Making the decision to live a healthier life requires you to change. You can’t commit to eating a better diet without altering the way you shop for groceries, plan your meals or read a menu. Sometimes these choices affect the people who are closest to you. That’s why it’s important to let friends and family know you are making a change and hopefully win their support. And who knows? Maybe you’ll even help them during the process.
There are times in life, when we come across obstacles, which stand between us and our aspirations. The obstacles can look so intimidating, that we can begin to contemplate giving up on our dreams. Any time we turn back and give up on our dreams, because of obstacles, we deny ourselves the opportunity to experience victory. But when we go forward and leap over those hurdles, we build strength and courage for a better future.
The superficial fascia is a soft connective tissue located just below the skin. It wraps and connects the muscles, bones, nerves and blood vessels of the body. Together, muscle and fascia make up what is called the myofascia system. For various reasons including disuse, not enough stretching, or injuries, the fascia and the underlying muscle tissue can become stuck together.
To Whom it May Concern,
I would like to speak to you all today about the growing obesity problem in America and about the First Lady's initiative's Let's Move and Joining Forces. I would like to offer up one possible solution that could help you, help each other, help our military families, and last, but most definitely not least, help the children of our nation that we hold so dear.
Last night I went to a Barbeque with an abundance of alcohol, pig, and pastries, three items on my personal non-negotiable "list." Fortunately, through experience I have learned NOT to arrive to these functions hungry so I ate some tasty chicken breast on the way. I try to focus on the objective of the party, which is to spend quality time together and to NOT turn it into a recreational eating/drinking occasion. People who know me understand that I don't do anything in moderation. Therefore, I MUST be extra vigilant against taking that first bite o
When life hands you lemons-make a lemon salad, freshen your breath, or clean your counter tops! Lemon has innumerable uses for health, cleaning, and aromatherapy. You name it, a lemon can do it-well just about.
If you asked me when I was a little girl if I thought I'd be a personal trainer the answer would be absolutely not. Not because I could care less what the human body could do or because I hate working out, but because my heart was set on becoming a world famous writer.
Exercise doesn't have to be fast, intense movement that makes you sweat profusely. The longer and faster you exercise doesn't always mean better results. While it is true that cardio-respiratory fitness (exercises like walking, running, or cycling) is essential in improving the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system; you must not forget the importance of muscular strength and its ability to maximize your workout to make you look and feel better.
Do you look the same as you did a year ago? Have you set some goals and accomplished them? Or, are you just doing the same old thing expecting some miraculous transformation? I’ve worked in a lot of commercial gyms and I still see the majority of women wasting their time in the gym, looking the same as they did the year before.