Are you tired of the preset programs on the treadmill? It’s time to chart your own treadmill course. Here are two treadmill workouts that will keep you on your toes and help you get results.Continue reading...
Valentine's Day is upon us which means it's time to get your cards, roses, chocolate, and fill of fun food facts related to the holiday! How many calories are in a heart-shaped box? What food is truly an aphrodisiac?Continue reading...
In the past year, biologists, food scientists and entrepreneurs have been working hard to envision the future of food sustainability. Here are 3 innovations that could transform the way we eat for the better.Continue reading...
Raise your hand if you love to diet. That’s what we thought. But what if there was a way to lose weight without the dreaded calorie-counting, food restrictions, meal plans and battling of wills?Continue reading...
Not sure when or what to eat, before or after you exercise? Calorie Count answers the most common questions about eating around workout times. Here's the skinny on the best foods to fuel your workouts...Continue reading...
If talking up our plans to get fit were an athletic activity, most of us would be in sick shape. But when it comes to actually making our fitness goals a reality, lots of little things—bad weather here, a work trip there—can cause our commitment to quickly fall apart. Here, eight solutions to common fitness resolution roadblocks.Continue reading...
You get a pass for sitting and watching TV today because of the Big Game, but to improve your heart health, you should at least try this one thing that has nothing to do with diet or exercise for your heart's sake. Look at it as a must-do un-workout you should enjoy daily.Continue reading...
Every month a new crop of fitness classes pops up—each one more intimidating than the next. Sure, intimidation is a state of mind. But it’s easy to feel like an outsider when you’re a newcomer and everyone in class is toned, wearing the right outfit and looking like they were born to perform those perfectly synchronized moves. Even the most fit of us can feel utterly out of place.Continue reading...
How often have you heard or read, "Healthy food is expensive"? I hear this assumption a lot, as it’s frequently pegged as one of the causes of America’s obesity crisis. Fruits and vegetables, in particular, are mentioned as overly pricey and inaccessible for many people. Which, when we’re talking about health, is a problem.Continue reading...
Is your environment primed for the weight loss success you seek? Even if you make all the right decisions, a toxic environment can rob you of the joys of reaching your goals. Use these tips to set yourself up for success.Continue reading...
The much-dreaded cold and flu season is upon us. And if you’re like me, there isn’t any spare time built into the schedule to be sick. So how can I bolster my defenses against the germs lurking in the common areas in my office, the mall where I do my holiday shopping and the rest stops I encounter in my holiday travels?Continue reading...
There are little ways you can keep yourself motivated to get more fit. One of the best ways to do this is by having a daily fitness challenge. Something as simple as a push-up, jumping rope, or running laps could turn into massive fitness gains over a year’s time if you push yourself to get better every day.Continue reading...
Whether you’re aware of it or not, you have a mental tape running constantly that affects your moods and ultimately, your behavior. When these thoughts are negative, outdated, or confining, they undermine the process of change. It stands to reason that without awareness of this mental chatter, you won’t really know why you do what you do.Continue reading...
It takes a bit more effort and planning to become a morning exerciser. If you are a person who would like to start working out in the mornings but seem to fail at every attempt, pay special attention to some of the helpful tips below.Continue reading...
You would doubt that a person would sit in the drive-thru line of a fast-food chain and order a well-balanced meal, full of fiber and nutrients. People in the drive-thru line are there because they are willing to compromise healthfulness for convenience and taste, which at the time seems worth the trade.Continue reading...
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