The tiniest changes can add up.
Save 100 calories just by using fat-free ranch dressing instead of regular ranch or by drinking water instead of a can of soda.
The world is full of smart substitutions like these. You just have to keep your... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
You may have high blood pressure and not even know it. While 50 million Americans suffer from this affliction, 70 percent don’t have it under control. Another 45 million are at high risk of developing it. That’s a lot of people.
Are... Read more
Peas are easy to grow; once established, they require little more than watering and harvesting. There are several types of peas, including shelling, snap, snow and sugar pod peas.
5-11 (Find your hardiness zone.)
When to... Read more
I am 100% not saying I want to change him, but with a recent move across seas he's gained about 35 extra pounds and we cannot locate a gym that is worthwhile. He is awesome and will eat whatever I make, even green smoothies, so we do have a clean di... Read more
I try to get at least 10 mins of exercise a day with a goal of 30 mins at least 5 days a week. I prefer to workout outside even in the winter months. Some days in the winter it is a challenge to get outside due to the cold and walking conditions... Read more
I have advanced arthritis of the knee and not much cartilage left so it hurts to do much. I can use a stationary bicycle or elliptical trainer at my physical therapist's office but that's not always convenient to schedule. Other than go... Read more
I noticed that beating streaks seems to motivate me a lot. Whether it is no soda (starting with 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 1 year, etc) or exercising (days in a row exercising), I want to keep the streak going. Sometimes the streak alone is what motivat... Read more
In my Fitness Class everyone tackles each other for the back row. It's like they feel like no one can see them if they're in the very back. I used to be like this when I realized that I don't care who sees me exercising. Yeah I may make funny faces a... Read more
Last week's fitness round-up blog featured eight lower body resistance band exercises. As mentioned earlier, resistance bands are a great investment to add to your fitness arsenal. Not only are they inexpensive, but they are quite convenient to tuck... Read more
This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o... Read more
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