Fitness Blog / Archives for August, 2010

Healthy Cooking

Graces Greek Salad

August 31

This meal makes a great side with any lunch, healthy snack or as a complement to your main meal. Add with pita bread and hummus for a complete meal even picky eaters can enjoy. This recipe serves 4 to 6.

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 Women’s Health

Oh My Aching Back

August 27

Simple strains are the most common cause of back pain, especially lower back pain. Muscle strain is often caused by overuse of a muscle or overloading a muscle. When a muscle is stressed beyond its limits, injury occurs.

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Healthy Cooking

Fresh and Fruity Spinach Salad

August 26

A great treat anytime of the day. I enjoy it for snack or lunch, you can pair it with a half sandwich of your choice if you desire meat with your meal.

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Diet

Oregano – Theres More To It Than Just The Taste

August 25

If you want to fight infection and help to prevent or prolong the onset of disease in your body, make sure you get plenty of oregano. Often thought of as just an herb to season tomato sauces or other Italian dishes, fresh oregano is a wonderful source of fiber when eaten in larger quantities. The fragrant smell attracts the olfactory glands and causes that mouth-watering sensation of a hungry appetite.

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 Women’s Fitness

When Exercise Becomes A Pain In The Back

August 23

It used to be, if you wanted fab abs, the formula was simple. Do a hundred sit ups and leg lifts. Only problem was that theory resulted in an aching back for some flat ab seekers.

Recent studies have found exercises that build the core muscles help to alleviate back pain and will even help to strengthen you back muscles. They tone the muscles without damaging the spinal disks which as ever so fragile. Plus, core exercises give you a lean, long, appearance like that of a dancer’s body.

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