Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss

Home Exercise Programs Designed For Weight Loss

Home exercise programs are a great way to keep fit and lose weight. Along with proper diet and nutrition, an exercise program can help speed your metabolism and burn calories faster. There are a number of home exercise videos that will give you the direction and motivation you need to burn fat and lose weight quickly. But, why are exercise videos a great option in your home exercise program? The Convenience Factor: Exercise at your convenience....

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5 Mind-Body Exercise Programs

5 Mind-Body Exercise Programs

Wake up at 6:00. Breakfast, chores, and out the door by 8:00. Work 9:00 to 5:00. Drive home and pick up food by 6:00. Collapse in front of the TV at 7:00. Berate yourself for not going to the gym again at 9:00. Bed by 11:00. Rinse and repeat. With a schedule like this one, it’s no wonder we don’t have the energy to drag ourselves to the gym. After spending the day taking care of others and putting out fires, we’re depleted and need to rest and...

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5 Mind-Body Exercise Programs

Learning to Relax

Have you ever encountered a friend or family member who tells you just to relax? Don’t you love that? Telling someone just to relax is like telling someone who is allergic to just stop being allergic. Some of us are more nervous than others, and it is just a part of our genetic makeup. However, we certainly do not have to be stuck in that way; we can change our focus and perception and truly learn how to relax. For some, being relaxed is easy,...

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Risks of Obesity After 40

Risks of Obesity After 40

Being obese is one of the leading causes of heart disease! Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 or more. Some people may think that being overweight doesn't matter because they are not technically obese, but it does have an effect on heart health. People who are overweight are 50 percent more likely to have high blood pressure or to have high blood sugar, which can lead to diabetes. Obesity is also a big risk factor for high...

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Exercise To Relieve Stress And Lose Weight

Exercise To Relieve Stress And Lose Weight

If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you have probably noticed two things: people are getting heavier, and they are experiencing a lot more stress. It's hard to imagine that this is a simple coincidence. In fact, a lot of the complications of obesity and stress are the same. The good news is that there may be a single solution to both problems, and that is exercise. Exercise can help you lose weight by burning calories, and it...

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Preventing Dementia, Not With Supplements!

Preventing Dementia, Not With Supplements!

I was very surprised to read this study by Cochran which stated that memory supplements have no effect in prevention of dementia or cognitive ability. I found this odd since I myself take them daily and I notice a distinct difference if I don't start my day with a large dose of B12 versus the days I don't. Is it just a placebo effect that I feel sharper when I take the supplements? The study was done over a 5 year period people over 40 and...

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