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Peter-Nielsen

Calorie Needs

02/24/2015 | 10:37 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Understanding your personal caloric needs and the effect of physical activity on those needs is important, it can also be unnecessarily confusing. Basically, the number of calories you need to eat each day is derived from many factors including your age, weight, height, gender, lifestyle, and overall health and fitness. […]

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Nutrition, Exercise and Depression

02/17/2015 | 02:57 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Nearly fifteen million adults in the U.S. suffer from depression, and the number is increasing every year and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry estimates that one in 20 children and adolescents are depressed! Sadly, more than 80% of the people who show symptoms of clinical depression receive […]

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Winter Workout Checklist

02/10/2015 | 08:01 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Cold temperatures and heavy snow can raise the challenge of your outdoor fitness routines, but the payoff is worth it! New research shows how important that exercise is … especially in the winter. Increasing your exposure to sunlight helps reduce seasonal affective disorder, the depression linked to the change in […]

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Sitting – A Dangerous Inactivity

02/03/2015 | 08:25 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   We sit too much. On the average, we log in 9.3 hours a day sitting each day, more than we sleep! We sit in front of our computers, in front of the television and if we have a desk job we sit at work most of the day. According to […]

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Winter Water Needs

01/27/2015 | 09:52 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Many people feel they need to drink less in the winter because they sweat less. It’s important to understand that our need to be hydrated isn’t less in winter. We still deplete our fluids. The clouds of steam we exhale when walking in the freezing weather is even more noticeable […]

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Weight-loss Math Made Simple

01/20/2015 | 09:47 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Thirty-eight percent of all New Year resolutions center on weight loss, making it the number one goal again for 2015! It’s no wonder, between 1980 and 2000, obesity rates doubled. By 2006, every state reported an obesity rate of at least 10 percent with 23 states reporting an obesity rate […]

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Dunham’s Sports is Getting Pinteresting

01/14/2015 | 02:14 PM

Looking for a fun, new way to keep up with all the best athletic gear from brands you love like Nike and Under Armour? Check out the Dunham’s Sports Pinterest boards at www.pinterest.com/dunhamssports!   Since joining the social media platform Dunham’s has packed more then 20 boards with great information to help you Get In […]

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How to Keep Track in the 2015 New Year

01/06/2015 | 01:50 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The new year is a time to reflect on our lives, to embrace the opportunity for change a new year brings. Millions of Americans will make New Year resolutions, if you’re one of them, try these helpful pointers to help reach your goal!   • Make realistic goals. Realistic goals […]

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Get Fit with iFit

01/06/2015 | 01:40 PM

Fitness band make it easier to achieve your fitness goal.   I enjoy exercising, always have. When weather and workload permit, I find great enjoyment in riding my bike, walking the neighborhood or my favorite golf course, working out with weights, etc. When the temperatures dip (October-April or so), you’re likely to find me at […]

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