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One of the most popular competitive sports today is mixed martial arts, often referred to as MMA. This is a combination of boxing, Greco-Roman wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Normally fought in an octagon or eight-sided cage, the rounds are three minutes long and are fiercely physically. Competitors are classed according to weight and these fights can be brutal to a competitor who isnt fit and strong.

MMA fitness is also becoming increasingly popular, as these athletes must be in outstanding physical shape. People who have no interest in competing are turning to MMA fitness to become stronger, faster and in the best shape of their lives. One of the reasons why this type of workout solution is so popular is because it works every part of the body. It geared around the complete mental, spiritual and physical wellbeing.

Most of the MMA fitness programs are designed to get the best results in the shortest amount of time. Since the rounds for MMA fights are short, there is an emphasis on explosive strength, agility and flexibility. Circuit training is used to help increase this explosiveness. This means moving from one exercise to another with only a short rest or no rest in between exercises.

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There is no way that you are able to separate a great golf fitness tip from a great well executed golf swing. The golf swing will be the most strenuous aspect of the game along with a good golf fitness tip is one that helps you improve on your golf swing.

The basics of a proper golf swing are universal. A proper golf swing actually consists of three separate segments that each golfer need to work on in their efforts to develop and enhance their golf swing. An excellent golf fitness tip ought to be able to aid a golfer attain this objective.

The three segments of a golf swing are the backswing, the downswing and finally the impact and follow-through.

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Parkinson’s disease has been classified into five stages by Hoehn and Yahr. Their classification is based on the severity of symptoms and the degree of disability the patient experiences.

When prescribing treatment, the neurologist will take into account the stage at which the patient is perceived to be, among other things.

Stage 1 is called unilateral disease. The term means that only one side of the body shows symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

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Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said Tuesday, as community opposition and Taliban threats block efforts to eradicate the crippling disease in one of its last strongholds.
Frustrated officials turned to police to deal with parents influenced by some clerics who decry government vaccination campaigns as a tool to weaken Islam, according to Pervez Kamal, director of health for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa region in the northwest.
“There was no other option. We have run so many awareness campaigns for the parents and general masses that there is no harm in the vaccine, but to no avail,” Kamal said.
Pakistan reported 306 polio cases last year, far and away the largest share of the 359 cases worldwide recorded by the Global Eradicate Polio Initiative.
Kamal said on Tuesday that a list of “chronic” refusal cases has been prepared and warrants issued for more than 1,000 parents.
“So far, we have arrested 471 parents and efforts are under way to capture others,” a police officer in Peshawar said.
Once a common childhood disease, polio – which can cause paralysis and mostly affects children under age five – has declined by 99 percent in the last 25 years with aggressive vaccination campaigns, according to the WHO.
Polio has made a comeback in Pakistan since the Taliban, seeking to topple the state and establish strict Islamic rule, began targeting government health workers conducting vaccine campaigns.
Sixty-four people have been killed in attacks on polio teams and their security escorts since 2012, when the Taliban banned vaccinations in areas they controlled.
Some Pakistanis are also against vaccinations because they believe they are part of a Western plot to sterilize children.
The image of vaccinations suffered by association after a CIA-employed Pakistani doctor used the guise of a vaccination campaign to spy on Osama bin Laden in the months up to the U.S. raid that killed the al Qaeda chief in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad in 2011.
The government conducts a national campaign against polio every month. Data from the first campaign of the year shows that nearly 60,000 children had been missed due to parental refusals.
A government official, Riaz Mehsud, said there had been more than 14,000 refusals alone in Peshawar.
“We have decided to take it a challenge and make sure that every child gets vaccinated,” Mehsud said.

(Writing by Kay Johnson; Editing by Nick Macfie)

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There are various audio programs available in the health and fitness area of interest. They are a combination of video, CD and workbook, a complete way to help with weight management. How to be healthy audio books take you through ways that personal trainers create a program to cover treatment for the whole person, including body, mind and spirit.

These health and fitness audiobooks features tips on how to stay motivated and information on how to work out a fitness schedule that fits your lifestyle, how to make small diet changes and how to keep a positive attitude. Physical and mental health goes hand in hand and Yoga is the perfect activity to exercise and relax your mind & your body, simultaneously.

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