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Couching a Bad Lifestyle. Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on April 03, 2012
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Interestingly enough, back pain is one of the most prevalent illnesses,and it can easily be treated with exercise. Exercise as treatment is a radical departure from that which has been prescribed for most Americans in the past. Typically, surgery or other invasive forms of treatment are prescribed, with little or no results. Continue reading…

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Couching a Bad Lifestyle. Part 1

Posted by Lloyd on April 03, 2012
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The sedentary population hates us. Gone are the days when it was OK for them to lead couch potato lifestyles. Ten to 20 years ago, exercise was more of an individual choice. Those of us who chose to be physically active did so because it made us look and feel good. But those who didn’t, hey, it was up to them to decide what kind of lifestyle they chose to live, right? Continue reading…

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Health & Fitness Exchange, Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on December 29, 2011
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Murder on Harbor Boulevard was designed to promote balanced physical activity. Because detectives were unable to get additional clues by spending extra hours on the treadmill or pumping iron, there was no incentive to overtrain. This encouraged members to space out their workouts and plan ahead rather than doing too much in a single exercise session. At the same time, the program motivated runners to include strength training in their exercise program and got some weightlifters to add aerobics to their weekly training regimen. The end result was a 24 percent increase in facility utilization during the six-week event. Continue reading…

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