While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Joining a gym is not a decision you should take lightly—especially since it affects your wallet. Fitness centers come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges, offering everything from basic workout equipment to upgrades like massages, tanning, an... Read more
Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
My doctor frowned last spring as he studied the test results. "You have a little bone thinning," he said. "It's time for you to start some resistance training."
The news didn't surprise me. My grandmother was st... Read more
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The Navajo Nation passed a bill implementing a 2% tax on foods of "low to no nutritional value" and rescinding a 5 tax of fruits and vegetables. (All retail sales are taxed at 5$)
The funds raised are to be used to provi... Read more
We all know the stuff is bad for us, even in moderation.
This is what I would suggest (and I know this is not realistic to happen any time soon):
To tax any kind of processed sugar 1000%, both buying it directly as a consumer (by the pound) and a... Read more
Nothing ground-breaking, but... Spend the time researching tax breaks. If you give to a charity, you do a good deed and you qualify for tax write-offs. There are also tax write offs for going Green, such as trading in your "clunker", etc. Finding th... Read more
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