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Benefits Of HIIT Yoga Fusion

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                                                      (Photo credit: Health.com) If you know anything about HIIT or high-intensity interval training, you know that you only need to do 20 minutes a day to see results. Unfortunately, most HIIT workouts include sprints or burpees which can be uncomfortably hard and demotivating to want to get started. Typically people who don't do yoga might think it's only restorative and not a form of "real" exercise. However, that simply isn't true. Yoga provides several payoffs including upper and lower body strength, and toning of the butt and thigh muscles.  Physical aspects aside, yoga can also reduce migraine headaches, lower back pain, less sleepless nights, and better sex. HIIT yoga prevents joint damage and pain associated with regular HIIT workouts. Most HIIT yoga fusion workouts implement plyometric exercises such as jump lunges with your sun salutations to blast calories. Be expected to do the work if you want to burn f

Health Benefits of Lemons and Limes

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(WebMD) We all know the importance of hydration and the need to drink water on a daily basis. The first thing I drink when I wake up before my morning coffee is a tall glass of lemon water. I'll admit, I do love my diet soda around lunchtime, but I make sure to drink a glass of water first. Water dissolves vitamins and minerals making them easily accessible to the body after you eat. It's also a crucial part of healthy liver and kidney function. Adding lemon and lime to your glass of water only intensifies the health benefits. Here are the top reasons why I always keep both lemons and limes on hand in my kitchen. 1. Citrus Has Anti-Aging Properties Citrus fruits are jam-packed with ascorbic acid (or vitamin C) that our bodies can't create. This promotes the production of collagen that's responsible for keeping our skin soft and supple. As I mentioned in my article about collagen and aging HERE , we lose 1.5% of our collagen every year after the age of 20. This ca