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5 Fitness Tips Every Teen (and their Parent) Should Read

Fairfax, Va. – There’s a lot of good reasons for teens to engage in exercising regularly and stay fit. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that students who are physically active tend to have better grades, that higher physical fitness levels are associated with improved cognitive performance, and that those who participate in […]

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Early Youth Specialization and Over Training – What Every Parent Should Know

  Fairfax, VA – Kids around the country are playing organized sports more than ever today. In fact, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) reports that youth in the country participating in sports went from around 18 million in 1987 to 60 million in 2008. While that’s good news, because of the many benefits […]

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8 Great Sweat-Busting Solutions

Courtesy Summer Soles (www.SweatHelp.org)

Product Innovations Reduce Profuse Sweating Problems Today’s breed of product innovations help address an age-old, embarrassing problem: excessive sweating.  No matter the season or reason, extreme, uncontrollable sweating is never welcome and it’s often a serious medical condition called hyperhidrosis. In fact, research shows that nearly five percent of the population suffers from the condition—that’s 367 […]

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How to Reduce Sweating Problems at School

Photo Courtesy the International Hyperhidrosis Society (www.SweatHelp.org)

9 Myths and Truths About Excessive Sweating Among Students Amid all things “back to school”—whether in the elementary, secondary or collegiate systems—there’s a common but hidden scourge: excessive sweating.  In fact, a national survey conducted by the International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHhS)—the scholars of sweat—shows as many as one in five teens (nearly 20%) suffers from […]

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Tips for Exercising Through Pregnancy

FAIRFAX, Virginia – A common question that many women have when pregnant is whether or not they should continue with their exercise programs. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), almost all women can and should be physically active during pregnancy. They recommend that women aim for around 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, one that […]

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Gamifying Good Health: Cash-Curated Wellness

Courtesy of HealthyWage

Recently released study findings published in the journal Social Science and Medicine prove, yet again, that money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude and duration of weight loss.” Imperative dialogue given the prevalence of overweight and obesity has more than doubled in the past three decades, leading to rising rates of non-communicable […]

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5 Reasons to Send Your Child to a Healthy Cooking Camp this Summer

FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of children in the country considered obese has more than tripled since the 1970s to one in every five today. When you consider the amount of processed and fast food kids are eating, combined with their lack of exercise, it’s easy […]

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5 Problem-Solving Self-Care Solutions

Courtesy PrivateRX

Ever on the hunt for consumer goods that solve ubiquitous annoyances, I’ve come across a selection of self-care solutions that can be of benefit during the spring and summer seasons in particular. Here are five mention-worthy items that may just enhance your hair, skin and dietary regime in the months ahead. Essential Eyebrow Solution (www.EssentialEyebrowSolution.com) […]

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