Why Telomeres Are Key To Health and Longevity

You’ve probably heard about “biological” versus “chronological” age. The factor that determines biological cellular age is telomere length, and there are several companies now offering genetic testing that’s supposed to reveal your cellular age through measuring your telomere length. So, what is this important biomarker for aging, and how can we control it? What Are …

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Strength Training and Resistance Bands. Your Fitness Dream Team! Plus, Five Exercises with Resistance Bands (Videos)

Why Strength Training is so Important and Why Resistance Bands Are Your New Favorite Fitness Pal Strength training is important at any age, but especially as we get older. It is essential that we continue to improve muscle tone to prevent age-related muscle atrophy that is otherwise unavoidable. Strength training also improves bone density which …

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Six Chair Exercises to Counterbalance the Damage of Sitting

Today’s modern culture has most of us spending more time sitting than previous generations. What many of us may not know is prolonged sitting can lead to muscle degradation and damaged backs. For example, one of the adverse effects of prolonged sitting is it can increase our “kyphotic” curve (rounded curve) of the thoracic spine …

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Earthing

As we enjoy a world rife with modern amenities — from electronics to synthetic materials — our bodies disconnect from nature. This can result in insomnia, body aches, depression, high blood pressure, and other ailments. Now and then, it’s beneficial to reconnect to Mother Earth to help restore vitality, reset body rhythms, and balance hormones …

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Health Benefits of Thyme

When it comes to herbal superstars, one that shines brighter than others is thyme. With Mediterranean origins, thyme has been used for thousands of years to treat both common and complex health conditions. Its use goes as far back as ancient Egypt and ancient Greece. Its medicinal properties were praised by the “father of modern …

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