Go! Fitness: If you have high cholesterol or want to avoid it, you really need to stop smokin…

If you have high cholesterol or want to avoid it, you really need to stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight, and be physically active. To reduce your cholesterol, cut down on your consumption of all fats, especially saturated and trans fats. Limit your intake of eggs, and organ meats, and fill up on fibre. Fibre found in whole grains, fruit and vegetables can "trap" the cholesterol in your blood and eliminate it!
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Go! Fitness: Research has shown that the benefits of exercise seem almost endless …. digestio…

Research has shown that the benefits of exercise seem almost endless …. digestion is improved, as is heart and lung function. There’s a marked increase in levels of energy, stamina and bone strength as well as a noticeable improvement in long and short term memory, agility, flexibility, and balance. Health care providers often call exercise the "miracle" or "wonder" drug—alluding to the wide variety of proven benefits that it provides.
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Go! Fitness: At the end of the day you can be fairly certain your feet are at their biggest s…

At the end of the day you can be fairly certain your feet are at their biggest size, because feet normally stop swelling by late afternoon. Make your running shoe purchases then, and the running shoe that feels the most comfortable will be good for any time of day. If you buy your shoes in the morning, they may fit then, but likely will feel small when doing your evening run.
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Go! Fitness: Exercise has been touted to do everything from treat depression to improve memor…

Exercise has been touted to do everything from treat depression to improve memory, with the power to cure a host of problems while preventing even more. In particular, exercise leads to the release of certain neurotransmitters in the brain that alleviate pain, both physical and mental. Additionally, it is one of the few ways scientists have found to generate new neurons. Although the exact nature of these benefits is still being determined, enough research has been done to provide even sceptics with a motivation to take up exercise.
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