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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

The Benefits Of The Fodmap Diet

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                                  (Phot credit: Thegeriatricdietician.com)                               I came across the FODMAP diet when I was googling stomach symptoms I had been having suddenly for a couple of weeks. I was experiencing cramping, dull pain, and constipation only after I ate certain foods. After a lot of research, I self-diagnosed myself with irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. I started keeping a journal of everything I ate to see what was affecting my stomach. Most of the irritation came from sugar and foods high in fat. I later saw my doctor who confirmed I have IBS. The diet plan she came up with turned out to include everything recommended on the FODMAP diet.  FODMAP stands for  fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. These are sugars or short-chained carbohydrates that the small intestine can't absorb correctly.  The FODMAP diet was designed for those who experience IBS and gastrointestinal issues. The plan is meant to be tem