Even if you are following a solid nutrition and training program, there might be one critically important aspect of your health and fitness that you are overlooking: The amount of time you spend sitting. Not only is increased sitting time directly linked to early mortality and a host of other negative health outcomes, it is particularly concerning for fit folks because of how it destroys our posture and deactivates key muscles such as the glutes. (Not to mention the additional snacks and subpar eating choices made in office environments!) Don’t worry–we’re here to help you avoid and counteract these common office pitfalls with simple and practical solutions. Enjoy!
Breast cancer prevention starts with healthy habits— such as limiting the amount of alcohol you drink and staying physically active. Understand what you can do to prevent breast cancer.”
My gynecologist called and shared the news with me. “You’ve got cancer,” she said. “Triple-negative, most invasive of all breast cancers.” The moment she said the words I went into my typical survival mode. What do I do next?
You are polluted, and we can clean you up! How appealing is that message? Turn that message 180 degrees and think again: Your body is an amazing filtration machine, and here are some purification strategies to maximize your results!
Estrogen is the hormone that ultimately makes us women and is essential for keeping our bodies functioning optimally. However, excess estrogen can result in a condition termed estrogen dominance, which can make fat loss more of a challenge and negatively impact your feelings of wellbeing.
Many women wish to look and feel strong, there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to women building muscle. In this post, I’ll share some of the popular beliefs and provide strategies to help you get results.
At this time there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. And to decrease your risk, there are things you can do in your daily life. Here are eight tips for decreasing your risk and promoting a healthy lifestyle
Have you ever felt that your hormones were working against you when you were dieting and trying to lose weight? Well, perhaps you were not entirely incorrect! Oftentimes, low-calorie diets can adversely affect certain hormone levels, especially those hormones that stimulate appetite and cause increased hunger.
We all love to exercise outdoors when the sun is shining. Exercise enhances oxygen flow to the skin, flushes out impurities from its surface, and promotes production of oil, your skin’s natural moisturizer. For good health we need natural sunlight to prevent depression in the winter and to activate vitamin D, which increases bone density. Some research even shows that sunlight has a protective effect against hypertension and some autoimmune diseases. However, over-exercising, common among outdoor fitness buffs, may suppress your immune system, making you more prone to the damaging effects of the sun.
Ever wonder why no matter how many times you diet or how much exercise you perform, your body weight somehow manages to creep back up to where it was before you started! Your weight ‘set point’ could be to blame.