Monthly Archives: August 2018

If This Marathon With 23 Wine Tastings Doesn’t Make You Want to Run, Nothing Will

Wine, cheese, oysters, ice cream… oh, and running. If your idea of a triathlon consists of an appetizer, entrée, and wine pairing, there’s a marathon in France that should excite your athletic instincts. The annual Marathon du Médoc is a 26.2-mile race in Bordeaux, France, every September. What makes this particular race interesting is that there are 23 different wines ...

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Take 10 Minutes to Try This Beginner Yoga Routine

Whether you do it when you wake up, on your lunch break, or before you go to bed, this simple yoga routine will help you clear your mind in a matter of minutes. Curious about yoga, but not sure how to get started? Yoga instructor Noemi Henriquez is here to guide you through the basics. Henriquez will take you through ...

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Diseases That Could Be Cured in Your Lifetime

Conditions Denise Mann, MSAug 31 Each year, there are thousands of fun runs, drives, and fundraisers focused on curing diseases. It’s working: We may see cures for these diseases in our lifetimes. Heart disease Dora Milanovich/Shutterstock Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States., but game-changing new techniques and technologies may make it ...

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The 5-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This no-equipment, high-intensity workout is your BFF on days when you’re really pressed for time. We get it. You’re busy, chained to your desk with a million things on your to-do list and you’ve forgotten what daytime looks like. At the end of the day, you’re swamped and all you want to do is sit on the couch and binge-watch ...

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Depression in children, it can affect their social skills and academics | fitness

Turns out, children who show mild to severe symptoms of depression in second and third grades are six times more likely to have skill deficits, such as difficulties with social skills or academics, than children without symptoms, a new study reveals. The study was performed by researchers at the University of Missouri. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America reported ...

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Is It Bad to Work Out in Your Makeup?

Scrolling through our social media feeds, it’s not surprising to see our female BFFs and fitness influencers posting workout selfies while—yep—wearing makeup. We understand wanting to hide a daunting pimple or two, but going for a run or hitting the gym in a full face of makeup doesn’t seem like the greatest idea for your skin. After all, can a layer of product really allow your skin ...

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Is Dairy Healthy? – Health

As much as we love cheese, and soft serve, and cream in our coffee, we know we shouldn’t overdo it: Dairy products, at least the full-fat variety, have long been associated with heart disease and other health problems. But research-based evidence for this link has been inconsistent, and yet another new study supports the idea that certain types of dairy ...

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What Is Keto Cycling? Benefits and What to Eat

Chances are, you’ve read about or know someone who’s on the keto diet, or perhaps you’ve experimented with it yourself. Short for “ketogenic,” the keto diet is an extremely low-carbohydrate eating plan that sends the body into ketosis—a state of burning fat for energy, rather than sugars. People on a ketogenic diet consume 50 grams or fewer of carbohydrates per day and ...

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The Most Painful Place to Get Stung by a Bee

Emily DiNuzzoAug 30 The answer might surprise you. plew koonyosying/Shutterstock There isn’t really a good place to get a bee sting. Ideally, it’s best to avoid the painful sting in the first place. If you are a sting victim, however, you might feel better knowing there are places on the body where stings could be more painful than others. Although ...

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