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Kenn Kihiu

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Kenn wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Fitness & Exercise.

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Exercising with Gout

When you are living with gout, a lack of exercise can cause a vicious cycle that worsens and intensifies the painful effects of the disease. Gout makes your joints hurt and that makes you less likely to get up and get moving. This inactivity in turn ...

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Physical Fitness Test - Figuring How Fit You Really Are.

A recent article in the health section of the Washington Post by Howard Schneider titled “Figuring Out How Fit You Really Are” has been generating some buzz. I gave some tips for the column. You can click here to read the Post column Here is a little ...

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How To Get A Flat Belly Quickly and Easily - 5 Musts

It’s that time of the year when fitness related stories sell magazines like hotcakes and the question that tops them all is always about the abs. Great news, reducing your waist size and getting a flat belly is simple but not easy and yes there is a ...

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How To Burn Fat and Lose Weight Without Ever Working Out

Tina Turner turns 69 on November 26th and yet she has a great figure and the legs any 30 year old woman would die for. She is a grandmother multiple times over, but on stage she outlasts even the energizer bunny. After an eight-year hiatus she is bac...

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Almost Killed By CrossFit Training Workout?

Yesterday a jury in Northern Virginia awarded $300,000 to a former United States Navy sailor who sued a gym for administering the CrossFit workout. CrossFit is an intense strength and conditioning fitness workout that states as it’s goal “to create t...

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Why You Get Sore After You Exercise & Does It Mean You are Getting A Good Workout

Question: Dear Kenn, Why do I get Sore When I exercise and does it mean I’m getting a good workout. Answer: You get sore after you workout because your body is not used to the exercises you did. The soreness is usually at its worst within the first c...

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Bye Bye Big Belly - How To Lose Inches and Trim Your Waistline.

I conducted a survey at my gym and an overwhelming 80% of people wanted nice flat abdominals, which means you are not alone. However many people have the idea that a well defined mid section is reserved for athletes, trainers, models or those who are ...

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Weight Loss Plateaus Part 2: 5 Ways to Kick Start Your Weight Loss Again

This is final part of the 2 part series. You can read part 1 by going to the link If you think you are doing everything right and seem to have stagnated with your weight loss or fitne...

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Weight Loss Plateaus Part 1: 5 Ways to Kick Start Your Weight Loss Again

_ _ Most people give up on their fitness and diet program when they hit the dreaded weight loss plateau. You have been eating healthy and working out and are pleased to notice some weight loss. In fact, you are thrilled to notice your body getting le...

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The Best Way to Naturally Stop Bloating and Gas

You can hardly turn the TV on without the bombardment of commercials on indigestion, acid reflux, bloating and gas. The number one selling drugs are all related to gastrointestinal disorders. Here is something you don’t have to buy that will help you ...