Health Fitness

10 minute workouts!

Lack of time is the most common barrier to exercise. We are conditioned to think that we have to exercise for 45 or 60 minutes to get results. In reality, very few people have more than an hour to exercise. Those who do often stick to the same steady-state cardio training and still don’t see…

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The truth about macro patterns

There are all kinds of ideas and theories on how you should eat to lose weight. Diets ranging from Weight Watchers, to the Whole Foods Diet, to the Paleo Diet, and everything in between have their own guidelines for how you should eat to lose those unwanted pounds. One of the latest ideas on the…

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Omega-3 Fish Oil: What’s Right For You?

Omega-3 fatty acids They contain eicosapentaenic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA), which is found in fish, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which is found in plants. Unlike the saturated fats in foods that can increase unhealthy cholesterol (LDL), the polyunsaturated fats found in fish oil help reduce cholesterol and inflammation. EPA and DHA are essential…

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SodaStream Tips and Tricks

SodaStream homemade soda makers are gaining popularity all the time. Here I address some of the most common questions and problems that arise when using SodaStream for the first time. Cold water retains gas better than warm water, so SodaStream recommends always using chilled cold water when carbonating. The problem is that different refrigerators have…

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Did you know this on your knees?

Everything we do with our legs needs our knees. Its movement allows the leg to twist, twist, and straighten, which we generally require to stand, walk, jump, and twist. We all know how important the knees are. But we could miss a crucial part and its function in our entire body. Some facts that will…