Post image for Healthy Shopping on a Budget

It goes without saying that grabbing some food on the way home at a sandwich shop or some other restaurant becomes increasingly more expensive than occasionally hitting the town for some eats. Going to the grocery store takes time, effort, and a little patience as you (sometimes) have to learn how to cook up a few things. Keep Reading

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Post image for Packing on Muscle with Kettlebells

Kettlebells aren’t anything new, but their popularity in fitness circles continues to rise. When used correctly, kettlebells are extremely effective training tools for providing total-body strength and conditioning. Keep Reading

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If you’ve been diagnosed with asthma and you’ve been given regular preventive and reliever therapy (usually in the form of inhalers, or tablets), it’s important to use the preventive treatment every day even if you’re feeling well. Keep Reading

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Oatmeal is Great in So Many Ways!

by Wendy on February 27, 2015

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Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. The oatmeal discussed here is not the instant kind that comes in the different flavors — these are full of sugar. Keep Reading

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Post image for The Best Plyometric Workouts for Your Body

Plyometrics are also known as “jump training” or “plyos”, in which muscles exert maximum force in short periods of time, with the goal of increasing both speed and power. This training focuses on learning to move from a muscle extension to a contraction in a rapid or explosive manner with repeated jumping. Keep Reading

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Post image for Preventing Injury: Achilles Tendinitis

The name Achilles is said to be a combination of two Greek words that together mean “grief of the people.” The injury that bears that hero’s name, in honor of his only weakness, which certainly afflicts many runners, with Achilles tendinitis accounting for around 10% of running injuries. Keep Reading

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Post image for Replacing Eggs with a Healthier Substitute

While eggs contain only 70 calories, have a good amount of folate, choline, zinc, iron, and pack a punch of 6 grams of protein per egg, they should only be consumed sparingly. Keep Reading

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Post image for Healthier Options to Replace Butter in Your Diet

Some of us love butter. We put it on a piece of toast, it is used to bring out flavor, and helps with keeping ingredients together in baking. Unfortunately, butter is a dairy product that is made from the fat content in milk. Keep Reading

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Post image for Achieving Your Fitness Goals After Your Mid-Thirties

To achieve a lofty athletic goal you usually have to be selfish with your time. This is easier when you are young and have nothing to lose and nobody to look after but yourself. Keep Reading

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Replacing Buttermilk in Your Diet

by Jackie on February 6, 2015

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Buttermilk is often used to tenderize meat, add moisture to baked goods, and to add creaminess to sauces and soups. The problem with buttermilk is that it contains 152 calories, and just over 8 grams of fat in one cup. Keep Reading

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