Here’s How to Lose the Weight…….

Here’s How to Lose the Weight….. …..Without dieting that is.  D-I-E-T is a four letter word that should be expunged from our vocabularies unless the word itself helps you to remember to cut back on certain foods.  When you have decided to lose an extra 10 pounds (or maybe the last 10 pounds), keep these…

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Emotional Eating

If you ever catch yourself sitting in a car at a gas station or even just on your couch in front of the TV with empty boxes of pizza and donuts in front of you then you know what binge eating is all about.  The feeling that the amount of food matters a lot more…

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Obesity

Obesity has become a problem in the United States-especially in children. A good way to minimize this problem is to set 30 minutes a day to be physically active with your children and minimize their food portions. Be creative with their food! Add fruit on pancakes, hide spinach in enchiladas, or add water to their…

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Hypertrophy

If you are looking to tone your muscles, or increase the size of your muscles (hypertrophy), be sure to include protein in your diet. Protein products are found in foods such as milk, cheese, nuts, meat, and tuna. Remember to avoid hydrogenated fat products, and avoid foods containing large amounts of refined sugar.

Calcuim and Vitamin D Go Hand in Hand

Calcium is a mineral that is recommended to maintain strong bones.  Having a sufficient amount of calcium can help prevent osteoporosis or osteopenia. In order for your bones to absorb the calcium, it is necessary to obtain 20 minutes of sun to accumulate sufficient vitamin D.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A contributes to your vision, healthier breast feeding for women and helps maintain skeletal tissue and healthy teeth. Vitamin A can be found in eggs, milk, meat, cream, liver, cheese, halibut, and fish oil, leafy green veggies, and much more. RDA guidelines indicate how much we should have in our diet. For mo…re information…

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Cycling and Cardiovascular Health

A well designed cycling workout program can enhance cardiovascular health. It is appropriate for all ages, and is an activity that can be done in- or outdoors. The key to a good cycling workout is to changing zone intensities to reach at least 75-80% of THR. Explore your capacities, and reach your greatest cycling levels.

Kyphosis

Kyphosis is a curvature of the thoracic lumbar, which is also known as a hunch back. A good way to minimize Kyphosis is by stretching posterior pelvic, pectorals, abdominals, and hip flexors, shoulder complex; while strengthening rhomboids, trapezius, and erector spinae. Join stretch classes, yoga, or flexibility classes; it is a good way to minimize…

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Healthy Modification

To live a healthier lifestyle, modify your diet. By including different vegetables, especially leafy greens can bring many vitamins and antioxidants to your body. Adding more fiber is also recommended in a modified diet. Fiber is easily found in wheat products, nuts, almonds, pecans, and much more. A well balanced diet… can help improve many…

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Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are portable, affordable and can help you enhance your workout. You can use the resistance band at any intensity that you wish, and do a vareity of strength exercises. This equipment can be used alone, or with a partner. They are very light, easy to carry around, and easy to put away.

Calcium Facts

Calcium helps keep our bones nice and strong for support of our skeletal systems. Calcium ions are an important element in our body that helps us contract and relax every muscle in our body. In order for us use our muscles and bones properly, have strong support, and muscle contractions, add calcium to your diet.

Diet Modification

To live a healthier lifestyle, modify your diet. By including different vegetables, especially leafy greens can bring many vitamins and antioxidants to your body. Adding more fiber is also recommended in a modified diet. Fiber is easily found in wheat products, nuts, almonds, pecans, and much more. A well balanced diet can help improve many…

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