We need to bust myths because of all the noise and confusion of what is good or bad for you. Here are my top 3. 1. Energy drinks are less harmful than soda- A 16-ounce can of Red Bull or Monster delivers as much as 280 calories of pure sugar, which is about 80 calories more than you’d find in a 16-ounce cup of Pepsi. Wow.

day 40

yikes, it day 40 and ive only lost 2 lbs, well, life seriously takes it toll when you are moving, that was such a big headache but sooo worth it, i am so happy in my new home. my exercise habits pretty much were cut in half, also I did not have a fridge for 5 days, which put a huge damper on my meals, WOW talk about eating out not being healthy, its so expensive I dont know how peole do it all the time My car got flooded and I just got internet today , so I am gladly writing my blog again with no complaints. Seeing that all this was going on i must say i still did pretty well.

10 Best & Worst Protein Sources

This article, from Mark's Daily Apple ( offers a good overview of "ideal" and inferior proteins. Mark Sisson doesn't advocate vegetarianism, but he also does not buy into the myth that vegetarians will die of protein deprivation. 

Yoga for traveling : Part 1, Getting Ready for the Trip

Unusual as it is for me to do more thanone post a week, I had a question come in that I wanted to answer in this forum as I suspect others may be interested also.   As I am going to give some specific postural suggestions in this post, this is important:  If you have specific health issues, or injuries, please do not start doing a yoga practice until you have talked to your health practitioner. 

Superman's 75th anniversary is this year!

Superman's 75th anniversary is this year!  

Fitness Over 40

by Marc D Thompson  Regardless of your age, we ALL need to continually improve our wellness. Here are a few pointers for us as we become wiser with age.40’s-50’s Fitness1. Keep mundanity at bay2. Use a variety of activities3. Keep at the Flexibility training4. Remember to do Cardivascular training5. Do Strength training6. Play sports such as tennis, golf7. Focus on Core training8. Balance training9. Do Mental & Cognitive training10. Practice Yoga60-70’s Fitness

The Ultimate Hurdle... Snacking

I feel like I should snack but I'm not very hungry. Correction, I really want to snack. I want chips or cookies, let's throw a brownie in there too- but I just ate lunch. A really healthy lunch actually. Salmon seasoned with sea salt, pepper, roasted potatoes, carrots and zucchini so why do I feel like need to gorge on something sweet an hour later?

7 Day Detox - The final results

I'm not saying it was easy but it is doable. The worst part for me was being hungry. I don't like being hungry, it makes me cranky. :( But I will say I was able to lead my fitness classes with no problems considering the caloric intake was very low. I had energy and slept well. 

Mesomorphs, Ectomorphs, and Endomorphs: A Discussion for the Ages

A trend that's been picking up some steam in the fitness marketing industry is the theory of three different body types: the mesomorph, ectomorph, and endomorph. As the story goes, we are predisposed to align with one of these body types, which I'll briefly describe: Mesomorph - The 'ideal' body type, the mesomorph is an athletic build with broad shoulders, a narrow waist, considerable lean mass and low bodyfat. This type of person will be on the covers of fitness magazines. 
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