Personal Fitness Training Certifications – Which is the Best?

As someone who has worked in the fitness industry for many years, I am often ask which personal training certification I think is the “best”. It’s a very good question because there are so many different certifications out there to choose from. Just a few of the more familiar organizations that certify personal trainers include […]

Hard-Hitting, Unconventional Diet Advice For Singers

I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking this is going to be another one of those predictable, vanilla articles about foods you should and shouldn’t eat before singing. Boooring! The conventional advice that we singers often hear about diet goes something like this: DO: Drink Water (room temperature) Eat Fruit Eat Vegetables Do NOT Consume: […]

Benefits of Plums For Natural Weight Loss

A plum is a delicious fruit when eaten alone or in fruit salads or cut up in cereals and yogurt. It can also be cooked up to make compote or sauces for dessert dishes. Plums are very nutritious and contain potassium, Vitamin A, Magnesium, Iron and fibres which keep us healthy and full of energy. […]

Vegetable Juice Recipes for People Who Don’t Like Vegetables

You may think you don’t like vegetables, but finding the right vegetable juice recipes just might change your mind! Juicing vegetables might just open up a whole new world for you. We all know that vegetables are healthy for us. Most doctors and government health departments tell us we should be consuming several servings a […]

Weight Loss – How I Went From 340 to 199 Pounds, Part 1

I spent two years losing over 140 pounds the old fashioned way: proper diet and exercise. No fads. No pills. No surgery. No crazy machines. I was 30 years old and 340 pounds. With a history of heart disease and obesity in my family, I decided it was time to shed the pounds. Almost every […]

Weight Loss Tips

We live in a nation of growing obesity. Statistics indicate that obesity has doubled since 1980. A 2008 report showed that 1.5 billion adults were clinically obese and over 45 million children were obese. There are complications connected to being obese. Approximately 3 million people die yearly from disease brought on or made worse from […]

High School Wrestling: Diet and Supplements

The nutritional plan that a wrestler follows can be a factor in his performance. Different foods supply different nutrients to our bodies. Although food is the most important element in your nutritional plan, supplements can also be a beneficial addition. Some wrestlers desire to lose weight. Some wrestlers do not need to lose weight. Regardless […]

Things You’ll Never Hear a Slim, Chic and Savvy Woman Say

I’ve spent years studying French women, as well as other naturally slim people, and there’s a method to their “slimness,” but it’s probably not what you think. It doesn’t involve dieting and deprivation. It’s an attitude, personal style, a way of looking at the world, and it starts from within. While diet programs and other […]

Calorie Shifting Diet Plan – A New Weight Loss Program

Working out in the gym may be a novelty as you embark on a weight reducing plan. You might be too tired or busy or unmotivated to make your way to the gym for those workouts to keep your weight loss consistent. It is hard to be consistent in any weight loss program that gives […]

What is the Difference Between a Masticating Juice Extractor and a Centrifugal Juice Extractor?

You will see that there are many brands and models of electric juicers on the market and it may be a bit overwhelming to figure out which one is best for your needs, especially if you are choosing your first juice extractor. However, when it comes down to it, all these different electric juice machines […]