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How To Treat A Strained Muscle Resources

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Ice Home Remedies

When you're injured, ice is like gold. In fact, it is an essential treatment for most sports injuries. It is one of the key ways to reduce the inflammation that occurs when you have some type of muscle tear, tendonitis, sprain or strain. The...  Read more

5 Exercises You Should Never Do

Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it? The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who...  Read more

When to Call a Doctor for the Flu

You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

Going slow hopefully get over this pulled muscles
Updated 5/2/2016 12:54:55 PM

Going slow hopefully get over this pulled muscles Hope everyone has a better Monday than me today. Still smiling...  Read more

You can definitely treat yourself without going ov
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You can definitely treat yourself without going over your calories. Account for the treat you want, have a small enough amount and if you can, substitute a horribly unhealthy treat for a slightly better one, for example dark chocolate instead of ......  Read more

I went dancing and feel great! My muscles are a
Updated 5/1/2016 2:32:38 PM

I went dancing and feel great! My muscles are a little tight still but I feel much better than last time! Need to lose 10 pounds this month!...  Read more

Just got my nursing books. And treated myself to a
Updated 5/1/2016 4:27:32 AM

Just got my nursing books. And treated myself to a nursing day. This will be a great summer for me to study, grow, learn and work on my health & fitness...  Read more

Hey everyone. I just throwing this out there.......im 5'5.....always had muscle, just hidden under s
Updated 4/30/2016 12:12:32 AM

Hey everyone. I just throwing this out there.......im 5'5.....always had muscle, just hidden under some weight. Im cutting now, training hard n staying focused. Any one wants to join me. Id be happy to support another on the same path the best i can....  Read more

When you lift or pick something up, tighten your abdominal muscles

Tightening/pulling in/tensing your abdominal/stomach muscles will help support your lower back when you are picking up an object. This will help protect your lower back and help prevent a back strain. You still need to properly lift items using you...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

From grade school gym class to military boot camp, the sit-up has long been a benchmark of endurance. But for those who don't embrace the old elbow-to-knee move, there is some good news: The traditional sit-up may be on its way out. A recent...  Read more

Exercise Tips for Shoveling Snow

With much of the country experiencing an unseasonable amount of snow this winter many of us are finding ourselves digging out the snow shovel to clear our paths. But we must be mindful that while snow shoveling can give one quite a workout,it does co...  Read more