Red Hot Chili Pepper: Secret to Longer Life

Chillies

I mean the spice not the band. Reseachers found that people who ate spicy food one or two days a week resulted in a 10 percent reduced overall risk for death. Consuming spicy food six to seven times a week reduced the risk by 14 percent. Eating spicy food was also associated with a lower […]

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SOS Rehydrate, Real Hydration is Now in the Philippines

SOS Rehydrate

SOS Rehydrate is an advanced hydration drink for athletes is now in the Philippines. SOS is engineered with the purpose of helping athletes solve dehydration problem in order to improve overall athletic performance. It is designed to help the body absorb water up to 3 times faster than water alone. SOS provides the optimum amount of electrolytes with the fastest possible […]

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Quick Fix: Energizing Post-run Snack

Dates

I like pick-me-ups especially on days when my only rest is in between writing and events. Here’s a 5-ingredient recipe of a quick, energizing snack for you to try. It only takes about 5 minutes or less to make! This can also be a good post-run snack especially if you have a sweet tooth like […]

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How To Detox Without A Juicer

smoothie by healthjunkieph_takboph

Juicing isn’t the only method to detoxify and cleanse your gut. Here are 3 ways to detox that’s surely inexpensive and easy to do.  You don’t even have to buy a juicer. 1. Sweat. One of the best ways to detoxify is to sweat it out. When you sweat, the body releases toxins. Now that’s another reason […]

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Blisters Prevention and Treatment

Foot blister

Blisters bring in the heat. A small blister can’t kill you but it really hurts a lot. Blisters happen when your shoe or your socks rub against your skin and causes friction. As a response to the friction, the body produces fluids beneath the skin where the rubbing occurs. This fluid builds up causing pressure […]

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Runner’s Knee Prevention and Treatment

Runner's Knee Injury

Runner’s knee is not a fun way to describe a runner. In fact, it makes every runner cringe. Runner’s knee is actually any injury in and around the front of the knees. This is also called the patellofemoral area thus also called patellafemoral pain syndrome. This injury is usually caused by overexertion on the knees, […]

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Ask Takbo.ph: Is it OK to run after eating?

IG - Eat First then Exercise

How long should you wait to run after eating? I get scolded for this when I was young. I am often told not to run or play after a meal. I would ask why and I get various reason depending on the age of the adult.  They say I posted a weight loss tip at […]

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