Fitness Blog / Archives for February, 2011

Diet

Why Nutrition Is Important To A Woman’s Diet

February 28

Good nutrition is fundamental for women’s health. The saying “you are what you eat,” rings true, as the signs of a diet rich in nutrients shows up in your skin, weight, and behavior. Sadly, a diet that is nutrient poor can wreak havoc on the same.

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 Women’s Fitness

The Secret Formula To Help You Lose Weight And Keep It Off –This Really Works!

February 25

Have you been looking for a way to lose weight and keep it off permanently? Are you willing to do a little work in order to drop some serious pounds? Then, honey, you are reading the right article! I’m going to tell you about the easiest, no fail way to lose weight and keep it off.

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 Motivation

Exercise Tips To Keep You Motivated

February 23

When you are starting an exercise program you’ve got to get your head and your heart into it. That’s because if you aren’t convinced in your mind and committed in your heart, you’ll probably throw in the towel before you even start to sweat.

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Journaling

Nine Tips to Fitness Journal Success

February 21

Staying motivated to stick to your fitness plan can be challenging. With every success it seems there is also a challenge. All too often we focus on the challenges and overlook our successes. This can quickly lead to disappointment and ultimately giving up on our fitness plan. One simple way to stick to your goals is using a fitness journal.

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 Inspiration

From Timid As A Titmouse To Tough As A Tiger

February 18

Before I began exercising, I was as timid as a titmouse. It seemed I was intimidated by just about everything and everyone. Oh, I didn’t come off that way. I had my pride, but that didn’t protect me from the pain of rejection or recrimination that seemed to abound in my youth.

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Exercise

Upper Body Workout Illustrated

February 16

Lying supine on a mat, bend your knees and place your feet hips width apart. Holding weights in your hands, extend your arms straight up above your chest, with your wrists facing away from your body so you can see the backs of your hands.

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Affirmations

Daily Affirmations To Help You Lose Weight

February 14

When you are ready to lose weight and get in shape, make it happen with positive affirmations. Declarations that you say aloud that will set your mind in action. These daily testaments to your own abilities will give you the conviction you need to keep you focused on your goal.

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AminoRip® 15g Pure Collagen Protein Review

February 12

I really enjoy eating healthy foods and believe in getting my daily vitamins and nutrients from the food that I eat. However, because I exercise daily, I need enough protein to help rebuild and repair my muscles after a strenuous workout.

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When It Comes To Weight Loss, Use Your Willpower Wisely

February 11

Have you ever heard a pastry call your name? You know like when you are minding your own business, and then there it is, all sweet and pretty and you can hear it calling to you. You try to turn away and walk the other direction, but it gets louder, calling for you like a lost friend. This is when it takes willpower to resist that tempting treat.

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Healthy Cooking

Terris Favorite Turkey Pita Sandwich

February 8

My friend Terri loves this turkey pita sandwich. It’s an alternative from a roast beef sandwich that I make, but her favorite is when I make it with turkey. The tomatoes really add a great taste that brings out the flavor of the turkey and horseradish mustard makes it zingy. This recipe serves 4.

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 Women’s Health

Diet, Exercise and Menstruation – How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Monthly Period

February 7

Diet and exercise have a lot to do with menstruation. Not only during your cycle but in the days before you start your period, what you eat and how active you are can mean the difference between a difficult period or an easy one.

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Diet

Better Health With Beta Carotene

February 4

You may have heard the term Beta Carotene in association with healthy foods and benefits. But just what is it and why is it important to include rich sources of Beta Carotene in your everyday diet?

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 Women’s Fitness

Circuit Training Will Super Size Your Weight Loss and Fitness Program

February 2

If you aren’t familiar with circuit training, you’ll want to read this article to see how you can get maximum results from your current workout program. You can super size your fitness program just by adding circuit training to your routine.

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Healthy Cooking

Sunny Shrimp Salad

February 2

This shrimp salad is a summertime favorite of mine. Georgia peaches come in season at the end of June, or early July and they are so juicy and sweet. The apricot and mango tossed with the shrimp give this salad a sunny feel from the tip of your tongue to the bottom of your tummy. It’s yummy!

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Healthy Cooking

Pretty Peachy / Pear Crisp

February 1

Great as a snack or a dessert served after a fine meal. It reminds me of the springtime, but of course can be served any time of the year. It tastes so good, you’ll feel guilty, even though it’s actually a healthy treat.

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