You’ve decided to lose weight. Congratulations! Changing your lifestyle may take commitment and time, but taking off those excess pounds can really improve your health and happiness.
In this early phase, you may have checked out some... Read more
Ask anyone who has spread mulch in their yard, and they’ll tell you that yard work is quite the workout! Whether hauling mulch, spreading soil, raking leaves, or pulling weeds, you’re guaranteed to break a sweat. That's because garden... Read more
Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your... Read more
You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
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So this year I volunteered to run the TBL contest at work; it'll run for nine weeks and we're doing it in teams. All participants pay $20 and the weight loss is measured by percentage to the teams overall starting weight. First place wins it all.
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They say that eating healthy is expensive. 551
Do you find that this is the case?
Do you pay a lot of money for your health care and food supply?
Or are you able to get it from other sources in other ways?
How much effort and cost does... Read more
I know we shouldn't count everyday activities as additional fitness, but I am doing an exceptional amount of vigorous cleaning over the next few days getting ready for x-mas at my home, my in-laws and at my church. is there a way I can track this act... Read more
I currently live at home with my parents. Our house is small- and my bedroom is the smallest on the house. This means that the only space for me to work out is in the living room after I move the coffee table. This a fine set-up Monday through Friday... Read more
So what has been your magic trick for dieting or healthy eating?
First, i thought mine was remembering to drink when i think i'm hungry, but then i realized my all time trick is to put the darn fork down between bites. i mean lay that sucker do... Read more
My granny taught me to cook using the family recipes which often read salt/sugar/pepper/butter/cream to taste. To break this habit I keep water & sip instead of tasting or rise mouth with Listerin before entering kitchen334... Read more
Sandy Clark (ORANGECOWCAT)Weight Lost: 70 poundsHometown: Roland, IowaOccupation: Group fitness instructor and stay-at-home mom What was life like before your weight loss?I got pregnant with my son in 2006. Prior to that pregnancy, I was always... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Eating Healthy Is Cheaper Than You ThinkWhen people tell you that it's too expensive to eat healthy, tell them that the difference in cost between a nutritious diet and... Read more
I am not a garden type person. Today I spent time sawing down and breaking off dead branches and storm torn limbs from my mom's backyard.
Not accustomed to this kind of work, I have been hit in the head by several heavy branches and trees as... Read more
For the first time in a long while, I feel great about my body. I still have a lot hard work and challenges ahead of me, but I truly feel that I have gained the confidence and learned the skills to get me where I need to be.
Looking back at m... Read more
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