Go! Fitness: Bellows breathing involves short, fast rhythmic breaths similar to what we do wh…

Bellows breathing involves short, fast rhythmic breaths similar to what we do when under stress can be used to increase energy during times of fatigue such as that resulting from driving distances or when you need to be revitalized at work. It should only be used as a temporary measure to increase energy when needed. This is opposite to that of abdominal breathing.


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Go! Fitness: Sesame seeds are widely considered healthful foods. Although, much of the calori…

Sesame seeds are widely considered healthful foods. Although, much of the calories come from fats, sesame seeds contain several beneficial nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for good health. The seeds are especially rich in mono-unsaturated fatty oleic acid, which helps to lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increase HDL in the blood. They are also gluten free.


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Go! Fitness: During aerobic activity the repeated movement of large muscles in your arms, leg…

During aerobic activity the repeated movement of large muscles in your arms, legs and hips causes you to breathe faster and more deeply, maximizing the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart will beat faster, increasing blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs. Your capillaries will widen to deliver more oxygen to your muscles and your body will even release endorphins, natural painkillers that promote an increased sense of well being.
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Go! Fitness: One of the most nutritionally rich foods are Alfalfa Sprouts. They contain a wid…

One of the most nutritionally rich foods are Alfalfa Sprouts. They contain a wide range of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and a host of other ‘good for you’ things. They’re easy to incorporate into your regular diet; Include in wraps, salads, on burgers and pizza and incorporate them into a host of other recipes. You can buy them of course, or, as they’re so easy to grow, have some fun and grow your own!


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Go! Fitness: Although it seems counter-intuitive, rest times are the time when everything you…

Although it seems counter-intuitive, rest times are the time when everything you’re working out to achieve actually happens. Muscle definition occurs when the muscle fibers rebuild after you’ve worked them. Cardio workouts have the same effect on the heart, which we often forget is also a muscle. How much rest time do you need? That depends on the intensity of your work out. Experts recommend alternating high-intensity work outs with a gentler form of exercise like yoga, pilates, or a long walk


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Go! Fitness: Burn fat by eating snacks! While it sounds like a myth, studies show that by ea…

Burn fat by eating snacks! While it sounds like a myth, studies show that by eating the right kind of snack, you can actually burn fat. Popcorn (without the butter), almost every fruit, especially when combined with a bit of protein, nuts with spice (chilli or other hot spices kick start your metabolism), whole grain cereal or trail mix will all help you feel fuller longer and keep your energy up.


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