Blogs about Health And Fitness

White rice (simple sugar ) and brown rice (complex carb)

By: Danielle Victor 

More Christmas Trees Equal More Presents!

I have a short story to tell...and then I will make an analogy (a successful one, I hope!): 

Improving Your Health Improves the Earth

How did you do with your healthy lifestyle throughout January? Can you believe that we are half way through February, already? Time truly does fly, whether we are having fun or not.

Where Am I NOW in This Health and Fitness Journey?

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Move while you fly with these easy in-flight leg exercises

Exercise is important at any age. But no matter how active your lifestyle, there will be times when sitting still is your only option. When you take a long flight, you are potentially staying seated in the same position for eight or more hours. 

Strength Training Will Keep You Young

Many people today are continually looking for a magical quick-fix to weight loss, maintenance of health, youthful appearance, and vitality.

What's More Important: Exercise or Nutrition?

  I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this).  Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!

Tips to Kick the Junk Food Habit

Think like a Champion

Think like a ChampionThis month, I have been reading “How Champions Think In Sports and in Life”, by Dr. Bob Rotella, a well-known sports psychologist.  The book explains that a successful life is based on how you perceive yourself.  Wow! If you take a hard look at that factor, it can be an intense review.  But, let’s keep it a bit lighter for the beginning of 2016.

Amazing You!

Let's take a moment to breathe. I'm not kidding. Literally take in three nice, deep breaths and match the amount of time you took to inhale to your exhales. Now pause.What do you notice? Do you feel more relaxed? Do you feel calmer? Really hone in on you right now for a few moments. ..................................