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  • Suggestions for surviving caregiving
    Suggestions for surviving caregiving
    There are so many things in a caregiver’s life which can add positives. For most caregivers the need to just get through another day, especially family caregivers, is the only thought. Many times we hear of self-care and think to ourselves ...
  • Cameron Diaz promoting her Body Book
    Celebrities think they can now preach health & wellness because they are fit
    It’s funny how so many celebrities, whether they are an actor or actress and especially chefs, think they know the guidelines in becoming healthy, in weight loss and even stress reduction. Well, okay, maybe they get a little credit in stress...
  • Rollerblading for ftiness
    Let’s rollerblade for fitness
    This summer rollerblading can be your next new fitness conquest. Whether you have never skated before on ice or on wheels, it is time for you to learn how to skate rollerblade style. This can be the best fitness of your life, and it is amazing at...
  • Cycling
    Healthy Cycles 5K
    As we roll into fall, there is still plenty of time left to do some riding! Want to get a 5K ride in before the next arctic blast? Why not sign up for the Healthy Cycles 5K on October 4th and celebrate women's health with other like-minded...
  • Health tips
    35 Best Exercise and Fitness Tips
    Here are 35 ways to transform your body the best: 1. Do at least 30 minutes of cardiovascular/aerobic exercise 5 days a week. This equates to 2 and a half hours a week. 2. Build lean toned muscle on the body by using weight training at least 2...
  • The Fitness Games
    Make exercise more fun with The Fitness Games
    After beingsidelined from running for a bit, I’ve been on the lookoutfor alternative ways to fuel mycompetitive fire.EnterThe Fitness Games, a new app that aims to make exercise as addicting as Candy Crush Saga.Some background: I metfounders...
  • Best exercise for the biceps
    The best exercise for the biceps
    While you may think that there is only one way to work out the biceps, recent research by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) studied 8 of the most popular bicep exercises to find which one truly comes up trumps when it comes to working the...
  • Wanderlust Wednesday: Getting Fit with The Westin
    Wanderlust Wednesday: Workout at The Westin
    The last thing that many of us want to think about when we go on vacation is exercise. Time away always seems like the time to dump our regular routines and hang out by a beach with pina colada in hand. Maybe that's just me. Well for those of...
  • Overweight teens during a fitness class
    Combining aerobic exercise with resistance training is best for obese teens
    Poor diets and sedentary lifestyles have lead to a literal epidemic of obesity in the United States and worldwide. The University of Calgary reported on Sept. 23, 2014 a new research study has analyzed the best exercise for obese kids. According...
  • Have Your Best Workout Ever
    Makeover Monday: Have Your Best Workout Ever
    We all have days when after a workout we feel a little beaten down and drained. It happens to all of us so don't be really hard on yourself but if it becomes an issue make an appointment with your doctor. Also, there are a few simple subtle...
  • Stay Healthy While on Holiday
    Stay Healthy While on Holiday
    Like many of us I really enjoy travelling. The idea of hanging out in a place that I have never been and eating food that I don’t normally have access to is just wonderful. The only problem with that is most of us, view time away as an...
  • Eating before or after exercise
    Eating before or after exercise
    This has been a long debated topic.Experts, physicians, trainers, athletes, all seem to come up with a different answer.I have a personal opinion.............not that it's based on anything but my own experience. If I eat too close to a work...
  • Faces of Depression
    Depression may be helped by sports and physical activity
    Depression has the potential to be an extremely debilitating condition. There have been a lot of reports which say exercise can often help beat depression. The University of Bern reported on Sept. 16, 2014 that sports and physical activity can...
  • A hiking group
    Top three things you need to know about beginner hiking
    Hiking is hobby that almost anyone can enjoy that is both fun and healthy exercise. If you are thinking about joining a hiking group for exercise but have never gone hiking with a group before, you are taking a step in the right direction for a...
  • Overtraining is too much of a good thing
    Overtraining is too much of a good thing
    This article will discuss what overtraining is and how a prepper can avoid it or recover from it.Most preppers can appreciate the value of having their entire family in good physical shape, especially during disasters. Earlier articles have...