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Bulgarian Squat – Thigh Toning Workout

Bulgarian Squat – Thigh Toning Workout

The Bulgarian squat is an excellent hip and thigh workout routine that activates your glutes, quad, and hamstring muscles. To do a Bulgarian squat workout, you will need a bench, a low-rise chair, or a slightly elevated step. Make sure…

Candida Diet – What You Need to Know

Many patients often question the effectiveness of the Candida diet. What you should know is that Candida diet plans can vary from one person to the other. If a Candida diet plan works well for you, it might not provide…

Eye Laser Surgery and Sport – Am I Safe?

Eye Laser Surgery and Sport – Am I Safe?

If you are a reader of this blog, I believe it is safe to assume that you enjoy exercising or playing sport to some degree. If you have problems with your vision and currently wear glasses or contact lenses then…

Secrets to Having a Flat Belly During Menopause

Menopause can bring about many unpleasant changes that happen, seemingly overnight.  One of the biggest complaints I hear from women, is the shifting of weight from the hips and thighs to the abdomen. Couple this with the fact that the…

Should I Have a Tummy Tuck Procedure or Exercise?

In recent years, tummy tuck procedures have become a “quick-fix” option for many people. In fact, the number of tummy tucks performed in the United States has increased 84 percent from 2000 to 2009. The idea of a relatively straightforward…

Cardio vs Strength Training – Five Considerations

Cardio vs Strength Training – Five Considerations

The new year rings in with resolutions that usually involve fitness; Chances are, if you are reading this article, you either said, or heard someone say: “this year will be the year that I get in shape”, or “this will…

Tips to Improve the Quality of your Sleep

Tips to Improve the Quality of your Sleep

Are you sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? If so, ask yourself this one simple question – are you getting a good night’s sleep? If you can’t sleep, or your sleep is fitful, broken, or uncomfortable, then that…

Five New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Body & Mind

We’ve all done it; we’ve all contemplated the on-rushing year ahead convinced that this is going to be the ONE; this is going to be the year where great things really start to happen. We carefully plot and plan with…

How to Pick Quality Workout Shoes

As New Year’s festivities are forgotten, leaving just those pesky resolutions to be honored, health clubs, gyms and weight loss centers are swelling with new members trying to shed holiday pounds and turn the corner towards healthy living. One of…

Spice up your Fitness Regimen with Extreme Sports

Sticking to a regular fitness regimen is a worthy goal, but sometimes it can be tough. Human beings have a natural tendency to look towards the interesting and novel, and doing the same things every week can get boring. One…

3 Popular Free Fitness Apps You Need

Since we love our gadgets to death and most of us spend a good deal of time on the web looking, searching and or buying stuff. We thought it appropriate for this fitness blog to scour the interwebs looking for…

Sports for Healthy Lifestyle

Sports for Healthy Lifestyle

Playing sports can be one the most effective and enjoyable ways to stay in shape and reach your fitness goals. Sports can greatly improve coordination, strengthen joints, increase muscle strength and endurance, increase cardio vascular health, burn fat and build…

5 Ways to Overcome Life’s Obstacles

There’s this large rock in Halfmoon Bay, located precisely at a beach called Sergeant’s Bay. When the tide is out, it’s easy to climb because you can walk right to it, and there are several small rocks at the base…

Exercising for Patients with Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association predicts that 95% of patients who have diabetes have type 2 (the other 5% have either type 1 or type 1.5 diabetes). Roughly 80% of patients with type 2 diabetes can reduce, or even eliminate their…

How to Prevent the Most Common Workout Injuries

How to Prevent the Most Common Workout Injuries

If you have ever spent a long and strenuous session at the gym working out, only to discover the next day that you overexerted yourself, strained a muscle or twisted an ankle, you may be wondering how to prevent these…

Avoid the Freshman 15 and Maintain Your Weight in College

Avoid the Freshman 15 and Maintain Your Weight in College

Generations of college students from all walks of life have experienced the gradual and persistent weight gain known as the “freshman 15,” and despite advances in dietary education this phenomenon continues unabated today. Confronted with the freedom to choose the…

Food that Help Ease Arthritis Pain

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 21 million Americans suffer from some type of arthritis pain. The most common form, osteoarthritis, is a degenerative joint disease that impacts middle-aged and older adults most often. It…

Healthy Delicious Fish Tacos Recipe

This fish tacos recipe includes lots of delicious, healthy, fresh vegetables. It takes a little time to chop up all the veggies for the salsa, but other than that, this dish is easy and quick to make. Fish Taco Ingredients…

How to Phase Out Junk Food From Your Child’s Menu

Your kids will always be exposed to junk food wherever they are. When kids are young, they spend most of their time eating at home, and that is where they form their habits, preferences, and fond food memories. For now,…

How to Plan your Life in a SMART Way

We all know how difficult it can be to keep up with new goals and resolutions. The problems usually come down to a lack of self-discipline, personal planning, and time management. In order to follow through with your goals, you…

Adjusting your Abdominal Workout after Childbirth

If you have just had a child, you should be cautious about when to resume your abdominal workout routines. Although crunches are not very hard to get wrong, doing them immediately after childbirth can cause further damage to your abdominal…

The Health Benefits of Yoga

Whether you are fresh out of college or old enough to wear a medical alert, yoga can provide you with a low-impact workout that meets your health goals. Combined with a healthy diet, yoga can provide many health benefits that…

Chicken Marbella Recipe

Chicken Marbella is a classic healthy easy recipe that mixes sweet, salty, and tart flavors, in a delicious blend that is a delight for your taste buds.  The recipe combines prunes, garlic, capers, olives, and herbs.  This seemingly complex dish…

Three Saving Tips to Increase Your Workout Budget

One of the most common new year’s resolutions is to lose weight. In fact, most people vow that they will go to the gym, or increase their fitness activity levels, including playing organized sports. In order to participate in these…

Biceps Toning Workout for Women

Biceps Toning Workout for Women

Most women I know, are typically afraid of doing any type of strength training exercise such as a biceps toning workout, for fear of building up too much muscle. The belief that strength training turn women into blocks of muscles,…

Dumbbell Crunches Workout

Most people spend countless hours at the gym doing abdominal exercises, in hopes of getting the chisel abs look that would make their friends jealous. Unfortunately, their hope of getting hard rock six-pack abs typically falls flat on its face.…

How to Make Whole Wheat Pita and Beef Sandwich

If you want a healthier alternative to the hamburger, you should try a whole wheat pita and beef sandwich recipe, with baby spinach, tomato, onions, and raisins. Add some shredded cheese and low calorie condiments such as mustard, or barbeque…

Partner Workout – Squat Exercise

Partner workout is an excellent way to spice up your fitness routines. If you find it difficult to motivate yourself to work out, you should definitely consider pairing up with one of your friends. Speak with a few of your…