Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Raw, Fresh, or Frozen

Lose weight the unprocessed way. Processed foods. Our kitchen cabinets are full of it. Grocery store shelves are overflowing with it. We eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. They’re yummy. They’re easy. And they’re economical. But could processed foods be at the root of the obesity epidemic, and if you don’t use processed…

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Exercise to Lose Weight

Warning: It may not work the way you expect. Is your exercise routine working for you? Are you getting the results you hoped for? Are you reaching your weight-loss goals? Unfortunately, many people become frustrated with a lack of immediate results in the gym and blame it on a slow metabolism or genetics. These folks…

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The Best Exercise to Lose Weight

Looking to shed those extra pounds? Burn more calories with the right exercise. Is there an exercise that ranks number one for weight loss? If there is such an exercise, would you do it? Weight loss essentially happens when there is a calorie deficit. This means your body burns more calories than it consumes. And…

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A Home Gym

Five steps to a home gym. If the convenience, affordability, and privacy of exercising in your own home appeal to you, then it may be time to consider creating a home gym. Working out at home is a great option for those who can’t afford a gym membership, don’t have time to drive to the…

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A Diabetic’s Guide to Exercise

How a physically active lifestyle can put diabetes in its place. When diabetics fail to take care of themselves, a host of negative long-term health problems are possible. However, if you’re living with diabetes, you don’t have to cave into the myriad of problems. By taking prescribed medications and eating a healthy diet, you can…

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An Athlete’s Diet

What to eat for peak performance. If your exercise routine consists of jogging a couple miles, a Yoga class, or lifting weights at the gym for half an hour, a healthy, well-balanced diet should provide all the nutrition and energy needed for your workout. However, if you push yourself with high-intensity workouts lasting more than…

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What You Should Know about Sugar

It tastes great, but… Would your friends describe you as having a sweet tooth? Do you need your daily fix of candy, soda, or sweets? People all over the world love the taste of sugar. So it’s no wonder sugar is an ingredient in so many foods and drinks. But did you know you’re probably…

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Eat and Lose Weight

Foods that will actually burn calories. You burn calories in three ways: by just living and breathing, through physical activity, and by eating and digesting food. While physical activity is normally emphasized as the best way to burn calories, eating certain foods can actually aid in the process. You may be surprised to hear this…

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Cold Weather Fitness

The weather outside may be frightful, but exercise can still be delightful. Do cold temperatures keep you from exercise? Do chilly mornings make you want to just stay in bed and skip the gym? Does the frosty air keep you from your normal outdoor workout? They shouldn’t – and they don’t have to. It’s important…

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Onboard101

About This Weight-Management 101 Curriculum This exclusive 12-week weight-management curriculum covers the basics of human physiology.  It explains in non-technical terms how, and why, your body will positively respond to proper nutrition and productive exercise. The information is not intended to advocate any particular protocol.  It does not promote any products.  It is straight-forward, peer-reviewed information to help you understand how your body really works. It is the ideal companion to…

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