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Body weight training will be a leading trend in 2013

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PUSH-UP, a back-to-basic exercise, is a hot fitness trend. HTTP://CDN.HIVEHEALTHMEDIA.COM

According to the much-awaited annual worldwide survey of fitness trends recently released by the American College of Sports Medicine and completed by 3,346 health and fitness professionals from every continent, body weight training, which includes basic exercise moves like squats, push-ups and planks, appears in the top 10 for the first time.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Getting people addicted to running, not cigarettes

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Running coach Rio dela Cruz, whose afro ’do has become the iconic image of the local running community, makes a stand against cigarettes and alcohol in the 6-km running event “Sin Tax Run 2012: Pinoy Runners Unite to Demand A Vote for Health, A Vote for Sin Tax Reform” on Dec. 16 at the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Natural anti-aging secrets revealed

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The business of anti-aging has become a booming global industry, estimated by the Global Spa Summit to be worth $679.1 billion worldwide in 2010. The immense growth of the beauty and anti-aging business has seen an unprecedented spike in the number of “quick fix” anti-aging treatments that many times have proven to be not just expensive, but quite risky. Renowned experts Herbert Benson, director emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute; T. Colin Campbell, author of “The China Study”; and best-selling author Dr. Andrew Weil lament that too many people are provided “quick fixes” when the best solutions for youth, longevity, beauty and vitality are found in a person’s lifestyle. Dr. Holt, professor of Medicine, maintains that: “Beauty lies within the body; the physical appearance is merely a function of general body health. Longevity is a legacy of a positive lifestyle, and such a lifestyle results in youthful looks.”

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Keep your child healthy with complete vaccinations


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Vaccines have gotten a bad rap over the years, from the children who fear the needle, to parents who dread the bill! You might want to inquire on your child’s vaccination schedule and the prices of each shot. There are also a number of health centers nationwide that offer most, if not all, of the necessary vaccines at minimal cost.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Loving your body is the real secret to weight loss

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UNREALISTIC weight goals are manifestations of a poor body image. WWW.PREVENTION.COM

Exercising and eating right to achieve a healthy weight are major goals for an improved lifestyle. But exercising and dieting to the point of compromising one’s health, relationships, self-esteem and even life will never solve your body issues.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Feel-good remedies


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Dizzy, bloated or stressed? Here are some natural substances to try There is always a need to feel good in this stressful world, and simple natural remedies offer welcome relief.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Health and Wellness | Read More »

There’s more than one way to beat cancer

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Intuitively, you felt something unusual, a change in your bodily functions, maybe some pain or bleeding, and you went to your family doctor. You were referred to an oncologist, a biopsy was done, and if the report was positive for cancer cells, you were given the ghastly news.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Get the energy of an Azkal

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ARONAMIN Gold helps keep James and Phil Younghusband upbeat all day.

Phil Younghusband pops two or three of these pills everyday. On the other hand, his brother James says he’s okay taking it once to satisfy his fix—of energy, of course.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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