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Archives for Healthy Eating

What to Eat After Exercising

by Louise November 15th, 2011| Eating Tips
Many people ask about what's best to eat before a workout. Perhaps the equally (and some may even argue more) important question, which seems to be addressed less frequently is, what should we eat after a workout?

When exercising, your body turns to its glycogen stores as its primary,

Eating Before Exercise

by Heather Duchan October 20th, 2011| Eating Tips
Finding the best pre-exercise foods can be tricky, as every body is different. If you don't eat enough of the right foods, your performance and health could suffer. Likewise, eating too much of any food can make you feel sluggish or cause nausea and vomiting when combined with exercise. Also,

Beetroot Juice and Excercise

by Heather Duchan September 22nd, 2011| Eating Tips
Since Gatorade was first marketed as a drink for fitness buffs and athletes, there have been loads of other drinks with the same label attached to them over the years. From cherry juice to protein shakes, there are numerous drinks being touted as a performance tool for fitness-related activities.

Tips for Juicing

by Heather Duchan August 25th, 2011| Eating Tips
Juicing and juice fasts have long been used by those on the fringe of health communities. Many juicing enthusiasts tout benefits, including more energy, mental clarity, weight loss, and reversal of illness and disease. There are many theories behind these benefits as well.

Cooking foods, even lightly, reduces nutrients. By

Use Mindfulness to Eat Healthier

by Heather Duchan July 28th, 2011| Eating Tips
Mindfulness is a practice with Buddhist roots. It is aimed at bringing full awareness to the present moment, such as the current sensations of the body and breath, instead of letting thoughts wander to the past, future, or anything that is not essential to the here and now. Living

A Tribute to Jack LaLanne

by Louise July 21st, 2011| Eating Tips
If you're interested in fitness, but have never heard of Jack LaLanne, I'm doing you a huge favor by introducing you to his name and his legacy.

I doubt any athlete has gone through training without being influenced (most likely unwittingly) by LaLanne. If you use a weight room, you

All About the Preparation

by Chang Song June 3rd, 2011| Eating Tips
It doesn't really matter what line of work you are in, the preparation you do determines how much success you are going to have. This is also true in the world of fitness. What you do and what you eat before a workout is essential to getting the most

Family Means Being in it Together

by Angela Yorke May 9th, 2011| Eating Tips, Family Fitness, Nutrition, Running
Like life, fitness is a marathon. You have to put in continual effort to ensure that your health doesn’t become a liability during your twilight years; however, a lot of the information a fitness enthusiast finds is usually geared towards individual activity. What happens when you want to motivate

Try Seasonal Eating

by Chang Song May 6th, 2011| Eating Tips
In May, during the glorious season of spring, many people restart their exercise regimens and begin new diets as they look forward to the summer. Getting into shape is easier if you incorporate the right seasonal foods into your diet. The combination of eating right and exercising will help

Walking Injuries

by Bea April 25th, 2011| Eating Tips, Walking
Walks can get the best of your body—resulting in injury. Most people who are injured due to walking are those who spontaneously go for a hike or a long walk. While injuries can occur right away, there is also the possibility that the injury will not be felt until

The Most Televised Diet and Fitness Program

by Chang Song April 5th, 2011| Eating Tips
The Biggest Loser on NBC is one of the most watched prime-time shows on television. It gets great ratings every week and has been a very popular show for the past 7 years. The ultimate reason for the show's continual success is that Americans are obsessed with exercise and

The Dynamic Duo

by Chang Song March 8th, 2011| Eating Tips
Spring is a season that gives many people around the globe a good chance to shed some pounds they had gained during the hibernating season of winter. Thus, the best ways for anyone to become healthier are to implement frequent exercise and healthy eating, the dynamic duo in fitness.

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