Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Get off The Couch, and Kick The Ball
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Lately, our lifestyles have turned us into couch potatoes.  How about kicking the couch and replacing it with some soccer time with friends, coworkers or new people?  This activity can be done 3 times a week with good results. Football, called soccer in USA,... Read more
Avoid Exercise Excess

Avoid Exercise Excess

Fitness August 13, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Have you been feeling like your enthusiasm’s gotten the best of you, and you have been exercising without any rest or without eating right? If so, the only thing you are doing is inviting trouble to your body through overtraining. Overtraining is something that... Read more
Lack of Exercise

Lack of Exercise

Fitness August 12, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and is essential for cardiovascular fitness.   It is proven that regular exercise helps you keep fit, lose weight and lower your blood pressure. Most experts recommend exercising regularly for the maximum cardiovascular benefit. You... Read more
Scavenger Fitness Hunt
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Going for a fitness scavenger hunt is an entertaining way to get outside and mix up your workout routine. This is a technique that many have probably tried out and for those that already have, I know that it has had a great impact... Read more
Hiking Yoga

Hiking Yoga

Fitness August 7, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Yes, yes, hiking yoga! Sounds interesting doesn´t it? Well this new workout routine is a combination of the cardio from hiking with yoga exercises. If helps you work on strength, flexibility and posture. You can start with a beautiful hike and do some yoga... Read more
Functional Fitness

Functional Fitness

Fitness August 7, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Most of us choose to go to the gym, enroll in some type of fitness class, and exercise at home or outdoors with the goal of getting in shape and in some cases to feel healthy. I also support those goals. To these lets... Read more
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Any physical activity helps you burn calories, although the exercises that help you burn the most calories are aerobics. Jogging, walking, swimming, cycling, skiing and aerobic dancing are some of the popular type of aerobic exercises. Aerobics use most of our muscles which need... Read more
Extreme Health Risk of Extreme Obesity

Like it or not, people that are morbidly obese are inherently unhealthy. That is a medical fact. In fact there was a recent study that found the strongest associations between obesity and death from all causes was found among study subjects who had never smoked and …

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Three Surefire Ways to Stay Fit Focused

As Valentine’s Day approaches, most people begin losing the momentum they started with on January 1st. The tempting boxes of sweets and the allure of relaxing on the couch with your sweetheart takes hold, and before you know it, you’ve lost the drive to keep hitting the gym and eating clean…

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Don’t Just Stop Bad Habits, Start Good Ones

The New Year isn’t just a time for breaking “bad” habits it’s also a time when people think about their future and starting new healthier habits. However, just like those that begin the New Year determined to stop that “bad” habit many are unsuccessful…

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