Why gardening is healthy

From the perspective of a fitness and nutrition coach

Growing a vegetable garden is one of the healthiest things you can do this spring. There are many reasons why gardening is healthy and it is not just about the food you grow.

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What is Metabolism?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.

If you are menopausal you are probably more concerned with it than ever before. You know that if yours slows down you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean?

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14 ways to measure progress when the scale won't budge

We've all been there. You start eating better and getting more exercise and you check your weight every day. And every day it stays the same. But don't get discouraged. There are plenty of other ways to measure progress. See if one (or more) of these applies to you.

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How to have a healthy shopping trip

If you are trying to improve your diet, starting with changing your grocery shopping habits is a great idea. By now you have probably heard that you should shop the perimeter of the supermarket. While this is a good tip, I find it too general and too limiting at the same time. There are many other ways that your grocery shopping can probably be improved.

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10 Summer Activities to Jumpstart Your Fitness Routine

Summer is a great time to mix up your fitness routine with some outdoor activity, and add some new life to your workouts. Many summer exercise activities are fun as well as a good workout.

The list below is intended to give you some ideas. Maybe you’ll decide to try a new activity or something you haven’t done in a while. I also provide some safety tips, but make sure you use common sense or ask an expert if you are not sure.

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