24. May 2012 19:17
Is Dieting a Four Letter Word?
When I talk about what I eat (especially when my children are around), I am very careful to use the word “food plan” instead of the word DIET.
Growing up in the 70’s where fad diets such as the “Grapefruit Diet” “Sauerkraut... [More]
23. May 2012 18:49
The most dedicated athletes can get whiney and down about the process of training, but then I see someone who inspires me to “pull up my bootstraps” and keep pushing on. One of these people is on one of my DVD weight training tapes. This young man does plio (jump trai... [More]
22. May 2012 06:53
The most dedicated athletes can get whiney and down about the process of training, but then I see someone who inspires me to “pull up my bootstraps” and keep pushing on. One of these people is on one of my DVD weight training tapes. This young man does plio (jump training) wi... [More]
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]
17. May 2012 04:40
Recently, a relative of mine was prescribed an antibiotic. I reminded her that there are two important things to remember:
1. Take your medicine till it is finished, even if you ‘feel better’. Many people stop taking them, and have... [More]
16. May 2012 17:01
You are trying to make positive choices to eat healthier, but the manufacturers aren’t always being forthright with providing accurate information.
If a product label reads natural, you expect it to be healthier. The problem is “natural” has no standard definition which means... [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]