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Protect Your Joints!

aging inflammation Jan 16, 2014

There are many things that one can do to protect your joints from the ravages of time . Here are just a few of them!

1. Choose low impact sports for the bulk of your workouts. Swimming, yoga, walking, cycling, and low impact aerobics are but a few of the activities that are easy on your joints. Running can be very hard on the joints, but if you must run…

2. Wear proper shoes for your activity. Choose a good shoe that fits your activity. Wear orthotics if necessary and…

3. Warm up and stretch well. this will allow for adequate space between the joints so that you are not overly grinding away at your cartilage. Also stretching well will prevent injuries and help you to perform well.

4. Drink an adequate amount of water. Water hydrates your joints and tissues so that they can move properly and can detoxify waste material well.

5. Massage therapy, rolfing and other forms of bodywork can help relief muscle tightness, thus allowing proper space between the joints. Bodywork...

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Anti-Aging Tips for the Longevity Lifestyle

aging Aug 07, 2013

Here are a few of my favorite anti-aging tips:

1. Manage your stress well. High cortisol levels contribute to cellular oxidative stress and weight gain as well as sleep disturbances. Sleep disturbances will interfere with cellular rest and repair. So high levels of stress and unhappiness contributes more to aging than almost any other factor.

2. Limit your intake of refined carbohydrates and sugars. High carb intake can contribute to insulin resistance and weight gain as one ages which can predispose one to Type 2 Diabetes which contributes to many other health problems as well.

3. Avoid exposure to toxins internal as well as external. Avoid tobacco smoke, alcohol, preservatives, plastic water bottles, paints and solvents and pollutants as much as possible. Always try to eat organic foods as much as possible.

4. Eat high density nutritious foods such as wild salmon, dark green leafy vegetables, dark blue and red berries, beets. A more colorful plate will give you a good sampling of...

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