Archives for 2014


The Numbers Game

by Joan Jacobsen November 12th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
When I reverted to my fit and healthy lifestyle a few months ago I had noticed that it seemed to be more difficult this time around to get rid of those unwanted pounds that crept up after many months of being lax. I wasn't sure if I was doomed
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Smart Ways to Make Calorie Restriction Work

by Marnie Bii November 11th, 2014| Accessories, Diet Plans
To lose weight, you must consume fewer calories than you expend throughout the day. If you do not have any complicating factors, like diabetes or PCOS, weight loss can be as simple as maintaining a caloric deficit. Instead of hours of cardio, you can just perform plate push-backs and
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Exercise on a Regular Basis

by Kimberly Hays November 7th, 2014| Mind & Body
Getting regular exercise may not seem like a holistic to tip to some, but the  benefits of a regular exercise routine, even just walking daily, are definitely a way to naturally help your body in many ways. It not only helps keep your body fit, your bones strong, and
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Max Your Heart Rate and Burn Calories all Day

by Joe Lawrence November 6th, 2014| Cardio, Running
There are many workouts out there today to help increase the metabolism burning abilities of your body. Some are looking at the Tabata research and high intensity interval training (HIIT) programs to burn fat. These are excellent concepts and they are so successful because they push your body to
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Running Outdoors in Winter

by Dean Heller MD November 5th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  It is starting to get cool around here, and I usually run outside.  I wanted to know what I should do differently during the winter to prevent injury if I decide to continue to run outside.

A: First, it is very important to warm up in the winter.  While
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3 Amazing Pieces of Gear for Jump Training

by Marnie Bii November 4th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Jump training, or plyometrics, can tone your entire body with a minimal amount of gear. To jump, all of your muscles must work together to push your feet off the ground while maintaining enough balance to land. In addition, this type of body training focuses on the importance of

November’s Fitness Focus- Holiday Prep

by Editorial Team November 1st, 2014| Cardio
November has begun, and it's time to delve into a new area of fitness. Throughout the month, we will review different ways to keep in shape during the holiday season. With numerous gatherings and events that are sure to have lots to eat and drink, it is a difficult
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My Holistic Cold and Flu Survival Kit

by Suzanne Foglio October 29th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic

Few of us make it through the fall and winter months without cold or flu symptoms. Following are the tried and true natural remedies that we use in our home for treatment the minute we feel symptoms coming on. Most of these remedies are powerful anti-inflammatories that will

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Bulking And Cutting: Diet Plan For Building Muscle

by Marnie Bii October 28th, 2014| Accessories, Diet Plans
Make the most of your lifting program by following a diet that alters your body composition. By occasionally changing the way you eat, you can either build huge muscles or cut back on the pounds. During the muscle-building phase, you'll want to follow the bulking diet to feed your
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Wind Down the Day with a Little Stretch

by MPK October 24th, 2014| Mind & Body
During the warm days of late spring, summer, and early fall, I try to add a short evening walk to my schedule a few times a week.  This isn't done as a cardio workout but rather as a way to switch from the busy pace of work to the
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3 Steps To Perfect Legs and A Strong Heart

by Marnie Bii October 23rd, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
If you want to make the most out of your daily workout routine, you must focus on the muscles that provide your body with the most strength and support: your legs. Your legs provide a solid foundation while performing both high and low impact exercises. While training your legs,

Avoid Fall Sports Injuries

by Tom Seman MD FAAP October 22nd, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
The fall sports season is almost half over and like those professionals we see on the television, there are a number of children out there with sports related injuries. Maintaining a healthy, fit lifestyle means there will be some injuries.  Last month we discussed one of the more serious

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