July 2014

As we get older, our bodies can no longer work at the same efficiency that they once could. This can result in a huge decrease in the production of cells our bodies make, which is what physically ages us. Osteoporosis is a condition caused precisely by this decrease in production. Keep Reading


Let’s talk about an oft-forgotten part of the body that many people overlook when focusing on their upper-body strength training. The shoulder. Keep Reading


Bad Fat vs. Good Fat

by Rachelle on July 24, 2014

Fats. It’s a word that many people want to completely avoid when it comes to choosing the right foods. But the truth is; there are fats that are considered healthy, and need to be included in your diet in order to maintain healthy weight and nutrition. Keep Reading


Am I Working Out Too Much?

by Jackie on July 17, 2014

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


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


Get Out of That Bed!

by Mel on July 11, 2014

“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” – Aristotle Keep Reading


“Good” cholesterol are made up of lipoproteins that act as cholesterol scavengers. They pick up excess cholesterol in your blood, take it back to your liver where it’s broken down, and therefore protect against the accumulation of potentially dangerous plaque on artery walls. Keep Reading


Get That Heart Rate Up!

by Mel on July 2, 2014

Cardiovascular exercise increases your heart rate and breathing. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that most adults get 30 minutes of moderate cardio exercise, 20 minutes of intense cardio exercise or a combination of moderate and intense cardio exercise five or more days each week, in addition to two to three days of resistance exercise. Engaging in different types of cardio reduces boredom and offers an effective fitness program. Keep Reading