The following story is one that’s been circulating for awhile. I believe it holds a very important message regarding appropriately setting priorities in our lives.
A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in f... Read more
You're excited to try the latest workout you found on Pinterest, but the circuit includes a series of lunges, which you know your knees are not going to be happy about. Should you scrap it and find something else that better fits your range of mo... Read more
As a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor and fitness writer, I know a lot about exercise and quite a bit about nutrition. I know what it takes to lose weight, be healthy and fuel my body properly. But for years I didn't practice... Read more
Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
Some days I'm so stiff, I find it hard to move at all. Other days, I'm feeling energetic, and like I can really move. Glad and thankful to see the good days coming back. It's been a few years since I've moved much. Thanks, Spark People!... Read more
For me, it really works: I always eat in a dessert plate instead of a regular plate. It may sound silly but my eyes feel better looking at a full small plate....and eating start with they eyes (at least for me). I also set the clock to make it last 2... Read more
I always thought it was a myth that drinking water would make you feel full and eat less. Recently, I've been drinking more water and eating high fiber snacks such as cereal or WW toast. When I combine water with fiber, I really do feel full and ea... Read more
As you might know, we've added a chef to our team of experts. Chef Meg Galvin, who is a faculty member at the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, is working with us to develop healthy recipes, test some of... Read more
You already know some of the amazing benefits of walking: It’s good for your heart, great for your bones and burns calories, but some days the weather outside can be frightful, and the treadmill can be well, less than delightful.If you are in n... Read more
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