Fitness Blog / Archives for April, 2012

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Stretching Will Keep You Flexible and Safe From Injury

April 30

You’ve probably heard that you should stretch before and after exercising And you may even be thinking that stretching takes too much time. But by not giving your muscles time to stretch you could be setting yourself up for injury.

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Healthy Cooking

Spaghetti Squash

April 28

You don’t just have to get your spaghetti from pasta. Try this wonderful autumn to winter vegetable that’s perfect with turkey meatballs.

1 spaghetti squash
Salt and pepper to taste (optional)
2 large garlic cloves, pressed
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Directions:
1. Boil …

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Journaling

Does She or Doesn’t She? Only Her Journal Knows For Sure

April 25

Does she work out regularly? Does she cheat on her diet? Is she really keeping all of her notes in that journal that she carries? Only her fitness journal knows for sure. If she’s been keeping it up, it should bare witness to her entire fitness plan and more. Your journal will make it easy to ..

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Healthy Cooking

Sassy Salsa Turkey Grill

April 18

Kick up the flavor of grilled turkey when you top it with this sassy little salsa that you prepare yourself and have complete control over the sugar and sodium. Do the pre-prep early in the day so the chicken can marinate while you take on the day. The rest is quick and easy and you will have dinner prepared in less than …

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Diet

Be Kind To Your Body With Kale

April 11

If you are always looking for a new healthy food to add to your menu, look no further than the beautiful, leafy kale. When eaten steamed, kale can fortify a woman’s body against many health conditions. The reason steaming is best is because that process allows the fiber in the kale to be easily absorbed in the body. While raw kale is still healthy, steamed kale offers the best benefits. Eating steamed kale will help …

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Healthy Cooking

Healthy Fried Brown Rice and Vegetables

April 7

Brown rice is much healthier to eat than white rice that’s because brown rice undergoes far less processing than the white variety. With brown rice, only the outer hull is removed, preserving many of the nutrients and fiber. Cooked with vegetables, this healthy rice dish will satisfy your appetite and can be enjoyed for lunch, snack of dinner.

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 Women’s Health

Bone Density, A Determining Factor in Osteoporosis

April 5

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects women and causes the bones to become porous and thin. It is a serious and painful disease that will make your bones weak and brittle over time. There are little to no symptoms early in the disease and by the time symptoms begin presenting themselves…

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10 Tips To Keep You From Caving To Your Craving

April 3

Do you find yourself craving sugary or fatty snacks or foods? Do you beat yourself up because you lack the willpower to abstain? Well, put the boxing gloves away and try these tips to keep you from caving in to those crazy cravings.

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