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Be Well explores the effects of sleep on your diet.

July 2017

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The dangers of sugars

May 2017
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Hitting an exercise plateau? Check out our tips to keep your fitness regime going!

April 2017
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When people think of exercising safely, most likely they think of using proper form or being careful not to do too much too quickly. Certainly, these are examples of exercise safety, but there are others, too.

March 2017
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Preventing Diabetes with Nutrition

February 2017
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proper exercise form is the key to maximizing results and safety during a workout, but proper breathing is just as important. Breathing improves your energy level, gets oxygen to your muscles, lubricates the joints and affects your entire workout. It is important to do it properly.

January 2017
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In today’s world, food is not just used to sustain and nourish the body. We use food to celebrate special occasions, like eating cake on our birthday or going to a fancy restaurant on our anniversary. It’s also a reward, like buying the little league team ice cream after a winning game. But what about using food to relieve stress? Recent scientific studies show that stress eating may actually be a myth.

December 2016
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A well-rounded exercise program includes exercises that work all the muscles in the body. What’s rarely mentioned is the importance of exercise sequence, or the order in which the exercises are performed and completed. Strength-training in the correct order is crucial to maximizing results and getting the most from your workouts. Different training methods have different philosophies, but there are some general rules to keep in mind when applying proper exercise order.

November 2016
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You may have heard your doctor or other medical professionals say that regular exercise helps lower blood pressure or can help reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure. The reason for this is simple: Regular exercise makes your heart stronger, which means it can pump blood with less effort. If the heart uses less effort to pump the blood, it decreases the force on the arteries, which lowers blood pressure.

October 2016
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There’s a lot of talk in the news these days about concussions. It’s even been the topic of a recent movie starring Will Smith. As the school year begins, and student athletics start, it is again a hot topic. But what exactly is a concussion, how do you recognize the signs and symptoms, what do you do if someone has potentially suffered a concussion and what are the methods of prevention?

September 2016
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