Feeling Sluggish in the Morning? Here Are a Few Posibilities

Ever wake up and just don’t seem to have your head together? Perhaps your body aches and it’s difficult to get yourself moving. In any case, feeling sluggish in the morning happens to all of us at some point. The trick is to identify what’s causing the issue so you can wake up in the morning feeling well rested. Here area a few possibilities you may want to consider.

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How Walking and Strength Training Help You Lose Fat

One of the quickest ways to lose fat is to eat a proper diet and get plenty of cardio. But can walking and strength training help lose body fat? Depends on your workout routines and the intensity of your walks. The trick is to do activity that gets your heart rate up to the point of putting your body into “cardio mode.”

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Review: How Healthy is Tai Pei Shrimp Fried Rice?

I am constantly on the look out for good and quick Asian cuisine. I’m also looking to keep it as cheap as possible. The Tai Pei Shrimp Fried Rice was a nice surprise, even if the price is a bit steep. However, it contains a bit much in terms of calories than I would normally eat in a lunch or dinner.

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Is Arctic Zero Brownie Blast Worth the Price?

Arctic Zero is a brand of frozen dessert that is healthy for those who are conscious about calories and carbs. Today, I am looking a the Brownie Blast flavor of this product. And all I can really say is, “Yeah…it’s healthy.” Unfortunately, that’s about it.

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Challenging Myself: Putting My Foot Down on 600 Calories

So, last week I wanted to do my net 600 calorie diet. Unfortunately, I gained a pound over the week. This was not because my diet failed, but that I failed it. In theory, my plan for 600 calories has merit. However, I seem to lack the proper motivation to see it through. Am I capable of practicing any kind of restraint or have the mindset to address my issues?

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Review: Safeway Signature Select Teriyaki Chicken Frozen Dinner

My quest for the perfect frozen dinner continues. Today, I’m looking at the Safeway Signature Select Teriyaki Chicken frozen dinner. I picked this up yesterday as it was on sale, two for $4. As I usually try to keep my meals within the $2 mark, I figured I would give this dish a try. I was somewhat impressed by the results.

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How to Do a Net 600 Calorie Diet the Right Way

Thinking about trying a 600 calorie diet to lose some weight? Some people have a hard time restricting themselves to such small numbers. In fact, consuming less than 1000 can be very bad for the body. However, my diet is more focused on “net” calories. It’s much different as it focuses more on food versus activity. Let me explain.

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7 Ways to Exercise When it’s Cold Outside

The winter months have potential for making exercise difficult for many. This is especially true if you live up in the mountains of Colorado. Sure you can go to the gym in a nice warm and cozy facility, but what if you don’t have the money for that? Perhaps you don’t have transportation to get to the gym. In either case, you can still work up a sweat at home.

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Looking for a Magic Bullet for Health? Look Inward

A vast number of people constantly look for that one perfect universal cure for being overweight. Pills, diet plans, operations and more are quite common in a commercialized country. But do any of them promote more than what you can do yourself? Is there such thing as a magic bullet, or are people faced with placebos to reach fitness goals?

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What is My Net 600 Diet and Why Do It?

So, I am trying a new type of diet for myself. This is an experimental thing, but has merit for being successful. My Net 600 diet consists of restricting myself to 600 net calories every day. Now, this is different from total calories. The end result should be my body burning twice as I consume. Here is the breakdown of how it’s possible.

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