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Exercise Can Encourage A Healthier Life For Children

Developing healthy habits often starts at a young age, especially when it comes to taking care of one’s body. Children who are health-conscious may be able to… 163 more words

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Holiday Survival Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Time for gift giving, celebrating, and general merriment.  And booze, rich foods, sweets and general overdoing it. 384 more words


It's Christmas Time and I've Been Bad All Year

In the ’80s, my friend Steve Wynn, a/k/a Biff and the Bells wrote a song with that title.  30 years later I still think of that song every holiday season as i reflect on another year of missed opportunity, dodging those “hard” things that woulda, shoulda, coulda made me healthier, happier, and a better person. 22 more words


Changes in cardiovascular risk factors and inflammatory markers of ... - PubMed - NCBI

J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2011 Dec;51(4):695-700.

Sheikholeslami Vatani D1, Ahmadi S, Ahmadi Dehrashid K, Gharibi F.

“Resistance training for 6 weeks in young healthy males evoked beneficial effects regarding some inflammatory and cardiovascular risk markers. 31 more words

General Fitness

Are you a Gym Bunny or a Gymophobe?!

It’s almost that time of year again when we start thinking about New Years resolutions and goals for the new year. In a recent survey done on the most popular resolutions people make at the beginning of each year, the findings showed that “losing weight”, “getting fit” and “joining a gym” have been in the top three for many years. 666 more words

Mental Health

Weight lifting versus cardio for fat burning

James Fell tweeted this interesting article. I like it because he addresses the science, how it is easily confused, and his perspective as a runner who lifts weights. 173 more words


I Want to be THAT Person

When I first began my weight loss journey those years back it was for just that – weight loss.  Once I began losing the extra weight I’d gained I became more focused on the fitness and healthy living.   144 more words