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Health Risk Shifts with Body Weight, Regardless of Weight
Health Risk Shifts with Body Weight, Regardless of Weight 615 409 BodyWHealth

A scientific study published this week has shown that increase in Body Mass Index (BMI) is associated with increases in the biological markers of cardiovascular risk, regardless of actual body mass index. Most of us probably associate only severe obesity with cardiovascular risk. Not true.

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Tame Your Stress: Two New Wearable Devices
Tame Your Stress: Two New Wearable Devices 1024 531 BodyWHealth

Long-term stress erodes BodyWHealth. It induces a physiological state that impairs performance, and increases the risk of disease. Awareness and control of our breathing enable us to detect and reverse these dangerous conditions. Wearable devices are now available to help us.

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Breathing: Source of Power: Use It
Breathing: Source of Power: Use It 913 562 BodyWHealth

What’s the first thing you did when you entered the world? What’s the last thing we will all do as we exit? You got it? That’s right. We breathed. We filled our lungs with oxygen. We were alive. Even before letting out the first cry to announce our arrival, we took a deep breath. 

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5 Tips To Get You Back to Sleep (Q&A)
5 Tips To Get You Back to Sleep (Q&A) 1024 678 BodyWHealth

Dear Roddy, Thank you for the sleep blogs this week. I agree that this is an important part of my health. I love my sleep and need it to feel good. My problem is I wake in the early hours and it takes a while to get back to sleep. Can you help me? Subscriber…

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Sleep: A Critical BodyWHealth Enabler
Sleep: A Critical BodyWHealth Enabler 1024 724 BodyWHealth

I consider sleep to be the third essential component of BodyWHealth. Exercise and diet remain the first two, given their known impact on our health. Inadequate sleep will jeopardize gains you make by exercising and eating healthy! Adequate sleep helps you fight against the downward physical and mental spiral associated with aging.

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10,000 Steps: Rationale and Alternatives
10,000 Steps: Rationale and Alternatives 1024 506 BodyWHealth

Exercise is the foundation for BodyWHealth. Most important, it triggers the release of anti-inflammatory cytokines that drive physical rejuvenation. The more you nourish your body with these beneficial chemicals, the younger you’ll feel and the healthier you will be. You resist the natural decay of aging.

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Your WHealth in Your Hands: The Cytokine Battle
Your WHealth in Your Hands: The Cytokine Battle 1024 412 BodyWHealth

There is a chemical battle that is going on in your body, even as you read this. It’s a brilliant, complex drama with many characters, each with their own specific role and function, and it is critical to your health.

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Body Weight Training & Yoga Trending in 2015
Body Weight Training & Yoga Trending in 2015 1024 477 BodyWHealth

What is your favorite exercise routine? What is the buzz of the moment? What is Jennifer Aniston or Brad Pitt going to be doing to stay chic in 2015? I can’t tell you for sure what these two will be doing, but I can tell you that Body Weight exercise is in, and Yoga continues…

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2 Words of the Wise: Believe and Celebrate!
2 Words of the Wise: Believe and Celebrate! 1024 437 BodyWHealth

I would like to offer you an app, a wearable digital device or a quick fix to master Golden Rule #5 (Believe and Celebrate BodyWHealth). I don’t have this for you. It’s not that simple. To inspire your belief and encourage your celebration, I offer you a collection of quotes from smart, successful people, and…

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The Power to Change Lives: Believe and Celebrate
The Power to Change Lives: Believe and Celebrate 1024 566 BodyWHealth

I was over half way through my 40s, a physician and exercise scientist. I had seen the consequences of physical neglect in my clinical practice and research. I understood the science intimately. Yet there I was

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