Archives for 2015

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5 Tasty Vegetables That Offer Tons of Vitamin C

by Marnie Bii June 9th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
If you are watching your carb intake, you may have cut most fruit varieties out of your diet completely. Despite a lack of apples, bananas, oranges and other fruits, you can still consume a healthy amount of vitamins and minerals through diet alone. To keep your nutrient levels stable,
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5 New Workout Headphones Worth Checking Out

by Jessica B. June 4th, 2015| Accessories, Technology

This year much of the workout tech world is focused on smart bands and smart watches, but for those of us who are already tuned in to our workouts, the most important tech accessory is a good pair of headphones. This year there

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Help for a Sedentary Lifestyle

by Dean Heller MD June 3rd, 2015| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  I am 47 and have a very sedentary lifestyle.  While I do try and walk or do some kind of exercise on the weekends, I am so busy at work that sometimes my work extends throughout the weekend.  I sit all day at a desk and barely move. 
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3 Low Carb Pizza Crusts to Enjoy on Your Diet

by Marnie Bii June 2nd, 2015| Healthy Eating, Nutrition

When following a low carb diet, cravings for pizza might threaten to derail your progress once and for all. Instead of giving into the cravings, you can make a low carb pizza variant that is every bit as good as the real thing. You have three crust options to
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2 Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

by Joe Lawrence June 1st, 2015| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
The back is one of the most important areas of our entire body. It is so often ignored in many ways, and this leads to the back issues we see as we progress in years. Simply adding a little focus towards the back will certainly pay dividends in the
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Stay Healthy at The Beach

by Sam P. May 27th, 2015| Fitness Expert, Teen

The weather is getting warmer, which means staying fit is even easier now.  Of course you can do normal things, like running outside and whatnot, but there are even better ways to take advantage of the weather.  One of my favorite places to

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Exploring the HCG Diet Plan for Weight Loss

by Marnie Bii May 27th, 2015| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
The use of HCG hormones for weight loss caught hold when Dr. Oz began discussing this diet method on his television program. HCG hormones are naturally produced during the body during pregnancy. The hormone concentrations gradually increase as the pregnancy progresses before starting to taper off toward the end
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5 Water Bottles for Your Next Long Run

by Jessica B. May 21st, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Spring is here, and now that I’ve been running for a while, my distances are really starting to add up. The problem is that as temperatures rise, I also need to drink more water. So that means I need to have some helpful system for carrying around water. Running

Children with Long QT Syndrome and Exercise

by Tom Seman MD FAAP May 20th, 2015| Children's, Fitness Expert
In recent months there have been several studies that have suggested decreasing restrictions for those children who have certain medical conditions.

A recent report looked at children with Long QT Syndrome (LQTS). This is a medical condition whereby there is a change in the electrical activity of the heart that

Working Cheat Meals Into Your Diet Strategy

by Marnie Bii May 19th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
A single, well-planned cheat meal can actually support your efforts in maintaining a healthy diet for weight loss or better health. The key is making sure the cheat meal does not extend into a day or longer of eating off plan. When you consume a single meal higher in
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What Motivates You to Exercise?

by Kimberly Hays May 15th, 2015| Mind & Body
You hit them gym, go to yoga class, or run three to four days a week, but why? To stay motivated, you need to not only go through the motions, but think about why you work out. Do you want more energy, to lose weight, or just want to
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4 Vital Pieces to Wear While Taking Long Hikes

by Marnie Bii May 14th, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Wearing appropriate clothing items on a long hike will keep you comfortably moving all day without regret about your wardrobe choices. First and foremost, your clothing selections should keep you the right temperature and help you stay dry in all weather conditions. Appropriate clothes also prevent chafing and mitigate

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.