June Monthly Articles

May 31, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy June, summer is almost here! Here’s some articles to get you motivated to get moving! The latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:


Out-Muscle the Grim ReaperHere’s more reason for older adults to pump iron: Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have found a new link between lifting weights and longevity.
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Don’t Judge Food Healthfulness by TextureThere’s no accounting for individual taste, especially when it comes to experiencing food flavors. But in the case of textures, a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research suggests that test subjects mistakenly believe that harder or more roughly textured foods have fewer calories.
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Breast Cancer Survivors and Yoga Interesting findings about the impact of starting a yoga practice on sleep issues and inflammation markers have resulted from a study of 200 female breast cancer survivors. Fatigue and sleep problems pose significant challenges for these women.
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Health & Fitness Tech TrendsNot too long ago basic pedometers were the trendiest activity monitors available. Today, technology has advanced beyond accelerometers to include apps and wearable devices that track almost every fitness variable imaginable. What does the current digital-fitness landscape look like?
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Recipe for Health: Skillet of Roast Mushrooms & Tomato-Stuffed Peppers With Garlic and Fresh ThymeThis time of year delivers a harvest of abundance and flavor as summer crops give their last burst of goodness. What better time to try a hearty plant-based meal or side to see how filling and delicious a dish of vegetables can be? It’s good for you, and it’s good for the planet.
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Russian Twist (Stability Ball)read more »


Healthy, happy living!

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