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Exercising With Chronic Pain

Athletican Staff September 28, 2019

Exercising With Chronic Pain

Pain is your body’s way of alerting you that something might be wrong. However, it does not necessarily mean that you should steer away from exercise. It still depends on the pain you have. There are two types of pain: acute and chronic pain.

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Here’s How to Make Sure You Lose Weight

Athletican Staff August 24, 2019

Here’s How to Make Sure You Lose Weight

There are many reasons why people want to lose weight. Some want to lose weight because their blood sugar is too high, while others want to lose weight because they have a family history of cardiovascular diseases.

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Simple Tips to Get Over Your Workout Slump

Athletican Staff August 20, 2019

Simple Tips to Get Over Your Workout Slump

When you’re living with a skin allergy chances are your condition often prevents you from sticking to your workout routineA rash breakout on Tuesday might keep you from working out on Wednesday and the rest of the week. When that happens, you might find yourself going through six months without hitting the gym.

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Help Your Child Play Sports Even with Eczema

Athletican Staff May 17, 2019

Help Your Child Play Sports Even with Eczema

Playing sports is an essential part of a child growing up. It helps him be healthier, build social skills and be more competitive. But some children are not as fortunate as others and if your child has eczema you know exactly what that means: Living with eczema is indeed hard.

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Looking for the Best Time to Work Out? Follow These Suggestions

Athletican Staff April 25, 2019

Looking for the Best Time to Work Out? Follow These Suggestions

Finding the right time to work out is just as important as urging yourself to work out because when you exercise at the time that’s comfortable for you, it will motivate you more to keep exercising.

So when is the right time to work out? It all depends on you and what your needs or restrictions are. But in order to better inform you on how to pick the right time for your workout routine, follow the suggestions below.

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Helping Allergic People on World Health Day

Athletican Staff April 08, 2019

Helping Allergic People on World Health Day

On World Health Day 2019, the theme is the same as the year before: health coverage for all, but will they also include a health plan for people with allergies?

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Playing it Safe: Tips for Athletes with Allergies

Athletican Staff February 28, 2019

Playing it Safe: Tips for Athletes with Allergies

Regular exercise and participation in sports are considered to be important components of a healthy life. However, physical exertion is also a frequent trigger of different hypersensitivity events. For athletes, having an allergy impairs athletic performance if not treated or managed properly. To help prevent serious infections, we list some important tips to help athletes with allergies be able to stay on top of their game.

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How to Prevent Breakouts and other Skin Problems When Exercising

Athletican Staff February 21, 2019

How to Prevent Breakouts and other Skin Problems When Exercising

If you’re concerned about your heart or your overall health you’d want to exercise to stay fit. But if you’re not careful with how you treat your skin it might get the short end of the stick while the rest of your body becomes better.

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Latex Allergy and Bananas

Athletican Staff January 31, 2019

Latex Allergy and Bananas

We often hear trainers say that before we start with our workout it’s good to eat a banana for that extra energy and to eat another one after we’re done exercising.

Bananas are a good source of energy, which is why it’s good food for someone who’s about to do some heavy lifting or strenuous cardio workout.

But if you’re allergic to latex eating bananas before a workout is the last thing you should do otherwise you won’t be able to go on with your daily routine because you could be sporting some itchy rashes and hives after you’ve eaten that banana.

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5 Ways to Stay Fit During Winter

Athletican Staff January 24, 2019

5 Ways to Stay Fit During Winter

Winter is here and it means two things: one, the holidays are coming, and two, for those who find it difficult to keep working out because of the cold weather, it’s going to be hard to stay motivated. Which means you’d rather stay warm on your bed than get up and go running or go to the gym. Sometimes, you’d rather pay for the holiday expenses than for your gym membership. But fret not, because here are some low-cost ideas to keep fit outside the gym this season.

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Fitness Resolutions that are Worth Making and Keeping

Athletican Staff January 10, 2019

Fitness Resolutions that are Worth Making and Keeping

Some of us try to make changes to make the year ahead our healthiest and fittest yet. However, many ambitious fitness goals dissolve into self-defeating thinking and disappointment. But that does not mean that all resolutions need to end in failure. The key is to make the right one.

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Lose Your Thanksgiving Pounds in 8 Easy Steps

Athletican Staff November 05, 2018

Lose Your Thanksgiving Pounds in 8 Easy Steps

Thanksgiving is upon us once more and that means going home for the holidays and stuffing yourself with all the turkey you can muster. That also means you’re going to be accumulating unwanted excess pounds you don’t want to keep.

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6 Exercise Tips If You Have Eczema

Athletican Staff October 20, 2018

6 Exercise Tips If You Have Eczema

Exercising can lead to several benefits: lower blood pressure, better focus, more toned muscles etc. But for someone with eczema it can often be an annoyance all because excessive sweat and the body’s rising temperature during exercise can lead to flare-ups.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Working Out at Home

Athletican Staff October 17, 2018

A Beginner’s Guide to Working Out at Home

There are various reasons for wanting to work out at home. You may opt to do this because gym membership at your local fitness centre is too expensive. Or you may choose to do your planking in your living room because there are too many people at the nearby gym.

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Chafing: The Chink in Exercise’s Armor

Athletican Staff May 18, 2018

Chafing: The Chink in Exercise’s Armor

When the urge to be healthier is stronger than the urge to just be a couch potato a lot of people use that motivation to help them get off their beds and out of the house to exercise. For a lot of people that rarely happens so they try their best to stay focused on exercising and not be distracted by the warm and comfortable bed in their houses. Unfortunately, one aspect of exercising can dampen even the strongest urge to run five miles and that is chafing. 

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Debunk Those Exercise Myths

Athletican Staff April 10, 2018

Debunk Those Exercise Myths

The idea that exercise is the key to a slimmer body and better health has been ingrained into our minds that almost every nugget of information we come across about it makes us believe it to be true. Unfortunately, there are myths about exercising and not all the things you heard about it can be true. So to dispel some of the myths here are a few ideas that you thought were right about exercising that are actually wrong.

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Don’t Skip the Gym When You Have Allergies

Athletican Staff August 28, 2017

Don’t Skip the Gym When You Have Allergies

Allergies can be such a bane to someone with an active lifestyle. Not only does it make you itchy, drowsy or irritated but it can also make you think of locking yourself inside your house and just let the allergies disappear on its own. But for some doctors staying away from your local gym is not the best way to treat your allergies.

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Why Do I Get a Skin Rash When I Exercise?

Athletican Staff July 28, 2017

Why Do I Get a Skin Rash When I Exercise?

Skin issues appear during or after exercise because certain parts of the body or skin gets in contact with each other. Such areas that are usually affected include the underarms, groin area, and between the thighs or buttocks. These problems may also happen due to the material used for exercise clothes worn.

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