Walking for weight loss: the benefits and harms, the right technique

Walking in human life has a very important role, because it is the main way to travel from the very beginning of the existence of mankind. But every year people come up with more and more ways in order to make their life easier and give up walking, which contributes to the appearance of excess weight or obesity in a person. The last frontier was the massive use of electric bicycles, boards and gyro scooters, which almost completely replaced walking for a certain category of people. This is very dangerous, when walking a person uses 90% of all the muscles of the body, thereby training them daily and preventing atrophy. To maintain the body in good shape, each person needs to do at least 10,000 steps daily. It is easy to follow, every modern smartphone is equipped with programs for counting steps that monitor your activity and can accurately calculate how many steps you have taken today. Below you will learn about the types of walking and their health benefits.

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Riding a bicycle: benefits and harms, training and riding rules

In the past few years, in many European countries, we can observe the rapidly growing popularity of bicycles as a mode of transport. This is due to many factors: convenience, saving (money and time), health benefits, inability to harm the environment. In this article, we will examine in detail what benefits cycling work for men and women, whether there are contraindications to practicing such a sport as learning how to ride and how to choose the right bike.

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Hibiscus: everything you need to know about a tea drink

Hibiscus has a pleasant sweet and sour taste. It is especially popular in Egypt.

Hibiscus is one of the few drinks that almost everyone likes. To appreciate the sweet and sour taste of such tea, you do not need to be an expert. Of course, it is most useful to drink hibiscus for weight loss in its natural form, but some add sugar to it.

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The use of jujube: benefits and harms

Jujube In the world it is difficult to find a second plant like jujube (unabi). This spiny shrub for thousands of years accompanies a person and never ceases to amaze. “The Tree of Life” – Muslims call it, “gives youth and health” – the Chinese echo them. All the organs of this plant are medicinal; it is not without reason that Unabi is one of the five most effective medicinal plants on Earth. Let’s try to figure out what is jujube, what are its useful properties and are there any contraindications to its use.

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What happens if you eat garlic every day

Probably everyone has heard about the benefits of garlic. First of all, it is remembered in the cold season, when it is necessary to maintain health, or during an influenza epidemic. After all, garlic has all the known antiviral properties.

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Asana without injury: How to make Yoga safe

– Yoga is a training of mind and body using a combination of different techniques. Performing special exercises (asanas) has a positive effect on the body – they are suitable both for the prevention and treatment of various pathologies, as well as for the search for inner harmony and spiritual self-improvement. The effect of yoga on the body is already quite well studied. Of course, damage to the ligaments or arthrosis is impossible to cure, but there is still a positive effect in the treatment of certain functional disorders, such as back and joint pain, depression.

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How to form your helpful habits and get rid of harmful: ultimative instruction.

What are habits and why are they needed?

Habits – any actions that we perform “on the machine”, without thinking and not making efforts. There is evidence that, out of habit, we choose media, make purchases, eat harmful snacks instead of healthy vegetables, play sports, follow the recommendations of the doctor, wash our hands and brush our teeth.

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Obesity is a disease of our time

What is said in the title is not an exaggeration. In developed countries, more than half of the adult population are overweight, with about a third suffering from obesity. Every year the situation is getting worse, obesity is “getting younger”, becoming a problem not only for adults, but also for children and adolescents. According to experts of the World Health Organization, the spread of obesity in the world has already reached the scale of the epidemic.

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Craving for sweets. How to reduce the consumption of sugar and what to replace?

On the table is a bar of chocolate. A person is not hungry, but imagining how chocolate melts in his mouth, he feels his mouth fill with saliva – there is a craving for sweets and now his hand reaches for the dark brown tile. How does this indescribable craving for sweets arise? There are several reasons. First, a person can not do anything about it, because the preference for sweet is natural – even newly born babies respond to a sweet liquid with a smile.

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