Explosive Strength Building Exercise


The squat has long been known to increase not only your lower body strength, but to stimulate your entire body for increases in muscular development and overall sterngth. A simple variation of this exercise (the Jump Squat) while adding another compound movement (the Romanian deadlift) can turbo charge your workout and add dramatic growth and power as well! ...

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The Many Health Benefits Of Avocado You Need to Know


Food trends are constantly changing, but thanks to the health benefits of avocado, the fruit has been in the spotlight for quite some time now. Its fame is partially due to its deliciously creamy, nutty taste—and, of course, how photogenic it is when spread atop toast. But we also need to give credit where credit is due: There are tons ...

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Health Council Gives Back To The Community


As part of an annual give back initiative, Bermuda Health Council employees volunteered their time cleaning Trunk Island with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] and preparing meals for those in need with Meals on Wheels [MOW]. The Health Council team is usually found working on Bermuda’s health system, however this month, the Council joined the community to promote the importance ...

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Hyperextensions for a Strong Lower Back


Hyperextensions are a great core strengthening exercise. Hyperextensions strengthen and builds the lower back (erector spinae). A strong lower back is essential in stabilizing the torso and in preventing lower back injuries.   Complete hyperextension exercises after your deadlifts for complete exhaustion of the lower back muscles. Main Muscle(s) Worked: Erector Spinae (lower back) ...

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Video: Nikki Bascome Presents Gyms With Gifts


Following the success of the recently held ‘Take Over Fight Night’, professional boxer Nikki Bascome made a presentation to representatives of the local gyms that were involved in the event. Addressing the representatives Bascome said, “I just want to say thank you for participating at the ‘Take Over’ event. It was a success and I couldn’t do it without the ...

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UberEats Is Teaming Up With McDonald's To Offer Delivery


The latest development in lazy-but-oh-so-tempting food delivery options will definitely make for a happy meal, if you’ll pardon the pun: The food-courier side of Uber, UberEats, is teaming up with McDonald’s for delivery. Guilty-pleasure cheeseburgers and those famous fountain Cokes right to our door? We can definitely get behind that. Sadly, living this Golden Arches dream will currently be possible ...

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Rear Lateral Raise


The Dumbbell Rear Lateral Raise is an isolation exercise that is known as one of the best bodybuilding exercises for building the posterior deltoid (rear delts).  The Importance of Muscle Balance for the Shoulders (Deltoids) Very often the front deltoids (delts) are strong from lots of pressing movements (bench presses, overhead shoulder press, etc.) so they ...

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Health Insurance Dept Release Annual Report


The Ministry of Health and Seniors announced that the Health Insurance Department recently issued its annual report for FutureCare and Health Insurance Plan [HIP] policyholders. The 2015/2016 report, which covers the period from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016, outlines growth in the number of policyholders, new medical benefits, how claims money was spent, the new care management strategy, ...

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Best Leg Exercises


Quadriceps exercises are important in keeping your legs strong to allow for the highest level of flexibility, as well as to prevent injury. Developing your quadriceps not only helps to guard against muscle injuries, but can also help to support the knee joint and protect it from injury. The following exercises are the Top Most Effective ...

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There's A Whipped Cream Shortage, But Try Not To Panic


Deep breaths: There is currently a nationwide shortage of canned whipped cream, just in time for the dessert-filled holiday season. The whipped cream shortage reportedly stems from a fatal explosion at a plant that manufactures nitrous oxide, the chemical compound used to aerosolize the stuff inside of spray cans. According to the Chicago Tribune, Reddi-wip manufacturer Conagra Brands announced that ...

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