Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

The True Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. We’re not just talking about being fitter and stronger. We’re talking about overall health and longevity. Regular exercise improves your heart health, brain health, muscle and bone health, diabetes, and arthritis. Beyond those, it also reduces stress, boosts moods, increases your energy, and can improve your…

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Pre Workout Prep: What To Do For Best Results

Whether you’re a morning or evening workout person, there are things you need to do in order to get the most out of your efforts. There are things you should not do, for that matter. Our bodies, no matter how much we’d like them to, will not perform their best if we don’t properly prepare…

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Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes

If you’re reading this, you likely are or are considering going dairy-free. You may have an intolerance, have been told to eliminate dairy, or just want to have less of it. Either way, dairy is not an essential nutrient, and there are lots of things you can have instead. These include not just milk, but…

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Burn Some Body Fat With Bodyweight Exercises

Bodyweight exercises are an extremely versatile fitness tool that can be used to build muscle and burn fat. The best part is that unlike most forms of exercise, bodyweight moves don’t require any equipment and aren’t time sensitive. This means that you can perform them anytime, anywhere, regardless of whether you have five minutes or…

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Nutrition News-March 2018

A new analysis of scientific evidence from lead author Dr. Andrew Freeman evaluated medical evidence associated with healthy eating habits and current popular diet fads in the US. This months newsletter discusses two of the most popular fads and why you may want to think twice before trying them…

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How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

“Leaky gut” is a popular topic in the health and wellness spheres these days. It’s been blamed for many symptoms and conditions that seem to be all-too-common. Allergies, intolerances, joint pain, even autoimmune diseases can all be linked back to leaky gut. But what exactly is leaky gut? What causes it? What kinds of issues…

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Getting Started With Fitness: Tips From A Personal Trainer

Contemplation is a place your mind goes when you are on the fence about doing something.  It’s not out of the ordinary to remain in contemplation for days, weeks and even months.  Perhaps one of the most common things people contemplate about is starting a new workout regimen.  As a personal trainer, let me assure…

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Mediterranean Diet 101

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It’s based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid 20th century, researchers noted that people in Spain, Greece, and Italy lived longer and healthier than Americans. And they…

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Melt Away The Fat By Lifting Weights

Weightlifting is an activity that many people neglect when trying to lose weight. They believe that cardio will help them burn away body fat and lifting weights is only necessary if they want to build muscle. However, the truth is that lifting weights is just as effective as cardio when it comes to fat loss…

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Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Tea is said to be the most popular beverage in the world. It’s been consumed for thousands of years by millions, perhaps billions, of people. Tea has also been shown to have many health benefits. And some of these benefits are thought to be related to tea’s antioxidant properties. These properties are from its flavonoids…

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