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Do you want to lose weight but don’t have the time to go to the gym and hit the cardio equipment? If you do, then having interval training may be right for you. In a guest post on UndergroundWellness.com, Austin Robinson discusses what high intensity interval training, or HIIT, is and explains the benefits of this particular exercise routine. He also lists down some reminders for those who want to try HIIT. Read Austin’s post to learn more.

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Aside from keeping you in the pink of health, did you know that having a daily stroll can also boost your memory as your age? Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have found that walking six miles a week can stop aging brains from growing smaller and showing signs of dementia. Study author Kirk I. Erickson also reveals that walking can also prevent Alzheimer’s disease, saying that having a daily walking schedule is very important for middle-aged people.

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Are you afraid of gaining several pounds as you get older? If you are, you might want to check out a recent article on Mercola.com. According to the write-up, adults tend to gain weight during their midlife because they become less active as compared when they were younger. Therefore, experts concluded that the best way to avert sarcopenic obesity is to be as physically active as possible. Read the rest of this post to learn more.

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Motherhood is one of life’s greatest blessings. However, certain women refuse to be mothers because of what childbearing and childrearing can do their bodies. For would-be mothers who are having second-thoughts about having children, you might want to read Bonnie Crowder’s article on FirstOurselves.com. In her post, she discusses how has her body changed since having children and how motherhood helped her realize the importance of loving your own body.

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It is a given fact that practicing yoga can help soothe tired muscles but did you know that it can also help relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia? A recent study has found that this traditional Indian physical and mental discipline helps alleviate 30% of the health conditions associated with fibromyalgia, which is characterized by widespread pain in the muscles and fatigue. Check out this Mercola.com article and discover the other health benefits of yoga.

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If you want to stay fit, you should always get enough sleep. Citing a new research published on the Annals of Internal Medicine, Connie Bennett of SugarShockBlog.com reveals that people who sleep less than seven hours a day are more likely to gain weight. According to her, the researchers have found that the amount of sleep you get contributes to the “maintenance of fat-free body mass” when the body takes less energy. Read Connie’s article and discover the other negative effects of insufficient sleep on weight watchers.

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Do you think that your daily fitness regimen is really helping you stay fit and fab? Be careful though because you might be doing something that is sabotaging your workout. In its latest article, Mercola.com exposes the seven diet and fitness practices that many people think are beneficial to one’s health but they are actually not. Discover why drinking sports drink will do more harm than good to your body and find out why doing “easy cardio” is just a huge waste of your time.

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It is a generally accepted fact that you can’t lose weight by going on a diet alone. Thus, if you want to trim your gut, you’ve got to do some physical activities, too. According to an article on Mercola.com, a recent study has found that people who combine a healthy diet with regular exercises are more likely to lose weight than those who just limit their daily food intake but refuse to do some physical activities. Read the rest of this interesting article now.

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It seems that taking a dip at the pool after a good workout is a big no-no if you seriously want to lose weight. According to Mercola.com, a study conducted by Australian researchers reveals that cooling off at the swimming pool after doing some exercise may increase your appetite. Instead, experts recommend doing something else if you want to cool down after a workout. What is the better alternative to taking a dip after flexing your muscles? Read on to find out.