5 Exercise Goals for Beginners

A handful of things every newbie should put on his or her exercise to-do list. Just getting started exercising? Congratulations! Your decision is one that will bring you face to face with improved health, looks, energy, and more. While there is a great temptation to swallow the entire gym whole in one bite, it’s better…

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The Runner’s Diet

What foods every runner should include in his or her diet for optimal performance. Every bite of food you take increases the amount of calories you have at your disposal. While it’s important for everyone to have the appropriate amount of calories on hand to get through the day, runners have a particular need for…

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Do These 8 Underrated Exercises

They may not be fancy, but these exercises do the body good. So why are you ignoring them? You go the gym, do the same routine day in and day out, and go home But is your routine pushing your body to be its best or are you sticking by a certain set of exercises…

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Sleeping Your Way to Weight Loss

Can catching Zs help you drop lbs? You’ve been working at shedding that last five pounds for months, and nothing seems to work. You cut back on the amount of calories you eat, work out twice a day, and say no to every sweet temptation that has passed your way. So why do those extra…

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Going, Going, Grapefruit!

Gaining an appreciation for the wonderful, round grapefruit. Even a sliver of grapefruit can make your eyes squint and your mouth pucker. But if you’re sidestepping grapefruit because of its tartness, you’re also sidestepping an array of health benefits. Why should you start tossing a little grapefruit in your daily diet? It’s as easy as…

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Eating for Energy

If you want energy, you don’t have to fill up on sugar-laden energy drinks any more! You can get all the energy you need three times a day: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Wouldn’t it be nice if you didn’t have to rely on energy drinks to keep your eyes pried open and your mind and…

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Building a Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies are supposed to be healthy. Here’s how to make sure they stay that way. Ever since you first heard of smoothies, your mouth has been watering. When you’re sipping on a smoothie, your mouth is in taste heaven. When there’s no smoothie in your hand, all you can think of are strawberries, bananas, and…

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Slow Down!

The benefits of taking your time at your dining room table. On your mark, get set, slow! If eating is a competitive sport at your house, it may be time to slow it down for your good health. Why should you consider reducing your speed at the dinner table? The perks are numerous! Perk 1:…

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Working Out Outside

A handful of ways you can get a good workout in the great outdoors. As the sun breaks over the horizon, and a gentle light falls over the landscape, you’re faced with another beautiful day. Suddenly, you’re hit with the same urge you had as a college student. You want to skip your workout and…

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Exercise after 50

Staying in the gym after 50 is the best way to maintain your good health. Are you ready to stay fit after 50? Before you can consider yourself a healthy person after age 50, you have to answer one question. Do you think exercise is important? If you answered no to that question, it’s time…

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