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How to Heal Injuries Faster

Injuries such as sprains and strains often result in pain, swelling, bruising, inflammation, reduced range of motion, and downtime from activity. There’s also a psychological impact that occurs with injuries. An individual can experience the very same symptoms when recovering from surgery, along with the possibility of stitches and potential side effects from anesthesia. Healing […]

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Tips to Support a Strong, Healthy Lymphatic System

A strong, healthy lymphatic system is vital to experience permanent weight loss, a healthy functioning immune system, and preventing disease. It’s a major player in protecting the body from infection against bacteria, fungi, viruses, and toxins. The lymphatic system is a network of thin tubes (filled with clear lymphatic fluid) and lymph nodes. Lymph nodes […]

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Controlled Breathing: Mindful Breathing Exercises

Our breath is our vital source energy. The practice of controlled, mindful breathing originated from yoga. Conscious, mindful breathing is known as pranayama, one of the eight limbs of yoga and includes different breathing techniques that aim to treat various physical and psychological conditions that have a positive impact on physiology, both in the mind […]

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Health Is Not Just About What You Do

Guest post from Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating When I first started practicing in NYC about 30 years ago, my high-powered Wall Street clients fascinated me. For one thing, they made gobs of money. How did they get so rich? They were incredibly motivated and educated, and they were […]

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“I AM” A-Z Exercise — The Power of Words

I AM – The words we speak and the sounds that fill our external environment affect our internal environment — our very cells. The words we speak about ourselves and others have a huge impact on our health and well-being, and also the people in our lives. I love what Tony Robbins says about the […]

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10 Tips to Lose Belly Fat

Liposuction, endless sit ups, planks and crunches, yogi bicycles, core workouts, the latest infomercial gadget, fat burners, the newest celebrity diet . . .  all of these promise to help lose belly fat and atain flatter, well-defined abs. In reality, these common misconceptions deliver very little to zero return on your investment. Belly fat is […]

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Weight Loss Resistance: Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Weight loss resistance is a symptom and a response to an underlying imbalance that encompasses lifestyle, hormones and your environment including systemic inflammation, toxic overload, impaired detoxification, nutrient deficiencies, and emotional, hormonal or metabolic imbalances. Losing weight (and more importantly, keeping it off) encompasses so much more than diet and exercise. Of course, nutrient-dense organic […]

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How to do a Chin Up

Chin ups and pull ups are one of the best upper body exercises of all time for strength, muscle building and fat loss when performed in a metabolic-style program. You’ll find variations of this exercise in the program design section in my book, Fat Loss Revolution. Unfortunately, many forego this strength building exercise is lieu […]

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The Power of 4 ~ Video Review

  Thank you Troy Anderson of Anderson Training Systems for your support and generous video review on Amazon.com for my book, The Power of 4. The Power of 4 is available in paperback. audio, Kindle, Nook and eBook formats.     Technorati Tags: The Power of 4,paulaowens.com,amazon review

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Smart Exercise for Greater Fat Loss

There’s an effective and efficient approach when it comes to smart exercise to maximize greater fat loss and also an inefficient approach. If your goal is greater fat loss, balanced hormones, less belly fat and healthy aging, focus on the “less is more” approach with an intention on intensity, not duration. For over 25 years, […]

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