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Rebounding for Health

Is it possible to bounce your way to health? According to many health experts, it is. All that is required is regular time devoted to bouncing on a mini-trampoline, also known as a rebounder. Many people, after adding rebounding to their exercise program report increased energy levels, along with improved muscle tone, trimmer waist lines, and a variety of other health benefits. All from simply bouncing up and down for 10 to 20 minutes a day, making rebounding the lazy person's way to exercise.
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Health Tip of the Day

Would you like to get the health benefits of running at a pace of five miles per hour? Few of us can run at that pace for any length of time. Yet researchers have found that you can get the same benefits of running at that pace for a half hour simply by jumping rope for ten minutes. In addition, jumping rope is more fun. Just be sure you warm up with a few stretching exercises before you begin.

Yesterday's Health Tip

If you work at a desk all day, here's a simple exercise you can do to exercise your abdominal muscles and improve your posture. Sit up straight in your chair, with your feet flat on the floor. Take a deep breath and, as you exhale, lift up your chest and rib cage, pulling in your abs. At the end of each exhale hold this position for six seconds, then slowly release as you inhale. Repeat 12 to 15 times per session, and try to do this exercise at least three times a day. Read more health tips...
Coronary Artery Disease Risk?
It would be very unusual for you at age 34 to develop coronary artery disease. Even if you were a smoker who never exercised and also happened to be a diabetic. While pain in the area under the left breast is often associated with heart problems, it can also be simple anxiety, muscle tension or strain. continued inside...

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