Exercise sometimes feels like work. It can feel like something you have to do, but don’t necessarily want to do. If your exercise regime has gotten you in a slump, we’ve got a list of 5 exercises to try that may feel a little bit more like fun and a little less like work. Dancing
September usually brings a bounty of avocados to many families with an avocado tree in their yard. Even if you don’t have an avocado tree, you may still find yourself the recipient of a few fruits if your neighbor’s tree yield more than they can eat. You may know that avocados are high in fat,
These days a phone is more than a phone. It’s a computer, bank, organizer, alarm clock, and music player, too. Take advantage of your phone’s music playing capabilities for your benefit. Research shows that listening to music while exercising can elevate mood and make a workout seem easier. Since exercise is a priority in helping
Research from Duke Health is shedding some light on how the intensity of exercise affects glucose tolerance, and the results interesting. Participants in the six month long study were diagnosed with prediabetes based on elevated fasting glucose levels. They were divided into several groups to compare results of the interventions. The first group followed a
September is here, and soon we will be entering a time when we can start to feel fall creeping in. But, for now, it’s still summer and that means it’s the perfect time for grilling. If you planned this for dinner and rain complicates your plans, the steak can be equally delicious cooked inside in
Men have a tendency to try to show off in front of women, and according to Cornell University, this behavior extends into their eating habits. Compared to eating with a group of only men, men in a group with at least one woman will eat up to 93% more. That means when a woman is
January is a great time to start an exercise regime. Lots of friends, family, and coworkers may also be starting to work out (maybe thanks to some New Year’s resolutions), so it’s easy to find support and encouraging words. If you’ve been cleared to exercise by Dr. Shillingford after your gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or
We all face stressful situations in our lives, some are minor (like a forgotten umbrella in the rain) and some are major (like our health, safety, and security). Stress can often make our hearts pound, our muscles go tense, our teeth clench, and our breathing more rapid. We feel stress physically as well as emotionally.