January, 2015

Improvements Begin with an “I”

Improvements Begin with an “I”

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Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Water

Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Water

Water is a crucial aspect in daily life.  It is required for essential body functions and constitutes a large majority of the planet.  Without this compound, life would cease to exist.  Modern era has presented bright water bottles, thermos containers, and flashy sports drinks to help encourage the replenishment of water in the body.  Small […]

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Top 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Ankles to Avoid Twists and Sprains

Top 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Ankles to Avoid Twists and Sprains

It seems like sometimes it is inevitable, you start on your New Year’s resolution and are breaking personal records in many different elements in your workout routine, only to succumb to an ankle injury.  While an ankle injury can vary depending on the level of severity, it can be quite a damper on your exercise […]

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Top 5 Overlooked Causes of Hunger

Top 5 Overlooked Causes of Hunger

The start of the New Year has new challenges.  You strive to be a better person, exercise more, and eat portions more suitable to your lifestyle.  Now that you have settled into a routine and are making some progress, you find that you are often hungry when you have eaten the total amount of calories […]

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Healthy Margherita Pizza Zucchini Boats

Healthy Margherita Pizza Zucchini Boats

Healthy Margherita Pizza Zucchini Boats   Ingredients 4 Medium Zucchini 1/2 Cup All-Natural Marinara Sauce (or Pizza Sauce) 2 Roma Tomatoes 1 Cup Fat-Free Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 1/2 Cup Basil (Chopped) Sea salt (to taste) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F) Wash zucchinis and cut the ends off Next, slice the zuchinnis in half […]

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How To Be a Fit Mom

How To Be a Fit Mom

Keeping a busy schedule is something every mom can attest to.  Between shuffling school, extra-curricular events, and driving to appointments, being a mom is entails jamming activities in a small timeframe every day.  While a busy schedule can be challenging, it should not prevent a regular visit to the gym or outdoors for physical activity. […]

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Making Time for Fitness and Health with a Busy Life

Making Time for Fitness and Health with a Busy Life

The start of the year presents a busy time at work, school, or at home.  The fact is life stays busy the first few months of the year, which is also the time when millions of Americans are vowing to continue with exercise on some regularity.  While exercise should not be considered a chore, it […]

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The Differences Between Free Weights and Machines

The Differences Between Free Weights and Machines

You just completed a hard workout today, finishing another full-body circuit which you measured to burn 250 calories.  You feel pretty good following this circuit strength workout right?  Have you ever wondered if you are being as efficient as possible when working the machines at the gym?  Do you find yourself looking over to see […]

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Knowing Your Fats: The Difference Between Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

Knowing Your Fats: The Difference Between Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle involves knowing what to eat and what not to eat.  The old adage is that low-fat diets are best for proper cardiovascular health, but nowadays doctors, nurses, nutritionists, and exercise physiologists are recommending consuming fatty foods.  While to some it may appear contradicting, research on cholesterol and fatty acid types have […]

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Weight Loss Scottsdale: Metformin and Weight Loss

Weight Loss Scottsdale: Metformin and Weight Loss

In recent years, weight loss programs have become a major and crucial part of the healthcare system.  Ever since the American Medical Association designated obesity as a disease, many Americans have made weight loss a priority and so have many healthcare professionals.  Once considered an aesthetics condition, obesity places a strain on many essential body […]

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