Benefits of Hot Yoga

Hot yoga, have you tried it? I have to admit that I haven’t.  My daughter has and she loves it.  Hot yoga involves doing yoga exercises in a room where the temperature level can reach up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.7 degrees Celsius) and maintained at its lowest point by 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius). However, some yoga studios prefer hotter rooms which can reach for as high as 105 degrees Fahrenheit! It’s simply like having your session and at the same time having your sauna. With this kind of innovation in yoga, you will be able to produces a lot of sweat.  Word of Warning: Don’t attempt hot… Read More

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10 Health & Fitness Tips For Living a Better Life

If you’re thinking of starting a new fitness regime this spring, these 10 health and fitness tips can help make sure that you reach your goals.  It is important to have the mindset that regular exercise is an important part of living a healthy life.    Make Your Workout Worth It   If you want to get the most out of your workout, you need to remember that around 80% of the results that you get from your workout actually come from just 20% of your workout.    That means that in an hour’s session, only 12 minutes of the workout will contribute to the bulk of your results. You… Read More

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7 Calorie Burning Tips to Jump Start Weight Loss in 2016

Do you routinely put on 5-10 pounds during the holiday?  Do you find it even harder to get the extra weight off after the holiday cheer is over?  Jump start your weight loss in 2016 with these 7 calorie burning tips.  Simply find out what steps you can start taking now.  These are simple steps you can apply not only after the holidays, but year round.  These are all small habits that can contribute to a big difference and increase your metabolism over time.  They can help make your make weight loss quicker and easier by increasing your metabolic rate and burning more calories. These are just a few habits… Read More

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Steps to Help You Walk Your Way To Better Mental and Physical Fitness

How mentally and physically fit are you? Do you workout to the point of exhaustion yet feel like you are getting nowhere? Do you have a love-hate relationship with exercise? Do you need an attitude adjustment? Are you mentally weak or tough? Exercise does not need to take a lot of time or special equipment. If you have not exercised in some time, don’t worry. Walking is the safest and easiest form of exercise and has many health benefits. But first you have to have the right mindset to step your way to better health. How Mentally Tough Are You? You have probably achieved some of the fitness goals you… Read More

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Are Black Friday Deals and the Holidays Stressing You Out?

Image by freedigitalphotos.net Are Black Friday Deals and the Holidays Stressing You Out? Here are 8 Stress Relievers to Help You Survive the Holiday Season Stress is something we all face, many of us face different types of stress on a daily basis and it is well known that stress can have adverse effects on our health. The holidays are a time to make memories with family and friends.  The holidays are a time to reflect on those things to be grateful for.  However the holidays can also be a time of great stress. Are the holidays stressing you out?  Do you feel like you have to be part of… Read More

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Discover the Eight Roots to Disease and the Steps you Can Take to Avoid Them

Every day in my practice, as a nurse practitioner, I see so many people that are suffering from fatigue, depression, joint pain, weight gain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disease, and various other maladies. Often times they have been to see multiple doctors with no answers. Sadly, I often hear patients say they feel like they are not being listened to or they get the following responses: you are depressed, exercise more and eat less.  They don’t feel their concerns are being heard and no one is looking for the root cause. Often times you are given less than 5 minutes to voice your concerns. Is this how you feel… Read More

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