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February 2012

Increasing Fiber Can Help You Lose Weight

You know what fiber is… It’s that stuff in vegetables, right? But do you know how it works? Studies have recently shown that diets high in fiber can actually reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, not to mention…

The Effects of Alcohol on Athletic Performance

There is the famous tale of David Wells throwing his perfect game in 1998 for the New York Yankees while hung over. That athletic feat is impressive, given the typically negative effects of alcohol on athletic performance. The effects of…

Health-Monitoring Technologies Help Keep Seniors Healthy

Health-monitoring technologies can be useful tools for healthcare providers; particularly when they are used in a preventive care regime, they can keep seniors in their homes and out of the emergency room. Healthcare applications should be a $400-million-plus market in…

Is Cosmetic Surgery Ethical for Bodybuilders?

There is extreme pressure on any individuals who make a living off of their physical appearance. Perhaps there is not more pressure on the physical appearance of someone than there is on bodybuilders. Because of that, some bodybuilders have resorted…

Appropriate Vatentine’s Day Fitness Gifts

It can be difficult finding the right gift for the health conscious significant other in your life. Sure it’s OK to splurge on chocolates on this special day, but you certainly don’t want to give a big box of them…

Fit Over 40: Middle-age and Senior Health

Fit over 40 sure is a sexy thing. Who wouldn’t want longevity in addition to good health? At a time when most Americans are out of shape and overweight, they can still expect to outlive their parents, thanks to medical…

5 Tips to Starting a Home Gym

A lot of people don’t like to go to the gym these days and for good reason. Gyms are crowded, people glare at you with those judging eyes, or whatever the reason may be.  So a great alternative way to…

Is Excessive Cell Phone Usage Harmful?

In 2008, health risks regarding excessive cell phone usage sent the community to run amuck. Apparently, excessive phone use can harm the body’s activating cancer cells – something that proves to be especially debilitating in teenagers and children with fragile developing…

5 Ways Probiotics Can Unlock Optimal Health

What is the definition of optimal health? While specific answers may vary, the common denominator among them is that a state of health in which the body is balanced. Your body is an elegantly linked network of vital systems that…

Health Benefits of Papaya

Papaya, which is the fruit of Carica papaya, has attained an exalted position in the fruit fraternity. Studies have shown that papaya is a reservoir of nutrients which we need for the healthy and optimum functioning of our mental faculties…

Upper Body Exercises for Women

Upper Body Exercises for Women

A toned and sculpted upper body is something every woman wants. Unfortunately, many women cite arms, shoulders and back as their biggest problem areas. For most women, the goal is to tone the upper body without adding bulky muscle.  The…

How to Become a Fitness Model

How to Become a Fitness Model

Many people interested in the field of modeling seem to have the misconception that it isn’t work. While the modeling industry can certainly provide for a fun and interesting work environment, modeling is still a job, like any other, and…

Forget the Treadmill – Get the Dog

Who better to tell us to forget the treadmill & get the dog, but none other than our good friend and SRV (sexy raw vegan) Drew McCall Burke? In this short clip, Drew is having her lovely second-half (I meant…

Should I Trust Fitness Apps?

Thanks to the advancement of mobile technology, there is a wide world of applications out there to help the average person overcome everyday inconveniences.  You can get your news, traffic, and weather on your smartphone or tablet instead of waiting…

5 Tasty & Healthy Super Bowl Snack Recipes

The Super bowl is a great excuse to spend time with friends and family, eat snacks, and enjoy a good game. It is altogether too easy, however, to get caught in a health rut that can leave you feeling guilty…

10 Simple Tips to A Sexy Summer Body

10 Simple Tips to A Sexy Summer Body

Summer is the perfect time for hitting the beach and taking road trips. But before you put the top down on your convertible and drive to your favorite summer beach destination, get a tune up, check that you have auto…

Super Bowl Sunday Game Plan – How to Avoid Overeating

You finally got through the smorgasbord of holiday feasting, miraculously only a few pounds heavier, and got back on your diet with the turning of the year. But just when you think you’re out of the woods in terms of…