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Amputee Life — Healthy Lifestyle

6 Ways to Transform Your Walking Routine

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Numerous studies have shown that moderate-intensity workouts offer a slew of benefits. This is why walking is a great way to clear your mind and stay healthy. However, doing the same exercise over and over can get stale quickly. A few small tweaks can fix that.

Tips to transform your walking workout.

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What Is the Body Neutrality Movement?

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It’s no secret that a lot of people are not satisfied with their bodies. However, the physical body is just one aspect of your identity. It’s possible to accept yourself (your body included) as you are, even if you don’t love your body. This concept is at the core of the body neutrality movement, which started gaining traction in 2015.

 The body neutrality movement creates space for people who may intensely hate their bodies, like persons with disabilities.

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Boost Your Flexibility With These Tips

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Flexibility is more than just the ability to bend over to touch your toes. If you use a prosthetic limb, improving your flexibility is even more critical as it helps you prevent injuries and improve your overall prosthetic balance. And if your muscles are well-stretched, you can be sure that you can achieve full range of motion, making movement easier.

Boosting your flexibility improves your overall prosthetic mobility.

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The Importance of Community Care

Posted by Bryan Potok on

In recent years, there has been too much emphasis on self-care. The good news is that through self-care, more people are learning to take responsibility for their well-being. However, not everyone has the time or resources needed to do so.

Ideas to help you shift your thinking to community care and reach out to those who need it.

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Always Stock Your Pantry With These 10 Stress-Fighting Foods

Posted by Bryan Potok on

While it's impossible to eliminate stress, chronic stress takes a toll on your health. When left unchecked, stress may increase your risk of developing serious conditions, like depression and heart disease.  

10 stress-fighting foods you should always have in your pantry.

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