Trying to Lose Weight? Here Are Five Tips You Absolutely Need to Succeed

You look into your bathroom mirror, and you recognize that you’ve gained some weight. Your favorite clothes are considerably snug on your body, and there are flabby areas in places you’ve never had flab before. Even worse, you are beginning to feel the extra weight whenever you walk across a parking lot or up a[…]

Stay Motivated and Destroy Your Dread of the Gym – Here’s how!

The first few weeks of your Health and Fitness program are inspiring, at the entry stage, you will be heavily encouraged to sign up for someone on one Health and Fitness sessions. Most gyms out there even include some free training packages, but this does not make it easy or cheap by any means. Usually,[…]

Fitness Is The Key To Overall Wellness

Written by Terry Linde If you want to achieve overall wellness, then you have got to know that fitness is the essence of it. Unlike the popular perception that attaining fitness is very difficult, the fact is it is easy when done correctly. Body posture does not explain how fit someone is. The fact is[…]

Low-Fat Versus Low-Carb Diet? It’s a Draw

For decades researchers have sought to find the best diet to help people achieve the elusive goal of permanent weight loss. In the context of a worsening obesity epidemic and massive efforts underway to attempt to curb it, health professionals and the public are hungry for an answer. What diet will best help us improve[…]

Metabolic Health Versus Weight

by Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP Despite more than a decade of intensive efforts to reverse the adult and childhood obesity crises, obesity remains widespread. Generally, the first treatment recommendation is to lose weight, but losing large amounts of weight and keeping it off is difficult, and possibly not even the best reflection[…]

Antioxidant and Immune Support

It’s always time for immune based illnesses. Strep throat, influenza, common cold, and sinus infections are all something we try to avoid at all costs. Let me give you some information on great immune boosting supplements by Biotics Research. Bio-FCTS™  Bio-Flavonoids/Vitamin C/Thymus/Spleen. This wonderful antioxidant bioflavonoid formula is one I keep on hand all through[…]

How to Build Your Own Workout Routines – Advice from a Two-time Olympian

After almost a decade as a full time, elite athlete, it’s safe to say that I have built up a pretty good bank of knowledge when it comes to training. Whether it be aerobic conditioning, circuits, sprint or strength training, a career as an international hockey player has, at one point or another, covered it[…]

Are Sauna Sessions Heart Healthy?

Relaxing in a dry sauna may not only be relaxing, but research has shown that a 30-minute session may also benefit your heart and circulatory system.  TanjaninaLaukkanen, a researcher at the University of Eastern Finland, states that she is not clear why dry sauna heat provides the effects that humid heat does not.  The heat[…]

11 Best Ways to Lose Weight, According to Science (+12 Delicious Weight Loss Recipes)

You have probably come across many weight loss fads and trends that come and go, that might work for your co-worker’s neighbor’s daughter. But the most reliable ways to lose weight have to be backed by science. And that’s what this article is about – here are the 11 best ways to lose weight, according to[…]

The Latest Yoga Research

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA People are seeking yoga practice for health benefits, and science is documenting its effectiveness. In the United States, 9.5% of adults—about 21 million people—reported that they practiced yoga as a complementary health approach in 2012 (Clarke et al. 2015). Yoga practitioners noted greater health benefits than adults who tried other[…]