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7 Reasons Why Running Can Help You Get In Shape

7 Reasons Why Running Can Help You Get In Shape When was the last time you went out and ran? How many times have you convinced yourself to run in the morning only to put that alarm on snooze and go back to sleep? Here is a list that might just change your mind. Be it a treadmill or on the pavements, running has plenty of benefits. Here are 7 ways running helps you get in shape. Physical Strength:  Running helps strengthen and condition muscles, tendons and ligaments, especially in the lower body. It also strengthens the bones as it is a weight bearing exercise and it can also...

The Best Fruits and Vegetables for Smoothies To Fuel Your Workouts

The Best Fruits and Vegetables for Smoothies To Fuel Your Workouts Smoothies are one of the easiest, most fun ways to get the vitamins you need. They’re also a great, quick-n-easy alternative to breakfast bars and other store bought, pre-made foods. They can be enjoyed over ice or as they are, and the combination possibilities are endless as long as you have a little imagination. Berries are great for smoothies. They provide a variety of tastes, from the sweet strawberries to the very tart cranberries, and can provide a variety of color to your smoothies. Some of the most popular berries are strawberries, blue berries, cranberries, and blackberries. These...

A Beginner’s Guide To Getting In Shape

A Beginner’s Guide To Getting In Shape Gain command over your calorie intake Calculating the amount of calories you need and planning a diet accordingly may seem very easy on paper but is actually one of the hardest methods to follow as a beginner. Estimating how many calories have consumed and the calorie count of each food is a very difficult task. For beginners, it is advisable that they consume foods bearing in mind the nutrition labels so that they can easily determine how much of which nutrient is present. Eat five small meals throughout the day If your daily calorie intake is 1500 kcal then by spacing up...

Top Ten Foods To Include In Your Diet

Top Ten Foods To Include In Your Diet 1. Free-range organic eggs This type of eggs provide the best source for high quality protein and fat. 2. Spinach Spinach is high in iron and can easily be added to almost any dish. 3. Organic beef This is a high source of vitamins A, B12 and E, beta carotene, omega-fats and zinc. 4. Berries Berries are an excellent source of anti-oxidants. Blue berries and raspberries are the best choice. Of all the fruits they contain the lowest level of fructose sugar. Antioxidants keep your skin young. 5. Tea Herbal tea is the best, especially green tea, as it contains antioxidants...

How To Become A Morning Person

How To Become A Morning Person They say the early bird catches the worm and for good reason. There are several great benefits of waking up early in the morning. A sound sleep in the night ensures a person is fresh for the new day. They can also probably squeeze in a workout in the morning which is probably the best time to do it considering time constraints for an average working individual. The fresh morning breeze also helps. One can easily prepare themselves for the work day properly and take a proper breakfast before leaving too. It also improves psychological and mental health. So, how many times have...

Top 10 Books To Read If You Want To Live A Healthier Life

Top 10 Books To Read If You Want To Live A Healthier Life 1. Help Yourself To Live Longer by Paul Jenner A ten-step guide, based on scientific and medical research, that will add 10 healthy, happy years to your life. 2. 5 Tools to Help You Find Courage, Creativity, and Willpower–and Inspire You to Live Life in Forward Motion by Phil Stutz and Michels Barry This book will help bring a bold and dramatic change to your life that will encourage better life choices. These five tools will remove unwanted stress which improves life span. 3. Grow Younger, Live Longer: 10 Steps to Reverse Ageing by David Simon and Deepak...