Dos and Don’ts-Moving Your Body When It’s Injured

What’s your favorite way to exercise? Is it Yoga? H.I.I.T. workouts? Running? Have you ever hurt yourself in a way that prevented you from doing it for more than a few days? When you have a solid exercise habit and injury interrupts it, the best thing to do is to find another way to maintain your fitness. But that can be frustrating because ... Read More »

Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome? (5 Questions can tell)

Metabolic syndrome is a serious health threat. Over 3 million Americans meet the criteria and are at risk. Wondering how can you find out if you're one of them? Someone who has metabolic syndrome will answer “yes” to at least 3 of these 5 questions: 1. Do you have abdominal obesity (when your waist measures 40” or more for men or 35” ... Read More »

6 Warning Signs Your Feet Are Giving You About Your Health

Ask people what their least favorite body part is, and more than a few of them are likely to point to their feet. Being self-conscious about the way our feet look has led to big spending on pedicures and foot care products. But aside from worrying about whether our nails are polished or your toes too long or too stubby, did you know that your ... Read More »

Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue? Top 10 Symptoms and The Fix

See if this sounds familiar... You are under a huge amount of stress, and have been for a while. Your body aches, and you are tired all the time. You constantly feel sick and exhausted. You've gained weight around your middle. If you found yourself nodding at this list, and have a bunch of other complaints to add, then you may have ... Read More »

3 Big Sleep Mistakes that are Making You Fat

It’s no secret that when you don’t get enough sleep, you don’t feel your best. You can’t think clearly and are just plain moody and sluggish. But did you know that lack of sleep actually has a serious negative impact on your health? Sleep experts say that each of us has our own best sleep quantity. Still, we all need 7 to 8 hours of quality ... Read More »

How To Make More ‘Good’ Body Fat to Burn ‘Bad’ Body Fat

Did you know the type of fat you have, determines your body's ability to do 2 things: burn off calories maintain healthy body weight Yes,  if you carry more of a special type of fat called brown fat you're in luck. The brown color is because it has mitochondria, the powerhouse of a cell that burns calories. Scientists have long known ... Read More »

Sexy Glutes, No Gym Required (no squats or lunges either)

Filling out a bikini with sexy glutes is an obtainable goal. The only catch is you want to achieve this without a gym or the use of squats and lunges. Is this even possible? The short answer is yes. With a little anatomy lesson and some alternative exercises, you can’t go wrong. The “glutes” consist of the gluteus maximus medius ... Read More »

3 Ab Exercises You Should Never Do

When it comes to the abs, you might think that any exercise is a positive thing, right? Wrong. There are definitely good ab exercises and bad ab exercises. On the other side of the coin, there is also a right way and wrong way to do them. Learn the differences and you'll be better able to achieve results without pain and ... Read More »

5 Reasons to Sleep Naked (No, They’re Not Gross!)

It is no big secret that sleep plays an important role in our health. Without sufficient sleep, our bodies begin to break down. Getting less than seven or eight hours of sleep each night, especially over time, has been linked to some serious health issues. A 2010 study published in the Annals of Epidemiology showed that regularly getting less ... Read More »

Why Fat Loss is Tougher For Women: 5 Steps To Losing Weight Like a Man

It can be so frustrating – your guy decides he wants to lose weight and he seems to shed those pounds with barely any effort. You, on the other hand, just look at a bowl of ice cream and gain a dress size!  Don't worry, step 3 will eliminate this phenomenon. While it certainly doesn’t seem fair, there is a reason behind it. You aren’t ... Read More »