The Lazy Man’s Indoor Cardio Workout

by Jessica B. August 27th, 2015
Some days it is really hard to find enough motivation to get a regular workout in. As much as I love running, the occasional workout video, and long walks with the dog, some days, when it is raining, all I really feel like doing is sitting on the sofa
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Vitamins for Your Workout

by Bea August 20th, 2015
Vitamins are crucial for every day activities, but if  you are exercising regularly, it is even more important to pay attention to your vitamin intake. Vitamins will not provide you with energy for you and your workouts; however, what vitamins can do is improve your ability to turn food into energy.

According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there actually are no specific vitamin recommendations for athletes. Research has shown that high level intensity athletes may need to increase
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The Hot Latin Diet

by Kimberly Hays August 13th, 2015
The Hot Latin Diet was created by Dr. Manny Alvarez, who noticed that Latin immigrants were slender when they first came to the United States, and then became overweight after eating an American diet for a couple of years. In his research, he looked for answers to how a culture that is celebrated with food remained so slim. He discovered the secret of seven superfoods that are prevalent in their diets that became the foundation for this diet. His
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  • Healthy Snacks: Homemade Popsicles!

    by R. Carnavale August 6th, 2015
    Whether you're five or 55, on a hot summer's day, there's nothing more delectable than a frozen popsicle to counter the sun's hot rays and stave off dehydration. Though you can purchase popsicles at a grocery store or from your neighborhood ice cream truck vendor, commercial popsicles contain nothing more than water, sugar, and artificial colors and flavorings. Fortunately, it's easy peasy and cost effective to make your own
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  • Bee Pollen is a Top Superfood

    by Kimberly Hays July 30th, 2015
    Bee pollen is made by separating the pollen from flowers left by bees when they have gathered nectar from them to take to their hives. Amazingly, even though it is only now gaining in popularity as a superfood, it has a long history of being beneficial to health because of its rich nutrients. It was used in ancient Egypt, and was even mentioned in the Bible. It has also
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  • Summer Foods

    by Bea July 23rd, 2015
    One of my favorite things about the summer time is fresh produce. Fresh produce contributes many positive benefits towards your diet. If you are trying to lose weight this summer, fresh produce will also have many positive effects on your workout effectiveness.

    In general, it is good to supply your body with foods that can be broken down. The simpler, the better. It is nice to eat foods that do
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All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.