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April 2012

Sweetener: The Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

Substituting sugar with artificial sweeteners has become very common nowadays mainly with people who are on a diet and who have ‘a sweet tooth’ and people who are diabetic. This is due to the fact that artificial sweeteners have few…

Proper Nutrition for Fit and Healthy Seniors

The circle of life is interesting, isn’t it? When we’re born, our bodies are fragile due to the fact that they need proper nutrients to grow and develop. As we get older, in some ways, our bodies return back to…

Partner Workout – Cardio and Strength Training

As the weather is getting warmer and the pressure of wearing light clothing is growing, so is everyone’s desire to look fit and have that beach body just in time for the summer. Here’s my general word of advice if…

5 Beauty Benefits That Come With Working Out

It’s warming up outside and so a lot of us are tempted to dust off our free weights (literally) and oil up our bicycle wheels so that we can get our bodies, if not beach ready, then at least “tank…

Pursuing Good Health in an Airport

If you are in an occupation that causes you to travel a lot then you have probably experienced some of the discomfort that comes from missed flights and schedule changes. Living on the road isn’t the most comfortable situation in…

Les Mills PUMP Gets You Ready For Les Mills BodyPUMP

DISCLAIMER: Note that this is a guest post and as such, it may not necessarily reflect Kodjoworkout’s views on the topic ——————— At the beginning of 2012 Beachbody LLC and Les Mills International released the first ever in home DVD…

Workout Safety Tips for the Senior Fitness Buff

You’re never too old to love yourself. You’re never too old to try something new. And you’re certainly never too old to exercise! As a matter of fact, one of the absolute best things that a senior can do is…

Wheat Intolerance – Be Careful What You Cut Out

Wheat intolerance is estimated to affect around one person in every three hundred. There are plenty of other food intolerance out there, which is why it’s important to get a proper diagnosis as soon as possible – and the right…

Weight Loss Plateau – 5 Tips to Break Through it

Of course you’ve heard of weight loss plateau before. Basically, when you first started working out, you were psyched about it. Initially, it was because it was something (relatively) new to do. Then it was because you were seeing (relatively)…

Finding Time to Exercise as a New Mom

If you’ve seen the latest Jenny Craig commercial featuring Mariah Carey and some relatively new moms, perhaps you can relate to some of what they were saying. Indeed, no one can really prepare you for what it’s like to have…

Dealing with Stress – 15 Common Myths about Stress

Dealing with stress is a common problem that people have. In fact, being stressed out is often considered the norm for those who live a fast paced life. What does being stressed out really mean? Listed below are 15 common…

Why Staying Full is the Key to Long Term Weight Loss

Let’s face it, dieting sucks – but if you want to lose weight it is generally the go to option. Unfortunately dieting takes a lot of will power, it is a constant battle to resist the urge to eat those…

Boosting Your Metabolism – Five Easy Tips

Boosting your metabolism can be a great way to increase weight loss. While there are no quick fixes to getting the perfect body, you can help to speed up the process by playing it smart and boosting your metabolism. Below…

How to Find Time to Exercise?

If you are like most people you have a crazy busy schedule between a job, family time, and for some, school.  Along those same lines, you may know that you need to exercise, but you just cannot find the time…

Easy Workouts for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy is a beautiful beginning to the wonderful journey of motherhood. On the flipside, if you’re pregnant, you might be afraid that your entire workout regimen would go for a toss. The good news is that you don’t have to…

Top 5 Marketing Techniques for Personal Trainers

If someone is serious about getting in shape, they can consider hiring a personal trainer; someone who focuses his/her entire attention into what that individual needs to do to get and remain physically fit and holistically healthy. However, one of…

Health Benefits of Meditation in Your Busy Lifestyle

We are so caught up in our busy lifestyle that we tend to forget the most important things in our lives like taking care of ourselves. We are always running here and there, beating work deadlines, attending to our family,…

Thigh Workouts for Women

Thigh workouts are typically exercises women like to focus on when they are toning their muscles, for obvious reasons. Thigh workouts are designed to help women build that oh so coveted coca-cola bottle shape. But in reality, all areas of…

College Majors for Health and Fitness Enthusiasts

Not too long ago, a job in health and fitness was equated to being a physical education teacher. The truth of the matter is that professions in the health and fitness fields are far more wide-ranging than that. These days,…

How to Stop your Job from Making you Fat?

More people than ever before, are leading a sedentary lifestyle, coupled with unhealthy eating habits. Furthermore, your work may involve little movement and may also be a major source of stress. Before you know it, you have packed on more…

Get Your Kids to Enjoy Exercise by Making It a Game!

Oftentimes, when we think about exercise (and the people that need to do it), it’s adults that come to mind. But when you think about the purpose behind physical activity such as staying in shape and building up the immune…

Health Benefits of Circuit Training

Are you taking diet pills to help you lose weight? Not seeing the results you hoped for? It may be hard for you to hear, but even when you take diet pills that work, you still need to exercise and…

Exercise After Plastic Surgery

When planning for plastic surgery, sometimes people forget that it’s not a magic wand. Meaning, even if you are undergoing a procedure to change something about how you look on the outside, your internal health is still a priority. Therefore,…

Is Your Kitchen Causing You to Gain Weight?

If someone were to ask you what your favorite room in the house was, would you say the living room? the bedroom? Or perhaps it’s the kitchen. Honestly, if a lot of people put some real thought into the answer,…

College Drinking: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Drink in College

College life. Most envision late nights, awesome roommates, good times, and lots of drinking. However, people don’t think about the failed tests, the binge drinking, and the hangovers. Now, there isn’t anything wrong with a little drink to help you…