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60 Must-Read Health And Fitness Blogs For 2014

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Whether you scroll through ’em while sipping that morning cup of coffee or use your lunch break to catch up on the latest news and gossip, nearly everyone reads blogs. There are thousands (if not millions) of options out there, which means it can be hard to know which writers are legit and which ones are just kinda… not so much. We picked 60 of our favorite blogs that are shaking up the health and wellness space by posting great content, interacting with readers, and generally providing kick-ass information to the Internet at large. Specifically, we looked for blogs that feature actionable, useful,...

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EZ Launches Turmeric Curcumin Extract Supplements for More Health Benefits

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“A Covina Based Company Ez-HealthSolutions launch a remedy for more health benefits and add one new pure extract in the right supplements series. It’s Turmeric Extract. Curcumin is a powerful antioxidant agent derived from turmeric that provides protection from the multitude of mutagens in the environment. Consist of premium grade Turmeric Curcumin extract without any binders, fillers, or any artificial ingredients so you can be sure you are getting nothing but pure Turmeric Curcumin goodness. It helps to reduce joint and liver pain, supports healthy vision and slows the damaging effects of aging on cells throughout the body. It achieves this...

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Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.

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Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your pace. But the more your chest heaves, the more you struggle. You may even end up exhausted, bent over, gasping for air. “Runners think about training their heart and legs, but they rarely think about training their lungs,” says Mindy Solkin, owner and head coach of The Running Center in New York City. “A strong respiratory...

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What Runners Really Need to Know About Heart Health

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Dear Sports Doc, I am a 24-year-old marathoner and a few weeks ago I had a weird episode when I started experiencing chest pains at mile 8 of a half marathon.  My dad has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with a family history of the same condition and I have never been checked.  He takes medicine to regulate it and he was also a marathoner. Two of my friends, both prominent runners have been recently diagnosed with heart disease. I am worried about my heart health as a runner. I was wondering what I (and other runners) should ask my doctor in terms...

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You know you’re a RUNNER when…

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How do you know you’re a runner?  Is it the fancy decal proudly rubbed onto your back windshield? Or the magnet clinging to your bumper that declares you a runner? Perhaps it’s the tread on your well traveled running shoes….Wonder what makes a runner and how to be one? Here’s how…Find the nearest exit…open the door and walk out. When it slams shut, take a deep breath and start your run. Run as far as you can. Run at your pace. Stop when you want. Then, look back to where you came from and smile. Pat yourself on the back and own...

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