Polyphenols are micronutrient that help prevent degenerative disease

Polyphenols are abundant micronutrients in our diet, and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases is emerging. The health effects of polyphenols depend on the amount consumed and on their bioavailability. Lycopene, a polyphenol is thought to help fight prostate cancer and has been studied as [...]

To lose weight eat saucy foods later in the day

View image | gettyimages.com Everyone knows, whether they want to admit it or not, reducing calories will help you to lose weight. However, just as you should reduce the calorie intake, you need to know when to eat. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the one meal that should not be [...]

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Learn how therapeutic massage can help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and promote good health

View image | gettyimages.com You might be thinking what does getting a massage do for my health other than to make me feel good. Actually, therapeutic massage has many benefits. For example, it can help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and promote good health. When a person gets a therapeutic massage, they are actually getting the [...]

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Workout #061813 – Full body

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Health club main workout area Category:Gyms_and_Health_Clubs (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   I am working 4 X 10 hours day during the summer but Friday's are off however I am working on a fence project this weekend but I wanted to get in a brief workout. I started the workout off [...]

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How acupuncture improves your health and promotes natural healing

English: Acupuncture needle. Deutsch: Akupunkturnadel. Français : Aiguille d'acupuncture. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   The use of acupuncture dates back more than 2,000 years. This is a traditional medicine of Japan, China, and other Eastern countries. The use of acupuncture is beneficial in that it stimulates areas of the body that have a direct [...]

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High Intensity Workout #030313: Shoulders & Arms, 34-minutes

Sunday, Shoulders/Arms (My Fav Workout Day): 34-minute (4m-Warmup; 20m-Weights; 10-CardioHIT) Wakeup: 9.30a Breakfast: 2 - egg sandwiches, sweet potato Lunch: Chicken Preworkout: Banana Postworkout: Banana, chicken sandwich Workout - 4m Lifecycle - 20m Weights (Drop sets) - - Curls: 135X5, 115X5, 95X8 - - Shoulder Press: 65X12, 45X12, 35X12 - - Side Laterals: 25X12, 15X12 [...]

Workout #20913: Shoulders/Arms

I love shoulders and arms and I think it's my favorite muscle group to train. Breakfast consisted of 2-red potatoes; 2 egg sandwiches; Warmup 4-min bike   Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   Shoulder warmup DB-Curl-ups (curl db ups like a [...]

Workout #21213: Chest/Back

The 4-Hour Body (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I was tired from lack of sleep from the night before so I decided that I would use the #MED or Minimum Effective Dose (a la Tim Ferris, 4-Hour Body, pick it up it's a good book) required in time/sets/reps, so I did 1-2 sets of maximum [...]

By | February 5th, 2013|Categories: Active, Benny's Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Optimum workout whether you’re in your 20s, 30s or 40s, to have that killer body

If you work out enough, you're practically guaranteed a trim, toned, sexy body. But there's more to being active than aesthetic benefits. Regular exercise prevents weight gain and bone loss, promotes strong muscles and joints, and has been shown to help stave off some chronic illnesses. And while it's never too late to get in [...]

By | February 3rd, 2013|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy|Tags: , |0 Comments

Benefits of standing/sitting while working at a desk

There's more and more research being conducted and presented about the detrimental effects of sitting and positive effects of standing. A study at the University of Massachusetts showed that volunteers who stood for several hours a day burned hundreds of calories more than the same volunteers who sat for the same amount of time during [...]

By | August 1st, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy, News, Trends, & Research|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments