How To Begin Active Mindfulness And Yoga
Learn how to begin active mindfulness and yoga practices in a busy world.
We live in a busy world full of distractions -- and it's easy to lose track of yourself. Between work, family responsibilities, and just making it through each day, you might feel too busy to take a moment for mindfulness and feeding your soul.
How Sleep Can Impact The Weight Loss Process
Learn all of the affects sleep can have on your weight loss.
Are you one of those people who says they will start working out tomorrow or do you start immediately? Whether you are doing it to be healthier or to improve your physique, it can be challenging to adopt new habits and start fresh.
Because weight loss results might not come ...
Say No to a Sedentary Lifestyle: 7 Reasons to Get Active
In this day and age, many of us lead a sedentary lifestyle even though we don’t want to admit it. From computers to mobile phones, there are many things that seem more “fun” than being physically active.
However, there’s also the unfortunate fact that many people aren’t aware of the consequences and how serious they can be. With ...
5 Beauty Boosts Being Sugar Free
Enhance and boost your natural beauty by being sugar free with these tips.
Reducing daily consumption of sugar can be challenging but knowing the health and beauty benefits is enough to motivate anyone.
We have heard about the health benefits of reducing sugar such as avoiding chronic diseases but there's another upside to it - enhanced ...
7 Proven Weight Loss Tips For Black Women Who Weigh 200 Pounds Or More
If you want to get started losing weight and you weigh over 200 pounds then learn the 7 proven ways to do it effectively.
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Starting the process of losing weight for someone 200+ pounds is very different from someone whose starting weight is 140 pounds.
Depending on how long ...
How To Get Started Losing Weight
I get constant questions about how to get started losing weight so I put together some practical tips to help you get going and to be successful with it.
Reminder - this is strictly an example of what you can do to start your weight-loss journey. Of course always check with your physician before starting any exercise or nutrition program....
5 Reasons Why Slow and Steady Weight Loss Is Better
Let's discuss the 5 reasons why slow and steady weight loss is better for you. We often hear about diets and fads that are tailored to help you lose weight fast.
However, this isn’t always the best way to lose weight for your body. While it might be more instantly gratifying, the best way to lose weight has been proven in some ...
How Fitness Can Affect Your Wellbeing
Learn how fitness can affect and improve your wellbeing.
Positive Effects of Fitness On Your Wellbeing
Fitness in this context can be explained to be the ability of the body to remain in good health, to be able to do our day to day activities without undue fatigue and remain physically fit.
Common components of fitness and wellbeing ...
Featured Mr. Fit: Jess Perreca, Jr.
FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).
JP: Midwest raised husband & father of two beautiful little girls. My name is Jess Perreca Jr and I’m what you would call a geek. I’m part of the infrastructure team at a Technology Company. I love sports mainly football but my love and ...
Q is for Quiet Time
There's something to be said for those individuals who have quiet time in the morning to meditate and spend time with themselves and God during the quiet hours of the morning. They tend to be less stressed and happier people. I know people personally who meditate and are better for it. They are the see the cup half full vs. half empty ...
P is for Push Ups
Any and everyone who knows me knows I enjoy doing push ups. I know that sounds strange but I do. You know why? Due to another "P" word, powerful. It makes me feel powerful.
I do them in boot camp and with my personal trainer. I do them on my own and while working out with my girls. It is my go-to exercise.
I started doing ...
J is for Jump Rope
Easily one of my favorite forms of cardio, I think many of us forget how effective jumping rope is. I decided to buy a jump rope years into my adulthood when I watched Zuzana of Zuzka Light and formerly of the BodyRock TV days jumping rope and working up a sweat. Another fitness guru who got me motivated to jump rope was Jennifer Nicole ...
H is for Health
Health means different things to different people. For some it is physical endurance. For others it is beating a debilitating disease. For others it is improving what they put in their mouth. Define what health is for you and then do you research to optimize it. Do you have high blood pressure? Is it hereditary? What do you need to ...
G is for Goals
I will admit, I am not one to set too many goals when it comes to fitness. A friend once told me to sign up for a race therefore I would have a goal to strive for to help with my long distance run training. It didn’t help – signing up for a half marathon did not actually make me train more or harder than I normally would.