Health & Fitness

Fitness Classes “Outside” The Gym
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Fitness Classes “Outside” The Gym

By: Janet Hunt Below is a list of fitness classes offered in the Athens area, outside of a gym, that...
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Cost Of Diabetes In The USA
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Cost Of Diabetes In The USA

By: Janet Hunt With all the talk about healthcare, how much it costs this country, and whether it is a...
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Health and Fitness – Why Can’t I Sleep?
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Health and Fitness – Why Can’t I Sleep?

By: Janet Hunt Often I cannot sleep at night or I sleep very poorly. And I hear the same concern...
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Most Supplements are a Waste of Money – Health & Fitness
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Most Supplements are a Waste of Money – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt People in this country spend more than $30 billion per year on dietary supplements. I believe, and...
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Health & Fitness – Fiber
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Health & Fitness – Fiber

By: Janet Hunt Eating healthy may improve your health and lower your need for prescription drugs. Dietary fiber is a...
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What Is Milk? – Health & Fitness
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What Is Milk? – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Traditional milk producers want us to drink more cow’s milk because sales and consumption are down due...
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Smoking and Your Health
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Smoking and Your Health

By: Janet Hunt I find it hard to believe I have never written about smoking! I was just driving home...
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Heat and Exercise – Health & Fitness
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Heat and Exercise – Health & Fitness

Exercising in hot weather puts extra stress on your body. Both the exercise and the outside temperature increase your core...
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Health & Fitness – Beat The Heat
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Health & Fitness – Beat The Heat

It is hot out! And it is going to stay this way for a few months. Here are some reminders...
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Health & Fitness – Fall Prevention
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Health & Fitness – Fall Prevention

I know that I write about fall prevention a lot, but falling is a serious issue as we age. More...
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Who Wants Goat For Dinner?

In class the other day one of my students asked about eating goat meat. Then, when I got home and...
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Weight Loss Maintenance – Health & Fitness
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Weight Loss Maintenance – Health & Fitness

Maintaining weight loss long-term is difficult. Research shows that most dieters regain their lost weight within five years and up...
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Health & Fitness – Reducing The Risk Of Lower Back Pain
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Health & Fitness – Reducing The Risk Of Lower Back Pain

Low-back pain is the most common chronic or long- lasting pain issue in the U.S. with 60% to 80% of...
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Benefits of Exercise You Cannot See in the Mirror
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Benefits of Exercise You Cannot See in the Mirror

Many people begin an exercise program to get in better physical shape. “I want to look better and feel better”...
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Organic vs Natural – Health & Fitness
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Organic vs Natural – Health & Fitness

What's the difference between organic and natural? Isn't "natural food" just as safe and healthy as organic food? Unfortunately, natural...
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Fermented Food Trend – Health and Fitness
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Fermented Food Trend – Health and Fitness

Fermented foods are foods that have been through a process of lactofermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar...
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Health & Fitness – Balancing Act
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Health & Fitness – Balancing Act

Balance has many components. Muscular endurance, postural control, aerobic capacity, joint flexibility, muscular strength, inner ear health, response time, age,...
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What Is High Blood Pressure?
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What Is High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. High blood pressure (HBP) means the pressure in...
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Health & Fitness – Fiber
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Health & Fitness – Fiber

Eating healthy may improve your health and lower your need for prescription drugs. Dietary fiber is a component in plant...
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Benefits Of Using A Personal Trainer
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Benefits Of Using A Personal Trainer

Do you think personal trainers are just for the rich and famous? Think again. While we don’t come at bargain...
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