Month: March 2014

A Magnesium Primer

  I’m sure you’ve heard of the mineral magnesium, but do you know why it’s good for you?  Imagine your muscles in a permanent state of contraction. Without magnesium to support the absorption of calcium, muscles cannot relax properly.   Magnesium is vital to the human body, helping with energy production and heart and bone […]

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9 Simple Tricks for Making Better Food Choices and a Healthier Lifestyle

When you want to lose weight and get fitter, do you think of a short-term diet?  Instead think of small, obtainable goals because this isn’t about a short-term diet. This is a long-term healthy lifestyle.  Here are nine tricks help you adopt a healthy lifestyle. 1. Be detail-oriented: When setting goals, be specific.  “If you […]

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Staying Warm While Exercising in the Cold

Now that March is here, it’s still never too late for some residual snow or ice (especially considering this last Winter!).  So, check out these tips from Baptist Health on staying warm while working out in the cold. Here are some suggestions on how to stay on the move in cold temperatures, courtesy of Baptist […]

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5 Exercises to Include in Every Workout

  How well do you plan your workout when you go to the gym? According to the late Stephen Covey, one of the seven habits of highly successful people is to plan your work and work your plan. Almost nowhere is this more important than in the gym. If you go to the gym without […]

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