Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sam Kass, the Obamas’ Foodmaster General

Mr. Kass, the first family’s personal chef, has one of the highest public profiles of anyone in the East Wing and a window into the zealously guarded space and tastes of the Obama White House.

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Why Runners Should Embrace Cross-Training

Why Runners Should Embrace Cross-Training
Elliptical: Another motion similar to the running stride, the differences between machines can result in a feeling of a shortened stride. Ideally you'd like for the stride to feel natural; adjust the tension level and incline to tailor the workout to …

Creating Life Balance To Achieve Success
Commit to a weekly exercise program. Your family, friends and co-workers will benefit from these changes, too. They'll appreciate your lower stress levels and renewed focus. To quote Mark Mahoney's experience, “small things make a big difference.”.
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Why You Shouldn't Measure Exercise Hours in Slices of Cheesecake
Most activity calorie calculators you can find online (or embedded in exercise machines) ask you to enter your weight at the very least, but even the ones that also ask for your gender, age, and height aren't perfect. The only accurate way to find out …
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Anti-Gravity Treadmill Changing Rehab at Hastings Village

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Changing Rehab at Hastings Village
Hastings, NE – Leaders at the Rehab Center at Good Samaritan Society – Hastings Village say for patients learning to walk again, getting their feet and legs in motion is key, and a special new treadmill will now help them cover more ground. It might …
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Bottoms Up! How to Be Healther and More Confident at Work
I was delighted to interview Dr. James Levine, the inventor of the wildly successful treadmill desk. Fifteen years ago, Dr. Levine was researching the effects of a sedentary lifestyle. What he and his team discovered is that sitting for prolonged …
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10 Ways To Sit Less At Work (Even If Your Boss Won't Spring For A Treadmill
After this news appeared, there was a flurry of interest in treadmill desks: contraptions that let you work while walking 1.5 mph. So is this the wave of the future? Probably not. Treadmill desks can be expensive and bulky. Given that much work is done …
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Audit finds Illinois regularly overdrew federal Medicaid dollars in 'treadmill
CHICAGO — Illinois used faulty methods for withdrawing federal Medicaid money, resulting in "a perpetual 'treadmill effect'" of regular overdraws of dollars that the state later had trouble repaying, federal auditors said in a report released Monday …
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