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Weight Loss Tip: 3 Drinks to Avoid

Avoid These 3 Seemingly Healthy Drinks

The calories “hidden” in many drinks can destroy your attempts to lose weight. Sadly, many drinks that may sound or look healthy are actually full of empty calories.  [continue reading] 

Take the stairs and burn calories instead of electricity!

Climbing Stairs: Burn Calories, Not Electricity

Climbing stairs is great for burning calories and improving your cardiovascular health. Plus it’s free — you don’t need a gym membership or any expensive equipment.  [continue reading] 

A kiteboarding kite flies high.

Kiteboarding: Fun, Addictive, and a Great Workout

Kiteboarding combines wakeboarding or surfing with sailing and paragliding. It’s a fun and addictive combination that will give you a great workout.  [continue reading] 

Caffeine and Calories in Green Tea

Caffeine and Calories in a Cup of Green Tea

Drinking green tea is great for your health and your weight loss goals. It has zero calories and half the caffeine of black tea. But watch out for iced tea — that’s almost as unhealthy as soda!  [continue reading] 

How many calories in a slice of pizza?

How Many Calories Are In A Slice of Pizza?

An average slice of delivery chain cheese pizza has about 249 calories. But the calories vary greatly by brand, toppings, and crust style. Use the charts below to see the calories from the most popular pizza delivery chains and frozen pizza brands.  [continue reading] 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding: A Solid Workout

Stand up paddle boarding is a surprisingly easy and very fun water sport that gives you a unique connection to nature. Don’t be intimidated — anyone can do it. And you’ll get good a core workout while you burn some calories!  [continue reading] 

How Many Calories Do You Burn Walking?

Calories Burned Walking for Women (and Men Too!)

Walking is probably the very best exercise — the human body was made for it. But did you know that women burn more calories walking than men? Your weight and speed also make a difference. See the charts for women and for men to get YOUR calorie burn.  [continue reading] 

How many calories do you burn running?

Calories Burned Running for Women (and Men Too!)

Running is a great way to get in shape and burn some calories. All you need are running shoes and some outdoor space or a treadmill. But did you know women burn more calories than men? Use the charts to find YOUR calorie burn.  [continue reading] 

An apple a day really works!

Be Healthy: Apple Nutrition & Health Benefits

Apples are full of vitamins and antioxidants. Research has shown that they are good for your cardiovascular system and can even help lower bad cholesterol, boost exercise endurance, and help you lose weight.  [continue reading] 

Red wine and resveratrol supplement myths

Resveratrol Health Benefits: The Red Wine Myth

Resveratrol has been called the “Fountain of Youth” that fights cancer, slows aging, boosts mental health and helps with weight loss. It’s all true, but only in mice and rats.  [continue reading] 

Health Benefits of Red Wine and Alcohol

Health Benefits of Red Wine and Alcohol

Red wine, white wine, beer and liquor share most of the same health benefits. Studies show that moderate drinking will lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes while boosting your brain power in later life.  [continue reading] 

Pouring a glass of red wine? How many calories is that?

Calories in a Glass or Bottle of Wine

How many calories in a glass or bottle of wine? That depends on the type. See the chart for calories in various red and white table wines, dessert wines, and cooking wine. And read on to see what you should know about wine health benefits…  [continue reading] 

Apples make the perfect snack.

How Many Calories in an Apple?

Apples are a super healthy snack. They’re full of vitamins and antioxidants and they pack lots of health benefits. But what if you’re watching your weight? Don’t worry. Calories vary by size, but a medium apple has only about  [continue reading] 

Bananas are great in protein shakes

Calories in a Banana: What You Need to Know

How many calories in a banana? It depends on size (see the chart). But if you are counting calories to lose weight, there is much more you need to know…  [continue reading] 

Is raspberry ketone miracle fat burner?

Raspberry Ketone: Burn Fat and Lose Weight

Dr. Oz has called raspberry ketone supplements “the #1 miracle in a bottle to burn your fat.” That seems like a fantastic claim, especially coming from Dr. Oz. So, what the heck are they and — more importantly — how can you use them to lose weight?  [continue reading] 

The Best Exercise to Lose Weight

The Best Exercise to Lose Weight

All exercises are not created equal. When it comes to exercises to help you lose weight, some really stand out. But the very best exercise to lose weight is…  [continue reading] 

Top 2012 Fitness Apps

Best Fitness Apps of 2012

Sweat it out to the most popular and promising technology of the year. We’re only 2 months into the New Year and already gym numbers are dwindling, yoga classes have ample mat space, and spin classes are feeling the absence of too many cyclists. No more excuses—you can’t be too busy, too tired, or just…  [continue reading] 

Anita: Maximum Control Extreme Control No Wire Sports Bra

3 Easy Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Sports Bra

A bra, especially a sports bra that sees frequent use, should never reach its first birthday. This milestone can cause a lot of problems as you work out. Although most women don’t think much about their sports bra, wearing one that’s worn out can lead to breast pain, keeping you away from the gym. To…  [continue reading] 


Contacts for the Elderly

It has been documented that 1 out of every 5 American senior or elderly citizen suffers from visual impairments and that this population of the 60 and above age group are more likely to suffer from severe vision handicaps than the younger adult population. Aging is one of life’s inevitable natural phases which are more…  [continue reading] 


Tips to Staying Fit on Vacation

Vacations are always the best time to unwind, pig out and have a completely grand time. It is that once in a year experience that we all look forward to, whether you are basking in the hot and sandy beaches of Cyprus or enjoying the feel of the icy cold snow in Aspen. And it…  [continue reading]