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Women’s Wellness Series – Can Strength Training Prevent Lymphedema?

Women’s Wellness Series – Can Strength Training Prevent Lymphedema?

Women’s Wellness Series – Can Strength Training Prevent Lymphedema? Traditionally, women have been advised against lifting weights and performing repetitive arm movements in order to prevent lymphedema, a possible side effect of breast cancer treatments. According to a recent study, however, strength training exercises can actually reduce the risk of developing this unwelcome complication, improve symptoms if they develop, and ...

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Spas Around the World Add Wellness to Beauty, Pampering and Weight Loss

Spas Around the World Add Wellness to Beauty, Pampering and Weight Loss

Spas Around the World Add Wellness to Beauty, Pampering and Weight Loss Unlike American employee-based corporate wellness, some spa wellness programs are beginning to address quality of life topics beyond the physical. Corporate wellness in America has been a mild success as medical information, prevention-based efforts. Unfortunately, most such programs have not been of a positive nature focused largely on ...

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Different Types of Wellness

Different Types of Wellness

Different Types of Wellness Wellness is an expanded idea of health. There are different levels of wellness in your life that don’t have to do with your physical health. True wellness is determined by how you live your life despite your circumstances. Living a healthy life is not just about the physical you have mental, emotional and more. If you ...

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness The term health and wellness are frequently used interchangeably, but the meanings are slightly different from each other. Health can be defined as a state of our physical being, whether good or bad. Our state of health depends on various factors like heredity, environmental condition, choices of foods and drinks, fitness and exercises, sleep and rest, thoughts ...

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Starting a Pedometer and Wellness Initiative

Starting a Pedometer and Wellness Initiative

Starting a Pedometer and Wellness Initiative I first bought a Fitbit Ultra back in June, 2012 as part of a fitness initiative in my company. The plan had started in our Wilder, Vermont location, and had quickly become a grass roots effort within our division. The manager there had come up with the idea after purchasing a Fitbit Ultra after ...

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Aerobics, Wellness and You

Aerobics, Wellness and You

Aerobics, Wellness and You The term “aerobics” is a commonly misunderstood word. It is usually associated with low to moderate level intensity workouts for an extended period of time, usually half an hour to an hour. The term “aerobic” when describing exercise actually means “in the presence of, requires, or uses oxygen.” As opposed to “anaerobic” which means, “in the ...

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Reflexology – The Relaxing Way to Health and Wellness

Reflexology – The Relaxing Way to Health and Wellness

Reflexology – The Relaxing Way to Health and Wellness Most people are aware of traditional massage techniques for relaxation and muscle tension release. Many people also know that applying pressure to certain points in the hands can cure a headache, or that massaging specific areas in the ankles can help bring on labor in a pregnant woman. But did you ...

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Corporate Retreat, Adding Wellness to the Agenda

Corporate Retreat, Adding Wellness to the Agenda

Corporate Retreat, Adding Wellness to the Agenda There is nothing new about the idea of a group retreat. The family vacation may be the original of all retreats. This vacation was an opportunity to get away from distractions of a hectic life and enjoy the group time for bonding and experiential activities. Today, these same principles that directed the family ...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wellness Programs

Advantages and Disadvantages of Wellness Programs

Advantages and Disadvantages of Wellness Programs At the level of society-at-large, public health standards have in many ways been drastically decreasing over recent years. While the number of health-related problems is growing, the average level of physical activity on the part of individuals is decreasing. This has further contributed to the decline in overall health across the population. In order ...

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Benefits of a Personal Fitness Trainer

Benefits of a Personal Fitness Trainer

Benefits of a Personal Fitness Trainer The advantages of utilizing a personal fitness trainer’s experience and skill will help maximize your overall fitness potential. The personal fitness trainer is there to achieve specific wellness goals while keeping their clients safe during exercising. Understanding the advantages of having a personal fitness trainer will help you make an informed decision if hiring ...

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