Frank Salvatore
Health and Lifestyle

Warming Up Your Upper Body Before Lifting

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Are you sure that you are giving your upper body the warm up that it needs before doing a workout? Often, people stick to basic arm swings and stretches before working out their upper body. However, doing an upper body warm-up before lifting weights is a critical part of the process. If you do not properly warm up, you are putting yourself at a greater risk for injury and increasing your chances of becoming sore after a workout.

Plank Variation for Optimal Core Strength

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You know it is important to keep your core strong, but do you give some variation to your core exercises to make sure that it is getting the strength conditioning it needs?

How Fat Can Benefit Your Metabolism

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Believe it or not, dietary fats are the best fuel for our metabolism. There are several health benefits of a high-fat diet.

Calculating Net Carbs for Your Health

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When you plan out your meal for the day, do you know what vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional values your food contains? Do you know how to read a nutrition label to help you with your weight loss goals?

The Dangers of Pain Relievers

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly used for pain relief in the U.S., both by prescription and over-the-counter. NSAIDs are often used to treat inflammation and pain and most people take these drugs believing they are safe. However, the side effects of NSAIDs can not only send someone to the hospital, but they can also be fatal.

The Effect of Sugar on Your Brain

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While your body does need some sugar or glucose to create energy, it only needs a little to carry out its required functions. Consuming too much sugar is harmful to your overall health. The overconsumption of sugar is becoming more and more linked to health issues related to the brain such as depression, memory problems, learning disorders, and overeating.

How to Gain Focus in Our Distracted Society

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Smartphones, emails, schedules, phone calls — how can anyone stop and pay attention to just one thing at a time?

Questions to Ask to Reignite Your Flame

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Being comfortable enough in a relationship to settle in and start finishing each other’s sentences is great. But what if it starts feeling so familiar that it becomes boring? If you need to get some of the sparks back into your relationship because it seems like things have started to fall a bit flat, try asking these new questions. It will help to reestablish the connection between you and your partner that may seem a bit lost among the routine of life.

How to Talk to Children to Lead Them to Success

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One of the most well-known and top-selling motivational gurus of our time is Tony Robbins. His childhood proved to be challenging, but he came out of it strong after partnering with Jim Rohn, a self-help professional. It didn’t take long for Robbins to start creating his own books and speeches to help others get the help that he had sought out.

Steps to Making the Perfect Salad

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While salads used to be an afterthought or a side dish, they are often now the main course of a meal. With the inclusion of fresh vegetables, nuts, and grains, you can fit all of the food groups into one dish and make a hearty salad that will suit your appetite until the next meal. Here are some salad suggestions and inspirations to help you create delicious and healthy salads throughout the week.

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