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By: Jim Evans Q:  My wife and I just returned from a meeting with our financial advisor, and we were surprised when he suggested that we both should lose weight, exercise more and take better care of ourselves.  At first we were offended and thought, perhaps, he was overstepping his bounds, but after he explained himself,...
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By: Jim Evans With physical education on the decline in our schools and childhood obesity on the rise, it should be no surprise that children are experiencing a greater incidence of depression and low self-esteem.  This can lead to a myriad of problems for parents and teachers to cope with and can sometimes lead – tragically...
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By: Jim Evans The continuing economic recovery has taken its toll on workplace wellness programs.     With companies under pressure to reduce expenses, workplace wellness programs have apparently become convenient targets for budget reductions – or outright elimination – notwithstanding the fact that many of these programs took years to implement and have, more often...
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By: Jim Evans Q:  I don’t get it.  Every time I go to the doctor for a checkup, my blood pressure goes up!  I’m not overweight, I exercise regularly, I eat a balanced diet, and I don’t have an unusual amount of stress in my life.   What’s going on? A: We’re both in the same...
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By: Jim Evans Q:  I’ve been physically active most of my life, but lately I have experienced a series of nagging injuries – mostly from running – and all of my “couch potato” buddies are giving me a hard time.  They say I should just slow down and enjoy life and start acting my age (I’m...
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By: Jim Evans Dehydration is one of the most popular ways to lose weight among athletes – particularly in those sports where weight classes are required such as boxing, wrestling, martial arts, weightlifting, bodybuilding, and powerlifting. Millions of athletes around the world engage in this destructive form of weight loss just to “make weight” without regard...
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