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2014-10-22 23:09:07

How to lose weight your body's way. Healthy ways to reduce weight, lifestyle changes needed to maintain the loss. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Losing Weight Your Body’s Way In a world where a multi-billion-dollar diet industry is staring you in the face, it certainly can be difficult to choose the right weight loss method. Why not do your body an extra favor by doing it the healthy way? Set aside the fads and resist those tempting crash diets. Instead, listen to your body, exercise...

2014-10-22 23:09:05

5 Ways to Add More Exercise and Fitness Into Your Life. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Although there are only 24 hours in a day, that doesn’t seem to be enough time for many people who have trouble finding time within their busy schedules for exercise and fitness. Fortunately, one does not need to exercise for long periods of time to get in shape. Here are five ways you can reach your fitness and health goals while on the go. Change Up Your Commute Consider riding a bike or taking the bus...

2014-10-15 23:12:25

Rebounding with bellicon Proves Scientifically Superior Activity for Lowering Risk Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In a recently published paper in "Brain, Behavior and Immunity," researchers report that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight range, increasing their risk for diseases including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Given that two-thirds of adults in the United States are...

coastal living
2014-10-10 07:30:49

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals who live close to the coast tend to be more physically active than those living inland, researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School claim in a new study published online Thursday in the journal Preventative Medicine. [ Watch the Video: How Can Coastlines Improve Health? ] As part of their investigation, lead author Dr. Mathew White and his colleagues analyzed data from more than 180,000 men and women from...

2014-10-03 23:01:45

Learning ZoneXpress has compiled a list of reasons to participate in upcoming National Walk to School Day October 8, 2014. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Looking forward to National Walk to School Day on October 8? It doesn't work out for everyone but if parents/guardians can make it work, it's worth giving it a try. Even if that means waking teenagers up a little earlier or if distance is the issue, dropping everyone off closer to school to get them started. Learning ZoneXpress (LZX)...

Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize Can Help With Exercise
2014-10-02 03:31:23

New York University New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may be on target when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help people walk there faster, psychology researchers have found. Their study, which compares this technique to walking while looking around the environment naturally, offers a new strategy to improve the quality of exercise. "People...

2014-10-02 12:28:52

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness expert Bobby Whisnand says overtraining is at the heart of long lasting injuries, joint health, and mobility issues and urges caution when setting unrealistic training goals. "What we don't know about exercise is killing us," he stated. " We have a pandemic that nobody is talking about; chronic joint and back pain is the number one cause of disability in our nation ahead of heart disease and the cause; exercising incorrectly and...

weight training memory
2014-10-02 03:00:52

Georgia Institute of Technology Study finds that one short bout of resistance exercise can enhance episodic memory Here’s another reason why it’s a good idea to hit the gym: it can improve memory. A new Georgia Institute of Technology study shows that an intense workout of as little as 20 minutes can enhance episodic memory, also known as long-term memory for previous events, by about 10 percent in healthy young adults. [ Watch the Video: Lift Weights, Improve Your Memory ]...

After-school exercise program
2014-09-30 03:00:46

Diana Yates, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign A nine-month-long, randomized controlled trial involving 221 prepubescent children found that those who engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks, researchers report in the journal Pediatrics. Half of the study subjects were randomly assigned to the after-school...

drinking after exercise
2014-09-25 03:00:13

Erin White, Northwestern University People of all ages more likely to indulge in alcohol on days when they’re more active A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use. “Monday through Wednesday people batten down the hatches and they cut back on...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin