Categorized as: General Health Tips

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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Is Your Vitamin Water Making You Fat?

dangers of vitamin water

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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Staying Committed To Your Weight Loss Program

how do you stay committed to your workout program?

I am not going to lie, staying committed to your weight loss program is tough. Achieving your health and fitness goals is a lot of work. Even when people hire me as their personal trainer, it still requires some self discipline to eat healthy and do the extra cardiovascular required to see results. Some clients eventually fall to the wayside not staying committed. To give you the best possible chance of staying committed to your weight loss program and succeeding, I will give you some of the best tips I…

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Skipping Meals Leads To Muscle Loss & Fat Storage

Skipping Meals Leads To Muscle Loss & Fat Storage   By Las Vegas Certified Personal Trainer Mark Lani  In today’s on-the-go world, fast food has become, for some, a necessary part of daily life. Unfortunately this often means chowing down on grease, salt, and more grease, a habit, which inevitably leads to weight gain. So the dilemma stands—you need food on the go, but $.99 cent burritos end up expanding your waistline. With all the carbohydrate hype and fad diets out there, it’s confusing to the average consumer on what…

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Fat Loss Myths In The Diet Industry

fat loss myths revealed

Fat Loss Myths In The Diet Industry   Contributed By Kevin DiDonato MS, CSCS, CES There are A LOT off fat loss myths in the diet industry on the BEST ways to lose fat. And, if you’re like most people, then you may have fallen for one – or more – of these common fat loss myths. What are they? Well, I’m so glad you asked… Cracking The Diet Code When you think about it, dieting and losing weight isn’t that much work.  You need to eat right… Exercise… And…

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Diseases – Can This One Activity Kill You?

man sitting all day

Can This ONE Activity KILL You?     By Kevin DiDonato MS, CSCS, CES For most people, too much time is spent SITTING at their desk, with very little movement throughout the day. Past and current research shows that people who sit for long periods of time throughout the day (for instance working a desk job), may be at risk for developing certain diseases. And those diseases are: • Obesity • Type 2 diabetes • Some cancers • Heart disease These diseases may SHORTEN your life span, if you are not careful. Now, for some interesting…

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Eat these 3 unusual foods for faster fat loss (and better sex)

faster fat loss and better sex article

contributed By Shaun Hadsall Stubborn Fat Expert & CPT The levels of declining hormones, like testosterone, in aging men and women is extremely abnormal in today’s day and age. Although most women think that testosterone only defines manhood, it’s declining at a rapid rate for women too. This can cause both men and women to lose energy, stamina, sex drive, muscle, and just generally “feel” worse than they should. Sperm count and quality has dropped, infertility problems have increased, and the number of men and women visiting the doctor for…

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Are Whole Eggs or Egg Whites Better for You?

Are Whole Eggs or Egg Whites Better for You? by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer As a Certified Fitness and Nutrition Professional I am often asked which is better. Obviously most people I speak to think that egg whites are nutritious and you just throw away the yolk? Check out this article from Mike Geary, the answer may surprise you!   Keeping my eye on you in health and nutrition, Mark Lani CPT, CSN PI4L Fitness & Nutrition Coaching   Whole eggs are a perfect food. I…

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