Categorized as: General Health Tips

Don’t Let an Injury Stop You From Accomplishing Your Goals!

Don’t Let an Injury Stop You From Accomplishing Your Goals! By Mark Lani Certified Personal Trainer Can you relate to this scenario? After putting it off for too long, you commit to get fit-only to find yourself injured the minute you start working out. All of the sudden your fitness goals go back on the shelf and you are left to deal with the pain. Whether your injury occurs right off the bat or after years of regular workouts, the result is always the same. It is discouraging, painful, and…

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Don’t Worry, Be Healthy

New research highlights the power of the mind and the influence of our perceptions on disease chances. Healthy people who worry about having a heart attack have a higher possibility of heart disease, independent of other risk factors, compared with those who don’t worry, according to a study in BMJ Open (2016; doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012914). A preoccupation with having or acquiring a serious illness is an anxiety disorder. People with health anxiety, known as the “worried well,” often have symptoms similar to heart disease—such as chest discomfort, palpitations, nausea, sweating and…

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The Risk Of High Estrogen Levels in Men

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Disrupting The Natural Balance Of The Body’s Hormonal System:   Testosterone is the male sex hormone that makes a man ‘a man.’ Testosterone is dominant in men. It drives the development of the male sex organs,causes the voice to deepen during puberty, stimulates the growth of facial hair and is the reason why men are stronger and more muscular than women. Likewise, estrogen-which is dominant in women is the female sex hormone that gives women all their wonderful feminine characteristics, making them softer, more round and curvier. Men and women each carry both hormones in their bodies-one is…

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Is Your Vitamin Water Making You Fat?

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By Kevin DiDonato MS, CSCS, CES Go To Original Article As a health-conscious consumer, you are constantly on the lookout for health food options that will trim your waistline and improve your overall health. The only problem is: there are many “health” foods that come to mind that may be anything but that. In fact, one of the biggest ones that may come to mind would be vitamin-fortified drinks. Have you been mesmerized by the endless colors… The marketing hype surrounding these “health” products… Or, that you can get BOTH…

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The 5 Worst Mistakes That Are Destroying Your Metabolism!

exercise mistakes destroying your metabolism

The 5 Worst Mistakes Destroying Your Results: Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, research has discovered that doing crunches, sit-ups and other ab-targeted exercises will NOT help you get flat, washboard abs. The problem is when you do conventional ab exercises, your stomach muscles feel sore, which fools you into thinking that you’re working your abs. Yet, after weeks of religiously doing your ab routine, your belly looks just as bloated and soft as it did before. All that time and pain for nothing! Here’s the…

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5 Quick Tips For A Better Life, Health & Success Today!

  I have a tendency to look at a task or a goal and become overwhelmed thinking about all the details that are required to make it come to pass.   I see this problem happening with my private clients often as well.   They look at their weight loss or body transformation goal and become overwhelmed with all the details.   They spend too much time obsessing over things like:   -Is it OK to combine my fats and carbs?  (Yes but your missing an important nutrient.) -Should I…

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Sleep More, Weigh Less

I often work with clients who for  one reason or another, do not get enough sleep each evening. They generally have the time to sleep but would rather stay awake. Just like working out and eating healthy, you sleep patterns can make or break your results. Many people think that sleep is an optional thing and feel that they are more productive with more hours added to their day. The opposite is true! Check out this informative article on the importance of sleep and fat loss. It’s true: Being short…

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Carrageenan: The Natural Ingredient You Should Ban From Your Diet

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Carrageenan: An unnecessary ingredient could be irritating your gut! By Leah Zerbe Sometimes eating something natural isn’t good for you. Many food manufacturers—even some makers of commercial organic foods—are adding “carrageenan” to foods like yogurt, chocolate, soymilk, and even ice cream to give the foods a thicker consistency and to make low-fat versions taste fuller. Derived from red seaweed, it’s often added to beverages to keep their ingredients from separating; you’ll find it in many nutritional shakes, milk products, and milk replacements. The ingredient even crops up in certain frozen dinners,…

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Eggs And Cholesterol

Cholesterol the good and the bad

On New Year’s Eve we had the pleasure of entertaining many of our closest friends and family members, quite a few who stayed and crashed at our place. Upon awaken, the obvious answer to the question “what’s for breakfast?” was eggs. You see, I like eggs and tend to eat a lot of them. I mean, who doesn’t love a good omelet, right? Now, I’m sure you’ve heard a time or two before that you should be mindful of consuming too many eggs as their cholesterol content is rather high….

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6 Proven Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits with a las vegas personal trainer and nutritionist

6 Proven Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (No. 3 is Best) By Kris Gunnars | 1,071,578 views For centuries, vinegar has been used for various household and cooking purposes. It is also an ancient folk remedy, claimed to help with all sorts of health problems. The most popular vinegar in the natural health community is Apple Cider Vinegar. It is claimed to lead to all sorts of beneficial effects… some of which are supported by science. This includes weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and improved symptoms of diabetes. Here…

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