Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Not Your Mama’s Treadmill Routine

Is it time to change things up a little? Chances are you’ve used a treadmill before. It may even be your favorite piece of exercise equipment. And you’re not alone. Offering a great cardio workout, the treadmill outsells any other piece of fitness equipment. There are many benefits of using a treadmill. When the weather…

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Tips on making a healthier pizza

Tips on making a healthier pizza. Who doesn’t like pizza? It’s a favorite meal that’s simple, delicious, and can be topped with all sorts of foods. Unfortunately, the way pizza is often prepared makes it high in saturated fats, calories, and sodium. With one slice of pizza ringing in at 300 calories, it’s easy to…

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Healthy Recipe: Macnut-Crusted Pesto-Stuffed Chicken with Acorn Squash

One look at this chicken dish and you can see that it’s something special. It all started when I found a large bunch of fresh basil and had a hankering for pesto….then entered a bag of macadamia nuts and some free-range chicken tenders. I wasn’t really sure where this dish was going to lead, but…

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The Arms You Want

It’s about more than just appearances. Do you lack upper body strength? Wish your arm muscles were more defined? Anyone, at any age, can have toned, sculpted arms. The benefits of a strong upper body are more than just how you look in a swimsuit. Upper body strength is important for every stage of life…

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Counting Calories: No Big Deal

A complicated process made simple. Weight loss may not be easy, but the formula behind it is. Weight loss = fewer calories in and more calories out. In order to shed those pounds, you’ve got to create a calorie deficit by burning more calories than you consume. This deficit causes your body to burn the…

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Burn, Baby, Burn!

Attack your body’s extra calories with these quick tips. Ever have a hard time finding time to exercise? Then wouldn’t it make sense to burn as many calories as you can in your allotted space of time? Once you find a workout that you feel comfortable doing and one that you enjoy, implement these tricks…

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Seven simple steps that will cut your risk for heart disease

Seven simple steps that will cut your risk for heart disease. Just because heart disease is a leading cause of death doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to such a fate. While you can’t change certain risk factors including genetics, age, or sex, you do have the power to change your lifestyle, and this…

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Five common health causes for fatigue and how to overcome them

You eat well. You exercise daily. You get enough sleep each night. So why do you feel so sluggish? If your energy level is zapped even when you’re doing all you can to stay healthy and strong, it may be time to schedule an appointment with your doctor. An underlying medical condition may be to…

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Grow Your Own Food

Tired of hunting down the freshest ingredients for your meals? Keep them on tab at your house by growing them yourself! As more and more people are trying to turn their diet a little more organic, gardening is gaining popularity as a way to do just that. The good news is that you don’t have…

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How to kick seasonal allergies out of your life

What’s your favorite season of the year? If the spring isn’t on top of your list, it’s likely because of seasonal allergies. And while you’re not alone, knowing that millions of others have the same problems doesn’t make it any more pleasant when you’re sneezing, scratching your eyes, and feeling worn out. So how can…

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