Benefits of standing/sitting while working at a desk

There's more and more research being conducted and presented about the detrimental effects of sitting and positive effects of standing. A study at the University of Massachusetts showed that volunteers who stood for several hours a day burned hundreds of calories more than the same volunteers who sat for the same amount of time during [...]

By | August 1st, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy, News, Trends, & Research|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Battle for the Belly

IMPORTANT! BATTLE FOR YOUR BELLY - 75-80% of your immunity and what you look and feel like is related to DIET. The saying you are what you eat holds true. More research is leading back to diet causing the following issues including: allergies, arthritis, asthma, autoimmune diseases, depression, headache, fatigue, infections, muscle pain, liver problems, [...]

By | July 24th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to take medications safely

Medications are prescribed by your doctor are usually safe to take under most circumstances however you should always be mindful of contraindications that may cause unwanted side effects when taken with something else that counter acts the drugs effect for example: OTC and drug: aspirin and blood thinners Drugs and food: statins and grapes Drugs [...]

By | July 18th, 2012|Categories: Healthy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Learn how biofeedback can improve your health

View image | gettyimages.com Biofeedback is a method used to help blood pressure, muscle tension, heart rates, brain activity, and other bodily functions. Basically, biofeedback is a painless system that is hooked up to your body and then through electrical signals received from tightening of your muscles, you would be able to receive those signals by a light telling [...]

By | July 13th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Healthy|Tags: , |0 Comments

Avoid food products containing artificial food substances

Michael's Pollen's Food Rules #3, Avoid food products containing ingredients that no ordinary human would keep in the pantry such as: Xanthan Gum, Cellulose, Ethoxylated Diglyceride, Calcium Propionate, Ammonium Sulfate. These products were designed to extend shelf life and may or may not be hazardous to your health but there isn't any research on their [...]

By | July 9th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Healthy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Winter Best Beauty Buys

If you are planning on leaving the hearth this winter and stepping outside, you may be worrying about what the season can do to your looks. Our faces and hands, as the exposed parts of our bodies are likely to suffer from the cold weather. Lips in particular can become rapidly un-kissable during winter. Hair [...]

By | November 19th, 2011|Categories: Christy's Blog, Healthy, News, Trends, & Research|0 Comments

Obtaining The Perfect Smile

We Brits have generally not had a very good reputation for having the perfect smile, but now thanks to the ease and popularity of teeth whitening that could be changing. From as soon as those first little teeth start appearing at just a few months old it is important to take care of your teeth [...]

By | November 9th, 2011|Categories: Christy's Blog, Healthy, News, Trends, & Research, Well|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Big Wheels: Get Stronger Legs at any fitness level

Your quadriceps or legs rarely move in isolation, a more functional approach, is to pick exercises that work the quads in conjunction with the hips, hamstrings and glutes. For example, perform three sets of the following exercise for leaner-looking legs. BEGINNER: LUNGE WITH DUMBBELLS Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, holding a 5-pound dumbbell in each [...]

By | July 24th, 2010|Categories: Active, Healthy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Rx Overtraining: Prescription for overtraining

Up to 70 percent of runners sustain overuse injuries during any one-year period, according to a study from California State University. One runner who knows the signs is Suzy Favor Hamilton, a four-time Olympian and author of Fast Track: Training and Nutrition Secrets From America's Top Female Runner (Rodale, 2004). "If you have any of [...]

By | July 23rd, 2010|Categories: Featured, Healthy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Self-Care: Giving to yourself; the value of self-care

Self-care Wellness/Self-care is a crucial part of maintaining wellness and good health and is an optimum quality of life both in the present and for the future. It may be helpful to think of self-care as a way of living that consistently incorporates behaviors to help you revitalize renewing your energy, motivation and personal growth. [...]

By | December 8th, 2009|Categories: Health & Fitness Coaching, Healthy, Well|Tags: , , |0 Comments