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Monitor Fitness and Health Like a Pro

Walking beaches is great low-impact aerobic exercise activity. How to monitor and sustain healthy body weight, appearance, physical performance and fitness levels like a pro, and without spending any money. Believe it or not, if you use a weight scale and monitor two bodily vitals; blood pressure and heart rate, these measurements provide a good indicator of oxygen utilization, fat burning capacity, metabolic efficiencies and overall health condition.  There is a direct correlation between these particular vitals, fitness levels, health and (more…)

Is Weight Loss this Simple?

    Throughout the years working as a fitness consultant it never seized to amaze me how many people had the same fitness goal.  And I’m sure many can guess that goal.  Some I worked with were challenged with overweight problems and often sought a quick weight loss solutions to fix it.  However, most if not all fast result diet products and restrictive diet plans are not natural or safe for our organic body chemistry.  A (more…)

Carbon Trading, “Your Money or Your Life”

Biking A Dual Purpose – Reduce Carbon Foot Print and Receive Fitness Benefit in the Great Outdoors     Carbon Trading (or emissions trading) is an administrative approach used to control pollution by providing economic incentives for achieving reductions in the emissions of pollutants, and is sometimes referred to as “cap and trade”.  A central authority (usually a government or international body) sets a limit or cap on the amount of a pollutant that can be (more…)

“Dare To Walk,” TV Reality Game Show

See MAE Video \”Dare to Walk,\” Stay Fit, Alleviate Pain, Save American Families One Step at a Time!\ “The original Concept “Dare to Walk another Day” came from a 30 chapter Mirror Athlete manuscript (currently seeking publication).  The 30 chapters encompass preventative exercise and pain alleviation modalities known as “Mirror Athlete Science,” fitness and pain management philosophy. “Dare to Walk” another Day is devoted to 2-3 chapters in the manuscript.  It explains the importance of this game concept in the last chapter (more…)

What to do About Bunions?

What exactly is a bunion?  A bunion is a bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe joint which becomes enlarged and points inward toward the other toes.  The medical term used for this condition is hallux valgus.  Other symptoms aside from the bony bump: Thickening skin at the base of the toe with redness, swelling and soreness.  People with weak or flat feet including the improper use of foot wear (high (more…)

10 Step Basic Weight Loss Tips

For me the following tips keep my body weight stable.  I could lose more weight through moderate calorie reduction or increased activities.  I choose not to.  Instead, I’ve set my weight where I’m comfortable and wake up every day energized and excited about my daily activities and never worry about my food choices. “Lose weight and/or manage your weight after you’ve lost the fat” 1)    Find a daily activity that increases your metabolism 15-60minutes a (more…)

Breast Health Importance

  Breast health to a woman should be of the same importance as the prostate is to a man.  The breast, like prostate health is dependent on many factors, i.e., environmental, heredity, activity and diet.  I must also emphasis, while breast cancer is predominately a woman’s disease, men also get breast cancer.  While in the Air Force, I was shocked and surprised that a good friend of mine, a 19 year old male had to (more…)

Why Should You be Concerned about Triglycerides?

Q.   What are Triglycerides, should I be concerned?   I received my blood test last week and my triglyceride count was 184.  I was told this is average for my age.  I also had another friend of mine tell me this is high.  I’m not sure I understand what this means to my health.  Can you help provide a little insight? A.    In a world where everyone is pinched for time; meal preparations within most family (more…)