Sport and Performance Psychology

2012-10-25 / Sports / Comments Off

How can I use my mind to get more from my life? Sports and performance psychology holds the answer. It is often as easy, and as hard, as relaxing the body and calming the mind. Then our actions in life become a choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Balance Exercises

2012-10-17 / Fitness / Comments Off

Vestibular (balance) problems are much more common among people of all ages than one could think. They cause a lot of discomfort including headaches and lack of ability to concentrate. Luckily, the situation can be improved by exercises. Read the rest of this entry »

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Eating habbits

2012-10-17 / Health / Comments Off

I have some really bad eatting habbits, since i have become a thirty something- it seems that overnight i have put on some 20 or so pounds! i have never had a healthy relationship with food, bulimia, being in my past. i still see food in a love hate relationship, to much of it or not enough. the scale is like a roller coaster… up and down? it has really effected my health. Read the rest of this entry »

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New foods in the grocery store

2012-10-17 / Diet / Comments Off

Here are some new foods in the supermarket this fall. Let us know how you like them!
-Starbucks Vanilla After Coffee Mints Altoids have been popular so it appears like Starbucks is aiming for this market with these mints. Read the rest of this entry »

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Making Choices Can Be Stressful

2012-10-10 / Conditions and Diseases / Comments Off

Sometimes making simple everyday decisions can bring about a small amount of stress that may accumulate over time. This author looks at this sort of stress in a humorous yet though-provoking way while also suggesting a solution. Read the rest of this entry »

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Exercise and Diet Can Reduce Blood Pressure

2012-10-02 / Fitness / Comments Off

Results from a new study should be of no surprise for those who are familiar with the benefits of exercise: It found that exercise, combined with a low-calorie diet, is very effective for reducing blood pressure in overweight people. The study was reported at the American Heart Association’s 55th Annual Fall Conference of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research. Read the rest of this entry »

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How Yeast Attacks Your Immune System

2012-10-02 / Conditions and Diseases / Comments Off

Many scientists and doctors have been telling us for years, to control the amount of intake of certain types of foods. Those of us who don’t heed the warnings have probably, over the years, shown traces of wear and tear on our bodies. Here are the many advantages and disadvantages of not following the Dr.’s orders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Breaking In Hiking Boots

2012-09-21 / Fitness / Comments Off

Well, let’s see. We have our new Jack Wolfskin pack, a new Moonstone sleeping bag, a brand-new just-outta-the-box GPS unit, more Gore-Tex clothes than most people know what to do with, our trekking poles, and a new pair of hi-top, lace-to-just-below-the-midpoint-of your-shin, leather, Gore-Texed, Thinsulated hiking boots. WE ARE READY… Read the rest of this entry »

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Trisha’s Journal: Week Six. Part 4

2012-09-14 / Fitness / Comments Off

It looks like you had a great week of exercise! Great variety and frequency. If you can have a week like this all the time, you will see the results that much quicker. Read the rest of this entry »

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Trisha’s Journal: Week Six. Part 3

2012-09-14 / Fitness / Comments Off

Women are more likely to store fat because of their hormonal makeup. If you restrict calories too much, you will only teach those fat cells to store fat more efficiently. The trick is the reduce your calories somewhat, but never go on a starvation diet. Read the rest of this entry »

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