Date archive: April 2014

Protein for vegetarians

Protein for vegetarians

Being vegetarian does not mean your diet will be lacking in protein. Most plant foods contain protein and in fact it would be very difficult to design a vegetarian diet that is short on protein. Excess dietary protein may lead to health problems. It is now thought that one of the benefits of a vegetarian…

Weight training tips

Weight training tips

Like all things, I think the best way to get started is just to dive in. Delaying your trip to the gym because you can’t find the right workout clothes or shoes is nonsense. But here are some things you might want to invest in before you start: Gym Clothes – Keep it light weight and…

Training for a marathon

Training for a marathon

Preparing to run in a marathon does require some extent of training, but with the right information and preparation, and person can accomplish both and tone up fast, while learning how to train for a marathon in a small length of time. Marathon training can take anywhere from six weeks to six months depending on the…

Sleep and Exercise

Sleep and Exercise

Did you know that getting enough sleep may actually improve your exercise performance? If you regularly cut sleep short, you may want to reconsider this practice. Why is sleep so important for exercise, and what can you do to sleep longer and more deeply? Mike Bracko, EdD, FACSM, director of Dr. Bracko’s Fitness and of…

Multivitamins, do I need them?

Multivitamins, do I need them?

Our bodies need many different vitamins and minerals to function properly. Vitamins and minerals also offer us protection against a host of ailments, including heart disease and some cancers, such as colon and cervical cancer. The good news is that we can get most of the vitamins and minerals our bodies need daily by choosing the right foods…

Top 50 Health & Beauty Tips for Women

Top 50 Health & Beauty Tips for Women

Many women are prepared to go to extreme lengths to fight the ageing process.  However our advice is simply to follow a healthy lifestyle instead of being pressured to try the latest health fads, gimmicks or any permanent surgery.

Menu