Treadmill Trials

If you’re ready to kiss that boring treadmill workout goodbye, mix things up with these five workout ideas. Running, jogging, or walking at the same pace in the same place for every workout can get boring really fast. The bad thing about boring workouts? First, you’re more likely to give up on exercise all together…

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Switch on Your Natural Fat Burning Machine

If you want to drop some pounds or hold off the middle-age spread, there are easy ways to help your body burn fat. Simple lifestyle changes can transform your body into a fat burning machine. Speed up your metabolism by adjusting the way you eat, exercise and even sleep. Eating to Burn Fat 1. Consume…

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The Optimal Foods to Eat For Breakfast When You’re in Menopause

During menopause women tend to gain weight. While this isn’t great it’s pretty common and there are many reasons why. Two reasons why women gain weight during menopause… Reason #1 Reduced muscle mass. Muscle mass uses energy (burns calories) so when we have less of it the body burns less energy overall, leading to weight…

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Adding Hiking to Your Fitness Routine

Hiking is a great exercise for weight loss, but you might not want to rely solely on hiking and that’s it. A good fitness routine is balanced between cardio and weight training. Here are some tips for adding hiking to your regular, everyday fitness routine. Don’t Rush Into Hiking A really important thing to remember…

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Essential Oils 101

You may have heard about essential oils, especially if you look up natural remedies for physical and mental ailments, but are not sure exactly what they are. This information is going to provide a brief summary of essential oils, how they are made, and what they can do for you. What is an essential oil?…

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Complex Carbs-Do I need them?

Have you heard someone mention “complex carbs”, and you wondered what they were talking about? Basically, carbohydrates are either simple or complex. At first glance, you may think that simple carbohydrates are better for your body. They are broken down simply, so doesn’t it make sense that these would be healthy for you? Actually, the…

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Baby Proof Your Home

Make your home a safe place for little ones with this helpful checklist. Now that your little one is mobile, it’s time to make some changes around the house to keep baby safe. Sharp corners, dangerous chemicals, or breakable objects are a few of the things toddlers like to explore. And don’t forget that everything…

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Do you know what’s in your fast food?

Hidden Ingredients! Fast food. It’s convenient and cheap and the kids love it. On busy days, grabbing a fast food meal can make life easier, but what’s the real cost of your drive-through dinner? While many fast food establishments have started to offer healthier options, fast food as a whole has a bad reputation for…

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