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Push a Button to Lose Weight

Trash Your TV! is pleased to announce the easiest weight loss program in the world. It is as easy as pushing a button—the "Power" button on your TV. Turn the TV OFF completely and go outside to play. Go outside in the fresh air and do something enjoyable for at least an hour. This revolutionary and simple weight-loss program is based on many studies which have found a link to television viewing and obesity in both men and women. The American Journal of Public Health, for example, has found ...
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A Tale of Two Feet And More

A Tale of Two Feet Frank is a very physically active 43 year old, who does not always make the smartest choices regarding footwear. One day while playing soccer in very worn out shoes, he noticed a painful tearing sensation in the heel of his left foot. Next morning, he could barely walk. Being an avid user of the oils, Frank started applying Peppermint and Wintergreen to his sore foot. He also went to his doctor, who diagnosed his condition as Plantar Fasciitis. The doctor told him to take ...
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History of Football Shirts

During the Victorian period, and sometime in 1863 football emerged as a popular sport and so that is when the Football Association (FA) was formed. There was no specialized clothing at that time and players did not have a uniform or specific shirt they wore during the game. For some time since white was the cheapest and most widely available color that is what many players wore. Later on football players started to select and wear their own favorite colored caps and scarves so as to ...
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Everyone wants to be an underwear model

An introduction to the weight loss mentality By: The Icon Diet Reader After a particularly grueling workout I find myself sitting in the steam room taking stock of my aching body. I spent the last hour of my life breaking down my muscle fibers, forcing them to rebuild. I spent the last hour of my life sweating my way through a few hundred gut wrenching ab exercises. My shoulders, pecs and triceps are warm and slightly numb with fatigue. My abs are a whole zone of dull ache. Not only does my ...
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Is Technology Robbing our Kids of Good Health?

/p> Is Technology Robbing our Kids of Good Health? Today's kids are technologically smarter than we were at their age, but in some homes technology seems to have taken control of our children's lives. Many parents don't realize the underlying effect it's having on their children's health. Hardly a day goes by that we don't hear a news report on childhood obesity. With our children coming home from school, sitting in front of the computer or spending time playing video games it's no wonder ...
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Dr Bob's Medical Newsletter Oct. 2004

Hi Medical-News-For-You Hi It's Dr Bob with your latest and up to date newsletter. Volume 1 # 4 ------------Topics----------- #1 FLu Shortage: Why and What You Should Do #2 Sports Injury The ACL Blow Out #3 Concussions: Know The Facts For Your Athletes #4 Dieting? Here Are Some 100 Calorie Snacks ----------------------------------------------------------------- --------------- -------Our Sponsors--------- Need a special gift for someone? How about a great looking orchid plant from ...
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The Power of Ice

Using ice to treat injuries is one of the oldest methods of pain control. Proven to be safe and effective at reducing swelling, relieving pain and decreasing muscle spasms, ice therapy is an easy self-care technique that anyone can administer. Every mother knows to put ice on a bruised knee after a soccer game or on a teething toddler’s tender gums. But do you really know how ice works? Cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, works on the principle of heat exchange. This occurs when you ...
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Indoor Tanning Versus Outdoor Tanning

The benefits of indoor tanning versus outdoor tanning are widely discussed in the cosmetic and health industries. It is ultimately up to you to decide which method is healthy and convenient for you. When you visit an indoor tanning facility, your skin produces a tan in the same way that it does when you bask in the sun -- through the absorption of ultraviolet light. ================================================= However, one of the dangers of outdoor tanning is exposing yourself to ...
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Free Weights vs. Exercise Machines

Anyone who has ever been in a gym before is familiar with the gleaming banks of shiny exercise machines. Coming in all shapes and sizes, they are usually cause for the newcomer to the gym to pause and ask, •What IS all of that stuff?” Well, according to the price that the gym paid for any one piece of that equipment, I certainly hope that it not only stimulates your muscles, but also cooks your breakfast, washes your car, and brings the kids home from soccer practice! Now the ...
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College Football - in Just Two Years Nick Saban Has the Crimson Tide No. 1 in the Nation

Copyright © 2008 Ed Bagley Goodbye Texas. Hello Alabama. It is now the Crimson Tide that have become the No. 1 coveted target in the nation for big-time college football programs in America. The Texas Longhorns, who were No. 1, took on their 4th top-ranked team in consecutive weeks and came up short on the road Saturday (11-1-08) in Lubbock to No. 6 Texas Tech 39-33 on a scoring play that never should have happened with 1 second left. In a Texas-style shootout, the Longhorns trailed ...
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