Gabriella Patel

Push-ups. We’ve all done them, but sometimes they just don’t look the best. Push-ups are really a total-body functional move that is great for increasing strength, much like bench-pressing, and also have the added benefit of engaging the core and lower body. Keep Reading

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The holidays can get to be pretty chaotic. No matter how much you accomplish, it always feels like there are several more things you should be doing or getting ready for something. In these times, you must force yourself to take a step back to find the peace. Keep Reading

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Your body’s vascular system consists of a complex network of arteries, veins and capillaries.  The main job of this system is transportation as it moves blood from the heart, throughout the body and back to the heart.  Arteries play a role as it takes oxygenated blood away from the heart.  Keep Reading

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We always seem to be impressed by water and what it has to offer. However, we don’t take the time to ensure we drink enough water. With all the water that surrounds us, why are we constantly downing energy drinks, coffee, and juices when we are thirsty? Keep Reading

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Are you guilty of late night snacking? Keep Reading

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Stability balls in the past have primarily been used in physiotherapy offices and nursing homes. Presently, they are also found in many local gyms. Try a few of these new fitness workouts using only a stability ball. Keep Reading

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When thinking about your body’s health, did you ever give thought to that body part that supports your body upright throughout each and every day? Most people don’t, and it could cost them in the long run. Keep Reading

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Back bends, wheel pose, handstands and shoulder stands are particularly advanced yoga moves that are designed to improve flexibility and utilize the length and stretch in the muscles. For many, these are the poses that present the greatest challenge, as they require more extensive preparation and skill. Keep Reading

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When it comes to exercise we all have similar goals: we want to lose weight, build muscle, and live a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, getting fit and looking lean might be easier than you think. Start by creating a workout routine that features cardiovascular exercise and strength training, fueled by healthy, nutritious foods. Keep Reading

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Grill Healthy

by Gabriella Patel on July 15, 2014

The 24th of July holiday is coming soon and that means many people will be firing up the grill to celebrate Pioneer Day. Lots of hot dogs, hamburgers and of course, ribs, will be cooked, but there are some healthy food items that you can throw on the grill and make your holiday BBQ a little different. Check them out, along with a couple recipes that won’t affect your healthy eating plan: Keep Reading

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