Fitness Matters

Many people mistakenly believe that if you exercise on an empty stomach, you will burn more fat and more calories. Would you take a road trip in your car without putting gas in it? Of course not!  The truth is that your body needs energy in the form of carbohydrates to keep it going efficiently during and after your workout--without it, you may feel tired and drained.  Follow these three tips to stay fueled during your next workout: 1.  Timing is Everything!.
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As a kid, we all heard the same phrase over and over and......over:  Eat your vegetables! Ever since then, there may be some veggies that are hard to 'swallow' like cauliflower, peas or spinach.  But if you knew that cauliflower gives you 3 grams of fiber, peas gives you 9 grams of fiber and spinach offers 4 grams of fiber (all per cup), would you still have a hard time fitting them into your meals?  Use these strategies to add them to your.
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If you loved to play volleyball in high school, then you should keep playing as an adult.  Since we all have very busy schedules and limited energy, the precious time we spend exercising should be enjoyed.  If you were on your high school or college tennis or basketball league, you should think about taking it up again even in your more mature years.  Follow these principles:
1.  Even if you do have an existing exercise regimen, your body needs a change from the norm from.
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Snacking can ruin a diet, increase the size of your love handles and put your favorite pair of jeans out of commission.  But it can also give you energy, help keep the pounds under control, and help your eating habitsRead these tips to learn how to incorporate smart snacking into your daily eating routine: 1.  Even if you are trying to lose weight, snacking is NOT off limits.  Eating more often throughout the day can actually help you lose weight.  The.
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Yes, we've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but are you responsible enough not to skip it?  As you run out of the door in the morning with one shoe on our foot and a child over your shoulder, breakfast is all too easy to skip.  Try these quick breakfast ideas that you can pack quickly to eat at your desk if necessary: 1.  When you miss breakfast, you may have a tendency to eat more later in the day.
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