20 Reasons Why Sugar Ruins Your Health
1. Sugar can suppress the immune system.
2. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium.
3. Sugar can weaken eyesight.
4. Sugar can cause hypoglycemia.
5. Sugar can cause a rapid rise of adrenaline levels in children.
6. Sugar contributes to obesity.
7. Sugar can cause arthritis.
8. Sugar can cause heart disease and emphysema.
9. Sugar... [Read more of this review]
Personal Training is the RAGE!
Need some guidance with what to do in the gym? Are you in need of a workout partner? Not happy with how your clothes fit? Have you just finished rehab and need to take the next step? Is there a big event coming up? Do you simply need an appointment to get yourself to the gym?
Cindy Black & Alan Murphy are here to help you get on track... [Read more of this review]
Losing weight may help decrease your risk of breast cancer!
A plethora of pink products on every store aisle, amazing survival stories in the news, even professional football players donning pink jerseys… it can only mean one thing—October is Breast Cancer Awareness month!
In recognition of this annual educational campaign, Nick Messina, M.D., presents the latest research on how shedding the pounds... [Read more of this review]
Week 6 – Diva Tip
Proper Eating can Make or Break You on Race Day!
Carbo-loading can help you race without hitting the wall—as long as you do it right.
By Dimity McDowell Image by Lisa Shin From the November 2011 issue of Runner’s World.
Most runners know they should eat pasta, rice, potatoes, or other high-carb foods before a half or full marathon. After all,... [Read more of this review]
Week 5 – Diva Tip
Your Perfect Pace:
Knowing how fast (or slow) to go makes every run better.
When you run within your limits, every workout can be a pleasure. But start even a few seconds per mile too fast, and misery awaits: excess fatigue, loss of motivation, or even injury. That’s why it’s so important to know what pace is right for you. Happily, by doing... [Read more of this review]
Week 4 – Diva Tip
Put injuries behind you by working this key—but often neglected—muscle group.
By Nikki Kimball Image by Justin Steele From the March 2011 issue of Runner’s World
For the past decade, coaches, trainers, and physical therapists like me have told runners to “work your core“—the muscles of your torso that support... [Read more of this review]
Week 3 – Diva Tip
Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort. By Gina Demillo Wagner From Runner’s World
Here’s how Mindy Solkin, a New York City-based coach, teaches runners to engage their diaphragms.
Open Your Mouth
Your mouth is larger than your nostrils, so it’s more effective at taking in... [Read more of this review]
Week 2 – Diva Tip
A Dynamic Warm-Up Routine
Stretch safely—before you run.
Maybe you’ve heard that stretching before a run is a big mistake. Indeed, studies show that static stretching—holding a muscle in an elongated, fixed position for 30 seconds or more—could hurt performance if done before a workout (save it for after your run). But dynamic stretching,... [Read more of this review]
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