3 Feb, 2015

9 Tips to Reach Your Fitness Goals This Year

Workout Resolutions Invest in a pedometer (about $20 at fwonline.com) and count the number of steps you take throughout the day — then find some ways to slip in more. “Most of us take about 5,000 steps a day, but to keep the scale steady you should strive for a total of 10,000 steps, or […]

3 Feb, 2015

Working Out With a Cold: Power Through or Take a Rest?

Working Out With a Cold: Power Through or Take a Rest? Ugh, it’s here. The season of the big C, one of my least favorite four letter words. The Cold. Just the other day I was outside sweating in shorts and a tank top, and now here I am sniffling and coughing, trying to pretend it’s […]

22 Dec, 2014

Why The Minimalist Workout Has It All Wrong

Why The Minimalist Workout Has It All Wrong You really only need to exercise for 10 minutes a day. No, actually, it’s just 7 minutes. Unless you don’t have that kind of time, and then 4 minutes will do the trick. It seems like every month I read another story about how little time it takes to actually […]

18 Dec, 2014

How does childbirth affect my skin?

How does childbirth affect my skin? From the wonderful aspects of childbirth — the new baby — to the not-so-wonderful aspects of childbirth — the pain — you have a lot on your mind during pregnancy. Skin probably isn’t at the top of your priority list, but pregnancy and childbirth can have significant effects on […]

17 Dec, 2014

Top 5 weight loss myths busted

Top 5 weight loss myths busted here’s an entire industry which has been set up to help people lose weight and many of them peddle products which are just outright shams. Losing weight is not hard; all you need to do is exercise properly and eat the right kind of food and stay away from […]

16 Dec, 2014

An Unexpected Way to Gain Control Over Your Hunger

An Unexpected Way to Gain Control Over Your Hunger You probably know timing is everything when it comes to the stock market, booking airfare, and photobombing. It could make a big difference in your diet, too. A recent nationwide study that asked participants when they felt most likely to abandon their healthy eating habits found […]

15 Dec, 2014

9 Easy and Healthy Ways to Boost Your Memory

9 Easy and Healthy Ways to Boost Your Memory Ever feel like you have lost your marbles? Between parenting, work, and the stress of life, sometimes it feels like we cannot remember even the simplest things. So many times I have made a “to-do” list and have then promptly proceeded to misplace the list. Now […]

11 Dec, 2014

Is YouTube safe for kids?

Is YouTube Safe For Kids? Kids are spending more time online than ever. The Nielsen Company reports that in May 2009, children ages 2 to 11 made up 9.5 percent of the online population, growing faster than all other user groups combined [source: The Nielsen Company]. But what are they doing online, and do their parents […]

10 Dec, 2014

Exercises To Stay Fit While Traveling During The Holidays!

Exercises To Stay Fit While Traveling During The Holidays! For many people, the holiday season is a time to be spent with friends and family, taking in the festivities of the season while catching up on old times. If this means traveling to a relative’s place in another city for you it will mean leaving […]

10 Dec, 2014

Exercising While Pregnant: How Much Is Too Much?

The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy There’s long been documentation that exercise during pregnancy has its benefits. Paul Sorace, MS, Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners and a teacher at the American Fitness Professionals and Associates, lists the following: Decreased risk of gestational diabetes & long-term obesity Control of gestational diabetes Improved energy levels Improved […]