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How Yoga Can Lift Your Spirits (and Your Posture)

Nov 14th, 2016 Exercise, Health

If you’ve never embarked on a yoga experience, the idea can feel quite intimidating. Rest assured that you’re not alone in your first-timer fears, but the yoga world is a welcoming one, and you are invited to join in, no matter your age or fitness level. Yoga is a head-to-toe experience that’s meant to bring serenity to your mind, body, and soul. New to the…

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Best Workouts for Various Times of Day

Nov 3rd, 2016 Exercise, Health

Not all workouts are created equal, and that’s a great thing, considering your body has different needs depending on the time of day and the type of stress it can handle at the time. While there’s never a bad time to get your blood pumping, certain activities can facilitate more effective fitness functions at specific hours. Here’s a look at some great ways to unwind,…

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Fitness-Friendly Alternatives to Traditional Gyms

Oct 24th, 2016 Exercise

Does the idea of going to the gym make you instantly want to put on your comfy clothes and hide under a pint of Cherry Garcia? If you’re not exactly a gym rat, there are plenty of ways to incorporate the physical fitness into your regular routine without subjecting yourself to undue fitness facility stress. Here are a few fitness-friendly alternatives to the gym that…

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Foods that Help Keep Hair, Skin, & Nails Healthy

Oct 11th, 2016 Cooking, Health

I know I’ve been writing a lot about food lately, but I can’t stress enough how important proper nutrition is to your overall health. You can exercise all day, but if your diet consists of junk, you still won’t be healthy. Proper Nutrition Promotes Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails Millions of cells are produced by the skin, hair, and nails. That much work requires a…

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How Regular Snacking Can Boost Your Body’s Happiness

Sep 27th, 2016 Health

Up until recently, many people believed that eating several small meals throughout the day boosted a person’s metabolism. Times have changed, and fitness gurus have started to expose snacking for what it really is: Snacking and nothing more. That said, just because single-servings every couple of hours may not directly contribute to the boosting of your body’s favorite fat-burning element, it doesn’t mean you should…

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News Flash: Food Can Be Tasty, Wholesome & Healthy

Sep 20th, 2016 Health

Have you recently talk to your doctor or another health professional about healthy eating and healthy living ? ┬áIf so, maybe you figured out that all tasty foods are bad for you. No exceptions. Healthy food is unappealing and bland. Unfortunately, dairy, pasta, cheese, sweets, pastry, salt, and alcohol are big no-no’s. Healthy eating and living, however, doesn’t have to be dull. I tell my…

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Back to the Basics of Health

Sep 12th, 2016 Exercise, Health

Ready to get healthy? Your mind and body will love you for the efforts you put into your physical health. Some healthy solutions are obvious answers while others may be part of a healthy regimen you hadn’t even considered. Here are a few elements you should add to your agenda if you’re ready to get back to the basics of fitness: Hit the Gym. Of…

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Instilling Regular Fitness Habits in Children

Aug 28th, 2016 Exercise, Health

Instilling regular fitness habits in children can carry lifelong benefits. Two of the most important habits that can be imparted to children are maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. When good nutrition is combined with physical activity, your child is much more likely to maintain a healthy weight and reduce his risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and…


Changing Fitness Needs with Age

Aug 17th, 2016 Exercise, Health

As you get older, everything in your life eventually changes, including your fitness and nutrition needs. Many people become less active as they age, but older people need fitness in their lives just as much as younger adults. Exercise is important for you because it helps you fight off illnesses and diseases. It helps you keep your blood pressure low and exercise is the number…


4 Huge Mental Benefits of Regular Exercise

Aug 11th, 2016 Exercise, Health

You know that exercise is important. You hear it every day, and while you certainly believe, you may not know just how much it can really do for you. It turns out the besides building a strong body, a good workout regimen can have overwhelming positive mental benefits. Here are four things you might not have known exercise can do for your mental health. Mood…