BS Nutrition Tips

BS Nutrition Tips

Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Never eat before you go to bed. Always choose foods that are low-fat. Never eat more carbs than protein. When it comes to dieting advice, if someone tells you to “never” or “always” do something, it’s likely they’re promoting a nutrition myth. So...
Why Processed Foods Are So Bad for You

Why Processed Foods Are So Bad for You

By Jennifer Fox Chances are you’ve eaten some processed food today. Whether it was breakfast cereal, a granola bar, lunchmeat or a frozen dinner, some part of your diet likely contained one or more of the many preserved, refined, prepared or otherwise...
7 Ways to Eat Healthy for Life

7 Ways to Eat Healthy for Life

By Nicole Reino Building a healthy eating plan doesn’t have to be confusing or overly restrictive—it just requires an easy-to-remember strategy.Use these simple tips to make a lasting change, and discover the clarity that nutritious food brings to your mind and body....
There Are Five Components Of Fitness

There Are Five Components Of Fitness

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT There are five components to fitness, they include: body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. So, you can tell if someone is physically fit by determining how well they perform in each...
Detoxification – 3 Steps to Get You Started

Detoxification – 3 Steps to Get You Started

By David Wolfe What is detoxification?  And why cleanse?  Toxins exist all around us, in particular in the more than 70,000 chemicals that have been added to the environment since the 1940s.  We tried the idea that “it’s a better world with chemistry,”...
Morning Workouts Will Change Your Life

Morning Workouts Will Change Your Life

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Morning workouts will prepare you for the day ahead, prevent you from making excuses not to go to the gym and help to kick start your healthy lifestyle the right way making you more committed to it. You will experience better sleep without the...
Resistance Training – Is It For You?

Resistance Training – Is It For You?

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Resistance/strength training is an exercise, or set of exercises, that helps the different muscles in your body to become stronger and more powerful. Resistance training may include free weights and machines, body weight exercises like push ups...
Exercise and Older Adults

Exercise and Older Adults

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Regular exercise is essential for those older adults (over 65 years) who wish to maintain independence and quality of life. It’s no secret that the U.S. population is aging and by 2030 it is estimated that one in five Americans, or about 71...