We underestimate the importance of everyday activities like bending over to pick up your shoes, or reaching for a glass in your cabinet. Maintaining your flexibility is a great way to to take a proactive step that can lead to a higher quality independence throughout [...]
Strengthen and lift while focusing on increased stability by incorporating these exercises twice a week. Dumbbell Squats ** use bench to start for proper form** 3 sets of 10 Stand with arms at sides grasping dumbbells, and feet slightly wider that shoulder-width apart. Squat [...]
This exceprt from Sonja Vojcic calls on Meena Malhotra, MD, to provide expert opinion on the article that discusses the failure of weight loss programs such as "Biggest Loser". Dr. Meena Malhotra, a board certified obesity medicine physician specializing in weight loss at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital [...]
In our last installment we presented weight lifting, with a focus on arms, for beginners. Today, and for our next few segments, we’ll target different muscle groups to allow for training of specific parts of the body. To continue getting in shape for warmer weather, we’ll focus [...]
Simple. Delicious. And of-so healthy. Get a megadose of nutrients in this easy-peasy side dish or healthy lunch. This salad brings out the best in kale, a phytonutrient-rich food that provides more beauty-boosting vitamin C than other leafy greens.
In our last installment we presented a full body weight lifting session for beginners. Today, and for our next few segments, we’ll target different muscle groups to allow for training of specific parts of the body. To get in shape for tank top season, [...]