Yoga And Exercise

Yoga is a spiritual and physical form of exercise that has traditionally taught peace and contentment can be attained through balance. Read the rest of this entry »

Cable Biceps Curl

Using a cable machine is a great way to work the biceps muscles (in front of the upper arm), especially when you’re looking for a change from free weights. Here are two exercises to try on your home or health club cable machine – one uses a straight bar and the other uses a rope, both hooked to the machine’s pulleys. Here’s how to perform the movements correctly: Read the rest of this entry »

Like a Fine Wine

You’ve heard the old adage, ‘a fine wine gets better with time, but does that also hold true for female bodybuilders?’ Marilynn Mathis-Carle and her well-developed physique are certainly making a case for that argument. Read the rest of this entry »

Supercharge Your Diet!

After three kids, years of being overweight and tons of yo-yo diets, I finally got serious and made the commitment to lose weight! I decided that I would eat a healthy diet, begin exercising and take nutritional supplements to get me started! But with so many choices of supplements, herbs, vitamins and minerals on the market today, I was confused and didn’t know where to begin. When it came down to searching for the right supplements, I found it was a matter of separating hype from truth. Then one afternoon, a channel “surf” led me to Body By Jake’s ThermoBurn Fat-Fighting System. I haven’t felt the same way since! Read the rest of this entry »

Activity Increases Chances of Survival After First Heart Attack

Your members who have already had one heart attack should know that staying active can significantly lower their risk of death or a second heart attack. According to a study released in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, people who kept physically active after a first heart attack had a 60 percent lower risk of having a fatal heart attack or a second nonfatal heart attack than those who did not stay active. Read the rest of this entry »

Fibromyalgia Fact or Fable?

If you think you have fibromyalgia, you are not alone. Fibromyalgia affects about 5 million people in the United States. Read on to learn more about this painful disease and how you can treat it. Read the rest of this entry »