How to up your endurance as an athlete: The art of learning to drink more water
March 23, 2015 |
Water is essential for every living thing, including people. Humans are comprised of mostly water. This critical fluid helps our bodies in many ways including transport of nutrients through and toxins from the body. Water is also needed for digestion. Inadequate water intake can lead to dehydration, which is fatal in extreme cases. For most […]Read More
Turn your daily walk into an intense workout
March 23, 2015 |
Walking is one of the easiest and best things you can do for your body. Just 30 minutes a day can help keep depression at bay, reduce your risk of chronic illnesses like high blood pressure and diabetes and help you maintain a healthy weight. If you have been walking for a while and feel […]Read More
Workout with Baby -three ways new mom’s can work out while holding their little ones
March 22, 2015 |
Being a new mom is such an exciting and busy time. With so much to do you may feel like there is no time left for you. Take heart. These easy moves feel like play time to baby, but they are a workout for mom. Give them a try. Exercising with baby is a great […]Read More
Why Do People Gain Weight?
March 21, 2015 |
When you gain weight, it doesn’t feel good. In fact, it feels downright awful, doesn’t it? Pick an emotion: guilt, blame, a lower self-confidence, shame. So why does it seem like you can gain weight just by looking at a piece of chocolate cake, while others never seem to fluctuate in weight at all? As […]Read More
Turn Your Daily Walk Into an Intense Workout
March 20, 2015 |
Why are you walking, or why do you want to start? Is it to begin taking inches off of your waistline, or improve the amount of activity in your daily life? Feeling sedentary, but not quite at the point where you’re ready to take a high insurance spin class or boot camp session? Consider walking […]Read More
Superfood of the Day: Blueberries
March 19, 2015 |
Adding blueberries to your diet is a great way to boost your intake of fiber, vitamins and essential nutrients. These small packets of goodness are convenient anytime. They travel well, and since they also freeze well you can enjoy them year round. Here’s what you need to know about this tasty superfood. Blueberries […]Read More
Superfood of the Day: Almonds
March 18, 2015 |
Almonds are a crunchy, carry anywhere treat. Have some on hand for an easy snack that keeps hunger at bay and offers a number of health benefits. Almonds are a good source for fiber, magnesium, phosphorous and phytosterols, which may have a role in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. You get many other important benefits from […]Read More
Lift, Curl, Smile, Repeat: How to Boost Your Confidence with Weight Training!
March 17, 2015 |
Strength training just three times a week builds body confidence. It takes about that much training over just a few weeks to start seeing results. Weight training helps you look better as well as feel better both physically and emotionally. That’s a powerful combination for confidence because, let’s face it, when you look better and […]Read More
Cardio trends for 2015 You’ve Got to Try!
March 16, 2015 |
Turns out what’s old is new again for 2015. The usual suspects like high intensity interval training and Crossfit still make the list of cardio musts. But some blasts from the past are resurfacing. Here is a round of trends to try. Group treadmill running Harper’s Bazaar says treadmills are the stationary bikes for 2015. […]Read More
Make Yourself Healthy and Happy: The Science Behind Exercise and Endorphins!
March 10, 2015 |
Going through your day, you’re bound to experience some ups and downs, and highs and lows. In fact, can you remember the last time your life flowed effortlessly, without any unforeseen circumstances to come your way? It’s rare. But, that’s part of the journey. Stress happens! That’s why you should make exercise your number one […]Read More