3 ways to avoid summertime weight gain

The warmer summer weather is already here in full force! I love it! It seems that most people associate weight gain with wintertime and the holiday season and summertime as the season of bikini bodies and being more active. But recent studies have now found that summertime weight gain is very common and many people gain more weight in the …

death and taxes- reduce the stress!

You know the ol’ saying… “the two things you can’t avoid in life are death and taxes!” Well it’s that time of year again- tax season! And if you’re like many folks you may feel increased stress around this time of year. But you owe it to yourself to keep your stress under control as much as possible. When your …

Quality of Life and Physical Fitness

By: David Haas Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Guest Blogger Living with cancer can often be trying and difficult. Treatments, such as radiation and chemotherapy, often interfere with patients’ quality of life, and can decrease energy, appetite, body function and mood. Thankfully, many patients can improve the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment with the help of regular exercise. …

5 Important Exercise Tips to Remember

We all know that a good exercise program brings you improved health, looks, energy, and much more! Here are some great tips to help you get started and keep you on track: Tip #1: Schedule It To stay consistent you have to figure out the best time to workout that fits your schedule and when you can be most accountable. …

How Exercise Helps Fight off Colds… and other Cold-Fighting Tips

It’s that time of year when everyone is getting sick! We’ve all heard the household remedies for fighting off the common cold such as washing your hands frequently and consuming more vitamin C. Well research has found that exercising regularly (4-5x/week for at least 20 minutes per day) decreases the chances of developing the common cold by 50%! Exercise kicks …

It’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month… Here’s How to Help Keep Your Kids Fit & Healthy

More than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S. are obese or overweight, a statistic that health and medical experts consider an epidemic. One in three children in America is already obese or overweight and that number is climbing. Obese children have an 80% chance of becoming obese adults! That statistic is staggering to me! And as a result …

The Anti-Crunch 6-Pack Abs Solution

Let’s face it- everyone wants a flat, rock-hard, sexy midsection. But no amount of crunches or sit-ups seems to get the job done. For years now we’ve been conditioned to think that the best way to work your abs is by doing crunches and sit-ups. All the research now shows that these are actually the worst exercises to do for …