The Top Vitamins and Minerals For Losing Weight

The Top Vitamins and Minerals For Losing Weight   When attempting to lose weight it is wise to remember that what we put into our bodies is just as important as what we leave out. Crash dieting, cutting down on carbohydrates and increasing our exercise levels are all common ways of trying to achieve rapid [...]

Learn how therapeutic massage can help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and promote good health

View image | gettyimages.com You might be thinking what does getting a massage do for my health other than to make me feel good. Actually, therapeutic massage has many benefits. For example, it can help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and promote good health. When a person gets a therapeutic massage, they are actually getting the [...]

By | August 13th, 2013|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy|Tags: |0 Comments

Mind alcohol, get a buddy, mitigate cortisol, eat dense foods, and estimate for faster weightloss

The adrenal glands sit atop the kidneys. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ALCOHOL You booze, you lose: A daily serving of hooch may be better for keeping off weight than abstaining. Alcohol may increase leptin, a hormone that curbs your appetite for sweets. To get the perks with minimal calories, order a glass of sauvignon [...]

Peak fitness having the energy to do mental and physical labor

A Marine of the United States Marine Corps runs through a creek. Original caption: "Lance Cpl. Anthony M. Madonia emerges from the water during the swimming portion of the triathlon. Marines and Sailors of Marine Security Company and the Naval Support Facility in Thurmont, Md., participated in the Catoctin Mountain Triathlon, July 20." (Photo [...]

To achieve peak fitness you must be well, your body’s ability to resist stress and the stamina for physical and social activities

English: Line-up of Body Fitness competition. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   Being fit always brings to mind the idea of bulging muscles, superman strength and a to-die-for athletic built. But more important is wellness which is your body’s ability to resist stress and the stamina for physical and social activities. Being well is the [...]

How do bodybuilders get to be so lean when they do very little cardio

English: Bodybuilding (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Because they're working at such a high intensity, bodybuilders (and anyone who does a large amount of resistance training) often have a significantly altered metabolic rate after exercise. "It can take hours for the muscle cells to return to their normal state, and during that time the body [...]

By | February 14th, 2013|Categories: Active, Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Fitness Questions: Why do muscles shake when lifting weights

Cover via Amazon Shaking is triggered by an increase in lactic acid and is  your body's way of preventing you from injuring yourself, says Bob Greene, a trainer and author of Best Life and Oprah's personal trainer. "There's also a certain amount of microtrauma that naturally occurs when you strength-train," he explains. "If [...]

By | February 12th, 2013|Categories: Healthy, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Optimum workout whether you’re in your 20s, 30s or 40s, to have that killer body

If you work out enough, you're practically guaranteed a trim, toned, sexy body. But there's more to being active than aesthetic benefits. Regular exercise prevents weight gain and bone loss, promotes strong muscles and joints, and has been shown to help stave off some chronic illnesses. And while it's never too late to get in [...]

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Yoga improves low carb diet results

Since low-carbers need to be careful not to hit sugar lows, yoga is an excellent movement program. Yoga conserves energy, in contrast to many exercise programs such as aerobics, weight training and bicycling that expend energy. Yoga helps you tap into reserves of energy in the body and prevent the depletion that increases cravings. Furthermore, [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|Categories: Healthy|0 Comments

Lose weight while watching TV

If your exercise plan includes running or jogging and you're still overweight, however, you're putting a lot of stress on your back and knees; you might even be fighting pain to stick with your routine. If this is you, try a better alternative: Stationary Exercise Bikes. Stationary exercise bikes provide a lot of aerobic benefits [...]

By | September 24th, 2012|Categories: Healthy|0 Comments