Fun Ways to Burn Calories and Shape Up

Do you avoid exercise because you feel it is time consuming and boring? If so, it’s easy to see why you make excuses to get out of having to face it. The problem is, the more you avoid exercise, the more sedentary your lifestyle becomes, and the more you may face health challenges instead. It…

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Food combinations that help you reach your weight-loss goals

Did you know it’s not just how much you eat or what you eat that helps you lose weight but also what foods you eat together? Nutrients work in collaboration and need each other to do their jobs. For example, vitamin C is needed for your body to better absorb iron from your food. Pairing…

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What you should know about helicopter parenting

Gone are the days of kids roaming the neighborhood until dark, riding bikes for miles, exploring the woods, and chasing dreams. These days, there is little that kids can do without mom or dad hovering over their shoulder, watching their every move. A phrase first used in Dr. Haim Ginott’s book “Parents and Teenagers” published…

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Four Ways a Gym Membership Can Improve Your Life

Are you wondering if joining a gym is worth it for you? Are you concerned that a membership is too expensive? Worried that you’ll stand out as the one unfit person in a building full of muscular, fit bodies? You’ll be pleased to know that joining a gym isn’t as intimidating as you might think!…

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Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

Libido is such an interesting (and complex) experience. Because of this it can be affected by so many things. And we’re not just talking about the obvious sex hormone testosterone here. Although testosterone levels can have a big (yes BIG) effect on sex drive there are a lot of subtle things that can be going…

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Reboot Your Routine

Get a fresh exercise start with these tips. You know how it is. Your computer’s being super slow or not doing what it’s supposed to do, so you switch the power off for a minute and restart it for a reboot. Once back on, all is well. But it’s not just your computer that needs…

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Sleep Deprived

Think you’re surviving just fine on a few hours of sleep? Here are seven signs you need more shut-eye. Ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done? Maybe you’re a student cramming for exams and writing papers. Perhaps you’re a parent trying to juggle work, chores, and kids.…

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Flatten Your Tummy in 3 Simple Steps

You can have the lean, flat stomach you’ve always wanted! Make these nutrition, exercise, and posture tips part of your daily life and you’ll blast away your belly fat. Eating for a Flat Stomach: 1. Maintain a healthy body weight. If you’re already above your ideal weight, you’ll need to burn more calories than you…

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Eat More Fat

Say what? Yes, there are the fatty foods you should be eating. Believing the misconception that all fats are bad for you, for years the health industry advised that people wanting to lose weight should avoid eating foods high in fat. But that’s all changed. We now know there are good fats and bad fats.…

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