Always Buy Organic Foods

If you want the best, healthiest foods you should always buy organic foods, right? Let’s start by defining organic. The United States Department of Agriculture defines a product to be organic if it is grown, or if the animal is fed, according to certain standards.  Listing and describing the standards[…]

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Runny Nose When Exercising

Do you get a runny nose when exercising, either in a gym working out or when you go running even if it isn’t cold outside or you aren’t suffering from allergies? Why does my nose run when I exercise? Rhinitis is when the nasal mucous membranes are inflamed. Exercise, as[…]

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Older Adults Staying Active

Getting older is a part of life but we don’t have to surrender to it and give up. There are many older adults staying active and you can too. As we age, we experience the loss of muscle tissue. This is called sarcopenia, and it can result in us losing[…]

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7 Ways to Make Time To Exercise

If you want to do something, you will find a way. Follow these 7 ways to make time to exercise. 1 – Schedule your time spent on facebook, twitter, pinterest and other social media.  For instance, only log in twice a day, and limit it to 20 minutes each. 2[…]

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Getting Lean

The Cost of Getting Lean. This article could change your views forever. It could help you identify your goals, or solidify your current state of fitness. It really could change your life. I’m not blowing this out of proportion. I am serious. If it speaks to you, fantastic! Share it[…]

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Alcohol and Fitness

How bad is alcohol for me? How many beers can I have if I only drink on the weekends? What if it’s light-colored beer? Wine is better than beer, right? But vodka is clear – isn’t that better for you? If I had a dollar for each time I’m asked[…]

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5 Mistakes in Dieting

The word “diet” should be removed from the dictionary. Not because there are 5 mistakes in dieting that most people make, but because I don’t believe any diet is a good idea. Why? It inherently has an end date. Let’s say you reach your goal. What are you going to[…]

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Holiday Eating and Binging

With the holidays approaching, unless you want to look like a stuffed turkey when the new year comes, you need to stay away from the holiday eating and binging cycle. Instead, create a plan on how to navigate the family dinners, work parties, and office “food days”.  Here are some[…]

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Best Time to Exercise

If you exercise, you want to see the most results in the shortest amount of time. So, when is the best time to exercise to reach your goals quicker – to get stronger, leaner, more flexible, have more mobility? Is it in the morning before work? Could it be at[…]

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5 Ways to Use Protein Powder

Protein is an integral part of a healthy diet. There are many sources of protein but one of the easiest to incorporate into your diet to ensure you get enough of it every day is protein powder. 5 ways to use protein powder Keep in mind the type and brand[…]

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