How Hard Should We Exercise?

(DGIwire) — People exercise for many different reasons. If the objective is to encourage fat burning and optimal health, intensity is an important consideration. Is there such a thing as a fat burning heart rate or intensity? That depends on whom you ask. Some say yes, while others say no, while others say maybe or […]

Stressed Out? Just Breathe!

(DGIwire)   Many specialists believe that breathing exercises are essential to relieve stress. Yet reaping their benefits requires actually incorporating such exercises into your daily life. Recognizing the true extent of stress in our lives can be difficult.  If you learn to identify the signs of stress, and nip it by taking a short relaxation […]

Large Waistlines Are Hazardous to Our Health

(DGIwire) — The Mayo Clinic performed a large study involving almost 16,000 people from five countries around the world. It found that people with coronary artery disease who had large waistlines were at more than twice the risk of dying. Even those with a modestly enlarged belly showed the same risk, and some of these people had […]

“No” Is a Complete Sentence

NEW YORK — (DGIwire) — No. One of the shortest words in the human language.  One of the first actual words issued by most human babies.  An almost universal word, understood regardless of other language barriers. No.  A complete sentence in itself, as a wise person once pointed out. At all times, we are each responsible for […]

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