You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge... Read more
The scene seems right. An up-tempo song blasts through the speakers around the room. All around you, people race on the treadmill and grunt as they lift weights. An upbeat personal trainer stands nearby, ready to assist at a moment’s notice. So... Read more
You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD.
While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w... Read more
When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
I had a really good idea for a bar type of snack. Just get almonds, peanuts and/or other nuts. Then get cherries or other fruits and honey. Mix it all together 2nd then refrigerate it... Sounds good and I want to try it! 😊... Read more
I started doing power yoga last fall via Gaiam fitness channel ($7/month thru cable company) OnDemand, and I found Rodney Yee's beginner yoga vids to be really great. He may also have some free vids on YouTube, definitely check it out. :)... Read more
While a good protein bar can occasionally be a lifesaver when you need to eat on the go, energy bars are often no more than vitamin enriched candy bars. Be sure to read the labels, and choose a product that has protein for staying power.... Read more
You're preparing for your race when hunger suddenly strikes, but after months of training you're worried that a meal will slow you down during the big event. Trainers and friends give conflicting advice on what to eat, but your stomach is ru... Read more
Walk into any grocery store, and you'll find aisle after aisle of energy bars. Some claim that they will boost exercise performance, while others boast organic labels and all-natural ingredients. In recent years, energy bars made with a simple co... Read more
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