Popeye knew the health benefits of spinach. He ate it raw – to become big and strong. Was Popeye right, or are you better off cooking spinach to maximize its health benefits? The Health Benefits of Spinach A single cup of raw spinach supplies half of the RDA for vitamin A – and it’s full […]
There’s another good reason to lose weight before getting pregnant. Shedding excess body fat could reduce the risk that the baby-to-be will be overweight or obese. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Physiology, losing weight before pregnancy leads to changes in hormones and insulin sensitivity that are passed on to an […]
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I remember when I was a little girl going to school that when it was time for PE I always wanted to hide from my PE teacher. I was in so much pain the next day my whole little body was hurting. Now I know that the horrible feeling I had the next day was […]
Hi Everyone! This month we are alternating weeks of lower intensity with weeks of higher intensity exercise. Week one and week three will be lower intensity while weeks two and four will be higher intensity. Each week offers a mixture of cardio, core work, muscular strength and muscular endurance workouts. Eat right to enhance your […]
You know the basics of losing weight and you’re much closer to reaching your goal. Now you need to get a little deeper into the details, but it all seems so complicated. It’s funny how many of the people who get the best results often use knowledge and techniques that are simple rather than complicated. […]
Most people get enough protein in their diet without drinking protein shakes or taking expensive protein supplements. On the other hand, if you’re an endurance athlete or weight training to build muscle – you need more protein than a sedentary person whose only exercise is walking to the refrigerator to get more snacks. The amino […]
Head to the kitchen — not the bathroom medicine cabinet — to ward off disease. If your fruit bowl includes oranges, blueberries and tomatoes, you’re already at a lower risk for heart disease, some cancers and diabetes, according to nutritionist and superfood expert Elizabeth Somer. Oranges, blueberries and tomatoes rank among the world’s healthiest superfoods. […]