Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pumpkins: Great for Jack-O’-Lanterns and Great for Your Health

Pumpkins pop up all over the place in the fall – adorning front porches and steps, decorating living spaces, and lining grocery store shelves. Pumpkin pies, pumpkin soups, and pumpkin seeds suddenly enter our diets, but these foods almost entirely disappear from most homes come winter.

Aside from the fact that they taste good, is there a health case to be made for incorporating pumpkins into your diet year-round? Yes! As a matter of fact, pumpkins are full of important nutrients and have a variety of health benefits. If you like the taste, then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have pumpkin more often.

First of all, pumpkins are great for digestive health. They are full of dietary fiber and of

Top 5 Ways To Lose Weight While Running

Many people find going for a run for the first time quite intimidating. Including regular running sessions in your workout routine will lead to faster weight loss, while persistence will help you keep the weight off for good. Here are some practical suggestions to make running as enjoyable and effortless as possible.

  1. Warm Up

Use a simple rule of thumb to get the most out of your warm-up: the more intense your runs, the longer and more complex your warm-up should be. Do effective body-shaping exercises, such as push-ups or lunges, and pay special attention to those joints and muscles you feel are not ready for the main part

Stay Motivated To Exercise With These Three Tips

Almost everyone who has ever tried to get in (or stay in) shape knows that sticking to a daily exercise routine can be very hard. Many people lose the desire to exercise almost right away. It takes more than just inspirational quotes to get out the door and start exercising, though phrases like “you can do it” certainly do tell the truth. You can do it, and if you follow these three tips, you’ll find that staying motivated to exercise isn’t as hard as you once thought.

Something is Better Than Nothing

It is easy to feel apathetic about exercising when you feel that you are not doing enough to make a difference. Stop these silly thoughts! It is important to keep in mind that doing any sort of exercise(even in the smallest amounts)

4 Mistakes Beginner Bodybuilders Make

The world of bodybuilding is ripe with information. In fact, the internet is flooded with tips and tricks from self-appointed gurus. While a good percentage of this information is incredibly useful, some of it may prove to be counter productive or even dangerous. It’s understandable that one may wish to dive head first into the weight room, but a good healthy start is essential to long-term progress.

To avoid failure before you even begin, make sure to avoid these four all too common beginner bodybuilding mistakes.