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Exercise for Seniors

21 October in Exercise

An Israeli study has found that even a little physical activity can have substantial benefits for our older population. They concluded that the three-year survival rate was three times higher for active 85-year olds (4 hours or more per week) than for those who were...

Vegetable Prep

21 October in Health Tips

Cooked vegetables lose vitamins, minerals, colors and flavors if not cooked properly. Here are some fast and healthy ways to cook vegetables. Steaming Steaming is fast, preserves nutrients, and it works best for fresh and frozen vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, spinach and roots like beets, parsnips, peas...

Dining Out

06 October in Dine Out Meals

Our society is centered around food and most of us eat out regularly, which brings up the issue of smart choices. When you’re hungry and the menu in front of you offers many tempting dishes, it’s easy to give in and indulge, only to...

Yoga

06 October in Exercise

Yoga is a great exercise to help any athlete, avid exercise or sedentary individual. Many runners find that after a few sessions, their hips are more open, muscles more flexible and their balance has increased. Their breathing is also more efficient, and their endurance improved (especially when...

Workouts for the Hotel

06 October in Exercise

More hotels are making efforts to provide their fitness room, swimming pool and spa to accommodate guests. The type and quality of exercise equipment is improving, but if your hotel does not offer exercise equipment  many pocket guides with simple and effective exercises are available...

Exercise Plan Guidelines

06 October in Exercise

A steady routine can make you feel in control of your life because it provides structure and self-confidence. Research shows exercising first thing in the morning is the best option because you are more likely to participate in exercise before your day gets in the way...

Workouts for the Office

06 October in Exercise

Walking and stretching during the work day will get your blood flowing, increase your energy, and help you refocus. Taking quick water and bathroom breaks throughout the day will help you get your 10,000 steps and stretching every few hours will help you focus. An...

Music for Motivation

06 October in Exercise

Music not only works our emotions, our spirit, and our mental state but helps us maintain motivation and pace while engaging and lifting our mind and spirit during an exercise routine oreven while performing house chores. Thanks to smart phones and the internet anyone can easily...