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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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Always Bring These Things if You’re Exercising With Skin Allergies

Athletican Staff April 30, 2019

Always Bring These Things if You’re Exercising With Skin Allergies

Exercising with various skin allergies can be annoying since you often have to monitor not just your heart rate, but your skin condition as well (if it's already sporting hives and rashes). But despite these hurdles, it's still better to push through with your daily exercise routine because there are ways to prevent your skin condition from acting up, and lack of exercise will only lead to poorer health.

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Yoga Without the Sweat is Still Good

Athletican Staff March 14, 2019

Yoga Without the Sweat is Still Good

Exercising often entails sweating buckets and if you’re not sweating enough it must mean you’re not doing it right. But experts are now debunking that myth and they say that getting the most out of your exercise routine doesn’t mean you have to be drenched in sweat, which is good news for people with sensitive skin.

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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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Exercise and Dry Skin: Breaking Down the Myth

Athletican Staff January 17, 2019

Exercise and Dry Skin: Breaking Down the Myth

For people suffering from eczema exercise may be a hellish experience rather than a beneficial one. The drying skin and itchiness they feel after a workout is what forces these individuals to give up trying to get fit because they feel it does more damage to them than good.

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Nickel Allergy and Weightlifting: How to Manage this Dilemma

Athletican Staff November 12, 2018

Nickel Allergy and Weightlifting: How to Manage this Dilemma

When people work out at a gym, lifting those heavy weights and all, one of the things that come to their minds is if the weight bench they’re using is clean. Gyms are often packed with people who want to be fitter so that means scores of individuals have sweated on most of the benches in the room and the thought of laying your back on one of those leather platforms can be disconcerting.

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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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Latex Allergy and Food Allergy May Be Connected

Athletican Staff March 16, 2018

Latex Allergy and Food Allergy May Be Connected

People allergic to latex often experience severe itching once they come into contact with this material. Others display much more severe reactions such as a swollen throat, sudden decrease in blood pressure and difficulty in breathing. People who experience the latter symptoms required immediate medical attention otherwise their allergic reaction might prove fatal.

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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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