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Respiración profunda (Sentados en el suelo) – Deep Breathing (seated on the floor) – Spanish Video

Respiración profunda (Sentados en el suelo) – La respiración es esencial para la vida y es una de las funciones más vitales. En el yoga y otros ejercicios, el respirar adecuadamente aporta más oxígeno a la sangre y al cerebro, y controla el Chi/Prana o energía vital.  Cuando uno respira, el cuerpo trata distribuir el […]

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Estiramiento de la espalda (Spinal Twist) – Spanish Video

Estiramiento de la espalda – Este ejercicio estira los músculos de un lado de la espalda y del abdomen, mientras que, al mismo tiempo, contrae los músculos en el otro lado. El calentamiento de la espalda con éste ejercicio puede mejorar la circulación de la sangre en los nervios de columna vertebral, los vasos sanguíneos […]

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Movimiento giratorio de hombros (Shoulder Roll) – Spanish Video

Movimiento giratorio de hombros –  El rodar los hombros lentamente es una forma excelente de relajar la tensión en los  hombros y en el cuello y también puede ayudar a mejorar el encorvamiento de la espalda.  Esta postura se puede hacer sentado en el suelo o en una silla. Beneficios • Extiende y mejora la […]

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Ejercicio para el pecho (Chest Press) – Spanish Video

Ejercicio para el pecho – Este ejercicio trabaja los músculos principales del tórax, los hombros y los tríceps. Es un ejercicio en el que lentamente se calientan los músculos, se aumenta la flexibilidad y la fuerza en la columna vertebral. Esta postura se puede hacer sentado en el suelo o en una silla. Beneficios • […]

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Easy, Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

When the frigid temperatures or a bout of the flu or a cold has you down, pamper yourself with an easy but classic bowl of chicken noodle soup. This soup is low in sodium, but rich in vitamins and protein. Whole wheat noodles add an additional benefit of fiber. A bowl of this comfort food […]

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5 Tips for Flat Abs

It is the New Year, and most of us probably overindulge in some amazing eats during the holidays. As a result, our waistline increased a few inches. Or your belly fat may be hanging over your pants since Jan 2012L. Don’t worry here are 5 Tips to help you flatten that jelly belly. Tip #1 […]

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Healthy Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and staying healthy during this season can be challenging.  While this is true for the general population, it is especially important for individuals with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders.  We understand the importance that activity and a nutritious diet play in maintaining a healthy weight and decreasing the number of […]

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Final Super Grain Raffle Winner Announced

Congratulations to the Henderson family from Nebraska!!!  They are the third and final winners of FitFactor’s super grain raffle. Sarah Henderson submitted a photo of her children Lane and Paisley holding her prepared recipe of Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal.  Their photo was chosen in a random drawing and they will receive a prize package of […]

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Acupuncture: Needles & Hemophilia? Does This Make Sense?

Hemophilia pain It is well known that persons with hemophilia have episodes of painful experiences. Pain results after an acute joint bleed, where the synovial capsule fills with blood and expands with nowhere to go. Once the bleeding is treated with factor,with time the blood in the joint is reabsorbed and the swelling and pain […]

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Are you Getting in Gear?

HFA Celebrates Success with Get in Gear Fitness App Over 7,400 people have downloaded the app   In June, Hemophilia Foundation of America (HFA) launched a free mobile fitness app to encourage people in thebleeding disorder community and community at large, to become more physically active and improve their overall health and wellness.  The Get […]

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