Posts Tagged ‘weight management’

A Guide to the Benefits of Jump Rope Exercise

Jump roping is an excellent exercise for all ages, and it has many benefits including price, convenience, health, and wellness. Jumping rope is fun to do, but it’s also one of the best cardiovascular exercises that you can perform. Most people jump rope when they’re children, but most stop once they become teenagers, possibly even…

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Which Foods Can Help With Blood Pressure?

Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death and disability in the world.” If you have high blood pressure, it’s best that you are monitored by your healthcare professional. And if you’re on medication for high blood pressure never change that without speaking…

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Exercise in the Home

An exercise program does not have to cost a fortune or require fancy equipment. There are excellent exercise programs which do not even require a gym membership. Exercises which utilize body weight resistance can burn calories and build muscle without equipment. A home exercise routine is easy to create and maintain with little or no…

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What is the Satiety Index?

Have you ever notice that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to “stop eating when you feel full” a bit tricky if you’re picking foods that aren’t filling. That’s a phenomenon called satiety. It’s the feeling of fullness, of being…

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6 Key Nutrients For Brain Health

We are coming to realize that food can do so much more than just fuel your body. Food can dictate how we perform in daily activities, predict our future health, and help defend us against the health factors we have no control over like genetics. There are certain vital nutrients each part of the body…

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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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