Many of us do it year after year: come up with lofty New Year’s resolutions that end up being discarded before the end of February. This year, why not set yourself up for success with highly achievable resolutions that are also good for your health? Check out three uncommon but attainable resolutions that you’ve probably never thought of making that will have a positive...
Denise McVey knows holiday stress all too well. To be sure, she loves the holidays: going caroling, shopping, buying cards, enjoying the first snow, and, most of all, loving the look of delight on her toddler’s face on Christmas morning. But as the days until the holidays dwindle and the lines at the mall get longer, McVey is so beset by season-induced stress...
You will find the 8 Laws of Physical Health on page 28 in the book "Pain Free" by Pete Egoscue. After you read these 8 Laws, please share with us what you think.
The 8 Laws of Physical Health
1. Vertical Loading:
Gravity is necessary for health. In order for gravity to exert a positive and dynamic influence on the body it must be vertically aligned in its postures.
Women are not the same as men (you read it here first!). But that rather obvious fact has eluded the fitness industry for many years when it comes to determining the optimal exercise heart rate range for women. The time-honored formula to find your maximum heart rate — to subtract your age from 220 — has been assumed to be appropriate for both genders. But now, researchers...
There are many benefits to weight and resistance training, nobody is denying that. However, there are many people out there who train extensively and yet do not actually have much balance or control over their own body. Using the body's own natural weight and resistance, you might be surprised at how difficult it is to perform what may sound like very simple exercises.
What a beautiful time to exercise outside. The days are warm, the nights are cool, the humidity is low and the sky is beautiful. What more could you ask for? SAFETY!
Beyond insulin and other medications, here are some tips on managing diabetes.
It's barbecue season and Americans will once again face the temptations of the backyard grill. This is where we can all pack on the pounds if we aren’t careful. Mayonnaise-laden salads, fat-filled hot dogs, and calorie-packed drinks can destroy your diet in minutes flat! But, thankfully, help is here! Stacy Adams, an experienced and certified nutritionist...
Or how about 2190 more sunsets?
Or 2190 more days with your children, grandchildren, lover or best friend. Of course you would! Who wouldn't!?
Well, it turns out that thats how many days are in 6 years, the number of years your life will be cut short if you develop diabetes.
As reported in the Los Angeles Times on...
Why Weight Loss is Harder for Some People than for Others
You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plansfor awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. Not fair!
Or maybe you're...