Are You Stiff In The Morning? This Can Help!

By | 2018-01-30T04:12:10+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems, Healthy Eating|

Are You Stiff In The Morning? This Can Help! Does it take an hour or two for your body to “warm up” and your joints and muscles to loosen before you can tackle the tasks of the day? If you answered yes, you are not alone. According to the American College of Rheumatology, fibromyalgia affects [...]

5 Tips For A Better Workout

By | 2018-01-17T15:48:45+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Exercising|

5 Tips For A Better Workout We know how important it is to exercise. But it’s just as important to make sure you’re exercising right. Working your muscles too hard can be painful and drain your energy. It also weakens your immune system and your body’s response to stress. It increases your cortisol levels which can [...]

Too Much Exercise Is Down Right Bad For You!

By | 2017-11-13T11:29:40+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems|

Recently we showed you how less exercise is actually a better way to lose weight. But today we’re going even further… We’re saying that too much exercise is downright bad for you. Studies are proving that longer, harder workouts do more damage than good to your body. And possibly your heart. The European Heart Journal published a German [...]

Less Is More In Weight Loss

By | 2017-11-01T21:39:43+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Healthy Eating|

You don’t have to be a gym rat to lose weight. New research is showing that one type of exercise is actually better for weight and fat loss. Researchers from Duke University recently published their findings in the Journal of Applied Physiology.1 It was one of the largest randomized trials to date. Experts go back and forth [...]

Alternative Therapies to Stop Pain: A Three Part Series: Part 2

By | 2017-09-20T15:14:34+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems, Natural Remedies|

Alternative Therapies to Stop Pain: A Three Part Series: Part 2 Physical Therapies To Stop Pain There are a number of effective solutions that can take pain out of your life. In fact, they all work together to make you feel better. These are clinically-based treatments, exercises, and foods that have been found to reduce [...]

5 Part Series – 5 Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workout – Day 5 – Time To Recover

By | 2017-09-15T14:27:56+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems|

Mistake #5: Skipping Recovery Days They call it building muscles but in reality they should call it RE-Building muscles. Each workout you are tearing the muscles very slightly, Your body then needs time to rest and it rebuilds the damaged tissue and makes the muscle bigger and stronger so that it wont tear again. This [...]

5 Part Series – 5 Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workout – Day 4 – Be Careful With Cardio

By | 2017-09-14T14:30:26+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems|

Mistake #4: Doing Long Hours of Cardio The Fix: Extended sessions of jogging and biking are among the most popular workouts. But they are inefficient and not nearly as beneficial as high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which is all about maximizing results while minimizing time in the gym. The average session lasts 20 minutes or less. [...]

5 Part Series – 5 Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workout – Day 3 – Stretching

By | 2017-09-13T15:23:46+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems|

Mistake #3: Static Stretching Before Resistance Training Recent studies contradict decades-old advice that static stretching (holding a stretch to the point of feeling tension) can increase flexibility and prevent injuries. They show this practice actually impairs performance during resistance training. It increases the risk of pulling or tearing a muscle. The Fix: Perform dynamic stretches. [...]

5 Part Series – 5 Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workout – Day 2 – Dehydration

By | 2017-09-12T13:04:30+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems|

Mistake #2: You're Dehydrated Dehydration can be mild, moderate or severe, depending on how much of your body weight is lost through fluids. Two early signs of dehydration are thirst and dark-colored urine. This is the body's way of trying to increase water intake and decrease water loss. Other symptoms may include: Dizziness or light-headedness Headache [...]

5 Part Series – Working Out – 5 Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workout.

By | 2017-09-11T12:54:55+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Breaking Bad Habits, Exercising, Health Concerns/Problems|

5 Part Series This week we will be doing a 5 part series on 5 exercise mistakes that sabotage your fitness. Each day we will examine one. Please share your experiences of how you have been successful in your workout routine. We look forward to the week and your participation. Now let's get to our [...]

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