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Feeling KOOL - MORE reasons to exercise
I know! Some days you don't feel like exercising.
BUT here are a couple reason TO exercise.
1. To look great...exercise firms your body, improves posture and even makes your skin glow. Looking your best is a wonderful result of re...
Feeling KOOL - Why we need to exercise - Part 1
1. To prevent disease
Exercise has been proven to reduce the risk of just about every single health probelm known to man, from stroke to heart disease to cancer to osteoporosis. Exercise is also a great defense against type 2 Diabetes, ...
Feeling KOOL - Beat the Sneezes
There are more than 240 allergens, some rare and others very common.
If you’re a sneezer due to pollen: close your car’s windows while driving, rather switch on the internal fan (drawing in air from the outside), and avoid being out...
Feeling KOOL - Dry Eyes
If you suffer from dry eyes, up your seafood intake.
Salmon, sardines, and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids, which the body uses to produce tears, among other things. Research suggests that people who consume higher amounts of thes...
The "Charlie Experience" v.21: "The Wall/The Kip"
Oh how I hate “THE WALL”. It’s that point where progress seems to stop. Where it feels like no matter what you are working on, it’s barely making a dent. Welcome to THE WALL. I have seen people hit this wall and stop. Stop everything and give up. I...
Feeling KOOL - Junk Food makes you Lazy
A researcher at UCLA in California says junk food could be making people lazy.
Biologist Aaron Blaisdell bases the findings on his study which fed two groups of rats two different diets. The rats were all required to push a le...
Feeling KOOL - NO time to exercise?
One of the biggest excuses people make when it comes to exercising is not having enough time to do it. But there are ways to squeeze in a workout. More research shows short, intense exercise can boost your metabolism and keep you from putting on...
Feeling KOOL - Asthma
What was an unusually wet winter for much of the country is expected to give way to a bad allergy season. When pollen counts go up, typically the number of new asthma cases does too. Doctors say allergies are a typical asthma trigger. So, it's not...
Feeling KOOL - Insomnia and Strokes
People with sleep disorders are at a much higher risk of strokes.
New research published in an American Heart Association journal shows that insomnia boosts the chances of getting a stroke by more than 50-percent. Insomniacs aged 18 to 35 wer...
Feeling Kool - The Sun and your Weight
Basking in morning sunlight can help you control your weight.
A new study says people who are exposed to morning sunlight are more trim than folks who get more afternoon sun.
Researchers with Northwestern University found that p...
Turns out people who run a lot of miles each week don't live any longer than people who don't exercise at all.
And according to a new study, both groups die sooner than people who run just two to three hour...
Marriage is good for the heart.
That's according to a New York University study that shows a lower risk of heart disease among married couples.
Researchers found that married people were five-percent less likely to develop cardiovascular...