January 2012

3 Lessons Learned While I was Busy Losing Weight

January 24, 2012

This is a guest post by Jacquie. Losing weight is a difficult thing to do, but it’s much more achievable if you follow the right mindset. Here are a few of the most important things I learned during my weight loss journey. Losing weight tends to be a bit of an obsession in our culture. [...]

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The health benefits of playing golf

January 22, 2012

This is a guest post by Stephanie Creed. When you think of playing golf, the first image that springs to mind is probably of a couple of overweight, middle-aged fellas tottering around a course at a leisurely pace without a care in the world. And while it’s true that it’s a more sedate sport in [...]

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Running Safely in the Great Outdoors

January 22, 2012
Running safely

This is a guest post by Chloe Hibbert. As we enter the New Year people everywhere are dusting off their trainers and starting to pound the pavements to lose that excess holiday weight. A person weighing 60kg burns an average of 300 calories per half hour of ten minute mile running, and the best part [...]

Great Visualization of Obesity Data

January 22, 2012

I don’t see how you can view this short video illustrating the obesity epidemic in the U.S. and not want to change something. Yes, I recently reviewed a book called The Great Fat Fraud but really the point of that book was the importance of fitness, as opposed to the dangers of obesity. Yet, you [...]

Exercise Tips for Seniors

January 21, 2012

This is a guest post by Finley Crest. One of the keys to feeling better is to get in good physical shape, and stay that way. If you adopt this philosophy when you’re young, and stick to it, you’ll increase your chances of being able to enjoy a long, healthy life. The longer you wait [...]

The Great Fat Fraud Book Review

January 11, 2012
fat fraud

Disclaimer: The publisher sent me this book to review, however I am under no obligation to do so nor to make the review positive. This review reflects my personal opinion about this book. For a relatively short book, [easyazon-link asin="0983772541" locale="us"]The Great Fat Fraud: Why the “Obesity Epidemic” Isn’t, How to Be Totally Healthy without [...]

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Okabashi Shoe Review

January 8, 2012

Disclaimer: Okabashi sent me this product to review, however I am under no obligation to do so nor to make the review positive. This review reflects my personal opinion about this product. I’ve been a Crocs wearer for a number of years. They aren’t an “all-day” wearing kind of shoe, but rather just a simple [...]

New Year Wellness

January 8, 2012
New Year

This is a guest post by Marie. It’s that time of year again – the holidays are soon to wrap up and people around the world are making resolutions for the New Year. Paying more attention to your health and wellness is likely on your list, whether you’re vowing to start a new diet or [...]

Food Combinations for Best Nutrient Absorption

January 8, 2012
Nutrient Absorption

This is a guest post by Betsy. Some things are just better together like peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, cake and ice-cream. Aside from pairing foods complement each other in taste and flavor, there are nutrients that can be combined together for best results. While our bodies can take in nutrition when a [...]

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