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Infographic: The Ultimate Foam Roller Exercise Guide

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You’ve likely spotted foam rollers for use at your gym, however, knowing how to use one is another story. Don’t be shy! Foam rollers in their various and versatile sizes offer a quick and easy way to relieve muscle pain, soreness, and tightness. HomeGymr.com has created this handy infographic to show us all how to utilize   …Continue Reading


Video: Are Gut Microbes Responsible For Parkinson’s Disease?

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Researchers from the California Institute of Technology are a little closer to pinning down the cause of Parkinson’s disease. The study, published in the journal Cell, reported a connection between the brain changes associated with Parkinson’s disease and physical changes in the digestive system (i.e., constipation, indigestion, bloating, and difficulty swallowing) and indigestion that often occur years prior to the   …Continue Reading


Infographic: HIV Stigma is Not Retro, Just Wrong

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Today is World AIDS day. On the first day of every December, since 1988, individuals around the globe unite in a show of support for those living with HIV/AIDS, to remember those who have died from the disease, to remove stigma and discrimination around HIV, to raise awareness about prevention, and to fight against HIV.   …Continue Reading


Infographic: Easy-to-Digest Nutrition Guide For Expectant Moms

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Congratulations on your pregnancy! Before you start “eating for two”, consider that your prenatal diet will not only affect you, but also your unborn baby’s health as well. A healthy prenatal diet will impact you and your baby’s birthweight and also help prevent delivery difficulties, post-birth diseases, birth defects, and health issues that could affect your child into their future.   …Continue Reading


Infographic: Holiday Inspired Workouts

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Let’s face it; working out during the holiday season can prove difficult. It’s hard to find time between all of the shopping, holiday baking, visiting, and hosting duties. Even though cleaning the house in preparation for your in-laws can feels like a workout just as much as racing through the mall to finish last minute shopping,   …Continue Reading


Infographic: The Importance of Mindfulness in Exercise

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Do you exercise mindfully? By that I mean tuning into the thoughts going through your head, and how the exercise physical makes you feels? The following infographic from MyFitnessBoutique.co.uk shows that when we exercise mindfully, we end up getting a lot more mind and body benefits out of physical activity versus if we just performed the exercise absentmindedly. Being mindful   …Continue Reading


Infographic: Take Me Out—A Brief Guide to Tooth Extraction

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Today is National Flossing Day (November 25, 2016), and with many healthy routines, developing brushing and flossing as a regular morning and before bedtime habit can help protect your teeth and gums, and prevent gingivitis and tooth decay in the future.   If you don’t care for your teeth and gums properly, teeth can become damaged or   …Continue Reading


Infographic: The Dirty Truth About Littering

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Perfectly timed for Black Friday and holiday shopping season, now is a great time to be reminded that littering is still a big issue around the globe. In fact, research from National Geographic indicates that it would take 67 ships a full year to clean up a mere 1-percent of all litter at the bottom   …Continue Reading


Infographic: How to Plan Thanksgiving Without Losing your Mind

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Okay, so we’re a few days late, but let’s talk turkey! Thanksgiving is tomorrow… Thanksgiving is all about celebration, but the spirit of the holiday (giving thanks) can quickly get gobbled up by all the hosting, visiting, cooking, shopping, in law stress, special dietary needs, and Black Friday ridiculousness. Thankfully, Insatiable has created an infographic survival guide   …Continue Reading


Infographic: Holiday Health Toolkit

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The holidays mean a lot of get togethers…with friends, family, and don’t forget the work holiday pot luck! While it’s always great to celebrate the holiday season, it’s easy to fall into a cycle of mindless eating, drinking, and oh, look, another plate of cookies! So if you’re ditching your workout for yet another holiday soiree,   …Continue Reading