Can gluten-free foods aid weight loss?

     

    By Dr. Georgene Collins

    Labels can be misleading. Fat-free, nonfat and whole grain are examples of misleading labels commonly used in the food industry. However, in some cases, mislabeling can be life-threatening. Lately, a big concern has been the label "gluten-free," and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps

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    Workout with a friend!

    Workout with a friend, reach your fitness goals faster!

    Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013, 14:59 IST | Agency: health.india.com Pavitra Sampath

    Want to fit into that sexy black dress? Or sport six pack abs like Hrithik Roshan? Here is your quick fix solution – work out with a buddy.

    If research is

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    The Power of the Pyramid System

    By Joyce Vedral, Ph.D.
    at http://www.joycevedral.com/

    Time and again, people ask me, “Joyce, what is the secret of your system. Why is it that after trying so many other weight-training programs, after using your workouts for four weeks I see amazing changes in my body?” Well, it’s the best kept andthe worst kept secret. It’s called “The pyramid system!”

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    Healthy Eating For Healthy Joints

    “All Human illnesses and diseases can be traced to either nutrient deficiencies or excesses in the human body.” 
    Dr. Victor G. Rocine 1930

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    How to Avoid the 3 Worst Personal Training Mistakes

    “How To Avoid The 3 Worst Mistakes Any Personal Trainer Can Make (Not Knowing These May Be Costing You Thousands Of Dollars Per Year)!”

    By Pat Necerato

    Mistake 1: Trainers Not Properly Dealing With Procrastination

    The biggest mistake personal trainers make is that they don’t properly deal with procrastination with each and every prospect. Procrastination is the reason why your prospects don’t buy your Training services.

    Notice I didn’t say its most likely the reason they don’t

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    Benefits of Martial Arts Training For Kids

    By: Laura Saunders

    Admit it. When the going gets tough at home, we’ve all plopped the kids in front of the television and breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, we can get started on dinner, maybe check email or sort that massive pile of laundry. But when your five-year old yells

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    Gender Bias in Women's Health & Medical Treatment

    Women’s health issues have traditionally been ignored in patriarchal systems such as our own. The old paradigm viewed half the population as primarily emotional beings whose purpose was to bear offspring and serve the male. Although some progress has been attained in this area, many of the issues facing women continue to be marginalized, negated, and outright ignored by the male-dominated medical community.

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    Total Body Conditioning

    Over the past 25 years, ever since the introduction of Dr. Kenneth Cooper’s book, Aerobics, many individuals have focused on walking, running, cycling and other types of aerobic activity as their only means of exercise. Unfortunately, this has led to many of us neglecting another key component of fitness -

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    The Psychology of Selling Why People Hire Fitness Professionals

    By Jim Labadie

    Now more than ever, we in the fitness industry have a moral obligation to help those who are in desperate need of our help. We, in fact, have a responsibility to sell solutions to the problems associated with a sedentary lifestyle.

    Therefore, as a fitness professional you need to

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    Fitness Tips For Working with Breast Cancer Survivors

    Did you know that every 3 minutes another woman is diagnosed with breast cancer? Breast cancer is the most common caner diagnosed in women. Due to improved detection and treatment, these women and men (men can get breast cancer to) are living longer and healthier lives. The treatment that they must undergo is grueling; physically and psychologically.

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