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Megan Johnson McCullough owns a fitness studio in Oceanside CA called Every BODY's Fit. She has an M.A. in Physical Education & Health Science, is a current candidate for her Doctorate in Health & Human Performance, and she's an NASM Master Trainer & Instructor. She's also a professional natural bodybuilder, fitness model, Wellness Coach, and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor.

Heat or Ice? Which remedy to use

Heat and ice are natural at home remedies for many aches and pains. However, depending on your particular problem, there is a preferential treatment for alleviation. In general, heat increases blood flow which helps tight muscles to relax and helps… 0 Shares |

Cigars vs Cigarettes: The lesser of two cancer causing evils

While both cigars and cigarettes contain tobacco, there are some differences between these two forms of smoking. The obvious, visible difference is that a cigar is wrapped in leaf tobacco, while a cigarette is wrapped in paper that does not… 0 Shares |

Vaping: The smoker’s switch to electronic

E-cigarettes, also called vaping, can now be found everywhere across the country. Some look like a real cigarette, but they’re battery operated. There are different brands and different looks to the tanks. No matter the look, they all work the… 0 Shares |

Hunger Hormones: Knowing when to eat and when to stop

Having a heathy appetite, one that says “I’m hungry”, then “I’m full”, is part of a cat and mouse game we play daily. The majority of us have no problem wanting to eat, but stopping is whole other event. The… 0 Shares |

Memory loss: Wait did I forget something?

I forgot!!!! It happens and it appears to happen more often with age. That feeling of remembering very little can be frustrating. It always depends what we forget (how important the information was/is), but whichever the case it doesn’t mean… 0 Shares |

Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

There are a number of factors that influence obesity. These include behavioral choices, environmental circumstances, and genetics. Genes don’t always predict someone’s weight future, but science has shown that genetics play a role in obesity. Genes increase a person’s susceptibility… 0 Shares |

Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares |

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of connective tissue that likes… 0 Shares |

Fruit Juice: Sugar in liquid form

How many people were raised starting the morning with a glass of orange juice with breakfast?? Apple, grape, orange, pineapple, cranberry…. there’s a type of juice to please everyone’s taste buds. The fallacy is that many believe drinking fruit juice… 0 Shares |

Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins??

Meat is the animal flesh that we consume as food. Which type of meat we eat, in this case, red or white, can be a matter of taste, preference, or for health reasons. Meat is the nutritional source of protein… 0 Shares |