Body Weight Exercises With all of the fitness trends and swanky equipment that catch our attention, we often forget that the most useful and convenient workout tool is our own body weight. “People have the misconception that body weight equals an easy workout and that's not true,” says personal trainer Joanna Castro of Body Space Fitness in New York City. “With the proper progressions, you can get a great workout that will help you further connect with your mind and body—something you cannot achieve when you rely solely on equipment.” Castro created a DIY workout you can do at home or when you’re on the road. These six moves target your arms, butt, abs and legs without having to drag yourself to the gym or invest in fancy gear to get the job done.
Eating for Your Best Workout Today’s post is courtesy of a special guest writer, Alyse Levine, MS, RD, who is a LIVESTRONG.COM nutrition advisor and founder of NutritionBite LLC. Whether you’re hitting the gym for 30 minutes or are training for a triathlon, what you eat can greatly impact your performance. The base of any active person’s diet should consist of unprocessed, wholesome foods and incorporate a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. What to Eat for Workouts Eat your carbs.
25 Different Kinds of Sugar 998StumbleUpon It just so happens that I have a wretched sweet tooth, I love to bake, and I have to watch my blood sugar—a challenging combination on the best of days. Many people are in the same boat, and there’s a lot of confusion out there about the different kinds of sweeteners available today, how to use them, and whether they are healthy and safe to use. Here is everything you ever wanted to know about sugar, plus the lowdown on all the many different types of sweeteners on the market today. Caveat Emptor How to Grow Out Your Hair May 30, 2012 I’ve joined the club. The club of girls growing out an inverted bob. Oh, you didn’t know there was a club? Well there is. I’ve been growing mine out since February after chopping off my beloved but seriously damaged long locks.
25 Napping Facts Every College Student Should Know Written By: Angelita Williams It's almost cruel the way adults ease children into life outside of the house. They got us on board with the whole going to school thing by letting us take naps in pre-school. But then, come kindergarten, no more naps! Nothing but 12 more grades of trying to focus all day without a siesta.
Butt Workouts – YouBeauty V Shape A V-shaped butt is full on top and wide on the sides but disappears lower down as the butt muscle approaches the top of the thigh. The trick to enhancing this shape is ensuring the entire buttocks muscle gets a workout. You won’t find any better advice for doing that than from original Buns of Steel star, Tamilee Webb. Webb’s favorite exercise for rounding out a V is called the Step Up. Find a stair or aerobic step bench that’s high enough so that when you step on it, your knee is at a 45-degree angle to your hip.
» 20-plus Amazing Fitness Blogs to Inspire You :zen habits Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need some inspiration along my journey. Pretty much every day, if I can get it, in fact. I usually turn to blogs for that inspiration, for whatever I’m doing. When my wife and I need inspiration for unschooling, we look to blogs. 10 Ways To Naturally Lower Your Blood Sugar High blood sugar is called hyperglycemia versus low level blood sugar which is called hypoglycemia. Blood sugar levels are considered high when they’re above 110 mg/dl first thing in the morning (assuming you weren’t midnight snacking). You can get a simple kit to monitor your blood sugar and find out what foods might be affecting you negatively and what your fasting blood glucose level is. Besides high blood sugar making you feel wonky, it can negatively affect many organs over a longer period of time.
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Fruit Rollups « The Copycat Cook (Psst – looking for advice on how to eat gluten-free or dairy-free? Check out my one-to-one nutrition consulting services here.) Did you ever wrap a fruit rollup around your finger as a child, then gnaw away at it until you were left with a sticky, goopy mess? I sure did. Gross. Rest assured, I ate these fruit rollups like a grown up with the utmost dignity and decorum.