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Entries for the ‘Healthy Lifestyles’ Category

Enjoy The Outdoors- Go for a Hike!

A wonderful way to learn more about the great outdoors and get some much needed exercise is to go on a hiking day trip. Usually when we think of hiking, we immediately think mountains… but you can also go hiking on city paths or nature trails, and you can make the hike as easy or [...]

Staying Fit With Your Family

Families today are so busy just trying to keep up with “life” and all that it entails, fitting any sort of exercise into our day seems impossible. We all know how important exercise is not only for adults, but also for children and teens – but we struggle with the amount of time it takes [...]

Practical and Easy Ways to Fit Exercise into Your Busy Lifestyle

Although most of us have the best intentions, sometimes our lives are so crazy that we just can’t find the time to get to the gym for a regular workout. We know that we need the exercise and that it’s good for our health and fitness, but finding the extra time to drive to the [...]

Creative Ways To Make Your Workouts Fun

Most of us know how important exercise is to our overall physical, mental and emotional health, yet so many of us can’t get motivated to start a workout routine, or if we do start, we can’t manage to stick with it. Sometimes getting our workout gear on and hitting the gym feels more like an [...]

Create Fitness Goals You Will Keep!

The warmer weather is here! It’s time for us all to improve our physical fitness – lose weight, get into shape and get healthy. Believe me, you’ll be glad you did when it’s time to put on that swimsuit! Here are some fitness goals that you’ll be able to keep this spring and summer! Create [...]

10 Simple Ways to Keep Your Body, Mind and Heart Healthy

Sometimes when we think about being healthy or getting into shape, we mostly focus on one area like eating better or exercising; when in reality we should be thinking about our body as a whole. To be truly healthy we need to learn how to take care of the entire body. Here are 5 simple [...]

8 Healthy Eating Tips for Families on the Go

Today, families are so busy with work and school that it leaves little time to think about ways to eat healthy. Unfortunately, the days of the families gathered around the breakfast, lunch and dinner table are a thing of the past. The families of today need to find ways to eat healthy while going in [...]

Stress Leads to Weight Gain – Myth or Fact?

Does stress lead to weight gain? It’s a straightforward question, with a straightforward answer: not only does stress lead to weight gain, it’s one of the foremost contributors to weight gain. Share/Save

How Nurses Can Stay Fit During Winter’s Coldest Months

Staying fit during the coldest months of the year can be challenging for nurses. Winter conjures up crackling fireplaces, the eerie quiet of a beautiful snowfall, warm socks and a thick pile of blankets and comforters atop the bed. It does not conjure up images of you strapping on sneakers to go for an early [...]

10 Bad For You Foods to Avoid During Cold Winter Days and Nights

Cold winter days and nights get us thinking about munching away on warm comfort foods. But the problem with most comfort foods is – well – they’re bad for you. They’re bad for your weight loss program and bad for your overall health. With wintertime rapidly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how you [...]