9 Healthy Things To Do Every Morning

October 24, 2012 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

We don’t always wake up feeling super alert, but hopefully we get those neurons firing before starting our tasks for the day. Most of us complete our most important “work” between 8am and noon, but we also tend to rely on coffee or caffeine to get us through or we may just sleep-walk through the morning…

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Bad Mood Busting Foods

October 11, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

If you tend to get the afternoon grumps, or would just like to be in a generally better mood, here are some foods that will naturally improve your mood. Try to eat these “happy-inducing” foods in place of guilty pleasure foods. It won’t help to add one or two of these to a poor diet…

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22 Hydrating Foods

July 5, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Water is extremely important in our diet, and our survival for that matter. To understand the amazing benefits of water, see the post Water, H2O, Agua.  During the hot summer months, especially in humid climates, it is mandatory to increase our water intake. However, only about 80% of our water intake comes from drinking. The other 20%..

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Fatigued or moody? You might need to hydrate!

April 11, 2012 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by 1 Comment

Are you frequently tired? Do you feel sluggish and moody, or find it hard to concentrate?  Try drinking water, a lot of water. You might make more trips to the bathroom, but you can also reduce headaches, fatigue, limited concentration and moodiness. There were two studies done recently that found even mild dehydration, as little..

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Water, H2O, Agua

September 26, 2011 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

How much water should you be drinking? The Institute of Medicine advises that men consume roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day and women consume 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day. Why not make all your beverages water? Are you getting enough water during the day? Keep..

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