Drinking a smoothie is a great way to get lots of nutrition in a tasty treat, and in the hot summer months, they tend to sound even more enticing.
Apple cider vinegar is thought to have several medicinal effects on our health, including better blood glucose control and improved weight loss. Due to its fermented properties, it may help with digestion and improve the balance of healthy bacteria, which maintains gastrointestinal health.
Here are a few of my favorite ways to break the fitness monotony, without breaking the bank.
It is easy to fall into mindless eating with an on-the-go lifestyle, but it is possible to tune in, even when life is hectic.
As many of you know, fitness has basically been life for me for the past 10 years. Even now, at eight months pregnant, that hasn't changed.
With major sports drinks companies creating zero-calorie versions of their products, you might wonder which option to choose to get the most out of your next workout. Keep these things in mind.
Here are the most important changes to make whatever life stage you're in and the most important things to work on if you’re 40 and beyond.
Here's some advice to master sometimes unspoken rules of the gym.
Registered dietitians are constantly answering questions that stem from misinformation. Here are the facts.
Scientists do not know exactly how, but trans fats are linked to increases in LDL cholesterol, the bad kind, which is a major risk factor in the development of heart disease.
I am not suggesting supplements or pill forms of these nutrients, writes registered dietitian Jill Koegel. So, each of my favorite nutrient includes suggestions for food sources.
Sunlight exposure and regular exercise will help keep serotonin levels up, but if you tend to hibernate in the cold or have been less physically active, chances are you have lower levels of serotonin than in sunnier seasons.
Eating more fruits and vegetables in your diet takes a lot patience and a lot of practice. It also takes time to form new habits.
Selecting a health club is a major decision that can have a significant impact on the likelihood you adhere to a fitness program.
If the goal of eating healthy continues to top your list of resolutions year after year, it may be due to how you think about goals.
This year, instead of setting unrealistic resolutions, I’m being very intentional in my practices to ensure that I officially leave my bad fitness and health habits behind.
Fad diets abound this time of year, so remember talk is cheap as the diet and supplement market compete for your money and loyalty.
It only takes an extra 100 calories a day to find yourself 10 pounds heavier over the course of a year.
There's a lot going on in my world: 2019 is already on pace to be a big year for the Tovars!
If you’re seeking advice about how to design your own workout plan, try the following suggestions to program a safe and effective routine.
While the personal trainer in me takes pride in seeing my clients dripping sweat, I know sweating is not the only indication you’re exercising effectively.
The key to my fitness-related success while traveling during the holidays is planning ahead.
Plyometrics is a category of exercises that stimulates rapid muscle shortening and lengthening through a jump or explosive movement. A basic box jump is one example of a plyometric exercise.
Post one or more of these, or create your own to help you stay on track every day.
To help me stay body positive in the age of, “fitstagram,” I encourage myself to stay focused on my personal strengths and positive achievements.