Archives for September 2013


The Pros and Cons of a Raw Food Diet

by Kimberly Hays September 10th, 2013| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
The raw food diet is becoming very popular and it is important to know the facts before starting any new diet. This diet is similar to a vegan or vegetarian diet, but all of the food is eaten raw, and all of it is unprocessed. The food cannot be

Feeling Burned by the Sun?

by James Maynard September 6th, 2013| Video
Exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone. Getting outside is also great for kids of all ages. If we spend too much time outside, however, we can suffer from sunburn. Not only is sunburn uncomfortable, but can also lead to dangerous skin conditions, including cancer.

Outdoor Jump Roping for Cardio Fitness

by Kimberly Hays September 5th, 2013| Cardio
With the weather being nice outdoors right now, why would you want to be cooped up in the gym to get your cardio exercise? Jumping rope can be a pretty mundane exercise inside, but getting outside makes it a lot more fun. You will have room to move around,

Finding Time to Exercise While Traveling

by Dr. Christopher Weaver September 4th, 2013| Fitness Expert
Traveling for vacation, family visits, or work is a part of life for most of us.  As wonderful as it is to get away from to normal day-to-day routines and responsibilities that we have in place during the rest of our lives, traveling can present some difficulties in terms

Working Your Core Without Crunches

by Kimberly Hays September 2nd, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
When strength training, we concentrate a lot on our core to get those most coveted six-pack abs. Crunches are not anyone’s favorite exercise, but because they work, we do them. Luckily there are strength training exercises that we can replace those boring crunches with, and they are quick and

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