Fitness & Nutrition

Diet and Weight Loss is a much discussed topic amongst our family, friends and associates.  We see our favorite fitness instructors bopping across the screen and in our health centers pushing us to have better bodies.  Donna Richardson Joyner has been helping many individuals shed unwanted pounds and live healthier lives for over 20 years.

If your new years resolution was to have a healthy start, you may want to explore the Indian art of Yoga. These exercises are designed to bring together the mind, body and soul by using body movement and meditation. It is based on the yogic strategy that the mind and body are in fact “One”. […]

Ladies, we all have that little black dress that is perfect for any occasion. But just in case you’ve gained a few pounds, and need to lose them, here are 6 dieting tips to help you slip into that sexy black dress again this year! Tip#1: Eat Fruits And Veggies Fruits and vegetables are packed […]

Many of us know 112 group member Q Parker for hits like “Cupid”, “Peaches & Cream” and “Only You” with bandmates Slim, Michael and Darion.  He’s  also noted with receiving esteemed Grammy and ASCAP awards during his music career.  Screaming fans all over the world have seen him grow and excel into a well-respected figure […]

Well Elev8-ers, I spent some time now providing you with fitness information/workouts, now it’s time to get serious again and talk health and wellness. There’s no better way to start things off than with a little controversy, so here it goes. I found a four part interview with one of the world’s most highly respected […]

VIA: MSNBC.Com Breaking up your fitness routine is hard to do. But it’s crucial for avoiding the bigger heartache of overuse injury, fitness experts say. “People tend to do the same thing over and over again, without varying it, without taking adequate rest, without building slowly, and they end up with an overuse injury,” said […]

Via: Diet.Health.com If you are someone with a busy lifestyle that includes working, taking care of family and always being on the go, it can be difficult to find time to work out. When you manage to get a minute for yourself, all you may want to do is sit down and relax. Regardless, it […]

VIA: FITNESS.COM   Building good exercising habits can be a bit of a lifestyle change, but with these exercises it is plain to see that anybody can do them. You have no excuses to not create a more healthy lifestyle through exercise because you should not have to leave your house to do this. These […]

VIA: MENSFITNESS.COM   Pick Up the Pace Six expert tips for getting the most of every running experience Tip 1: GO OFF-ROAD “Running on trails never gets boring,” says Dave Watt, executive director of the American Running association. His advice: Be sure to wear a shoe that has more grip or traction, and stick with […]

VIA:  Health.Com Outside activity for children is the best thing; being that we live in a society that is at its’ all time high for childhood obesity.  Running can have more than physical benefits for children as well. Carol Goodrow, a teacher from Sturbridge, Mass. started incorporating running into her first and second grade classroom […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Michele Bender 1.  Do one set of strengh-training moves. Recently revised guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommend a single set of 8 to 12 strength reps (with enough weight that you can’t do any more) instead of 2 or 3 sets. 2.  Mix it up. Try adding bursts […]

VIA:  Health.Com By : Amanda MacMillan ChiWalking emphasis good posture, loosens joints, and relaxes the arms and legs, making walking easier on the body. ChiWalking originated from ChiRunning, a practice invented by ultramarathoner Danny Dreyer to help runners learn to land on their mid-foot (the most efficient way to run long distances) and prevent shin splints […]