Monday, March 10, 2014
water is one of the most important nutrients for the body. Well, it's true. The human body can survive without food a lot longer than it can survive without water; about 30 days longer (give or take). That's because the human body is made up of water, 50-70%. It transports nutrients throughout the body, helps to eliminate toxins and waste, regulates temperature, lubricates joints, relieves fluid retention, etc. Water is fundamental to how the body functions on a daily basis. And if you don't replenish your bodies water supply by drinking water, and eating foods like fruits and vegetables it can wreak havoc causing symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, stress, etc. That's why human survival is dependent on water. To get adequate water replenishment, drink your body weight in ounces, everyday.
Friday, March 7, 2014
weights they will look bulky or masculine. This is absolutely incorrect, since women do not and cannot naturally produce as much testosterone as men do, which is one of the main hormones responsible for increasing muscle size. In actuality lifting weights is a great way to gain muscle and help to burn fat. And since muscles burn more calories at rest, than fat does you want more muscle on your body than you do fat. Of course everyone wants the least amount of fat on their body; such is the American obsession with losing weight and being skinny. Lifting weights to fatigue, even light weights stimulate production of new muscle proteins. So women get out there and start lifting your weights.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
This is the time of year that everyone is getting sick, from young to old to everyone in between. No one likes being sick or wants to get sick. If you work in an environment around young children, with the elderly or even in an office setting you are more prone to catching the common cold, flu or this year's virus infection. So to avoid getting sick, wash your hands or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. By keeping your hands clean throughout the day you are 2/3 less likely to get sick. If your skin dries out use an antibacterial lotion to keep your skin moisturized and those germs at bay.
Monday, March 3, 2014
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Friday, February 28, 2014
Wake up. Go for a 2 mile walk. Make an egg sandwich for breakfast. Now that's what I call a good morning. Exercising in the morning helps to speed up the metabolism and ultimately help you wake up. Breakfast is the most important meal. So eating something healthy will get your morning going. Plus the protein from the eggs will help you get through your morning all the way to lunch. So you can avoid sneaking in unhealthy sugary snacks or carbohydrates. Plus I got to do it with my spouse which kept it fun and competitive.
Get a head start on your morning by exercising and eating a healthy breakfast!
Saturday, November 23, 2013
No one ever said getting fit was easy but there are easy exercises to lose weight. Six out of ten adult Americans want to lose weight, making it the second most popular New Year’s resolution for people. But you don’t have to go to the gym to workout. Exercising at home is a viable option to lose weight; you just need the right moves to challenge yourself. Full body exercises that engage more muscle groups and require more energy to perform will burn more calories and strengthen your entire body. These easy exercises to lose weight don’t require any equipment, just your own body weight. Plus they incorporate all the major muscle groups so you will get a full body workout. Here are 6 easy exercises to lose weight. For each exercise do 12-15 repetitions and 3-5 sets. Read more...
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013
Everyone needs motivation to lose weight. It’s easy to stay motivated when you see results or feel a change but how can you be motivated from the very beginning or if you’re not seeing results as quickly as you want or your results have become stagnant and plateau. Noticing a change in your weight, energy, how your clothes fit these are all great positive feedback to give you motivation to lose weight. But positive feedback is only going to get you so far. If you want to lose weight and keep it off you will need more than just positive feedback to motivate you. You will need to change the way you think about losing weight. Read more...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Want to learn the weight loss tricks that work. It is hard to lose weight, as can be seen by over half the population who is overweight. But even still more than half of people want to lose weight. Then why is it so hard? There is no miracle pill, program or supplement that will help us lose weight fast and effectively. It takes time, determination and motivation. But there are some weight loss tricks that can make the process go by a little bit easier and smoother. Read more...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Most people are already aware of how to keep your body healthy. But then why are more than ½ of Americans overweight or obese and why are lifestyle diseases on the rise. Our society has become obsessed with the fastest, easiest, most convenient foods; our jobs are more sedentary, and we sit in front of the computer and TV for hours as we turn off our brains. It’s no wonder 6 out of 10 Americans want to lose weight and that diseases like diabetes, atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome are becoming more prevalent. Well if you don’t know how to keep you body healthy or you need a refresh take a look at these tips. Read more...