Rear Lateral Raise

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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

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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

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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

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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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Diabetes Association Holiday Health Tips

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The Bermuda Diabetes Association said they “would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in Bermuda a healthy message for the Christmas season.” “Christmas is the time when families and friends get together for festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and all of those parties disrupt daily routines,” the Association said. “Here are a few tips to ...

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Top Shoulder Exercises for Great Shoulders

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A set of broad shoulders can make or break a physique. You can have bulging arms, thick pecs, and even a six-pack row of abdominals, but if they’re all framed in by narrow, stooped shoulders, you’ll just look another gym goer who doesn’t know what he is doing. Assuming you fully appreciate the importance of rugged ...

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The Average American Eats Over 77 Pounds Of Sugar Each Year

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It’s pretty much a given that people aren’t eating the same way they were in the 1970s. After all, nutritional information has improved, and with it, it’s fair to assume that people are trying to eat better. However, a new analysis of U.S. Department of Agriculture data conducted by the Pew Research Center shows that, while the American diet has ...

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Cardio or Aerobic Exercise Improves Overall Health

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30 minutes a day of cardio may the magic bullet you’ve been looking for according to new research. With its health benefits ranging from disease prevention to stress reduction, cardio/aerobic exercise is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. Cardio/aerobic exercise can help you live longer and healthier and can help you ...

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BHB Appoints Urologist Dr Gordon Kooiman

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The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that Dr Gordon Kooiman [pictured] has been appointed as the Director of Urology, based at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. BHB said, “The appointment of a Urologist was required to meet the large demand for urology services in Bermuda, including diagnosing and treating people with cancers throughout the urinary tract [eg kidney, bladder, prostate and ...

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Cable Crunch

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The Kneeling Cable Crunch is one of the most common abdominal (stomach) exercises used in the gym. The Kneeling Cable Crunch when performed correctly will build and strengthen abdominal (abs) muscles. The abdominal muscles (stomach) muscles are very important “core” muscles.  The core muscles consist of the abdominals, the obliques, the lower back muscles and several inner ...

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