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Just Move!
Sunday, December 01, 2013      5 comments

We have all read that exercise releases good hormones called endorphins that appear to e even more potent than antidepressants. Researchers have found that people with major depressive disorders not only benefited more from exercise than t... Read more
Don't Worry, It's Normal!
Friday, November 29, 2013      5 comments

I can remember hearing my Mother in Law bemoaning the fact that every time she combed her hair she was losing too much and worrying that she would be bald. Well, don't worry because I just read that it is normal for the average person to lo... Read more
4 For 1 Deal
Monday, November 25, 2013      5 comments

Think of this! I sure did when I read it because I have a bum knee and now I am committed for one more reason to drop more pounds. For every pound of weight of you lose, the stress on your knees drops fourfold. For example, losing 5 poun... Read more
The "Lil" Treat
Friday, November 22, 2013      5 comments

On the Fit Food Challenge today my article asked that I give myself a treat and went on to say treats every now and then are OK in moderation. I was really busy today getting ready for my family to have Thanksgiving at our home this Sunday.... Read more
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      6 comments

There are two types of exercise that benefit bones most. The first is weight-bearing activity, like walking and playing tennis, which utilizes the skeleton for support and impact-resistance. ... Read more
Soup Or Olive Oil?
Thursday, November 14, 2013      6 comments

This may seem like an odd question, but according to HEALTH-The Reader's Digest Version one of these choices may be your answer if dessert after a meal is your downfall. Their advice, as I have also read here on Spark is - always order a cup of... Read more
It's Scary!
Monday, November 11, 2013      4 comments

I have always been one to get along on 5 to 7 hours of sleep per night. Seldom ever did I get 8 hours of sleep. Since joining Spark People I have begun to realize this is not good and now I've read the following paragraph................... ... Read more
According To Joe..............
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      7 comments

The Joe I'm referring to is Joe Kita and an article in "Health" a Reader's Digest book. According to an article titled "Keep Water in the tank" being underhydr... Read more
Chocolate Milk FYI
Monday, November 04, 2013      7 comments

Did you know your favorite childhood drink could still be your favorite adult drink? Personal trainers actually recommend low-fat chocolate milk as a recovery drink because of the protein and other nutrients it supplies. It is also rich in ca... Read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      8 comments

Well, not exactly. It's just that a friend from Tennessee is coming tomorrow to spend a few days. We only see each other 4 times per year and when we get together there is lots of catching up to do, so, I may not be doing much more than tr... Read more
10 Fitness Tips For Motivation
Monday, October 28, 2013      11 comments

1. Watch an Inspirational movie (Rocky? any success gained movie). 2. Read Inspirational quotes (write down your favorites, plenty of those here). 3. Ignore setbacks (keep going, never give up). 4. Focus on Success. (develop... Read more
Friday, October 25, 2013      9 comments

I recently read an article from Ask Well Health regarding this and according to the article both are excellent forms of exercise. Both are rythmic and involve large muscle mass. The differences: Running burns more calories per minute, alt... Read more
Almost Made it
Monday, October 21, 2013      5 comments

While reading an article in Prevention Health 6 things were listed as being the most desired items to start a home gym. I had all of them except one. 1. Resistance bands ... Read more
Friday, October 18, 2013      4 comments

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. Be cheerful. Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important. ... Read more
Halloween Cake
Monday, October 14, 2013      8 comments

Made this cake this morning to take to my neighbor's house tonight. We play cards or dominoes there each Monday night and it was my night to supply refreshments. The cak... Read more

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