Wellness ideas & discoveries

Testosterone Benefits OF the Grape

Every health-conscious person is always seeking to find safer and more natural ways to enhance the effects training has on their body. Clean eating has been the battle cry for proper nutrition and healing after training, but the debate whether it is enough is the foundation of nutritional supplementation and a multibillion-dollar industry. The real …

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Testosterone therapy: potential clitoral outcomes in women

Doctors advise women not to take testosterone if they are pregnant or breastfeeding because the masculinization of a female fetus or infant can occur; however, they may also expose themselves to the risk of liver disease and abnormalities, excessive body hair (hirsutism), male-pattern baldness, and deepening tone of voice. Additionally, at risk of their physical …

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Strength training after 50

Why Choose Strength Training? My Journey in strength training has been more than Age Defying: “Training was my life, but once I turned 50, thoughts about weight, age, injury, and motivation to workout crept into my mind. When I was younger, I trained, ate, and trained again after practice like every athlete claiming to be the …

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Choosing CrossFit After 50

CrossFit After 50 is a bit different than when you were in your 20’s. The initial purpose of CrossFit (unlike the traditional fitness program) is to simulate activities that are stressful and high risk (full of constantly varied, functional movements)for injury in a physically demanding lifestyle or occupation; however, by starting CrossFit (although Crossfit is more …

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Achieving weight loss after 50

The Challenges of Losing Weight  The success of losing weight after 50 becomes less achievable in the minds of individuals, as we approach 50 and beyond; however, with knowledge of safe and effective methods to lose weight, many over 50 will discover that losing weight begins in the mind and that lean muscle mass is …

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Losing Belly Fat After 50

Belly Fat is an issue to both men and women alike… The Health Disparity of Body Fat Body fat, specifically, abdominal fat has been the initial area of focus when we evaluate how we look in our clothes and abdominal obesity remains an antagonist when trying to relieve stress. People who lose belly fat gain …

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The Best Exercises After 50

Everyday movements are improved by becoming physically fit. Physical fitness begins with an exercise program that induces physical stress on the body increases brain sensitivity to serotonin (which regulates mood and anxiety), norepinephrine (which motivates the body to take physical action toward a stressor), and the production of endorphins which is the body’s natural response …

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Participating in senior exercise programs

The Exercise Mindset Exercise programs for the more senior adult begin with a plan for action, but also a plan for nutrition, healthy living, heart health, pre-workout preparation, and recovery that is critical to the physical needs of senior adults. Choosing A Safe and Effective Exercise Program The best exercises for older adults to build …

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Hormones and the Aging Process

The effects of the aging process can be graceful or most detrimental, depending on how well we take care of each other, and hormone therapy as an option varies from person to person. Although  The Outcomes of Aging and Slowing the Process The body changes in both function and in appearance as you age, and …

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