Don’t make this big mistake with your health

Magnesium Deficiency and it’s consequences to you.  Your body is made up of trillions of cells.  Each one of these cells is responsible for charging complex systems that maintain homeostasis and keep you alive.  Your cells depend on the fuel they need to function so that you can enjoy optimal health and longevity. Unfortunately, our food sources have become contaminated by industrialized farming methods and over-processing, leaving our cells with inadequate fuel to function properly. Topsoil depletion of one essential mineral in particular has instigated a sweeping deficiency—and consequent health crisis—across the globe.  With soil depletion growing worse every year, and global health declining, it’s imperative to supplement with bioavailable vitamins and minerals to make up for nutrient-deficient foods. It’s not only soil depletion that exacerbates magnesium deficiency.  The Standard American Diet—notoriously high in sugar, salt, fat, and animal protein—accelerates magnesium loss.  It takes 287 molecules of magnesium to break down ...(Read More)

This makes you smarter

Sure, exercise is good for your health. We all know that. But exercise is also a scientifically proven way to make yourself smarter. According to Gretchen Reynolds, author of the soon to be released The First 20 Minutes, a book about the science of exercise, recent research shows that exercise can help your brain resist physical shrinkage and improve cognitive flexibility. “Exercise,” she writes in this New York Times article, “…does more to bolster thinking than thinking does.” Here’s why. Your brain is a tissue and so like any other tissue, abuse, lack of use, and especially age causes its performance to decline. Sometime in our late twenties the hippocampus, the portion of our brains devoted to learning and memory, loses about a percent per year in total volume. So it’s no surprise that as we get older we naturally lose some of our memory and learning capacity. But what ...(Read More)

What you can learn from Cavemen

How would you like to be naturally lean, muscular and energetic? To effortlessly maintain a low body fat, rippling muscles and picturesque health? Mark Sisson, an athlete, coach, and student on a lifelong quest for exceptional health, happiness, and peak performance (his words), penned the book, “The Primal Blueprint” to show you how to do just that. At 55, he weighs 165 pounds with 8 percent body fat, eats as much food as he pleases, and rarely gets sick. He also says he’s healthier, fitter, happier and more productive than ever. So what is Mark’s secret? In his words, “Modeling your 21st-century life after our primal hunter-gather ancestors will help you greatly reduce or eliminate almost all of the disease risk factors that you may falsely blame on genes you inherited from your parents Weight loss does not have to involve the suffering, sacrifice, and deprivation we’ve been conditioned to ...(Read More)

5 ways to drop 5 pounds

I’d like to share five simple strategies with you for shedding five pounds of fat before the holidays. But first let me clear something up. Weight loss can be put into two categories. The first is a fully concentrated effort. This is where you dedicate yourself to counting every calorie and slaving away in the gym. The pounds come off, but once you relax the regimen your weight goes right back to where it was. The second is a combination of simple lifestyle changes. This is where you change a few key factors about what you eat and how you exercise, without making it a fulltime job. This type of weight loss is gradual and permanent, since you are able to maintain it long term. The five simple strategies below all fall into the lifestyle change category. These strategies may seem ridiculously simple, but do them over an extended period ...(Read More)

Mom’s Check This Out

Fruit Juices Most of the world is fooled into thinking that downing fruit juices is a great way to be healthy and lose weight. But the fact is that this just isn’t true. Grape juice, orange juice, pineapple juices, apple juice‚ they all almost instantly spike your blood sugar levels and cause cravings for more sugar. Even worse, processed juices are stuffed with High Fructose Corn Syrup and Crystalline Fructose which cause even more powerful cravings than regular old sugar. Eat fruit instead. The fiber in whole fruit slows down the release of insulin and holds cravings at bay. Bread White bread is stripped of all its natural fiber and nutrition. It acts just like sugar in your body and gets quickly stored as fat. I see obese children eating white bread sandwiches and slurping on fruit juice all the time‚ and it breaks my heart. Children will eat healthy ...(Read More)

Sexy, Toned Arms

Wave Goodbye to Underarm Flab Because Flab Ain’t Fab Thanks to push-up bras and BOTOX parties, women have new opportunity to reverse the power of gravity and time. But what about the sagging that so often takes place on the underside of women’s arms? You could undergo plastic surgery, but wouldn’t you rather try a low-cost method that gives you a sense of accomplishment? If you’re wondering how to keep the flab at bay or to banish it once and for all, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn what exercises you should be leaning on to keep flabby underarms from hanging out with you. Push-Ups One of the beacons of old-fashioned exercise enthusiasts, push-ups provide all sorts of benefits. To tighten and tone your underarms, you’ll want to place your hands close together on the ground. Once in the push-up position (on your toes or knees, ...(Read More)

Cellulite..

Cellulite is just fat that looks offensive! The key to reducing cellulite is to drop pounds slowly. The speed that you lose weight really does matter! Improper calorie and food consumption will make cellulite worse by reducing skin’s elasticity. Knowing what foods and when to eat them plays a hugh role in your success. Gradual weight loss will preserve your skin’s suppleness and reduce fat; add targeted muscle development to firm and smooth underlying tissue. What works for a friend may not work for you. Our comprehensive exercise and eating plans will burn fat, tone muscles and melt fat safely. I know it’s not as easy as applying a cream or taking diet pills, but it’s safer and more effective.

Want the secret to great abs?

You’ve probably heard that spot reducing is a myth..but most people still train as if it’s true. Doing crunches will not magically make your waist shrink, it will not cause your muffin top to disappear, and it will not give you washboard abs. Only a drop in body fat will do that for you. So what is the secret to great abs? Instead of endless crunches, the secret is a winning combination of fat burning cardio, resistance training and proper eating!