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An Introduction to Swim Team Gear for Parents of Swimmers

An Introduction to Swim Team Gear for Parents of Swimmers

If your son or daughter just made the swim team, chances are you’re going to need to obtain some basic equipment for practices and meets. In this article, we’ll go over the required gear for new swimmers as well as a few extra nice-to-have items.

Look the Part: Team Swimsuits

Team members are usually responsible for purchasing their own swimwear for training and competition. For higher-level swimmers with training sessions multiple times per week, you’ll likely want several training suits. This helps reduce the frequency of laundry as …
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Hot and Cold Therapy – Choosing the Right One

Hot and Cold Therapy – Choosing the Right One

As the most common treatment when it comes to physical injuries, applying an adequate Hot and Cold Therapy will help, more or less effectively, to reduce the pain of shock, inflammation and swelling of the injured area. The essential difference, and a guideline to know which kind of a treatment should be applied, depends on whether the type of pain is fresh, which means the injury is recent, or if it is chronic and a frequent type of pain, which means that it is recurring.

Of course, …
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Asthma Medications Make Life Easier

Asthma Medications Make Life Easier

Asthma has been a problem worldwide, with huge numbers of people getting affected by the disease on a regular basis. Asthma medication helps you cope with the disease and enables your body to fight it effectively. Preventative asthma medication is available all over the world as is medication to relieve immediate symptoms that plague sufferers. For those who wonder how to treat asthma, the answer is through an effective medical plan and improvement of overall health. Asthma is a disease that needs to be effectively diagnosed; only after effective …
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7 Tips to Cure Acid Reflux Disease

7 Tips to Cure Acid Reflux Disease

Most people have suffered from the unpleasant effects of heartburn or some point in their life. Unfortunately, it usually happens at an inconvenient time when there simply isn’t an easy remedy nearby to cure the nasty feeling that starts in your chest and works its way up to your throat. Sometimes even the highest doses of antacid won’t touch the acid reflux, so we’ve provided you with some simple remedies that you may not have thought about trying yet.
Herbal Remedies
There is some evidence that bitter herbs can help relieve chronic …
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Making the Transition to E-Cigarettes

Making the Transition to E-Cigarettes

1. Look into kits.

There are so many different types of e-cigarettes you can purchase – one-off pipes, stylish cigarette-shaped simulators and customisable mechanical mods. Start off with a basic kit that includes everything you need to get started, knowing that you can branch out here from here later if you want to. Kits usually come with a couple vials of e-liquid, all the chargers you’ll need and –most importantly – two batteries. You’ll realise how important the latter is the first time you battery runs out of charge while you’re …
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Important Things You Need to Make Sure Your Insurance Covers

Important Things You Need to Make Sure Your Insurance Covers

What would you do if you were injured in an accident and could not work? Many people simply do not believe that something like this could happen to them, and they do not prepare for such a possibility. When the unthinkable does occur, they find themselves in real trouble. Luckily, there are insurance policies that you can put into effect to protect the things that matter in life such as your home, your paycheck and your family’s financial future. Here are a few suggestions on things you need to make …
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Aches And Pains In The Morning? Modifying Your Sleeping Position Could Help in improve Sleeping

We all know that getting the right amount of sleep is essential. However, if you waking up with aches and pains it might be time to look at your sleeping position as not sleeping in the ‘right’ way for you, could be giving you some aches and pains. But remember, don’t forget to match your pillow type to the right sleep position.

Dodgy back? Read on..
For those with spinal aches and pains, there are two sleeping position suggestions:

1. On your back, arms at your side – considered the best sleeping …
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Why Everyone Should Get Life Insurance

There are a number of sound reasons everyone should have life insurance. For some, life insurance may seem like an unnecessary expense–until there is an untimely death of a loved one. Then, having insurance makes all the sense in the world. 

Protecting Your Mortgage
Whether married, living by yourself or a significant other, purchasing life insurance as mortgage protection can be a wise choice. If you died unexpectedly, your loved ones would not be left homeless and would have time to recover from your loss. There are are a number of …
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A Closer Look At Different Types Of Olive Oil

A Closer Look At Different Types Of Olive Oil

Not all olive oils are the same. There are a wide range of different types on the market and many are graded by specific standards which then denote the kind of labelling they can carry.
Olive oil is like wine in some respects, there are many different flavours, aromas and colours that define different types of oil. Below is a closer look at how olive oils are classified and how each type differs.
Olive Oil Taste Factors
There are many different factors which impact on the taste of olive oil. These include:

5 “Crazy” Health Products That Actually Work

5 “Crazy” Health Products That Actually Work

People are always looking for ways to relieve pain and feel better, but this is easier said than done. There are many products on the market that claim to make a difference, with many that simply do not work. Thus, here is a quick look at some “crazy” health products that are offered  by companies such as Healthy Back that actually work.

Theracane Massage Device
The Theracane may appear to simply be a giant plastic hook, but it has the power to relieve sore muscles. It is specially constructed with two …
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The Economic Cost of Stress

Stress in the workplace is causing Australian employees and employers great concern. It has resulted in an upsurge of absenteeism and presenteeism which ultimately affected productivity and imposed a direct economic cost to employers. The Stress and Wellbeing Survey in Australia 2013 revealed that Australians had considerably lower levels of wellbeing and notably higher levels of distress and stress, and anxiety and depressive symptoms compared to last year. Interestingly, the survey revealed that older Australians, those that are 66 to 75 years old, have a higher level of well-being compared …
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Men’s Hygiene: 6 Steps to Cleaner and Healthier Nails

Men’s Hygiene: 6 Steps to Cleaner and Healthier Nails

Your nails can either make or break you – not literally though. Some people are quite particular and discriminating when it comes to their nails; no one can blame them because nails give an idea to people on how much you give attention to your hygiene. When you have untidy nails, chances are, you are giving people an idea on how much you care less about your personal hygiene and cleanliness. However, if you have clean nails, people would likely think that you are responsible and particular not only about …
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