How To Not Pack The Pounds On Your Next Vacation

  Article By Cole Millen Whether you are cutting calories for weight loss or just becoming more health-conscious, one of the hardest things to do is keep yourself healthy while you’re on a vacation. Healthy living starts with a healthy diet, and it can be a struggle to stay on top of the dining practices...

The Stretching Debate-Should You or Not?

Saw this article today about static stretching prior to working out or playing sports. http://peakcontrol.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/to-stretch-or-not-prior-to-exercise-a-systematic-review-of-the-effects-of-acute-static-stretching-on-maximal-muscle-performance/ There have been debate about this for some time now, and I think this article is pretty accurate. My normal warmup would include foam rolling and a little bit of static stretching followed by some dynamic stretching. I believe that...

10 Minute Workout #1

In a rush and need a quick workout? Here is one you can do without going to the gym. All you need is a pair of dumbbells that are of suitable weight for you. Download PDF Below...

Tomato and Asparagus Salad

This is a good fresh tasting salad that’s low in calories! Ingredients: 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed 8 cups romaine lettuce, torn 1/3 cup low fat Italian salad dressing 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 Tbsp parmesan cheese, shredded Instructions: Cook asparagus in boiling water 5-6 minutes or until crisp tender; plunge in ice water to...

Fried On Business Segment (7/7/11)-Importance of Staying Flexible

Show Date: 7-7-11 Growth in Downtown Miami Social Media 2.0 Adult ADHD, the Need For Quite and Staying Flexible Episode 117 Call In or E-Mail Your Questions   Segments: ·         5:02 Listener E mails – Jim lets it rip as he riffs on listener comments on the economy.   ·         5:10 The Lightning Round – Jim and Matt...

Energy Drinks

We’ve all needed a little pick me up at one point,  but turning to those popular energy drinks may not be the answer. As mentioned in my previous blog about sugar, you should try to limit your sugar intake to 15g or less per day. Well if you have one energy drink, you are consuming...

A Little Sugar Never Hurt Anyone…Till Now!

Sugar is just about everywhere. Whether it’s natural or artificial, you can find it in many products in your local grocery store. I’m not a fan of sugar, so I tend to keep the consumption level low. I started doing this about 7 years ago. And since then weight management has never been an issue....

Almond Crusted Tilapia

Ingredients: 1.5 oz whole natural almonds (about 36) 2 tbs saffron spice 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 oz whole wheat pita bread – dry 1 each egg white 1.25 lb Tilapia Instructions: 1. Grind almonds, saffron threads, whole wheat pita, salt, and pepper in grinder. Wisk egg white and brush on...

Health And Fitness Q&A For Radio Show

I’m being offered a weekly segment on a local radio show in Miami. The main topic I’ll be discussing is of course Health and Fitness. I’d like to reach out to everyone that reads my blog, and ask that you submit a question you’d like answered. The show will be recorded and it will be...

The New USDA “Food Plate”

As mentioned yesterday, here is the new “Food Plate” from the USDA. Do you think it will be more effective?...

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Quote of the Week 05-24-10

Posted 24 May 2010 in Quotes
Other people and things can stop you temporarily. You’re the only one who can do it permanently. ~Zig...

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“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect it’s successful outcome.” –William...

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Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got. Jim...

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“Nothing great has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe something inside them was superior to circumstances.” ––Bruce...

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“Everything depends upon execution; having just a vision is no solution.” – Stephen...

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Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got. Jim...

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  “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” ––Muhammad...

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“You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures.” Charles C....

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“The success or failure of your life depends not so much on how hard you try but the accumulation of your efforts, and whether you keep at it.”  –Alexander...

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Posted 15 Mar 2010 in Quotes
“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” - Gail...