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02 Oct 2013

Frank Lipman, an integrative medicine specialist in New York City. Even the healthiest fruit juice packs sugar. Case in point: Organic Avenue's Gracious grapefruit juice has 37 grams. If you want to try one: A three-day juice fast before a big event should be fine, allows Dr. Peeke, but check in with your doctor first. And be aware that these diets can clean you out in more ways than one: They cost up to $75 a day.
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/30/health/fad-diets-workouts/index.html

Hybrid workouts: When two’s better than one

The Penguins have ruled Vokoun out of http://issuu.com/maxworkoutspdf/docs/free-max-workouts-pdf-download their season opener Thursday against New Jersey. He had a procedure Saturday to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis. A Czech-language report today said Vokoun, 37, might have to retire from hockey and that he felt lucky to be alive, according to a Google translation. It quoted the goaltender as saying he had blood clots from "mid-thigh almost to the heart." Walsh, in an email exchange, said Vokoun's thoughts were not portrayed in their entirety in the story. Vokoun is Czech. Shelly Anderson: shanderson@post-gazette.com, 412-263-1721 and Twitter @pgshelly.
Source: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/penguins/vokoun-cleared-for-workouts-705157/

Vokoun cleared for workouts

I dont think its really a win-loss record that determines that Boston Strong that was built. I think it was almost kind of like a lifestyle and the way you go about things. Fortunately for us, were continuing to represent that. Here are a couple of other takeaways from the clubhouse as the Red Sox completed their first day of workouts: * When asked what team they would prefer to face in the ALDS, Gomes, second baseman Dustin Pedroia and several other Red Sox players said they had no preference whether the Cleveland Indians or the Tampa Bay Rays come to Fenway on Friday. Were just waiting to see who we play, Pedroia said. Every team thats in the playoffs has a quality team. * Although Farrell has yet to confirm his ALDS rotation, the speculation that left-hander Jon Lester will take the mound for Game 1 was prevalent in the clubhouse as players were asked to offer up their opinions on the 29-year-old. Hes one of the top lefties in the American League, one of the top lefties in baseball, Gomes said.
Source: http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/red-sox/post/_/id/31620/boston-strong-still-hits-home-with-sox

What You Need to Know About Hot Workouts

But while it might seem like you're working harder, your actual workout intensity is probably suffering; because your body is using so much energy to cool itself off, it becomes much harder to exercise at the same intensity level as you'd be able to normally, says Porcari. What's more, your heart rate is usually roughly correlated to how many calories you're burning. But since heat elevates your heart rateagain, a result of your body trying to cool itself downit can no longer be used as a good measure of how effective an exercise is. That doesn't mean that you're not burning more calories at your hot cycling class than you would be at a normal onebut more research is needed to determine if the extra calories you burn because of the heat make up for the lower intensity at which you're exercising because of it, says Porcari. Rev Your Metabolism in 8 Minutes But Is it Safe? Porcari's research shows that doing yoga in a room that's 90 to 95 degrees and has a humidity level between 35 to 40 percent is safeso long as you stay properly hydrated while doing it.
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellness/hot-workouts/story?id=20398962

'Boston Strong' still hits home with Sox

In this silly practice (its founder, Sebastien Gendry, called it "bizarre" and "weird") you might find yourself clapping joyously, milking imaginary cows and pretending to be a lion, just as Catherine Pearson did in her Laughter Yoga class, as she reported in HuffPost's Healthy Living. Laughter Yoga incorporates much less of the physical aspects of yoga and much more of the social and mindful aspects. Still, the physical benefits are not completely lost: laughter has been found to burn calories and lower blood sugar levels. Karaoke Yoga Karaoke Yoga, developed by Los Angeles-based yoga instructor Jennifer Pastiloff, gives people the opportunity to stretch their limbs and their vocal chords. The class is equipped with a TV screen to display song lyrics and, luckily for those with stage fright, there are no solo performances. You can expect to sing along with the whole class to songs from Adele, Elton John and Journey. The focus of the class is joy, not the perfecting of poses.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/30/interesting-workouts_n_3997898.html

The Most Interesting Workouts In The Country

But short workouts have their place too, so even if you only have 15 minutes to spare, here are three reasons to slip on your sneaks and go for it. There are still calories to be burned: Focus on fast-paced movement like jumping rope, walking up and down stairs, or bike riding for 15 minutes, and you'll burn between 120 and 165 calories . Can't say that for sitting on your tush. And those calories add up! Burning 135 calories on a 15-minute run might not seem like much, but if you squeeze it in five times a week, that's 675 calories more burned than if you decided to skip out. You'll reap the health benefits: Before you get so tense at the office that you want to hurl your computer, why not take a 15-minute break?
Source: http://www.fitsugar.com/Benefits-Short-Workouts-31989137

Benefits of Short Workouts

It blends core-blasting pilates with energetic, high intensity boxing. You have the option to wear a pair of cool-looking gloves that weigh about 2kgs. It may not seem much but by the end of class, you will feel the weight. Its interesting to note that pilates founder, Joseph Pilates, was also a boxer. SwordFit: A mix of technical and cross-training with two instructors: One for swordplay and the other for general fitness.
Source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/leisure/2013/09/30/hybrid-workouts-when-twos-better-than-one/



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