Why Fitness Testing is Important in Your Later Years

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With our average life expectancy increasing, our ability to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle into our later years will depend upon how well we maintain our personal fitness levels. As we age, it is increasingly important to pay attention to our physical condition so we will be able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for …

Stop Eating Until You’re Full! Seriously!

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Do you often eat until you are full? Or even stuffed? Do you know that eating until full or over-full is a habit that can be changed? One of the most important aspects of healthy eating is often overlooked, and that is the need to eat slowly and mindfully. If done properly, mindful eating will slow down the process, making …

7 Polite Ways to Stay on Track over the Holidays

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Most of us think that there are only two ways to handle Holiday food temptations. You could say “No” to everything and get the reputation of being a Grinch. Or you could say “Yes” to everything and end up gaining 5 or 10 pounds. Let’s explore 7 polite ways to stay on track over the holidays. You really don’t have …

Abs Are Made In the Kitchen

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Most people think abs are made on the floor by performing countless sit-ups. While doing all that crunching and squeezing are good exercises that create a strong and thick rectus abdominis muscle, it’s impossible to have that coveted six-pack, flat-tummy result if you’re carrying too much body fat. There are two steps to getting those great abs, and while you …