Fitness & Nutrition

You’ll Lose Muscle If You Sit for 2 Weeks

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(Banalities/Flickr/CC BY 2.0)

How long does it take a young person to lose muscle strength if they go from being moderately active to being a couch potato? It...

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    Berry Blast Post-Workout Protein Smoothie Recipe

    Here is the simple version for your breakfast! Ingredients:1 package frozen strawberries1 cup plain yogurt1/3 cup skim milk powder3/4 cup water1 teaspoon vanilla Steps/Methods:Place everything... Read more

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    Running Faster by Focusing on the Finish Line

    People who are starting a rigorous new exercise regimen might be told (and tell themselves) to “keep their eyes on the prize”—the prize being the... Read more

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    Eating Whole Grains Is Good for You—but What Exactly Is a Whole Grain?

    What’s in a healthy diet? Today many people would agree that eating whole grains is part of a nutritious meal. After all, quinoa, teff, amaranth,... Read more

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    Bliss Bars Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body We love our desserts, don’t we? The magic combination of ingredients creates a mouth watering... Read more

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    6 Ways Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Lose Weight

    There are many different ways to lose weight. One that has become popular in recent years is called intermittent fasting. This is a way of... Read more

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    How to Do a Kettlebell Swing (with Video)

    The swing is the basis of all kettlebell movements and is a perfect strength and cardio workout. Pair it with push-ups, squats, or lunges, and... Read more

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    Gluten Free & Dairy Free Eggs Benedict Recipe

    Who says eating healthy can’t taste fantastic?! This gluten-free and dairy-free twist on the classic brunch favorite is full of healthy fats and protein, and... Read more

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    Toxins in Your Fish Oil

    Fish oil is one of the most popular supplements in America, with sales totaling about $1 billion per year. The prized component of fish oil... Read more

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    Lifescape Courses Brings the World to Your Workout

    What would it take to go hiking in the breathtaking landscape of Arizona and then on to the jaw-dropping beauty of Utah terrain – in... Read more

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    10 Fruits and Vegetables Perfect for Planting With Kids

    It’s never too early to teach your children about where their food comes from, and one of the easiest ways to do that is to... Read more

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    My Morning Addiction

    And no its not coffee. For years I would watch Frank knock back a potent “greens” drink in the morning. I could not understand how... Read more

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    Seniors, Simple Exercises So You Can Move Well for Life

    As we age, we tend to move less and get stiff, which can put us at risk for falls. Stiffness and the fear of a... Read more

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    4 Reasons to Choose Organic Wine

    Red wine is the only vice some health-conscious people will permit themselves—after all, since the early ’90s, the elixir has been touted as a health... Read more

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    Why Whey?

    When milk curdles in the initial stages of cheese-making, whey is the liquid that separates from the solid curd. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates used... Read more

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    Happy National Chocolate Pudding Day!

    This easy and nutritious avocado-based chocolate pudding will please even the most discriminating of palettes. Rich, smooth and creamy—I call it “Love on a spoon!” Recipe... Read more