Archive for June, 2007

Thinking on Energy Bars

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Energy bars hit the scene several years ago and have been extremely popular ever since. People love getting that quick burst of energy in a way they think is healthy. But some are better for you than others. Too many have quite a bit of sugar in one form or another, or artificial sweeteners, which […]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat…

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

It’s probably time to cool off for a little. One of the biggest dangers when you exercise outdoors during the summer is overheating. Heatstroke is serious. Your body’s temperature goes over 104 degrees F, you can’t sweat, you’re cramped, breathing is shallow and your skin is hot and dry. One of the simplest ways to […]

My Diet, Your Diet, Their Diet, All Different

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

It’s easy to jump onto the latest fad diet and hope it works for you. That’s how they become fads after all. They do great for certain people. But no diet is right for everyone. Much depends on which one you can comfortably stick with, avoiding the guilt when you fail. After all, quitting a […]

Exercise in the Sand

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Playing in the water isn’t the only way you can exercise at the beach, even if it is one of the most popular ways. But if you aren’t in the mood to get wet or if you’ve just had enough, there’s plenty you can do on the sand. Running, for example. This is probably best […]