Healthy Ideas for Thanksgiving

by Jackie on November 26, 2014

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Here we are approaching the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving, where the laughter of family and friends, comforting food, and a warm place to take an after-dinner nap occurs. But if you’re the host of the party, it’s possible that you might see an overdone turkey, contaminated stuffing, too many dishes, and fighting in-laws, all against the backdrop of a loud football game. Keep Reading


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The definition of “brick training” was coined when a triathlete mentioned one day that he was going to run after biking. He said that the run would be “just another brick in the wall.” Since then, a “brick” has come to be known as running after bicycling in the triathlete community. Keep Reading


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Many people find themselves perplexed by the common syndrome of snoring, which causes many problems for them and their family members. While they face a restless night’s sleep, their partners and other family members have to cope with the high decibel levels that come from the nightly snorer. Keep Reading


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Now, you would think that eating healthy foods with disregard for quantity for be good for you. I mean, you are choosing healthy foods as a substitute for greasy hamburgers, carbohydrate rich pizza, and sugar filled candies, so why not indulge in a healthy food that you enjoy? Keep Reading


Making Running a Daily Habit

by Jackie on September 19, 2014

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Are you ready to include running in your exercise routine? Or training for your first 5K? Whatever your motivation, running is an excellent way to get in shape and improve overall health. It’s also a convenient way to get moving and boost your cardio training. Keep Reading


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Spending hours on a spin bike can get quite tedious without a different routine to mix up things. Indoor cycling training has been said to be more difficult than outdoor cycling because you have the ability to customize each workout by adding resistance. Make your next spin workout super productive and fun by injecting it with different drills and variations. Keep Reading


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Losing weight can be such a pain in the…head. Research conducted by the National Headache Foundation, diet-related issues play a role in an astounding 30% of all migraines! From low blood sugar to caffeine withdrawal, the many subtle diet tweaks we make while trying to slim down can bring on that throbbin’ noggin. Here is why dieting makes your head ache, and how to ease the pain. Keep Reading


Am I Working Out Too Much?

by Jackie on July 17, 2014

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So you’ve picked out a workout regimen that you feel comfortable with. You know exactly what muscles to target, and are hitting the gym on the regular. Big question that isn’t asked enough: Are you going to the gym too much? Keep Reading


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Looking to eat healthy foods while you are on a business trip is not always easy. Sometimes food is catered, and that can leave you with little choice. With tight schedules, high-pressure meetings, business travel is anything but a walk in the park. Keep Reading


Exercise Mistakes

by Jackie on May 16, 2014

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Unfortunately, most people become frustrated and quit exercising before they see any real results. But it’s not too surprising, given the common mistakes many people make with their training programs. Are you making these workout mistakes? Keep Reading