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4 Ways to Improve Your Mobility as You Age

4 Ways to Improve Your Mobility as You Age

4 Ways to Improve Your Mobility as You Age

Want to Improve Your Mobility as You Age?

It’s no secret that obesity rates continue to climb and it’s no secret that as we age our activity level drops off significantly. This combination can result in your mobility decreasing as you age. Once your mobility is to a point where you can’t take care of yourself then you can lose your independence. But how can you improve your mobility as you age? Is it possible to improve it no matter the age?

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Sleep Deprivation needs to be Stopped: The Harmful Effects on the Body

Sleep Deprivation needs to be Stopped: The Harmful Effects on the Body

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Sleep Deprivation Is Serious Business

Undoubtedly, a lack of sleep can be harmful to people. Last year, sleep deprivation was responsible for the deaths of over 5,000 individuals in automobile crashes. At slower paces, lacking sleep causes a slow and more debilitating effect on the lives of people who don’t get enough rest.

What’s scarier is that people are now attuned to extended hours of work, again reducing the time it takes for them to sleep properly. Work hours are now longer due to high demands. This makes unhealthy sleeping habits a trend.

Another example of an unhealthy habit is when people workout for extended hours in the gym to get fit, but sacrifice restorative sleep to do so. While your body will see some benefits, science says that a proper and long rest is just as important. Through sleep, the body begins to regenerate. Cellular tissues start to repair themselves. Here are some examples to get a more detailed view of what processes happen during a person’s regular sleeping hours.

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The Hottest Fitness Trends for Summer 2017

The Hottest Fitness Trends for Summer 2017

Hottest Fitness Trends Summer 2017

Fitness Trends to Check Out This Summer

The sun is shining, the days are longer, and you have more options than ever to try out new workouts and diversify your fitness. Why do so many people struggle to prioritize fitness during the sizzling summer season? With so many vacations planned, BBQs and outdoor happy hours, it’s easy to let fitness slide to the back burner—but remember that multiple margaritas aren’t good for your physical or mental health. Instead, make it the season to feel and look your best by shaking up boring routines.

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