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THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP

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By: Exerciseright.com.au Whether you are an elite athlete, weekend warrior or someone who does almost no exercise (naughty!) – a good night’s sleep should be held as a high priority for maintaining quality performance and/or good health. The following article will briefly discuss the physiology and benefits of sleep, as well as list some effective strategies for falling into a …

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What Is the Purpose of Range of Motion Exercises?

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By: Rick Rockwell ROM exercises, or range of motion exercises, are designed to assist you in recovering or increasing a full range of motion in bending joints such as shoulders, knees, and elbows. For those who suffer a joint injury, undergo surgery, or experience pain in relation to movement, ROM exercises can help to decrease pain, strengthen the muscles surrounding …

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Top 10 Benefits Of Workplace Fitness & Wellness Programs

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When Google opened up in the 90s it took a unique approach to employee satisfaction. In an age of monochrome cubicles and monotonous workdays, they added a workplace wellness program. Their philosophy was that to get the best talent, they had to make their office a place people wanted to work. Exercise brought employees together, improved morale, and made them …

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Can you grow your hippocampus? Yes. Here’s how, and why it matters

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By: Dr. Majid Fotuhi A pair of thumb-sized structures deep in the center of the human brain are critical for our ability to learn and remember. Thanks to their shape, each of them is called hippocampus — which means seahorse in Greek. These brain areas have the unique capacity to generate new neurons every day. In fact, recent human studies have shown …

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The Importance of Myofascial Release – Muscle Maintenance

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Smashing your body day in day out through repetitive training is harming it in more ways than one. Hence we need regular massages to stay pain free. Your body learns by repetition and tries to improve the actions taught. The danger here is that bad habits also get programmed into our system in this fashion. If you sit for long …

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Why You Don’t Need A Gym

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By: Teisha Lowry Cox Today, a lot of people think that going to the gym is their answer to weight loss and living a happy and healthy life. Lashing it out at the gym is not necessarily the answer. The biggest hurdle is overcoming “inactivity” which is affecting more and more people than ever before. Sedentary work life and sitting …