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Bone Mass | How 10 Jumps A Day Will Keep Your Bones Strong!

Are you wondering how jumping 10 times a day increases your bone mass more than running? I knew that as we age, we lose bone density. For many years, and out of ignorance, I believed that regular physical activity like walking and eating a lot of calcium (milk, cheese) would help keep my bones healthy …

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12 Top Barre Workout Benefits: a good sweat guaranteed!

Wondering whether a barre workout is for you? It is surely worth getting some attention! Barre actually combines 3 forms of workouts in one: ballet-inspired exercises, yoga stretching, and pilates strength training. That’s pretty solid! No need to be a ballet dancer to benefit from a workout at the barre. You don’t even need a …

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Are pulse exercises in a workout really powerful?

If you’ve ever done a barre workout, you’ve probably experienced the “hold and pulse” pain… Yes, pulse exercises are super challenging, but are they really doing anything? Is the burning like hell you feel in your muscles truly worthwhile? What are pulse exercises? Pulsing is simply moving in a tiny “up and down” repetitive way …

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Balneotherapy cures: why the French love them so much?

Whether it’s sea or spring water, the French are fond of balneotherapy cures. Rightly so! Water is renowned for its multiple health benefits since Antiquity. Indeed, Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians would go regularly to the thermal baths both for social and therapeutic reasons. Today, from one-week cure to one-day treatment, thermal water spas are still …

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French Women Self-Care Ideas: 14 Top Tips!

Due to the Covid19 and lockdowns, I’ve had more time to consecrate on my well-being and self-care habits. Yet many people during these awkward times fell into depression. Hence the need to pay more attention to ourselves. So NO, wellness movements are not just trends. Self-love and body positivity is indeed important for our mental …

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Legs Up The Wall Stretch Pose | 12 Awesome Health Benefifts!

Known as the “Viparita Karina” pose in yoga, this “legs up the wall” posture has excellent therapeutic benefits. It’s an easy-to-do position that anyone can do. Nothing complicated except maybe for its name!! It is a passive exercise therefore it doesn’t require strength or flexibility. Just as it builds a connection between the body and …