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Will exercise help my ailment?

Some people avoid physical activity as they fear worsening their ailment or health condition; however, it is important to note that, in most cases, exercise is likely to improve their quality of life! Consider, for instance, arthritis, many people with arthritis are...

Understanding Heart Rate

One of the best ways to determine how hard your body is working during your workout is to monitor your heart rate (HR). You can calculate your HR by using a heart rate monitor or by feeling for your pulse and calculating it manually. Once your maximum HR has been...

Ready. Set. Motivate!

What is motivation and what does it mean to you? Whether in our work, school or personal life, we all seek motivation in our own way. For some of us, motivation comes easily and we are self-motivated. On the other hand, some of us rely on motivation from others....

What it means to be gluten-free

A gluten-free diet is one that excludes the protein gluten. For those suffering from celiac disease, gluten causes inflammation in the small intestine and can make it difficult for them to digest food and absorb important nutrients. Additionally, for those suffering...