Lose Weight More Efficiently With HIIT

October 19, 2016

Tired of spending hours on the cardio machines at the gym? Sick of taking long walks in an effort to get in shape? Want to lose weight more efficiently? You’re in the right place. High intensity interval training (commonly known as HIIT) is a type of metabolic training that allows you to burn more calories with less work out time. Basically, you get more bang for your buck. HIIT, as…


10 Low Calorie Beers That Won’t Kill Your Diet

September 30, 2016

Football season is nothing to some people if not another excuse to lounge around, beer in hand. But if you are currently on a diet (or pretending you are), those extra calories can creep up and ruin a week’s worth of weight loss progress. While many dieters fear carbohydrates and often cut them from their diets, carbs actually only hold 4 calories per gram. Which means you have to eat…


Steps for Families to Raise Healthy Kids

September 14, 2016

As of 2010, 12.5 million  US adolescents (16.9%) are overweight or obese. Alongside those statistics has been the rise of families and doctors putting kids on commercial diets to prevent and manage overweight. Recently released research from the American Academy of Pediatrics is strongly urging the opposite. The research shows that dieting adolescents are up to three times more likely to become overweight and one and a half times more likely…


5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Push-Ups

August 31, 2016

Name the top three exercises you can do at home. Ready…GO! More than likely, push-ups are on that list. That’s because push-ups are one of the simplest, yet most effective exercises in existence. Ladies, don’t stop reading just yet. Push-ups aren’t a “man’s exercise.” They’re for everyone! Here the top five reasons YOU should be doing push-ups, too. Push-ups are a full body workout. Sure, your arms get a great…


Why Olympians Lift Weights (And So Should You)

August 12, 2016

  If you’re as cool as the rest of America, for the past week you’ve been glued to the TV to soak in some national pride as the Olympics take place in Rio. And, the same as the rest of us, you’ve probably thought, how do these guys get to be as skilled as they are? Is it genetics? Were they just privileged with awesome coaches? Is it something in their…


Gluten Intolerance and Why It May Just Be a New Fad

July 13, 2016

Raise your hand if you’re one of the 18% of Americans who buy products labeled “gluten free.” Gluten free bread, gluten free cookies, gluten free pizza, gluten free grape juice, gluten free beef jerky, and the list goes on. But what’s the deal with this gluten stuff? What is it? Is it unhealthy? And what’s all this hype about gluten intolerance and sensitivity? How does a person know if he…


Heel Pain and How to Get Rid of it Faster

June 29, 2016

What’s your favorite part of getting up out of bed in the morning? The start of a new day? The sunrise? A fresh cup of your favorite coffee? How about the feeling that you’re standing on broken glass as soon as your feet hit the floor? That stabbing pain is a symptom of plantar fasciitis, and if you’re like 8% of the general population, you’ve got it too. This condition…