Category: Fitness

Chocolate – consider the type before you take a bite

Chocolate – consider the type before you take a bite

Oh, who doesn’t like chocolate? Any excuse to eat some and then have a little more seems to make reasonable sense. Any occasion will do for chocolate consumption in some form or another. Luckily, there actually have been proven health… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food
Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

This snack food made from corn tortillas is a favorite crunch for many to consume, especially during football season. These wedges are pretty basic…. corn, vegetable oil, salt, and water, fried or baked. Yellow corn is the popular staple, but they can… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive oil has been said to be the nectar of gods. It is found in most people’s pantries. It is the main component of the Mediterranean diet. Olive oil  is actually a liquid fat that comes from olives, but this monounsaturated fatty acid is the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Soups – canned convenience

Soups – canned convenience

A warm bowl of soup can be a nice compliment to a meal, a meal itself, and an easy, quick, and convenient option. Warm it up and ready to go. It is also relatively cheap. However, the concept of instant might… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Plantar Fasciitis: Heel to toe pain

Plantar Fasciitis: Heel to toe pain

Overly stretched, tiny tears can lead to inflammation and pain in the arch of the foot. This condition, called plantar fasciitis, accounts for nearly 1 million doctor visits per year. Our foot has a thick band of tissue called fascia… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Interval Training: Why you need this high to low intensity system

Interval Training: Why you need this high to low intensity system

Interval training can help anyone get those most out of their cardiovascular workouts. This training involves alternating short high intensity bursts with active rest periods. Doesn’t sound very complicated or challenging on paper, but this is no simple or easy… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Aerobic VS. Anaerobic Exercise: It comes down to oxygen

Aerobic VS. Anaerobic Exercise: It comes down to oxygen

When exercise takes place, we are moving our body with the intention to better our health. There are many different ways to work up a sweat, each placing different demands on our heart and activated muscles. The two main forms… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Going nuts for nuts: Which is the best choice

Going nuts for nuts: Which is the best choice

Nuts are a nutritious snack to help us make it to the next meal. A handful is meant to do the trick, but reaching for more is a common occurrence. Depending on the type, these crunchy nibbles are filled with… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Beans: A little goes a long way

Beans: A little goes a long way

The musical fruit. Beans are a very healthy type of food that is affordable and versatile. Different types are enjoyed by different cultures. Beans are classified as legumes and grow in pods that have beans inside. These pods come from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Condiments: The con to healthy eating

Condiments: The con to healthy eating

Condiments: The Con to Healthy Eating Adding a little zing, taste, and pop… we love to dip, marinate, and top our food with ketchup, mustard, and/or barbeque sauce. These condiments practically go hand in hand with many of our traditional… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition