30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 10)

By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine 28.  Lather up! There’s no denying it: Getting the fresh air from exercising outdoors is great! But along with it, you also get the harmful UV rays. To keep yourself shielded while still having fun in the sun, opt for a sweat-proof screen with SPF 30 or higher (look […]

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30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 9)

By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine 25.  Say goodbye to peer pressure Even if you’ve been eating right on track, it may be tough to stay on track if your partner, coworkers, or friends don’t share your healthy-eating habits. What to do? If your partner loves pizza, try ordering a pie that’s heavy on the […]

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30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 8)

By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine 22.  Relieve those side stitches You know it: a sharp pain just below the rib cage that always seems to pop up when you’re working out your hardest. It’s called the side stitch, and it can be a major nuisance—especially when it keeps you from completing a workout. To […]

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30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 7)

By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine 19.  Have a fruity ice cream sundae Next time your family or friends decide to make an ice-cream run, don’t worry about being left out of the fun! Order a fresh (and super-refreshing) ice cream sundae, piled high with diced kiwi, pineapple, and strawberries. You’ll get a serving of […]

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30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 6)

By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine   16.  Be a weekend warrior You’ve been following your diet plan to the letter, but enter: the weekend. To deal with three nights of eating temptations (think: birthdays, weddings, dinner parties), up your activity level for the week. For instance, try taking an extra 15-minute walk around your […]

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Childhood Obesity is Killing America’s Children

Children in America are facing an unprecedented epidemic. Childhood obesity is sweeping our nation in staggering numbers. According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), the number of obese children in America has more than quadrupled in the last 30 years. In the 1970s, the childhood obesity rate was around four percent. In 2015, it […]

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October 1, 2015

Burn More Calories without Even Trying

An unexpected benefit of strength training is that you’ll stay more active after you’ve toweled off. A study in Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise found that exercisers who di a toning routine moved up to 48 percent more throughout the day than those who did just cardio. “Building muscle makes things like walking, […]

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Men’s Fitness at Midlife Reduces Risk of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Men, what drives you to keep yourself active and healthy? Is it to look and feel better? Is it for your family’s benefit? Or maybe it’s because you know about the subsequent lowered risk of various health issues both immediately and later in life? If you have not yet found that drive, or if it […]

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September 3, 2015

Get Fit

When it comes to choosing to work out or not, we all fall somewhere on the continuum of people who are driven to move and those who live to lounge.  What dictates your place?  A recent, groundbreaking study at the University of Missouri revealed that a genetic factor affects the taste for exercise.  Researchers found […]

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July 15, 2015