Half a Dozen Health Benefits of Pogo Sticks

Pogo Stick Health Benefits 

Pogo sticks may be a nostalgic type of toy but are you aware of just how much pogo sticks have significant health benefits? When I was a kid, I had no clue how much it helped my health. I was just worried about having fun. That is the best part, your kids will get a great workout without even realizing it! I am going to share with you pogo stick health benefits you will find. You may be a little surprised!

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The Easiest Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The Easiest Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years. Learn the simple steps that can help prevent it. The most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, found that nearly 20 percent of children were obese. Read that again. Not just overweight, but obese. This means that for children their age and height, they rank in the top 95th percentile or above. A staggering statistic when compared to results of previous generations.

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Fighting Depression Naturally with Diet and Exercise

Fighting Depression Naturally with Diet and Exercise

How you can reduce the symptoms of depression with a carefully constructed diet and exercise program.

Twenty percent of Americans suffer from depression each year and of that number six percent will suffer a Major Depressive Disorder. That is one-fifth of the population suffering this crippling disease and at least ten of that twenty percent will no doubt suffer in silence. As our day to day lives become more and more crammed with responsibilities both at work and at home, that number is only going to increase. So, is there something we can do now to prevent depression and anxiety from taking over our lives? The answer is yes and it can be found in the food we eat every day.

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How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Tips on Motivating Yourself to Work Out

The hardest part of anything in life, especially working out, is definitely starting. And this doesn’t refer to the first workout of the day, oh no. It refers to firstly deciding to work out, secondly setting your gym alarm, and finally packing your gym gear and stepping outside with that gym bag on your back, actually walking or driving straight to the gym and entering it. But sometimes even the best intensions simply cannot do the trick.

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How to Use Yoga to Improve Your Cycling (and the Other Way Around)

How to Use Yoga to Improve Your Cycling (and the Other Way Around)

Cycling is a repetitive motion sport, which means that we must take care of our bodies the same way we take care of our bikes. Nobody’s body is perfectly balanced, meaning there is always a difference between our right and left side, but our bike expects us to be just that – perfect. This is where yoga can be a powerful tool in “reshaping” our bodies and widening our range of motion.

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