Sitting is Deadly and What you Can do About it

You wake early to exercise, or somehow squeeze an exercise routine into a busy day, and you are feeling pretty good about yourself. At the end of the day, you are happy that exercise is off of your “to do” list. But, what if I told you that it doesn’t matter how much you exercise if you sit the rest of the day? Sitting, it turns out, can be deadly – even if you spend part of the day being active.

Who would have imagined that sitting for long periods of time would cause such ill health? Researchers are now taking seriously the thought that sitting all day may be as bad for you as smoking – even if you exercise.

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How to Exercise to Lose Weight Fast

You don’t know how to exercise right.

If you have ever tried to exercise to lose weight I can almost guarantee you that you were doing it wrong. How do I know that? I know that because most people who exercise for weight loss don’t exercise hard enough or for long enough and (most importantly) don’t understand why they are exercising.

If you want to exercise to lose weight fast you need to learn how to exercise properly, let me show you how.

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Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a modern day problem that is the result of eating modern day foods. What insulin resistance means is that the cells in your body are resistant to insulin. While this may not sound like a big deal, it is. The more insulin resistant your cells become, the high your blood sugar rises (and your body hates high blood sugar). Let’s take a look at just how insulin resistance happens in your body.

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Top 10 Best Tips to Lose Weight

Losing weight is not as difficult as it is keeping the weight off (you probably know that). But keeping the weight off is not as big of a mystery as you might think. You really don’t have to resort to some crazy diet plan like eating only rice or grapefruit, you do (however) have to change what you are doing. Remember the definition of crazy is trying the same thing over and over but expecting new results. In order to lose weight you have to change what you are doing.

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Best Drug Ever: Exercise

Exercise is a powerful way to change how you feel and it can actually alter or reverse many diseases. If exercise were a drug, doctors couldn’t keep it on the shelf. Exercise is truly the best drug ever, and the incredible part about the exercise story is that this “drug” is free and it has virtually no side effects.

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Confusing Health Advice in a Confusing World

Do you find yourself scratching your head when you read the latest news? One headline suggests that coffee is good for you and the next reads that it is not good for you; another headline says alcohol is great for your health and then another tells you that it is not. What about a high protein diet, or a high carbohydrate diet, or an all-grapefruit diet? Do you choose bottled water or filtered water? What about using a microwave?

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