Understanding Hydration

Spring has now arrived and many of us physical fitness buffs will be taking our activities outside where we can enjoy nature as we go at our favorite outside recreational activities. Some will go for walks, while a good many of us will go at our activity vigorously enough to raise a sweat along with…

Focus in Attaining Goals

Upgrade Focus makes everything easier. The rough, dangerous, annoying road to a local walking track that has been under construction, has “suddenly” been transformed into a magic carpet ride, smooth as silk.  The borders of the road are clearly defined with new paint and color.  It’s not only easy to traverse, but pleasant. This clearly…

Fitness Trackers, Fitbit or No Fitbit?

I get asked fairly often do I think Fitbits and other fitness trackers are worth the money. These questions come almost exclusively from folks who are new to physical fitness. Maybe they have begun a new exercise regimen. Or, they may still be in the contemplation stage, trying to gather all the information they need…

Easy Weight Loss

  Small Steps Small steps are the pathway to big goals! Many years ago in nursing school,  I realized that I wanted to lose 80 pounds. Mind you, I didn’t need to lose that much weight but I wanted to be skinny. In contrast, I needed to lose about 50. Eighty pounds or fifty, they…

Fasted Exercise for Weight Loss

Fasted exercise being better for weight loss is a misguided belief. You will find this misguided notion on the plethora of different social media forums for losing weight. Fasted exercise is not better for weight loss than exercising after you have broken your fast! In fact, fasted exercise is counterproductive to your efforts at losing…

Making the Most Out of Exercise

Obviously, exercise is an important part of a weight loss journey, but are you going to do it? If you are the type who views exercise as a chore to get through, you have already placed yourself at a disadvantage. So, how do you change that mind set? You simply should find an exercise that…

Lumen Metabolism Tracker Review

Have you seen the Lumen Metabolism Tracker and thought it might be something that would come in handy with your weight loss journey? Do you have an extra $300 US to burn on useless gimmicks that promise to help you optimize your metabolism for fat burning? If you are like most people during this age…

Losing IQ Points, Fat Freezing Belt Review

Have you ever felt dumber just by reading something that got your attention? I’m reasonably sure I lost a few IQ points by checking out this advertisement for the Fat Freezing Belt. Look, I will admit to not being a rocket scientist, nor an astrophysicist, but I do have a pretty good knowledge of nutrition,…

Water Exercise

Benefits of Swimming Swimming is a full-body, no impact workout that almost everyone can do. It’s great for relaxation and mood enhancement and torches calories at about 225 for 30 minutes for a 155 pound person. (1) That can be more depending on the stroke that you use. Swimming is easy on the bones and…

The Power Within

You Have the Power to Change Your Life Regardless of your circumstances, if you are not content, there are changes that you can make that will increase your contentment. In this article, we will address what we consider to be a “normal” level of discontent, and one of the best strategies to increase your happiness….