The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits!
Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease.
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Sometimes when we miss a workout, we know full well that we are just making "the dog ate my homework" types of excuses that wouldn't fool anyone—not even you! But then there are the times when we have a valid reason for skipping a... Read more
Last night I was stressed out and tempted to self-medicate with food - anything really - after dinner. But...i didn't want to track it and see my cal go over the goal for the day.Had a cup of tea and went to bed. Disaster averted. :) #motivation... Read more
Decaf tea, low-cal cordial, small amounts of juice (be careful with the sugar and calories on that one). You need liquid in your body, if you can't bring yourself to drink plain or flavoured water, don't. If the problem is a sweet tooth, as it ...... Read more
Can Exercise Control Back Pain?10 Rules for Exercising When You're SickMost people know regular exercise will improve their appearance and general health, but few realize the positive effects that good physical conditioning can have on their low back... Read more
Mind Over Body?Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce lower-back pain.Researchers randomly assigned roughly 340 people with chronic lower-back pain to one of three groups:***Mindfulness-based stress reduction.... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
One of the most serious problems associated with menopause is the increased risk of bone loss as a result of hormonal shifts. This is the first of series of four blogs I'll be writing on bone health, and in this blog I'll cover information on... Read more
Exercising regularly can be a challenge for many people even when they are healthy and injury-free. To maintain your fitness level, you have to be committed—and consistent—in your exercise routine. In my new book, The Art of Fitness: A Jo... Read more
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