Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Better to Be Fat and Fit Than Skinny and Unfit

Is a person’s weight really a reliable indicator of overall health?

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Get ‘Em When They’re Young: Healthy Habits for Kids

Anyone with kids knows that getting the kids to develop healthy habits is tough. Tempting junk food and sedentary activities like TV and video games are always looming. So what can parents do to teach the kids healthy habits? Here are a few tricks I’ve used with my kids to ensure that they grow up healthy without making it seem like punishment.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Update your lunch wardrobe

It’s that time of year again. Time for back-to-school shopping and planning! Every circular, every store, every sale includes something about the basics for back to school. Summer may still be in full swing, but consumers have already moved on.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

The Weather is Warm But Yoga is HOT

Hot Yoga, at least at my center, is one and a half hours of a power vinyasa class in temperatures reaching 95 degrees. Intimidating at first, but addictive and amazing.

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Do As I Say, Do As I Do?

Fun and Easy Ways to Turn Your Family Fit

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Sunday, August 10, 2008

10 Great (and Free!) Ways to De-Stress

My Prevention Maven Kirsten D. tackles ten ways to relieve stress without relieving your wallet.

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Friday, August 08, 2008

5 Ways to Increase Your Chance of Having a Healthy Week

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation. Try these 5 things to help increase the chance of staying on track for a healthy week.

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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Laughter as Exercise

Burn calories by laughing. Really. One woman's story about how in trying to exercise, she ended up in laughter, and quite possibly in better shape.

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

Great, well-researched tips for a healthier you!

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To Ban or Not To Ban - For Your Own Good

The best of the week of 7/27 - 8/2. California and LA lead the nation AGAIN in improving the health of its residents...by gentle (read legal) persuasion.

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Monday, August 04, 2008

Study: Most kids' fast-food meals have too many calories

Parents looking for healthy meal choices for their children are likely to find slim pickings on the menus of the nation's top restaurant chains, according to a report released Monday by a nonprofit public health group.

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From Skinny to Baby Fat Blues and Back Again

One woman tackles the troublesome weight gain that turned her from model-thin to twice her size when her child was born. Years later, she decides to shed what's left; join her for tips & her story as she embarks on a weight loss routine of diet & exercise to get pre-baby fit.

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