Tag: fitness

Busy Person’s Guide to Exercise

Come on, we are all busy and have a ton of stuff to get done every day. We all also need to exercise or suffer the consequences of not getting it done. Ideally we should have some routine established that we can go to when schedules are more normal, but when it’s crunch time the…


Burpees Every Day!

Are burpees safe to do every day? Of course they are. Is using your body safe to do every day? I hope so. Burpees are essentially getting down to the floor (face down) and back up to standing. The variation is in what you do in between start and finish. You could do a pushup,…


Negative Psychology and Your Health

Improving your life by making healthy decisions like eating vegetables at every meal and exercising most days is a great way to feel good and look good. Sometimes however, we concentrate on or pay too much attention to the wrong things. That small mental bad habit can actually crush your chances of getting what you…


Surprising Ways Exercise Improves Your Life

Exercise is good for you and makes you look and feel better, no surprise there. But what exercise does behind the scenes can be very beneficial and might do things for you that you might not have thought of. Here are a few of the invisible ways that exercise improves you life. It reduces anxiety….


2 Types of Belly Fat

  What do you know about belly fat? There are so many ad’s that say they can help you target belly fat and eliminate it. How? There’s more than one kind? When it comes to belly fat there are 2 different kinds that you need to know about. Visceral fat: the deep fat that sits…


Exercising Tired

  We have all been there. Tired, a little sore (or a lot) and we are due for a workout. But how much should you do? Should you push through being tired? Should you push through achy muscles?   Some experts say “if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward” in other words, always keep…


4G Impact and Bone Density

4G’s, That’s the amount of impact force it takes to improve bone density in adolescents according to one study out of Bristol. Running a 10 minute mile or dropping down from a 15 inch box is enough force to generate 4G’s and stimulate bone density improvement, or at least reduce the amount of bone loss in…


Culturing Vegetables

Cooking and preparing food for you and your family is one of the easiest ways to get healthy foods in your life. It’s good for lots of reasons. You get to see what’s in your food Preparing the food burns calories and is linked to lower weight and longer life. It’s a way that everyone…


Exercise And Pain

Exercise and pain. Do they have to go hand in hand? Some think you can’t have improvement unless you workout so hard that you can’t get out of the car. I think “no pain, no gain” was a motivational cliche but can lead to a misrepresentation of what exercise is really all about. For a…


Eating by Color

Fruits and vegetable come in many colors: Turns out, that the colors matter and mean something here are a few examples. Greens, like spinach and kale Reds, like tomato, chili’s, raspberries and pomegranates Oranges, like cantaloupe, pineapple, pumpkin and sweet potato White, like parsnips, onion and apples Purple, like eggplant, wine and prunes Here is…