In 1993, the Harvard Medical School released the results of research that studied the diets of those countries bordering on the Mediterranean. Their findings suggested that fat and carbohydrates were NOT the main culprits in obesity and heart disease, but rather that the RIGHT fats and carbohydrates should be the base for a healthy…… Continue reading What Is The Mediterranean Diet?
Weight loss is one of those subjects that everyone is always talking about. It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing or hearing some type of weight loss message. Stories of the dangers of not losing weight appear regularly on our news feeds. Retail outlets and the internet both are full of weight loss books and…… Continue reading 5 Super Simple Weight Loss Tips
If you’re looking for a great way to be heart-smart, stay fit, and meet new people, why not try dancing? Keeping our hearts healthy is important. Cardiovascular exercises, which increase heart rate, keep our hearts in shape. Regular exercise has also been shown to lower blood pressure, freeing our heart from some of the efforts…… Continue reading Why Dance Lessons are Good for your Heart ❤
If you’re struggling with your motivation, or you simply want to squeeze more out of every workout you do, then one of the smartest moves you can make is to get a workout buddy. In fact, having the right workout buddy can often be the difference between failure and success, mediocre results and incredible results.…… Continue reading 10 Really Good Reasons to Get a Fitness or Sporting Buddy
According to the American Dietetic Association, the difference between weight loss and weight gain can be as little as 100 calories a day. A lot of people suffer from 'weight creep' - those nagging pounds that creep on over the years - at an average of about 2 pounds per year. That's 20 pounds in ten… Continue reading What’s 100 Calories A Day?
Here's a question you've heard many times before: How many glasses of water do you drink each day? Two, three, four... more? You've heard it so often because it's a very important question, prompting you to think about the amount of water you consume, urging you to drink more... Get the basics right, like eating… Continue reading Water and Your Health – Did You Know…
For some, exercise is a passion. For others, it seems to be a four-lettered word, or in this case an eight-letter word. But, it doesn’t have to be a dreaded event. Exercise can be fun. It can mean more than running for hours on the treadmill or climbing the stair master until your legs feel…… Continue reading Why Should I Exercise?