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National Posture Institute Research: Individuals who drink heavily and smoke may show 'early aging' of the brain

National Posture Institute Research: Individuals who drink heavily and smoke may show 'early aging' of the brain • Alcohol treatment interventions work best when patients understand and are actively involved in the process.

you are Success!

I am going to try and keep this blog short and sweet but I felt that I needed to start writing and what better way to get back to blogging then an important topic as self-confidence and believing in your own success because at the end of the day you are the driver to achieving your dreams, success and happiness.

H2O to go


Too Sweet

Sugar is one of the main culprits in our fight to get Amercians healthy and fit.  We have oversensationalized our sweet tooth and let it have way too much control in our daily lives.  The more we get...the more we want....the more we eat; and it is an unending cycle of being way tooooooo sweet in the United States.

Easy BBQ Pulled Pork

This is a quick one-pot meal that takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. This recipe makes A LOT of freeze some for a later date when you want to heat up a quick lean protein for lunch or dinner! Ingredients:2 pork tenderloins1 bottle BBQ sauce (your choice of flavor) * I look for bottles that have the least amt. of sodium & sugar* Directions:Put all ingredients into crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours. When finished the pork should easily pull apart. 


Common Foods that Can Trigger Migraines How Your Diet Can Cause a Headache -- By Becky Hand, Licensed and Registered Dietitian SparkPeople advertisers help keep the site free! Learn more Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days.


Did you know that strength training can give you a boost in your resting metabolic rate (the calories you burn while at rest)? The reason?  Muscle is active tissue that consumes calories while stored fat uses little energy. It is estimated that each pound of muscle burns roughly 3 times more calories than does fat.  As a result, strength training can be helpful for weight loss and long-term weight control.


So, it is 2 or 3PM, you’ve still got hooooooooooours till your dinner, but your stomach is rumbling. Solutions?

Self image and self talk

After class on Thursday I was talking to a couple in the lobby of the YMCA. He had several health issues and obviously his wife was worried about him. We talked for a while, I gave them a few tips and some encouragement. When I talked to his wife at class on Friday she told me that I had given him hope. He was trying to eat better and lose weight again. I always knew how much attitude affected success but this jumped out at me tis morning. One question I have is, would you talk to your kids or your spouse the way you are talking to yourself?

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