21. May 2012 04:59
I love to cook! My family is in the restaurant business and cooking was a part of our family dynamic/community. Recipes are a great inspiration (especially if you’re not confident about experimenting with cooking), but never underestimate cooking clean and quickly with what’s in your fri... [More]
20. May 2012 19:39
With summer approaching, and the pool opening today, I am reminded what a great exercise swimming is! All you need to remind you, even if you are a fit athlete, is to swim a lap of a pool. You will feel winded and challenged! Great for diversity in training, and it can easily be im... [More]
19. May 2012 19:05
Weight loss through dieting alone is not easy. There are pitfalls at every turn. The best way to ensure that your program reaches the goals that you seek, you MUST combine clean eating and exercise. There are issues to be aware of that help keep you on track:
1. Don't eat off your ... [More]
18. May 2012 06:03
If you pain in your knees appearing to be from exercise, the pain may be originating from your hips!
When your ball/socket joints are out of line or weak, it can radiate pain to other areas such as ankles, hips, and your back. This issue should always be checked by a doctor if the pain is severe, bu... [More]
15. May 2012 06:32
It is a harsh reality to think about how long you will have to work out if you indulge in a special treat if you want to stay on track with your workout goals.
The Nutrition Action Health letter quotes these statistics:
1. Five guys fries (620 calories) = bicycle (9mph) for 1 hour, 35 min
2. AMC pop... [More]
12. May 2012 05:05
Never underestimate the effects of stress/triggers on your health and your food choices. I am experiencing this myself right now.
I am in the process of moving me and my children to a new home, while shutting down a highly complicated and demanding lease where I am right now.&... [More]
11. May 2012 05:13
A reader seat a question about why her toes go numb on an elliptical machine. I will admit that I traded in an elliptical machine for a treadmill years ago for this very reason.
One way to alleviate the numbness is to lower the incline. Doing this relieves the bend in your toes. Th... [More]
9. May 2012 07:11
The International Food Information Council Foundation declares that 47% of Americans overestimate how many calories they should eat per day. One formula for figuring out how much to eat per day to lose 1 lb. per week is to take your weight, and multiply that number by 11.
Most people try to lose we... [More]
6. May 2012 18:08
There are proven steps that can be taken for long-term healthy weight loss:
1. Weight Training: People who keep weight off and maintain a healthy weight reduce their sedentary activities and stoke their metabolism with regular weight training. It has been proven that your metabolism kee... [More]
3. May 2012 06:19
Experts recommend that Americans get 4,700 milligrams a day of potassium. Fruits and vegetables are a great source of potassium. Potassium is known to counteract the negative effects of sodium. http://www.cincinnati.md/oh/cincinnati/con-article/654763/potassium/study_potassi... [More]