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5 Bodyworks That Work

Bodyworks is no longer a fringe pursuit—not in a country in which more than 82 million people turn to complementary therapies each year—but it is not without mystery. The range of therapies, or “modalities,” lumped together as bodyworks form the nexus between hands-on energy healing, Western-style body manipulation like chiropractic and osteopathy, and the pleasure and deep relaxation of massage. For some people, bodyworks is …

Herbal Fen Phen – Phen Fen: Dangerous Medicine

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, when Fen phen and Redux disappeared from the U.S. market because of serious cases of heart valve damage in 1997, their place was quickly taken by so-called herbal fen phen products, which soon gained wide popularity on the Internet and in non-medical weight loss clinics. Despite their widespread availability, the FDA considers these herbal products to be …

Muscular Strength And Endurance Exercises

It is important with muscular strength work to breathe correctly. Always exhale as you squeeze the muscle (on the effort). The helps regulate blood pressure and is an essential technique to master in the early stages of training. Some of the exercises require added resistance. You can use hand weights, dumbells, food tins or resistance bands. Improvise but remember safety and technique. Okay, so you’ve completed …

Lose a Dress Size in 8 Weeks

A Complete Exercise Plan to Get You Started and Keep You Going If you’re like most American women, you would probably like to lose a couple of pounds. Maybe you’ve got some big occasion looming — a reunion, wedding, a special party — and you want to look thinner. So you follow this step-by-step plan: Go on a diet — maybe a tough-to-stick-with fad diet …

Armand Tecco’s Evaluation and Plan for Mandie

Assessment Form for Mandie First Name: Mandie Gender: Female Age: 26 Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Weight: 212 pounds MEDICAL HISTORY 1. YES NO � � X Has your doctor ever said you have heart trouble? � X Do you frequently have pains in your heart and chest? � X Do you often feel faint or have spells of severe dizziness? � X Has a doctor ever said your blood …

Armand Tecco’s Evaluation and Plan for Jim

Assessment Form for Jim First Name: Jim Gender: Male Age: 37 Height: 6 feet, 0 inches Weight: 185 pounds MEDICAL HISTORY 1. YES NO � � X Has your doctor ever said you have heart trouble? � X Do you frequently have pains in your heart and chest? � X Do you often feel faint or have spells of severe dizziness? � X Has a doctor ever said your blood …

Armand Tecco’s Evaluation and Plan for Erin

Assessment Form for Erin First Name: Erin Gender: female Age: 24 Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Weight: 213 pounds MEDICAL HISTORY 1. YES NO X Has your doctor ever said you have heart trouble? X Do you frequently have pains in your heart and chest? X Do you often feel faint or have spells of severe dizziness? X Has a doctor ever said your blood pressure was too high? X …

How to Lose Weight – Wheat-Free for a Week

Have you gone wheat-free for a week after reading this article? Tell us how you feel ! Do you want to know how to lose weight? Then read the whole article and you might find the beste solution ever! Imagine if wheat were to audition for American Idol, while Randy and Paula might judge it on its health and cooking benefits, Simon might say, “Sorry, …

Walk Away Diabetes

Walking briskly for 20 to 45 minutes three times a week can not only reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, but it can also help you control your blood sugar and manage your weight if you already have diabetes. Ultimately, that may help you to decrease your dependence on medication and to reduce your risk of complications. A small study done at Kyoto General …

Marathon Mania – Can You Do 26.2?

10 must-have tips from a marathon coach: Plus, Jorjette’s exclusive four-month marathon training program. More and more walkers are accepting the marathon challenge and walking 26.2 miles. Curious to know how they do it? What’s involved in the training? The coach I knew the perfect person to turn to for all the answers. Sheree Meehan, a coach for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in …

Stop Overeating

In today’s super-size world, overeating is a major cause of the expanding waistline. So how do you tame your appetite and shrink your waistline? Enjoying food — not shunning it — is the answer. “We’re so focused on getting rid of fat that we forget the positive and pleasurable aspects of eating,” says Julie Waltz Kembel, a behavioral counselor at Canyon Ranch in Tucson. And …

Muscle and Metabolism

To make matters worse, slashing your calorie intake too drastically (under your body weight times 10 — so less than 1,300 calories for a 130 pound woman) can slow your metabolism even more. “When your body thinks the food supply is dangerously low, it goes into starvation mode and slows metabolism to preserve calories,” says Kathie Swift, RD, nutrition director at Canyon Ranch in the …