Category Archives: well-being

Fat Burning Puzzle Piece Changing Lifestyles

What many weight watchers and/or weight loss resolution plans have in common is an annual goal to lose body fat weight. But what people lose sight of who set these goals and New Year’s Resolution… finding a daily fat burning exercise activity [they enjoy] that motivates and compliments other healthy lifestyle changes necessary to stay the course. In my opinion, there’s one piece of the weight loss puzzle that’s more important than any other lifestyle (more…)

The Elusive Northwest Spotted Owl in Tigard

It never seizes to amaze me what thrives within Tigard OR, wooded trail systems. During a rare moment in time my wife Beth and I were walking our dogs on the genesis path that runs parallel to Fonner Street – when we heard the distinct “hooty-hoot” of an owl. At that moment our Irish setter Molly stopped in perfect pointer stance with head drawn upward. We followed in suit and what we saw next was (more…)

Restrictive Weight Loss Diets Increase Health Risk

Understanding how food calories and macro-nutrients impact body weight and increase health risk is important. Especially when long-term mobility and longevity expectations are at the top of your fit healthy lifestyle goals. Ageless MirrorAthlete has extensive information on fit healthy lifestyle change habits which include healthy dietary change habits. If you want to learn how to live life to the fullest and reduce health risk Click to Learn More. When thinking about a diet plan (more…)

Committee Forms to Expand Recreation Opportunities in Tigard

Above: Tigard Community Recreation Committee (TCRC) [L to R]: Marland Henderson, Connie Ramaekers, Marc Woodard and Neal Brown comprise the TCRC committee.  Tigard Community Recreation Committee (TCRC) is a not for profit committee of citizens with a goal of expanding city recreation opportunities for everyone. The committee is working on a plan to raise enough money to construct a community recreation facility in Tigard — run by the YMCA. Why the YMCA? The YMCA has (more…)

Weight Loss through Body Chemical Activation

Any aerobic activity will release addictive body chemicals to burn more body fat and benefit health and fitness levels. Updated 15 November 2018, Marc Woodard Any type of physical activity will stimulate the body’s natural release of feel good chemicals to help you lose weight and experience daily wellbeing. It is the activation of muscle metabolism during low impact aerobics exercise that will activate these feel good chemicals – while simultaneously melting away body fat. Once you relate to and apply the information that follows (more…)

Personality Disorders, Treatment and Homeless Connection

Maintaining a healthy relationships is challenging enough under the best circumstances. A personality disorder  exponentially multiplies the risk of relational loss. Updated:  14 October 2018, by Marc Woodard Personality disorders (PD) are long-term chronic patterns of erratic behavior that will likely require a lifetime of care.  Often this is a result of people who don’t seek behavioral therapy and drug intervention early on. Or are misdiagnosed and treated irrelevantly.  Or don’t comply with prescribed treatment program(s). (more…)

The Thyroid a Powerful Weight Regulating Gland

Updated 22 September 2018 The thyroid is a small gland in the neck no bigger than a buckeye butterfly.  But this glands hormone also influences other hormone producing glands which have much to do with our weight and other important metabolic interactions and bodily functions.  Just because these glands are small, does not mean they are insignificant. Walk More to Burn Additional Calories It is seen through patient and animal research that hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid (more…)

Disease Scientifically Linked to Genetic Engineered Food Crops

Fast food’s consumed likely contain GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) Updated:  22 September 2018 I remember long ago our family would plant hundreds of vegetable seeds in mid May on the family farm.  This annual planting would produce a multitude of organic vegetables for meals. Also one of our main crops (pumpkins) would be sold at the local market in October. What we didn’t sell or consume would then be canned as a provisional food source that (more…)