Medicine Ball Workout

Working with a weighted medicine ball can be an effective and creative way to get a strength training workout. Many versatile moves are possible including pushups, situps, squats and lunges. Change things up with a medicine ball workout by working the core with seated twists, partner twists, and ball planks. As alwa…ys, ask for assistance…

Calories

Did you know it takes 3500 calories burned to lose 1lb? To lose a pound per week, one just needs to be “negative” 500 calories per day. Being “negative” 500 calories per day means that you burn 500 more calories than you consume. It’s easy! When paired with a work out, this could mean just…

Fiber

If you want more fiber in your diet, you need more plant foods. Fruits and veggies are loaded with fiber and studies show that you can increase your risk for heart disease with a low-fiber diet. The older we get, the less calories we need, and therefore less fiber. Generally if you are under 50,…