PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen... Read more
You don’t want to complain, but lately you have felt a little tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Sometimes, the pain is sharp. Other times it seems to travel from your wrist up through your arm. You try to shake it off but it just won... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... Read more
Medical reasons are different, and valid. As are personal reasons for people who choose vegan or vegetarian, or religious dietary restrictions. I have a sister with Crohn's, a friend who is Coeliac (sp?) and their dietary restrictions are vital to... Read more
Keep hold of your BIG REASON to get healthy. I have a friend who said she'd go to the gym with me, but kept flaking out. Finally I decided I wasn't going to wait for her, and just went alone. Best decision I ever made. I made "gym friends" there!... Read more
Do you have a BIG REASON to lose weight? I'm not talking the shallow stuff like, "I want a bikini body". I'm talking LIFE BIG: like, "I want to be a healthy example for my kids". Write it down; hold it close. Make small changes. Stick with it.... Read more
1. Find your BIG REASON (live longer, example for kids, etc)
2. Research (recipes you can try, exercise routines for your ability)
3. Pantry overhaul (toss junk, add healthy)
4. Build (meals, weekly routine for exercise)
5. Work the plan you... Read more
A plateau could be caused by fluid retention, irregularity, or because you’re started to lose fat tissue & gain more lean body tissue, so you are getting leaner!Don't give up! Weight lose will resume again.If your low on magnesium and vitamin D and... Read more
We have all said the magic phrase, "I feel fat" at one time or another. While it may be a common saying, does it accurately describe what we are feeling? What exactly does fat feel like? If fat doesn't have a feeling, what exactly are we feeling? Loo... Read more
By Chalene JohnsonProbably the most common question I get when I release a new exercise program is, "Help! I'm gaining weight! Am I doing something wrong?" This is a common phenomenon with any new exercise program, such as Turbo Kick, T... Read more
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