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PROPER YOGA TECHNIQUES: INCREASE ENJOYMENT AND LOWER RISK OF INJURY

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin September 19, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Interested in trying Yoga? This ancient Indian discipline has infinite benefits including increased energy, weight loss, improved muscle strength, enhanced flexibility and stress relief. There are many different types of yoga, but all contain breathing, physical and philosophical elements.

While practicing yoga, it is essential to move the body correctly and use proper form in poses. Just as in any physical activity, poor alignment can cause injury.

The concept of yoga is to increase your own limits. Although yogis are encouraged to reach and surpass their limitations, (more…)

SURVIVING HOLIDAY MEALS AND REDUCE THE RISK OF EXTRA POUNDS

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin September 15, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Holidays are filled with family, friends and food! The time spent with family and friends is great, but the food can be a distraction to those who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle.

3 keys to having a great Holiday season without packing on the pounds:

1. Do not restrict yourself from your favorite foods!
If we try not to eat the pumpkin pie or the greenbean casserole loaded with cheese and fried onions, that only makes things harder. Have a little bit.I was looking for more information and found it here. The key word here is LITTLE. Have a taste of everything (more…)

HEALTHY EATING HABITS: HOW YOUR MEALS AFFECT YOUR WEIGHT

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin September 13, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Are you one of those people who skip breakfast every morning? Do you struggle to lose weight, be it a significant amount or just a few stubborn pounds? Getting your meals in check can drastically affect your weight. Daily choices such as what to eat for breakfast and snacks add up over time and result in either a thicker middle or a thinner waist. Below are some common things to implement when it comes to eating more healthy.

Eat Breakfast
Skipping breakfast has been lined with increased hunger throughout (more…)

TRAINING FOR YOUR FIRST 5K: TIPS FOR PROPER TRAINING.

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin September 9, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Running the 5K race is possible for anyone, even if you have never ran before. Within about 8 to 10 weeks of proper training and exercise anyone can successfully run this race.
Before beginning training, you want to make sure you have picked out proper fitting shoes and gear. Shoes need to be comfortable and fit perfectly to avoid injuries. Also, you want to make sure you pick clothing to suit the weather and that your clothes don’t rub or chafe your body uncomfortably.
The next step is to decide on an exercise and healthy (more…)