If you are looking for ways to revamp your workout while maximizing results, try incorporating steps into your fitness regimen.Continue reading...
Last week, when I told my blog readers about my recent colitis diagnosis and flare-up, someone asked me whether I still considered myself a healthy-living blogger. My response was short and simple: Yes, I’m still a healthy-living blogger.Continue reading...
Last week, I had the opportunity to test out the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill, which takes pressure off your joints by using a pressure-controlled chamber to gently lift you. This helps to normalize your gait while protecting healing tissue, so you recover quickly from injuries and return to outdoor activities sooner.Continue reading...
Broaden your cardio horizons and get a jump rope. While running, walking, biking and swimming take all the cardio thunder, jumping rope is a great option to add to your workout routine.Continue reading...
You may try to tire yourself out at night by watching reruns or catching up on emails on your smartfone. This sends you off into a steady sleep...Continue reading...
Excess visceral fat, that which surrounds internal organs in the abdominal area, is linked to an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some forms of cancer. So getting rid of it is important to your overall health.Continue reading...
Although you can improve your strength and gain muscle by using your own body weight, lifting weights with machines or free weights can offer variety that will enhance your fitness regimen and put you even closer to meeting your health and fitness goals.Continue reading...
By 2020, one in two Americans could have diabetes or prediabetes (borderline diabetes) and 75% of Americans could be overweight or obese by 2020. These staggering predictions could be the unhealthy reality for many of us if we don’t take action, according to two reports released last year.
For those who are sedentary trying to lose weight, certain exercise programs require more than they can wrap their minds or their physical ability around. For them, a walking program can be an easy way to get moving. Walking is in fact America’s most popular exercise.Continue reading...
Aside from the discipline that staying healthy takes, a positive mindset is sure to keep things light. In addition to restricting calories and being more physically active, find ways to let the sunshine in your day.Continue reading...
The not-so-secret dream of everyone who’s ever tried to shed extra weight is that they could do so just by popping a pill. “What I hear most from my clients is that they want something easy, a quick fix,” says Dee Sandquist, RD, a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association based in Portland, Ore. “They all want that magic pill—but there isn’t one.” Dieters could be forgiven for thinking there might be a simple solution, though, with the hundreds of products out there claiming to offer a slimmer, leaner body in a bottle of colorful capsules.Continue reading...
A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that my shorts seemed tighter than usual. And then a few days ago, the same thing happened with my jeans. I’m generally not a fan of the scale, but I weighed myself because there were so many questions running through my head. Had I gained weight? Why did my clothes not fit the way the used to? Did my clothes shrink in the dryer? It turns out that I did gain a few pounds. No big deal, but where the heck did those pounds come from?Continue reading...
Should you go to the gym, get a workout buddy, hire a personal trainer, or just pop in a DVD at home? The answer could change over time.Continue reading...
Words can indeed hurt when it comes to being overweight. As chatter about former Presidential hopeful New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s weight continues, new research is showing just how damaging weight stigma can be.Continue reading...
Eating healthy wouldn’t be so hard if you didn’t have food offered to you constantly. However, if you’re going to be successful making healthy food choices day after day, you must set boundaries, not only for yourself, but for people who’ll try to feed you.Continue reading...
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