"If You Have Enthusiasm, A Positive Attitude And A Few Basic Fitness Skills, I Have A $23.51p/hr (plus super), Fun And Fulfilling Personal Training Position Just For You!" Dear Prospective Fitness Coach, First of all thanks for taking the time to visit this site. It's my hope that you have precisely what I need in a fitness trainer so I can take this page down immediately and … [Read more...] about I have a job for you!
If you’re serious about your health & fitness and want to get the most out of your workouts when on holidays anywhere in the world, then let me show you how to find the right hotel with the right equipment for you. If you’re like me, great hotel gyms are a must for me & can be few & far. I recently stayed at the Westin Bali Nusa Dua Resort & their facilities were outstanding! I … [Read more...] about How to select the right hotel gym before you travel
Every year, around 500,000 people die prematurely from cardiovascular disease thought to be caused by trans fats. Such is the risk associated with man-made trans fats that the World Health Organisation is now calling for all countries to impose a ban on it. Trans fats are a form of unsaturated fat that you can find naturally in particular meat and dairy products. While consuming these products … [Read more...] about Trans Fats to Blame for Half a Million Premature Deaths Globally Each Year
Feeling guilty about “sneaking” some “forbidden” foods… Exercising as a way to “make up for” all those calories you ate (or as punishment)... Binge eating because “I’ve already messed up so much today, what’s a little more?”... This is what happens when you look at food not as food but as either a friend or a foe. Too often, food becomes the villain in a bad B-movie. It tempts you. It controls … [Read more...] about The ugly truth about health and fitness
Here’s a hint: It makes up 60% of your bodyweight. And you need to keep replenishing it! It’s no secret that you MUST drink a fair amount of water every day. Since you also lose large amounts of water every day through urination, bowel movements, perspiration, skin evaporation, and breathing, you need to replenish what’s lost or you’ll become dehydrated. In fact, your brain triggers your … [Read more...] about How to have better skin, lose weight, and feel more energetic
Do you know the science behind calories and how to use that to help you achieve your goals? I’m sure you hear people talk all the time about “counting calories” or “watching their calories”. But what are calories, and if you’re trying to lose weight, what do you need to know about them? If you remember back to your high school science days, you may recall that a calorie is a measure of heat … [Read more...] about Dispelling myths about… calories
I have a confession to make. I’ve had a problem with sugar addiction. Actually, it’s still something I struggle with. And I know I’m not alone. In fact, I don’t know very many people who haven’t had a problem with sugar at some point. Why is that? Why do people crave sugar? If you remember good ‘ol health class, when you get a hit of dopamine - a chemical neurotransmitter - it stimulates the … [Read more...] about What do sugar, heroin, and morphine have in common?
I want to tell you a riddle today, about DHMO. It causes death if you accidentally inhale it, even in small quantities. Prolonged exposure to solid DHMO causes severe tissue damage. It’s a major component of acid rain. In a gas form, it can cause severe burns. It contributes to soil erosion... It’s sometimes called Dihydrogen Monoxide. But it’s also known as… H20! :-) There’s a whole website … [Read more...] about It’s pretty sneaky. Here’s how to protect yourself
When you stop to think about all the little tiny organisms you can’t see, and how many millions...billions...of them there are, it’s pretty mind-blowing. While many are floating around in the air, there are also hundreds of them inside your body. No, this isn’t a new version of the movie Alien - none of them are going to try to take over your body - but in a sense, this really is a symbiotic … [Read more...] about “I feel it in my gut…”
How often have you picked up the kids in the evening and let them talk you into the local drive-through, because it was easier than going home and trying to figure out what to serve for dinner? If this ever happens to you, even occasionally, you are not alone! We live in what seems to be frantic times, and there’s always something else that needs your attention. But there is a solution to the … [Read more...] about What in the world will we eat for dinner tonight??