Does It Matter How Long I Workout?

Time-caps or minimum amounts of minutes spent exercising do not enrich or determine the quality of workouts. Recall the ages-old emphasis on quality over quantity. With workouts, size and length don’t matter at all. Technique, focus, intensity, prop

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9 Ways to Improve Concentration

Do you ever feel like you just can’t focus on anything? Everybody feels foggy from time to time, but if you feel mentally fatigued more often than not, you might find it next to impossible to concentrate on important day-to-day tasks. There’s

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Six Foods That Will Reduce Body Inflammation

When someone suffers from body inflammation, it’s important for them to change their daily diet. Certain foods are designed for reducing the discomfort in body tissues or to eliminate sinus congestion. These are some of the best foods to eat to redu

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Weight Training for Weight Loss

The health and fitness world is filled with myths and misconceptions, and no topic demonstrates this more than weight training. Common perception holds that lifting weights is the domain of young, fit men looking to bulk up and add mass to their physique

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The Benefits of Drinking Water

You would probably not be surprised if you read that blood serves a critical role in maintaining our body’s systems. It supplies oxygen and nutrients to cells, regulates the body’s hormone balance, allows us to eliminate waste, and maintains body te

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Summer Skincare: Protect Yourself from UV Rays

In the grand scheme of things, Boston is not one of the areas of the country where people are terribly worried about sunlight. Between the cold, snowy winters and relatively cool summers, people just don’t think about protection from the damage that

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Protein: How Much Do I Need?

Proteins are small molecules that are made up of amino acids. These are important building blocks that are necessary for healthy cells, strong connective tissue and muscles, making antibodies and enzymes, and more. Protein is a necessary source of energy

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Sleep Deprivation and its Effects

Throughout a person’s lifetime, sleep patterns change. For example, infants need 16 to 20 hours of sleep, but teens and adults need far less: an average of 8 hours nightly. While some changes are normal, others can be problematic. Many people experience

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