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ITG S&T Article- "What Muscles Does Walking Work? We Asked Certified Trainers"

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ITG S&T Article- "What Muscles Does Walking Work? We Asked Certified Trainers"

What Muscles Does Walking Work? We Asked Certified Trainers Category: To Exercise Or Not Created on Wednesday, 03 February 2021 14:23 Hits: 153 Going for a walk is a lovely way to pass the time, listen to a Podcast, relieve some stress, or just get out of your house or apartment for a bit. And even though it might not feel like you are doing much other than, well, walking, your muscles are actually hard at work.  Walking is one of the simplest, but also most effective forms of exercise. You can get even more out of walking by mixing it...

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Article - "7 Reasons Why Your Weight Fluctuates"

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Article - "7 Reasons Why Your Weight Fluctuates"

7 Reason's Why Your Weight Fluctuates So you invested in a set of the best bathroom scales to monitor progress on your health and fitness journey, but you're finding that your weight fluctuates massively by the day - or even the hour.If that sounds familiar, fear not. Whilst no-one enjoys feeling heavier some days than others or seeing a number creep up on the scale, daily weight changes don’t always mean fat gain - and there's likely a simple explanation.‘It’s a figure lodged in the mind that dictates if life is moving along the right path or not. 'At its...

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Article - "Is Weight Fluctuation Normal?"

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Article - "Is Weight Fluctuation Normal?"

What’s happening? Daily weight fluctuation is normal. The average adult’s weight fluctuates up to 5 or 6 pounds per day. It all comes down to what and when you eat, drink, exercise, and even sleep. It’s usually the result of food or water intake Your weight is determined by the number of calories you consume compared to the number of calories you burn. Eating a healthy, balanced diet on par with the number of calories your body uses daily may reduce your chances of significant weight fluctuation over time. But it can be a challenge to eat and drink in moderation every...

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Article - "80 Percent of Foods in America May Be Killing You Because of One Ingredient"

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Article - "80 Percent of Foods in America May Be Killing You Because of One Ingredient"

80 Percent of Foods in America May Be Killing You Because of One Ingredient The Alternative Daily The American food supply has been contaminated. We talk about things like MSG, animal hormones, BPA, heavy metals, and the like (all bad), but there is one particular contaminant that needs to be eradicated more than anything else......SUGAR I hate commercial sugar, all colors and kinds: white, brown, powdery and liquid. The only time we have it in our home is when we are making food for the hummingbirds. To be honest, I even feel a little guilty giving these little guys the...

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Article - "How to build positive, long-lasting habits, according to psychologists"

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Article - "How to build positive, long-lasting habits, according to psychologists"

How to build positive, long-lasting habits, according to psychologists Stephanie Parker ,  Knowable Magazine  Aug 4, 2021, 8:35 AM For many of us, the past year has disrupted deeply ingrained habits. Some people report exercising less, others are drinking more. As we look forward to life returning to some semblance of normal, it's worth considering what scientists have learned about how to create good habits and break bad ones. Habits are like shortcuts — they're things we can do quickly and without thinking because we've done them so often they've become automatic, says behavioral scientist Katy Milkman of the University of Pennsylvania. One important...

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