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Add Avocado to Your Daily Meals

We present to you- the breakfast of champions! Avocado is a trendy food that’s becoming more and more popular in restaurants. Bring the trend to your table with this quick, skinny fried egg and avacado toast recipe by Simple Green Moms: Ingredients 2 eggs (fried, sunny side up) 2 slices of bread (toasted) 1 small …

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Jumping Rope Health Benefits

You’ve heard that jump roping is an effective cardio workout. However did you know that according to an extensive study, six weeks of daily 10 minute jump roping exercises had the same improvement to cardiovascular health as those who jog for 30 minutes a day? Try this effective circuit by Men’s Health Magazine: Choose how …

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Working Out is NOT All About Cardio

Ladies, do you incorporate weights into your workout routines? If not, consider the benefits of starting. According to the creators of p90x, women who lift weights burn about 100 more calories in the following 24 hours than women who only do cardio. For those of you who already lift weights, what are your favorite exercises?

Getting Started with HealthMetric

HealthMetric converts data already on your phone into a single, easy to understand Health Metric score. Designed to manage data from a wide range of sources, HealthMetric automatically merges the data from different sources based on a user’s preferences. HealthMetric’s focus is on analyzing a user’s health-related data to create a unified score based on …

Traveling for Your Health

Are you an avid traveler who’s focused on your health and wellbeing? You aren’t alone! According to the Global Wellness Institute, the wellness travel market grew to $563 billion in 2015 from $489 billion in 2013, with a 43% increase between 2015-2020. Also, travelers made 691 million trips with a wellness component in 2015. Have …

Medicine Balls for the Win

Looking to spice up your workout? Try using a medicine ball! It’s designed to improve your strength, power, endurance, and functional fitness by adding resistance. Before you grab the first ball you see, figure out which one correlates with the workout you are doing. Plyometrics and strength training–  The weight of the ball should be …

Benefits of Celery

Providing our readers with facts about health and fitness is one of our favorite hobbies! Do you have a favorite meal or snack that includes celery? The vegetable is an excellent source of antioxidents and vitamins such as vitamin K, vitamin C, and potassium. It also has these great benefits on the body: -Helps lower …

Grab and Go Snack Option

When you lead a busy life, it’s important to have healthy, grab-and-go snacks. Thanks to Go Eat and Repeat, we have an awesome recipe that you can let sit overnight, and it will be ready to go the next morning! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt 3 tbs maple syrup 1/2 cup granola of …

Apple Watch

Paired with HealthMetric, the Apple Watch becomes more powerful in improving your health.  Fully integrated with Apple Health, the Apple Watch tracks your activity, vitals signs, sleep, and mindfullness–allowing your data to be automatically harvested  by HealthMetric. Great for fitness gurus and those who take a more passive approach to their health, the Apple Watch is built for everyone.  With the Intelligent Activity Tracker, …

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Snacking After a Workout Makes a Big Difference

Are you absolutely starving after a workout or do you shy away from every food in sight? An article in Fitness Magazine states you should always have a small snack after your workout, even if you don’t think you have an appetite, which is completely normal. Delaying when you eat can slow down your recovery …