How to Turn Cleaning into a Workout

If you’re one of the lucky people who enjoy cleaning then great, but for many, it is one of life’s necessary evils. This infographic from HappyCleans looks at cleaning from the point of view that it’s a workout. Hopefully, it will be the encouragement you need to tidy up around the house a bit more often. Some people might not realize that they are burning calories as they work their way through a variety of household tasks. For example, dusting burns around 174 calories in an hour so if you spent an afternoon dusting you would likely burn over 500 calories. If you want to work on toning your arms, you can strap on light weights to your arms as you dust.
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7 Amazing Exercise Ideas for Individuals of Every Age

Contributed by Jim Roose

Exercise helps us to revitalize the weak cells in our body and also improves the circulation of blood which makes your heart stronger. You should perform physical activities regularly. Some exercises are beneficial to be performed and should become a part of your daily routine. However, some activities can be useful for young adults while can harm or affect the organs and function of the body parts of the senior citizen. Following are some exercises that can be performed by individuals of all age:
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Overcoming Asthma with Exercise

Contributed by Samantha Olivier

One in 12 people suffers from asthma in the US alone, and the number rises with each passing year. More often than not, people feel discouraged to overcome the condition and lead a healthy, energetic lifestyle due to the constant threat of an asthma attack, avoiding physical strain at all costs.

The definition of insanity is doing the same things over again expecting a different result. If you do nothing, then nothing will ever change. Here is how to take matters into your own hands, and empower yourself to banish asthma for good!
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How Modern Life Affects Our Health

A modern lifestyle is usually associated with the constant need to rush and hurry as well as the regular technological advancements. What’s more, there’s a lot more need for workers who will deal with the digital aspect of our reality. In that respect, the majority of office jobs these days require employees to spend most of their time in front of computer screens.
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How to Reduce the Stress of a Hectic Family Life

While being part of a family is one of the most rewarding experiences that an individual can have, it can also be an incredibly stressful reality to grapple with. For example, being a parent will oftentimes entail dealing with a child’s sickness, poor behavior in school, etc. Continue reading “How to Reduce the Stress of a Hectic Family Life”

Workout Alternatives that Work: Everyday Activities to Count as Exercise

Guest post contributed by Abigail

I never imagined sitting for almost eight hours a day would be this body-aching and tiring. When I started working in an office-based company, I have no choice but to sit in front of the computer. I was so used to walking and standing for long periods of time at the university. It’s been completely hard to squeeze in an evening jog, let alone a gym session because of the pending graduate school workload to even think about. Plus, I’ve just recovered from a shoulder injury due to an ill-execution of a strength exercise so I should avoid rigorous routines in the meantime. I’m hesitant to consider my lifestyle as healthy because I barely even sweat. Fortunately, many people go through similar situations, and their advice on how to address this sheds hope to my frustrations. The workout alternatives are the ones we often take for granted every day.
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Daily 10 Minute Jumping Workout Help To Lose Weight

Guest post contributed by Irshad Alam

What is the easiest way to lose weight? Or, which exercise is the simplest when it comes to countering weight problems? Jogging? No. Running around the park? No. Then what?

Jumping, yes, it’s jumping which is the easiest and simplest way to lose weight and burn fat in a quick manner. It’s simple to do and it delivers great fun as well. The best part, it’s three times more beneficial than running or jogging around the park outside.
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