• 3 New Reasons to Exercise

    photodune-1445583-man-and-woman-with-elliptical-cross-trainer-at-gym-xs-1

    Your heart, lungs and cardiac muscles work like clockwork so that you can go about your day—breathing, eating and sleeping as you need to. So, while you’re racing to catch the train, landing your next ‘big deal,’ feeding children, walking on the treadmill, and driving to and from home each day, every muscle, organ, and […]

    Read More
  • Weight Loss Mistakes

    photodune-563440-weight-loss-puzzle-xs

     If you struggle with losing weight, you are not alone. Humans only have so much willpower, and some have more than others. This shouldn’t be a disheartening thing to hear, for each person is motivated by different factors, and everyone has their own unique story to tell when it comes to weight fluctuation. Losing weight […]

    Read More
  • Take Advantage of the Food Pyramid

    photodune-2959719-food-pyramid-xs

    Whether you’re looking at the American, Asian or Mediterranean food pyramid, it’s easy to see exactly how your diet should be broken up between the food groups. However, that’s not the only important aspect to consider when you look at the food pyramid. Whether you’re looking at the American or another ethnic pyramid, you’ll find […]

    Read More
  • Eat More Spinach to Grow Strong

    photodune-3919478-spinach-xs

    Once the talk of the table spinach has lately been moved into the shadows by “it” greens such as kale and arugula. The ubiquitous spinach salad with hot bacon dressing has given way to arugula with roasted beets and goat cheese or countless incarnations of kale salad. To make matters worse Popeye, the beloved spokesman […]

    Read More
  • How Much Time Should I Devote to the Gym?

    photodune-1302088-people-at-the-gym-xs

    Winter is the time of year when many people with great intentions sign up for gym memberships. The problem is by around March most of the new crowd has disappeared. Newbies often start strong get overwhelmed or injured and stay away from the gym. Old timers may become bored or complacent. Going to the gym […]

    Read More
  • Etiquette 101 – Cell Phones and Gyms

    photodune-6251442-smiling-woman-stretching-on-mat-in-the-gym-xs

    The convenience of cell phones is undeniable. They keep us connected to friends and loved ones, provdie a lifeline when we are stranded and even make our work lives feel more efficient. Unfortunately, in spite of their convenience, cell phones are also a nuisance. They are everywhere. There don’t seem to be any spaces free […]

    Read More
  • Lose Weight Safely

    photodune-4398575-fusion-food-fruit-and-vegetable-salad-in-colorful-cup-with-whole-wheat-bread-xs

    January has faded into the distance, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get started with your weight-loss plan now. However, it’s important that you embark on your healthy journey in a way that will yield results in a safe way. This means no crash diets or nutrient-depriving juice cleanses. Here are some tips on how […]

    Read More
  • Dry Skin Relief

    photodune-5839151-female-soft-skin-hands-xs

    When it comes to winter, what’s not to love? There’s the magic of the holidays, staying indoors with loved ones as you enjoy a roaring fire, and oh yes, the itchy, uncomfortable skin that always plagues you this time of year! Some people are more prone to dry skin than others, but if you wake […]

    Read More
  • Are Energy Drinks Good or Bad for You?

    photodune-3805665-energy-drink-can-xs

    Today’s world is filled with instant gratification. If you want to go to the 7 o’clock movie, you can order them online. If you need to know how to get from point A to point B, a GPS navigation system will lead the way. And, if you need a 3pm pick-me-up, an energy drink will […]

    Read More
  • The Harmful Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

    photodune-5237235-lets-get-healthy-xs-1

     Have you ever heard the expression, “An object in motion tends to stay in motion.”? Well what do you think a sedentary object is going to continue to do? Humans are pretty habitual creatures. It’s much easier to continue to do something from a formed habit than to step outside a comfort zone and try […]

    Read More