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Five Surprising Health Benefits From Gardening

Some of us take sheer enjoyment from gardening. Finding a passion in the things we grow and giving some love and attention to the flowers and the lawns. Not to mention becoming a little self-sufficient by growing fruit and vegetables. But, for some, gardening is a chore that you simply can’t get on with. Something you have to do perhaps to ensure that your garden looks satisfactory to others. However, you may be missing a trick with your garden, as you can enjoy some health benefits. I thought I would share with you what some of them are. Source It can be a good cardio exercise workout Who would have thought that mowing your lawn could be considered a cardio workout? But the truth is,…
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Recovering Faster After Surgery

Contributed Post Image source No one wants to have surgery, but sometimes it’s necessary. What isn’t necessary, however, is the pain and tedium of recovery. Although you will need to take some time out to recover and get over your surgery, there are lots of things you can do to help your body heal faster. Here are some of the best: Do What the Doctor Says Whether you’ve had a circumcision or an appendectomy, if you want to heal as quickly as possible, it’s vitally important that you listen to doctor’s orders and actually carry them out. So many people don’t do that, and that’s why they end up feeling sore and weak for longer than necessary, or why they end up dealing with infections…
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Exercise Motivation For When The Going Gets Tough!

Contributed Post At the start of any exercise regimen, your motivation is high. You might be hitting the gym multiple times a week, signing up to classes and really feel like this time, you’re going to crack this healthy living lark. However, you might begin with the best of intentions, but your interest and motivation can wane over time. Perhaps you’re tired from work, bored of your exercise routine or just start making excuses more and more not to go. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. Busy lives along with activity that drains you will always be a tough balance to get right. But when exercise provides so many health benefits, it’s so worth trying. Here are a few things that might…
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