Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, which is heart-friendly. Avocados are also a great source of folic acid, fiber, and vitamins A & E. Abalanced diet is essential for a healthy body.
Poindexter gives a few shout outs and shares a little of himself.
Running nutrition: the primary fuel source for training and racing is carbohydrates and a small amount of fat.
Plan some meals around a vegetable main dish, such as a vegetable stir-fry or soup. Then add other foods to complement it.
Don’t skip breakfast. Studies show that eating a proper breakfast is one of the most positive things you can do if you are trying to lose weight. Breakfast skippers tend to gain weight. A balanced breakfast includes fresh fruit or fruit juice, a high-fibre breakfast cereal, low-fat milk or yoghurt, wholewheat toast, and a boiled […]
Maybe I’m just old school but I love the barbaric sport of football. Recently NFL players have been walking away from the sport at a very young age, I wholeheartedly respect their decision. It’s their decision! These players are walking away from millions, they make the conscious decision that their health is more valuable than […]
Carry low fat snacks with you or keep them in your desk at work. Snacks such as dried or fresh fruit or a small bag of nuts or pretzels are good options.
Exercise is a form of physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and performed with the goal of improving health or fitness.
Eat a small meal every 3-4 hours rather than 3 large meals.
Physically active people have a significantly lower risk of colon cancer than inactive people.
Vitamin and mineral supplements cannot replace a healthy diet. older—take a multivitamin or another vitamin or mineral supplement regularly. The total price tag exceeds $12 billion per year—money that Johns Hopkins nutrition experts say might be better spent on nutrient-packed foods like fruit, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. Senior male peruses the vitamin […]
Children and adolescents should include muscle strengthening physical activity at least 3 days a week. Get out and move! It’s the weekend what your EXCUSE today?
Some may think I go overboard with my technology, I say it allows me to be more efficient. These days everywhere you look people are working out. That’s great! However, how do they know if they’re maximizing they’re potential. Well, there’s an app and a tool to track that. 2014 was the year of the […]
Adults aged 18–64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or an equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity activity. Aerobic activity should be performed in bouts of at least 10 minutes duration. For additional […]
When you become dehydrated during exercising, your muscles begin to use more carbohydrates and less fat for fuel. #hydrate
Need to stay on course with that New Year’s Resolution of losing weight? Check this video out from Alpha M, and hopefully you can keep that resolution a little longer.
Make most of your choices whole or cut up fruit, rather than juice, for the benefit of dietary fiber provides.
Choose nuts as a snack, own snacks or in main dishes. Use nuts to replace meat or poultry, not in addition to these items.
Keep your life simple, organized and enjoyable.
Adults of all sizes and shapes gain health and fitness benefits by being habitually active.
Exercising moderately for 30 minutes, five times a week is one of the best things you can do for your physical and mental health. Can’t find 30 minutes in your busy schedule? That’s okay, two 15 minute workouts or three 10 minute workouts can be just as effective. #GymLife