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Month: December 2012

Muscle Growth: five basic workout principles.

     Just about every man on the beach would love to walk down the boardwalk and make people turn around to see him coming. This can only be achieved through the principles of bodybuilding used to build a ripped and muscular physique. Unfortunately, many who are searching for this result never quite reach it because they fail to learn some basic principles in the beginning. Body building is as much of a science as it is physical exercise and these principles must be adhered to if you want real results.      Below are five simple principles that anyone can...

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Health information: Seasonal Flu

Article taken from Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. Approximately 5-20% of U.S. residents get the flu each year. Flu season typically peaks in January or February. Getting the flu vaccine is your best protection against the flu. Flu-related complications include pneumonia and dehydration. Illness from seasonal flu usually lasts one to two weeks. What is the seasonal flu? Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It spreads between people and can cause mild to severe illness. In some cases, the flu can lead to death. [youtube][/youtube] When is...

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Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let’s begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a healthy eating plan: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars Stays within your daily calorie needs Eat Healthfully and Enjoy It! A healthy eating plan that helps you...

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Book selection: The “Women’s Health” Big Book of Exercises.

The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this makeover manual is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and longtime fitness buffs alike. From start to finish, this 480-page makeover manual bulges with hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings in exercise science, and cutting-edge workouts from the world’s top trainers. Inside The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises you’ll find 619 exercises all expertly demonstrated with color photographs, with dozens of movements for every muscle in your...

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