Fitness & Nutrition

Workout of the Month: 5K Training Schedule for the Non-Runner


May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Life Fitness is here to encourage ways to be active during May and beyond. Good luck! Back...

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    Healthy Grilling Tips to Minimize Carcinogens in Your Food

    The topic of grilling carcinogens is probably the last thing you want to focus on while heading up for a summer cookout. The truth is when... Read more

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    Healthy 2 Ingredient Nut Bars Recipe

    By Tyler Ardizzone, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Just by blending your favorite nuts together with pitted dates, you can create a snack that will indulge your sweet tooth... Read more

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    Without Bees, You Can Say Goodbye to These Breakfast Foods

    It has become clear that bee populations are declining more rapidly than expected. In fact, as Colony Collapse Disorder progresses, 1 in 4 native bee species... Read more

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    7 Best Foods to Soothe Sore Muscles

    Muscle soreness sucks. I know people who have quit workout regimens due to persisting muscle pain. It’s natural experience soreness after workout, especially if you’re... Read more

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    Why Vegans Don’t Eat Gelatin + Plant-Based Alternatives

    Gelatin isn’t vegan (or vegetarian!), but you may be wondering why vegans and vegetarians don’t eat gelatin products, like Jello or marshmallows. Let’s talk about... Read more

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    Best Exercises for People in Their 60s, 70s and 80s

    After 60, most folks can’t perform regular exercises like lunges and squats. But this doesn’t mean you should stop exercising. There are many exercises you... Read more

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    The 15 Unhealthiest Junk Foods in America

    “Junk food” refers to processed foods that have little nutritional value. Indeed, some may contain downright harmful ingredients. Unfortunately, these foods are typically tasty, inexpensive... Read more

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    6 Best Cell Regeneration Foods

    We are living, breathing creatures capable of self-healing in so many ways. Nothing brings this notion home more than human cell regeneration and a field... Read more

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    Why Do We Need to Eat so Many Vegetables and What Does a Serve Actually Look Like?

    Most adults would know they’re meant to eat two or more serves of fruit and five or more serves of vegetables every day. Whether or... Read more

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    Top 7 Kombucha Tea Benefits

    Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese and originating in the Far East around 2,000 years ago, kombucha is a beverage with tremendous... Read more

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    Dragon Fruit Pineapple Smoothie

    Dragonfruit may look odd on the outside but it’s going to help you get a beautiful glow. Dragonfruit is especially rich in vitamin C, good... Read more

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    Rethink Emphasis on Lowering Saturated Fat to Save Hearts: Docs

    Instead of eating less saturated fat and worrying about so-called bad cholesterol, a group of doctors suggests an alternative approach for preventing heart disease. More... Read more

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    Nightmare Boss? Conflict at Work?

    We’ve all experienced the horrible sinking feeling you get from a badly handled disagreement at work, or suppressed rage at a demanding or unreasonable boss... Read more

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    Hijacking Healthy: The Convoluted World of Food Labeling

    Healthy food—it seems like such a basic concept. But interpretations vary widely. For example, the Kind company once claimed their bars made from fruit and... Read more

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    Recipe: Cauliflower Quiche Bites (Video)

    Serves 12 Ingredients 1 medium or large head of cauliflower (3 cups chopped)1 cup shredded (non-dairy) cheese1 egg1 clove garlic, minced1 tsp. saltpepper to taste... Read more

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    5 Ways to Boost Your Nutrition Before Pregnancy

    Thinking about trying to have a baby? Then now is the time for future mums (and dads) to “spring clean” food and lifestyle habits. Here... Read more

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