12. April 2012 20:59
The food cravings that you may feel when you are stressed, researchers are finding, may be more biological then you realize.
In the November issue of Shape Magazine, a study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that people given saturated fat through a stomach tube (so they could not invol... [More]
11. April 2012 16:41
You can find mixed information as to whether you eat before you work out in the morning or evenings and when to utilize whey protein to receive all the muscle building benefits after a workout.
The former theory was to get in your early morning cardio or weight training on an empty stomach t... [More]
10. April 2012 19:52
One exercise that can be done at home, at a gym, or on the road, is squats. It is critical when doing squats that your knees tract over your toes to avoid injury.
A standard squat, with your feet parallel and hip distance apart is done by shifting your tailbone rearward like you are sitting into a ... [More]
7. April 2012 19:34
High intensity training burns more calories in a shorter period of time by utilizing quick, high-intensity cardio moves that spike your heart rate, in a short period of time.
You can achieve tis cardio burst by running sprints, Spinning class, cardio DVD’s, or you can add these moves in betwee... [More]
24. March 2012 15:54
Good communication is pivotal to success in many relationships, including the one with your doctor.
Many people feel that the direction that health care and insurance has taken doesn’t co-exist with open communication. The doctor seems rushed to see more patients due to limited re... [More]
23. March 2012 15:28
I have been going to exercise class at Pure Barre for 120 days now. Every 30 days I have my body fat measured by the fat-pinch test, and with a tape measure. I do this to accurately evaluate how my exercise plan and food choices affect my results.
I am very pleased to tell you that havin... [More]
21. March 2012 19:56
A women’s heart attack symptoms are different than the stereotypical description that we’ve heard of horrible stabbing pain in the chest, or the arm numbing, sweating, then falling to the floor.
A female nurse described her heart attack beginning on an evening with no... [More]
17. March 2012 20:20
Volumetrics is a weight-management theory, that measures the weight (or volume) of food. If you choose foods with fewer calories per pound (or per bite), you'll feel just as full while eating fewer calories.
The practical difference in terms of food and calories is a plate with fried chicken and fri... [More]
14. March 2012 09:11
12 key home exercises that you can do with a tube band, and 1 or 2 sets of barbells. With this plan, you can get an overall body workout. Depending on the amount of time that you can dedicate to these 12, you can break it up over 3 days or however many you have available. You can always add ... [More]
13. March 2012 15:35
There are some simple food-choice changes that can add up to calorie savings and better nutrition:
Change a cup of pasta for spaghetti squash
Use a squeeze of lemon or flavored vinegar with ½ tsp of EVOO for dressing your salad. That can save you 100 calories over creamy dressings
Use 0%... [More]