Tag: exercise

5 Food and Workout Myths, Busted

by in Diets & Weight Loss, February 16, 2011

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – diet and exercise go hand in hand for a healthy lifestyle. As a fitness expert, I am constantly hearing inaccurate information about food and exercise. Here are a few of the most common myths and the facts to help get things straight.

Small Steps: Get More Exercise (Without Knowing It)

by in Healthy Tips, Small Steps, July 15, 2010

Studies show that most folks don’t move enough and it’s one definite step to getting healthier. If you’re reading this and making the “I hate exercise” face, don’t fret. Start slow — here are 5 ways to exercise without even realizing it.

Snacks to Fuel Workouts

by in Healthy Tips, May 18, 2010

No matter how you like to exercise, you need food to fuel your workouts. Your body needs nutrients both before and after to perform at its best. Since you may not always have time for a meal, have these power snacks ready to go.

Eating for Exercise: Get Inspired by the Olympians

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Healthy Tips, February 16, 2010

Most of us aren’t professional athletes, but we are trying to stay in shape. Get inspired by the international athletes and follow these quick tips to help make the most of your diet and exercise routine.

Healthy Pregnancy: Getting Some Exercise

by in Healthy Pregnancy, October 29, 2009

When you’re pregnant, it’s important to take care of your body — that means getting exercise as well as following a healthy diet. So get out those comfortable workout clothes, lace up a pair of supportive sneakers and get moving.

Reading List: Debate Over Exercise, Tomato Blight & Banning Drive-Thrus

by in Food News, August 14, 2009

In this week’s nutrition headlines: Northeastern tomato crops wiped out by blight, Smart Choice logo debut, and 4 lifestyle changes that lower your risk of disease.

Quick Tip: Fuel Your Workout

by in Healthy Tips, February 17, 2009

Whether you’re just hitting the elliptical after work or attempting a triathlon, what you eat before and after you workout is important. Food provides calories for energy and that’s what keeps you moving — but be mindful of where these calories are coming from.

Get Healthier Together

by in Healthy Tips, January 1, 2009

Trying to get healthier this year? Well, you and millions of others have the same idea. Studies show that positive support from a friend, relative or support group can help shed those pounds and keep you on the straight and skinny.