Women’s Exercise Routine: How Much Is Enough?
Feb26

Women’s Exercise Routine: How Much Is Enough?

Creating a woman’s exercise routine is dependent on the amount of activity that a particular woman needs.   While there’s no argument that physical exercise is essential to health and well-being, there are many variables to creating the right routine.  These variables depend on the age, current fitness level, specific needs and fitness goals of the woman.  There are some commonalities among the many different guidelines...

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5 Steps to a Healthy Post-Holiday Detox
Jan01

5 Steps to a Healthy Post-Holiday Detox

The holidays are a time full of tempting cookies, rich desserts, and many drinks, and it’s only natural to want to indulge. However, now that the festivities are over, most people are anxious to get their nutrition back on track. You can start to feel a little more like yourself and help curb those sweet cravings by doing a post-holiday detox. However, before you choose just any detox, you need to ensure that you are taking the proper...

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5 Best Workouts For Your Heart
Dec18

5 Best Workouts For Your Heart

Your heart is a muscle and just like any muscle in the body, it needs regular exercise to keep it strong and healthy. Exercise helps your heart supply more blood throughout your body, making it more efficient, allowing you to workout harder and longer. Once you get going, exercise pays off. It can keep your heart healthy by lowering blood pressure, reducing bad cholesterol, boosting good cholesterol, and helping you lose weight. If...

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Important Health Reasons to Take Nutritional Supplements
Dec04

Important Health Reasons to Take Nutritional Supplements

Your body needs nutritional supplements such as vitamins and minerals for it to run properly. You can get vitamins and minerals from the food you eat, but depending on your eating habits, you can suffer from deficiencies. Vitamins play a key role in warding off disease and keeping your body strong. There are 13 essential vitamins that your body needs. These are Vitamins A, C, D, E, K and the eight B vitamins: thiamine (B1), riboflavin...

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How Regular Exercise Affects the Brain’s Aging Process
Nov20

How Regular Exercise Affects the Brain’s Aging Process

In general, anything that is good for your heart is also great for your brain.  Exercise changes the brain in ways that protect memory and thinking skills.  We all know that exercise keeps our bodies physically fit and feeling good. Ever heard of the “runner’s high”? It’s the endorphin rush that follows intense exercise that makes you feel elated. And what about yoga’s ability to turn on our body’s “relaxation response,” reducing our...

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