Category Archives: Health / Fitness

50 Good Reasons to Exercise

50 Good Reasons to Exercise

Do you ever have days where you just don’t feel like working out?  Sometimes all it takes is a little push to get started and then we realize it’s not so bad.  Keeping active has a number of benefits, both physical and mental.  Here are 50 great reasons to get out and get that nextContinue Reading

Running Plan for Beginners

Running Plan for Beginners

If you are a beginning or non-runner and are looking to get started, then it is very important to follow some kind of a plan to make sure you aren’t trying to do to much, too quickly.  Often beginning runners will jump right in and start going too fast or too far, leading to theContinue Reading

Saline Nasal Sprays – Do They Work?

Saline Nasal Sprays – Do They Work?

Do you suffer from a frequent runny or stuffy nose? Have you seen all of the saline nasal products for your nose available these days and wondered if they really work? The good news is that there is a lot of positive feedback and some research behind these products, and in fact, they can helpContinue Reading

Video of Body Weight Exercises

Video of Body Weight Exercises

I have always been a believer in doing exercises using your body weight.  Most of these types of exercises are compound – meaning they work multiple muscle groups.  You get a much better workout doing these than you would with any machines at the gym.  Body weight workouts are also great for your cardiovascular system. Continue Reading

Benefits of Royal Bee Jelly

Benefits of Royal Bee Jelly

I came across royal jelly about a week ago while researching some possible solutions for some health concerns in our family members. As soon as I started reading about it, I was fascinated. Just the name has you wondering what it could possibly be… Basically it is a special food that is fed to theContinue Reading

Acai Berries – Healthy Superfood or Hype?

Acai Berries – Healthy Superfood or Hype?

If you haven’t heard of the acai berry yet, you probably soon will. It’s been touted as one of the healthiest foods around. These days marketers are selling acai products with claims that you can lose weight, flatten your tummy, combat cancer, cure baldness, etc. You can’t go to the grocery store these days withoutContinue Reading

5 Winter Running Myths

5 Winter Running Myths

If you are an avid runner, but live in a climate where snow and ice and cold are a part of life during the winter, then you may be concerned about continuing to run during the winter. Here are a few myths dispelled to help you stay safe while continuing to run in the winterContinue Reading