By Christine Fitzgerald, Regional Director of Nutrition
Should you supplement your diet with, well, supplements? Studies show that doing so can make a dramatic impact on your health. People take supplements to be healthy, to lose weight, gain weight or achieve any number of health goals. Supplements should complement your diet and help cover gaps in your nutritional intake, ensuring that your body gets everything it needs.
Strength training may seem like daunting affair that should be attempted only by those brave enough to enter the weight room; however, the fact is anyone can become stronger anywhere using different types of equipment. This workout will take you through the basic principles of strength training to yield improved strength, endurance, balance, and energy levels, and boost metabolism, maintain muscle mass, and prevent bone loss.
We all know that eating more veggies can drastically improve health and make your family feel even more vibrant. However, getting kids to eat more vegetables is one of the toughest food challenges most parents face, so we’ve outlined tried-and-trusted tips from moms that may just do the trick.
There are few things more disappointing than leaving the gym with a dry t-shirt. Lucky for you, this cycle strength workout will help you work up a sweat quickly. Hop on the bike and make the wheel hum as you work your legs and get in your cardio, then hop off for a strength and/or flexibility-building portion and a finisher move. It’s especially great for people who want a well-rounded workout, or for cyclists who wish to gain more muscle without skimping on their cardio.
Bicycling is one of the best and most fun ways to stay in shape, explore the outdoors, save money on gas and reduce pollution. The benefits of this lifelong sport are almost endless. However, to fully enjoy this activity for years, riders must take additional precautions to navigate the host of hazards that come with sharing the road with vehicles.