Although martial arts have their roots in the necessary self-defense techniques that every fighting-age man and woman had to know in pre-modern Eastern societies, they have evolved far beyond this original purpose.
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
A weight loss plateau is not unheard of; it is inevitable in any weight loss journey when you realize that you are not losing weight any more in spite of following a diet.
Chocolate is one of the most popular treats available, and has been eaten for centuries. Chocolate lovers can cite a variety of health benefits of chocolate, however finding a chocolate candy that can honestly be called healthy can be quite a challenge.
Today our family is so proud of Baby Girl for completing her first 5k run. Her school participates in Girls on the Run, which is a program for girls in 3rd-8th grade.
Baby girl had her first 5k race this weekend so for dinner we wanted something that was tasty. We bought spices from our local Organic Market and hubby cooked up this yummy homemade marinara sauce recipe to go with our spinach and sausage ravioli.
The gym, while functional, can get boring at times. Day in and day out, people flock to gyms all over the United States to take part in their daily workouts.
The holiday season can be a stressful time, organizing, prepping, decorating and also searching for the right gift for your family and friends.
It’s that time of year when cold weather is kicking in and nothing is better on a cold day than a good bowl of soup.
Cycling is well known for its heart pumping, muscle building, and calorie burning benefits, so it’s only natural that many people choose to hop on a bike as soon as they get serious about shedding some pounds.
As the holidays are approaching shopping for gifts becomes more and more of a priority. Everyone has friends and family that they have to shop for and there is always a cook in the mix.
When trying to lose weight fast, no matter what diet a person may be on, all diet programs should include drinking plenty of water.
Finding the motivation to hit the gym can be difficult at the best of times, but when winter arrives the temptation to stay inside becomes even more tempting.
This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a mini blogging boot camp in Baltimore hosted by SitGirls.
You achieve that which you desire! So how do you tap into the root of that desire when challenges, obstacles and excuses get in the way?
Biking is immensely popular in the United States. In fact, recent statistics indicate that Americans over the age of 6 years collectively went for more than 2.5 billion bicycle trips last year making it the second most popular outdoor activity after jogging.
Teaching children to be eco-conscious is important. It helps them develop an appreciation for their earth and they grow to become responsible adults. Here are seven ideas to get you started: #1 Be a good role model.
Most kids are snackers more then they are meal eaters. It isn’t uncommon for kids to want to graze versus sitting down to the table to eat an actual meal.
Most dieters work really hard to lose weight. They count their calories and relay on cardio. But when the number on the scale doesn’t budge it could mean something is off.
The Aloe Vera plant thrives in the tropical climates of both Africa and Asia. It is an essential ingredient in many herbal remedies.