Jumping rope has been around since 1600 B.C. but has increased in popularity over the years. This low cost exercise equipment provides a great way to build cardiovascular endurance while activating almost every muscle in your body. Burning 10-15 calories per minute, jumping rope is a perfect exercise to lean out and maintain your muscle. Inside or › Read more
Stress…The Silent Killer The stresses in today’s society play a powerful role in our health. We may not realize how many of our health problems are stress related. While very difficult to avoid, especially with our busy life styles, it’s important to step back, breathe and find ways to calm ourselves from stressful situations in life. › Read more
As a society, we have been told that wheat is good for us, However, this isn’t always the case. Have you ever felt bloated or had digestive issues? Have you ever experienced a lot of mucus build up when you’re not sick? Other common effects include pain, anemia, stool inconsistency, tiredness and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Here are some common problems with wheat: › Read more
  Only when you drop your excuses, will you find your results. No time? No shoes? No gym membership? No problem. 1 hour is 4% of your day, I’m asking for 20 minutes. I challenge you to do this workout 3 times a week for 30 days. Find your results. You perform five different exercises for › Read more
    Can we all agree that we would like to move better? Stand taller? Eliminate joint and muscular discomfort? The big question is do you stretch? I’m guessing that most of us probably do not. Most of us have desk jobs where all we do is sit. Sitting is one of the most dysfunctional › Read more
The plank is one of the most underestimated exercises, seems basic but it actually benefits us more than we know. With so many variations, planks should be incorporated into your regular regimen. Sometimes the simplest movements result in the greatest of gains. Benefits of planks Builds strength and endurance Strengthens your back (reduces back pain) › Read more
So what’s with all this talk about Omega-3 and Omega-6? What are they? What do they do for us? Well for starters, omega-3 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid which is an anti-inflammatory and can help reduce inflammation in our joints. It is most commonly found in salmon or in a capsule form. Omega-6 is also › Read more
With a slightly mild and nutty flavor, hemp hearts (shelled hemp seeds) are not only tasty but very healthy for you. They contain over 30% fat; good fats that is, and two very important essential fatty acids (Omega-3 and Omega-6).  Also, high in iron and vitamin E it is a no brainer to add these › Read more
When it comes to nutrition, it is important to know the difference between ‘calorie dense’ and ‘nutrient dense foods. Calorie dense foods are very high in calories but very low in the nutrients it provides. Eating calorie dense foods may cause us to be sluggish, gain weight and have mood swings. These foods can also › Read more
  Maintaining a healthy body weight not only helps us look and feel better, but also keeps us healthy enough to help fight off various illnesses. One of the best ways to help maintain a healthy bodyweight is through strength training. Strength training will increase lean muscle mass and help you burn more calories and fat, even › Read more
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