Archive for November, 2008

Are You Lifting Weights Correctly?
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Are You Lifting Weights Correctly?

Photo by jason.lengstrof via Flickr More and more people lift weights everyday.  What does that mean?  It means that more and more people are out there lifting weights incorrectly everyday.  That could be at the gym, or it could be at home.  Either way, those people are getting less out of their workouts than they […]

BH4BP #21 - Those Unhealthy Snacks Are Tired; Time For a Substitution
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BH4BP #21 – Those Unhealthy Snacks Are Tired; Time For a Substitution

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_21_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:08 — 12.5MB) Photo by scubadive67 via Flickr In the last few shows we’ve talked about the importance of eating healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners.  What haven’t we talked about yet? Snacks. Almost everyone eats snacks between meals, including myself.  It is nothing to be ashamed of, […]

Healthy Foods: Let's See You Top That!
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Healthy Foods: Let’s See You Top That!

Photo by Flirty Kitty via Flickr When people are trying to start eating healthier, they often think that eating healthier means eating only rice cakes.  That’s not the case.  First of all, rice cakes hold no nutritional value even though they are low in fat and calories. Second, eating healthy is simply about practicing moderation […]

Have Thanksgiving Dinner, Don't Let It Have You!
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Have Thanksgiving Dinner, Don’t Let It Have You!

Photo by xybermatthew via Flickr The big day is coming.  You know what I’m talking about.  The biggest meal of the year.  The meal to end all meals: Thanksgiving dinner!  This is the meal that can make or break a diet.  If you manage to perfect a strategy for navigating this meal and follow it […]

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BH4BP #20 – Caffeine: You Can Use It, But Don’t Abuse It

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_20_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:41 — 11.5MB)Most of us like to start our morning with a caffeinated beverage, such as, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, an energy drink or a soft drink.  We love our caffeine because it helps to wake us up in morning and keep us from getting tired later […]

Diabetes: A Disease to Be Aware of
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Diabetes: A Disease to Be Aware of

Photo by Betacells via Flickr November is Diabetes Awareness month.  Since I’ve known many people with diabetes over the years, I know it is a serious condition that can not be ignored.  Many of you know that if someone develops diabetes, proper treatment is essential to prevent complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, […]

Are You Feeling Under the Weather?
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Are You Feeling Under the Weather?

Photo by ghindo via Flickr Are you constantly reaching for a tissue?  Does your throat feel scratchy and raw?  That’s not uncommon at this time of the year.  This seems to be when people get more colds.  Whether that is due to people spending more time indoors in close proximity to each other or the […]

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BH4BP #19 – Healthy Food: It’s Whats for Dinner!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_19_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:49 — 10.9MB)First off, I’d like to thank everyone for voting for me in the Podcast Awards.  It was an honor being nominated as a finalist.  I didn’t win, but there is always next year! Your votes were greatly appreciated! Next, I jump right into the show.  […]

Broccoli: A Must Eat Vegetable!
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Broccoli: A Must Eat Vegetable!

Photo by Darwin Bell via Flickr For the month of November, I would like to spotlight one of my favorite vegetables of all time. Broccoli is a vegetable that I try to buy every week at the farmers market, while it is in season. It is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, which […]

Being Positive: Your Key to Success!
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Being Positive: Your Key to Success!

Photo by laurenatclemson via Flickr Have you taken steps towards improving your life and your health? Good! I’m glad to hear that resounding chorus of “Yes!” Have you reached your goal? No? That’s okay. Remember, people need time to achieve their goals. In fact, sometimes there will even be setbacks. The key to achieving your […]

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BH4BP #18 – So, What’s For Lunch?

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_18_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:30 — 14.1MB)We all know the importance of eating a healthy breakfast.  How about a healthy lunch?  For most of us, lunch is something that we quickly eat during our busy workday.  A lot of the items that we choose for lunch might not be the healthiest […]

Strength Training: The Body You Have Always Wanted
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Strength Training: The Body You Have Always Wanted

Photo by Alex Castella via Flickr Want a nice firm, defined body?  If you answered yes to this question, then it is time to start strength training!  Strength training is important for a strong, healthy body and should always be a major component of any exercise program. What is strength training? Strength training is performing […]

Prepare for Battle, the Holidays Approach!
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Prepare for Battle, the Holidays Approach!

Photo by Sister72 via Flickr Halloween was just the harbinger of things to come. It brought candy and temptation, attempting to open a crack in your resolve that the following holidays could exploit. Hopefully, you were able to fight the temptation of Halloween, avoided having more than two or three sweets and emerged with your […]