‘Life Force’ Linked To Body’s Ability To Withstand Stress

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An outgoing personality — especially in senior women — may increase the human ability to withstand stress

Our ability to withstand stress-related, inflammatory diseases may be associated, not just with our race and sex, but with our personality as well, according to a study published in the July issue of the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity. Especially in aging women, low levels of the personality trait extraversion may signal that blood levels of a key inflammatory molecule have crossed over a threshold linked to a doubling of risk of death within five years.

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Stationary Bike Blender

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Drink it and work it off what a concept

If you’re a serious fitness nut, you probably have a routine of waking up to a 5 AM alarm, mixing yourself up a protein shake and then hitting the dark streets for a little pre-dawn jog. At least that’s the stereotype that I carry around when it comes to fitness nuts. If it’s true or even close, why not throw a little more exercise into your shake and double your calorie burn. Or just skip that stupid jog altogether and call the shake a reward for a morning of spinning. Continue reading… “Stationary Bike Blender”

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You Can Change Your Appearance With Exercise, But Not Overnight

Fitness Does Not Happen Overnight 

Carl Foster, an exercise physiologist at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, was amused by ads for a popular piece of exercise equipment. Before-and-after photos showed pudgy men and women turned into athletes with ripped bodies of steel. And it all happened after just 12 weeks of exercising for 30 minutes three times a week. Then there was the popular book, with its own before-and-after photos, promoting a program that would totally change your body in six weeks with three 20-minute exercise sessions a week.

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Motivatrix MX10 Workout Master

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Looking for a complete wellness solution that will positively impact the health of your family members? Enter the Motivatrix MX10 Workout Master.

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Horizontal Skydiving – Swooping

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New swooping distance world record

You would think that skydiving would be extreme enough on its own – but you’re wrong. Many people have felt the need to think up a sport that’s even more extreme than regular skydiving. The result is called “swooping”. Essentially, swoopers start out with a regular sky-dive, but go a bit faster than they would ordinarily.

 

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Ropeless Jump Rope

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Everyone Needs An Exercise Machine That Keeps You Company By Talking To You But Can Knock You Out Cold If Your Not Paying Attention. Just Look At Those Detachable Swinging Weights. Can You Say An Accident Waiting To Happen.

Jumping rope is one of the best cardio exercise you can get. The problem is the rope. If you lose concentration, and happen to trip on it, you could get very hurt.

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Stretching Before Exercising Actually Weakens Muscles

Stretching Before Exercising Actually Weakens Muscles

This whole ritual may have been a big lie

Back in grade school you were probably taught the importance of warm-up exercises, and it’s likely you’ve continued with pretty much the same routine ever since. Science, however, has moved on. Researchers now believe that some of the more entrenched elements of many athletes’ warm-up regimens are not only a waste of time but are actually bad for you.

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Bulldog Interactive Fitness: A Gym That Uses Video Games To Get Kids Moving

Bulldog Interactive Fitness:  A Gym That Uses Video Games To Get Kids Moving

Bulldog Interactive Fitness

A gym that uses video games to get kids moving? Bulldog Interactive Fitness has found a solution that gets kids off your couch at home, without actually taking away their number one obsession; video gaming. It’s a common problem many parents face; there are so many products on the market for children that keep them entranced by their computers or favorite gaming systems. While this on its own isn’t a problem, it is when the child isn’t finding balance that also keeps them physically active.

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