On Apr 27, 2012
A great way to determine if a food is healthy is if it has a barcode attached to it in some way. Most often foods packaged with a barcode are highly processed with an ingredient list of words you can't pronounce. Is that really a food?
Shop for foods around the perimeter of the grocery store for
On Apr 04, 2012
Tell me your success story! How you stay focused, motivated, what you like best about the program and how you've been able to help others. Your story will help others with a new prespective and/or ideas.
On Apr 03, 2012
Maximize your program by useing your "Fitness" tab. Logging your food and exercise will keep you on track and accountable. Click "exercises" and use one of Sharecare's prepared program or customize your own. The array of exercise will guarantee you never get board and will continually challenge...Full Post
On Apr 02, 2012
Front Lunge, Curl to Overhead Press: 2-Arm
1. Stand with feet straight and shoulder-width apart.
2. Hold dumbbell in each hand, arms by sides.
1. Lunge forward, landing on heel of foot.
2. Stabilize, with front foot straight and flat, knee bent at 90 degree angle and directly over
On Mar 30, 2012
Weekends are a great time to fit in an extra walk, bike ride or hike. Make it a family event, bring the dog and have fun! Don't forget the water bottle...
On Mar 27, 2012
Transition doesn’t always happen overnight and bad habits regarding our health are sometimes hard to break. Taking baby steps will do the trick and rid you of that bad habit faster than you think.
· Drink water instead of soda or juice
· Take the stairs instead of the escalator or elevator
On Mar 19, 2012
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Nuts milk contains protein, magnesium, potassium and other much needed minerals. Great for post-workout snack or morning power up.
1 c nut milk
1/4 c blueberries
2 T hemp seeds
1 T honey
Blend well.Full Post
On Nov 21, 2011
Avoidance of extremes.
When at a function and everything on the table is calling
your name, remember to avoid extreme sampling. Moderation allows you to enjoy the event without over eating.
Control the portion size of the food you put on your
plate. Make sure half of your
On Aug 25, 2011
Bring variety to your workouts by changing up how you do it.
Each week or every few days change up what you do for cardio to increase your fitness level. Below are just a few examples.
Jog/Walk Intervals - Jog 1 minute; walk 2. Increase times each week.
Power walk - It’s not as easy as it
On Jul 26, 2011
An important factor to exercise and activity is progression. Progression is safely increasing the levels of cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, and sport specific training to increase fitness level and performance. Depending on your goal, increase your time, weight or timed endurance