brief periods of yoga or meditation in the workplace helped reduce stress among office workers, researchers reported in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. read more » Getting Away From Fast..

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May Monthly Articles

May 1, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

May is here! Hope everyone is enjoying Spring! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Walking Boosts Brain Health  Walking approximately 6–9 miles a week is associated with increased gray matter in the brains of older adults, according to a study published in Neurology (2010; 75 [16], 1415–22). read more » Exercise Harder to..

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April Monthly Articles

April 3, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy April! Who else is ready for Spring?! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. The Exercise–Brain Connection  Did you know that your brain is incredibly dynamic? It can change its structure and function by adding new neurons, making new connections between neurons and even creating brand-new blood vessels, all..

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March Monthly Articles

March 6, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy March! It is National Nutrition Month, so pay extra attention to what you’re eating this month. And expect some nutrition topics coming up. Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Is There a Best Way to Build Muscle?  Some experts believe a 3- to 5-rep strength-power protocol is..

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