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Fitter at 47 Than I Was in High School.

Peyman Solieman considered himself too busy to have time to work out, being a surgeon and a father. When comparing himself to the people in his social circle, he found that he was still thinner than them. So, he thought things were fine until, at one point, he noticed that while walking down the stairs he was turning his legs […]

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Health Benefits of Walking

Walking is healthy and great. It will obviously not help you burn as much fat as lifting weights or running would. On the other hand, it’s low-intensity and has a much lower level of impact on your joints. While it doesn’t make headlines because it’s not sexy, walking gets the job done much better than people think, as long as […]

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Which habit could shorten your life by 28 years

There has been a study done in Europe on the drinking habits of people, and how it affects their lifespan. The study included more than a million people from several countries. It concluded that people who had a drinking disorder were, on average, expected to die by the time they were in their early fifties. If you think you may […]

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These 5 Foods Will Help Support Your Immune System

Heather Mayer Irvine, a marathoner, former food and nutrition editor for Runner’s World, and author shared her wealth of knowledge on how to help maintain our immune system. Eating a varied diet that includes foods rich in immune-boosting nutrients—think vitamins A, D, E, C, selenium, zinc, and antioxidants—combined with proper sleep and exercise can help keep illness at bay. Heather […]

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9 Ways to Be Happier & Healthier

The folks at DIY Active posit that being healthy is a primary prerequisite for leading a happy life, and that it is a result of managing your diet, exercise and stress. Here they prescribe 9 practices to help you lead a healthier life, along with how these practices directly influence you. Key Takeaways: Eat healthy – i.e., eat a wide […]

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Make Takeout Taste Like Going Out

Since the onset of the pandemic, the number of people working from home has increased from 20% to 71%. Some have had to learn how to cook their own food, while others make do with frozen dinners or take-out, which can quickly get dull. If your food is tasting bland, there are some interesting ways to improve the experience. Key […]

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Men Over 40, Build Leg Strength With This One Exercise

Kirk Charles is a Certified Personal Trainer over fifty who likes to practise what he preaches, and he swears by the step-up exercise for older folks. He regularly suggests it in his training sessions with clients and routinely does reps of the step up in his personal work-out sessions. He provides a step-by-step explanation of the exercise, as well as […]

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Your Health Habits Get Worse the More Screen Time You Have

Since the start of the COVID pandemic, the amount of time people spend around their screens has increased, whether due to having to work from home, or not being allowed to visit public spaces. Some scientists in Arizona State University did a study on how that affects people, and found that it – understandably – has an adverse effect on […]

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Simple Ways to Get Happier

Bryan Daigle is a life coach based in Austin, Texas. He helps people who find themselves unhappy and wanting more from their life. He provides us with some free advice in our pursuit of happiness: Figure out whether a change you’re attempting to make is based on positive intentions or fear of something. Don’t forget that it’s never too late […]

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Why Might Your Penis Hurt After Sex?

If your member is feeling tender or sore after intercourse, fear not! There are quite a few causes for such a condition, and many of them are quite harmless. Here you can find out the main potential reasons your junk hurts, some simple home treatments, and directions for when to call the doctor. If your penis is sore immediately after […]

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Start Running at Any Level

Do you ever watch marathon runners and catch yourself wondering whether or not you could ever do that? Well, you can! Lianna Bass provides a small but comprehensive guide on running, which all but the most experienced runners will find useful. You will learn: Proper running form What to wear Where and how to start When and what to eat […]