5 Health Benefits to Eating Grapefruit

Perseonally, I’m not a big fan of grapefruits. I’ve never really like the taste of them, but have been growing a bit accustomed over the last few years. These large pink or red fruits have have a great deal to offer those looking to lose some weight. Full of vitamins and minerals, there is science behind why you would want to include one of these on a daily basis.

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Why Fitness for Kids is Important

Did you know that nearly one out of every five kids is considered obese by national standards? Seeing how companies like McDonald’s, General Mills and other sugar-based manufacturers target children in advertising, I bet not many of you are surprised. While many parents may not believe that childhood obesity is a problem, it’s more than just putting on a few pounds and not fitting into clothes. The complications could be far more dire.

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What I Learned from My 5K Walk

When I walked the Global 5K event with Runkeeper, I felt pretty good during the process. I wasn’t winded, my heart didn’t leap out of my chest and my blood pressure didn’t cause me to feel like I was going to explode. However, I did manage to hurt myself pretty bad. Weighing as much as I do and wearing the wrong kind of shoes were my two biggest downfalls. Even though I walked 3.4 miles without passing out, I didn’t do it the right way.

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