Well, another Bagelfest is in the books and it was certainly a SCORCHER! And that was especially tough for me given that I did the Run for the Bagel 10K run. This was my second year doing it and, yeah, the heat and humidity made it rough. As a matter of fact, the humidity was […]
Hello all and WOWZERS! Is it ever hot out there! This time of year makes it really tough to keep to a decent workout schedule. Prior to getting on the HMR diet and committing myself to a more healthy lifestyle that included daily workouts, I never had a problem just sequestering myself inside in […]
This is a popular time of year with taking off on spring break and enjoying a little time away from the everyday hustle and bustle. Whether a trip to the beach, Grandma’s house, or simply relaxing in the comfort of your own home, daily routine during vacation often goes by the wayside. Most often, healthy […]
If you run or jog for exercise, you can reduce your risk for an overuse injury by following these suggestions from the American Academy of Family Physicians: Don’t boost your mileage by more than 10 percent a week. Don’t run more than 45 miles in a week. Try to avoid slanted or uneven surfaces. If […]
If you’re looking for a good reason to shape up, consider the finding of a recent study. Here’s the worthy incentive: Men who are fitter in middle age may be less likely to develop and die from cancer. A fitness factor? In JAMA Oncology, researchers looked at the health of nearly 14,000 middle-aged men. They […]
Lowering your risk In the journal BMC Medicine, researchers set out to test if a certain lifestyle pattern might lower a person’s risk for colorectal cancer. To do so, they first created a healthy lifestyle index. This index took into account 5 behaviors: Staying at a healthy weight Not smoking Getting regular physical activity—at least […]
Preparing foods to meet guidelines for heart healthy eating does not have to be complicated or intimidating. Heart healthy eating should include foods from all food groups to meet nutrient needs, but they should be prepared in such a way to promote the health benefits of the foods. In general, most heart healthy guidelines will […]
A healthier you could be within reach if you follow a few guidelines.
If your New Year’s resolution to get regular exercise is waning, there are a number of ways you can maintain your momentum.
If you’re getting ready to make New Year’s fitness resolutions — don’t. Instead, design a yearlong fitness plan to make sure that you have effective lifestyle changes in place.