Comfort Food, Emotional Eating

Comfort Food – Food For Thought!

Emotional eating has become an all too common problem, a problem many of us do not realize we have. Many of us do not realize the extent our emotions can impact on our eating habits. The following article by Mayo Clinic is a start to making one aware of the problem and helping find solutions … Continue reading Comfort Food – Food For Thought!

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Junior, Teen, Training, Weight Training

Stripping Down To The Naked Truth – Strength Training for Young Athletes 

Part 2 Safety, Strength Testing, Growth Plates, and Testosterone In the first installment of this article some myths regarding strength training were debunked, we examined the forces placed on a young athlete through strength training. Through scientific formulas, we demonstrated that the forces placed on an athlete through running, jumping and other athletic movements is … Continue reading Stripping Down To The Naked Truth – Strength Training for Young Athletes 

The Amazing Cranberry

The health benefits of cranberry juice include relief from urinary tract infection (UTI), respiratory disorders, kidney stones, cancer, and heart diseases. It is also beneficial in preventing stomach disorders and diabetes, as well as gum diseases caused by dental plaque. Phytonutrients, which are naturally derived plant compounds, are present in cranberries and have been found to prevent a wide range of … Continue reading The Amazing Cranberry

Forging Abs Of Steel

Everyone strives for that elusive six pack; it is the first thing most clients ask their trainers for, who in return oblige by having their clients do endless amounts of sit-ups and crunches. Unfortunately if it were that easy every person on earth looking for a six pack would have been sporting a set of … Continue reading Forging Abs Of Steel

Debunking Some Diet Myths

There are countless myths about diet foods telling you how to lose weight and shed dozens of pounds is just a matter of weeks. However, when something sounds too good to be true, it typically is. Being able to recognize these common myths is important as you research your weight-loss strategy. Eating at Night Makes You … Continue reading Debunking Some Diet Myths

The Myth Of The Flat Tummy

Deception How your stomach appears when you look down, in the mirror, or from the side is based on many more factors than your body fat or body type. Your tummy’s appearance can be affected by things like: anterior pelvic tilt, certain foods, fluid retention, and the way your body responds to exercise. That being … Continue reading The Myth Of The Flat Tummy

The Scale Of Things

How much do you weigh, and why? For too many people, scale weight means so much more. Our emotions get involved. Certain numbers make us happy, others make us feel awful. The scale is so misunderstood that the device itself becomes another source for our emotional and psychological struggles with our transformation goals. The numbers the … Continue reading The Scale Of Things

6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it's your body's natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing. On the other hand, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. It … Continue reading 6 Foods That Cause Inflammation