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I am a college student that is trying to stay physically fit and eat healthy. We all know how hard this is, so I am trying to post some tips, and get some discussions started so we can all learn from each other.

Want To Improve Your Home? Take A Look At These Ideas!

Don’t plan a home renovation just because you can or just because you have the money. Many times, projects that are designed for the sake of being projects end up missing some other vital component of a home renovation, such as being non-value-adding changes or even causing the home to break local building codes. Use fans as much as possible to keep your home cool and comfortable in the summer. Ceiling fans are great for air circulation as well, and they also cool a room. This saves you money on air conditioning, too. Roll roof your floor for a practically ... Read More »

Class it up – Piloxing

With the current heat wave taking over Britain, life has been about BBQs, beer gardens and getting those bods out while the rays are still about. But now the food and drink has taken its toll and I’m sure, like me, you’re feeling slightly wary about sunbathing with food babies. Well its time to put the burger down and get back to being fit for summer. Dance is a fun way to get fit and let’s face it, in this heat who wants to go to the humid, sweaty gym? This week I decided to try a new fitness class ... Read More »

When Declining Health Demands a Change: Five Ways to Seek a Better Tomorrow

Health is an easy thing to take for granted. When you are healthy and happy for long periods of time, you grow used to a level of satisfaction in your life that can easily be taken away upon the onset of health problems. No one wants to deal with unexpected pain and suffering, but facing these issues can sometimes have one benefit: It forces you to rethink your goals and commit to taking better care of yourself. 1. Create a Vision board Creating a vision board will help you keep your goals in mind as you go about your daily ... Read More »

Brazilian Hair Straightening – Fad, Fab or Fail?

  Brazilian hair straightening or Keratin straightening has become a very popular beauty treatment over the last few years. This type of treatment, which usually lasts for about 10 weeks, can help keep your locks very straight and “frizz” free. If you wear your hair in a straight style, this type of treatment can improve the appearance of your hair and reduce the time needed for styling each day. What Is A Keratin Treatment? Keratin is a naturally occurring protein found in hair. The protein is mixed with a solution and using a flat iron is fused to the hair. ... Read More »

Key Five Overall Health Positive Aspects Of 7 Keto Dhea

This is a person of the bodyweight loss capsules that operates seriously well but is only for men. It boosts testosterone levels in the overall body supporting it to melt away extra fat and create lean muscle mass. It also doubles as an appetite suppressant and stops those starvation pangs. It contains Chromax, an ingredient liable for enhancing the glucose uptake holding the entire body energized. The formulation is ideal for burning excessive fats and reduce excess weight. There also has been controversy around contamination in protein beverages. Also see the report on possible contamination in protein beverages, Maker of ... Read More »

What’s So Good About Meal Replacement Shakes?

photo credit: http://flic.kr/p/dJpF8d Trying to maintain a healthy life with a balance of eating right and exercise is typically at the forefront of most individual’s lives. However, getting the proper nutrition can be difficult to do when you have a hectic schedule of work, children, personal obligations and household chores. Incorporating a meal replacement shake into your daily menu plan can aid in so many ways that include the following: Convenient A meal replacement shake is not to be utilized for every meal. You still need to get in the proper nutritional requirements by eating a well-balanced diet of fruits, ... Read More »

Healthy Quinoa Tacos

There is nothing I like more than a good ‘ol Mexican Fiesta every now and again. Something about tacos, guacamole and spice just make me happy. It might have something to do with the fact that they are incredibly simple to make and everyone loves them. From family dinners to friend get-togethers, tacos make for a great meal idea. So what’s the catch? Turns out store bought taco kits aren’t exactly the healthiest for you. Ground red meat and heaps of cheese and sour cream are in fact, not good for you. Not to mention, the taco shells are fried. ... Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be on Fad Diet and On Slimming Pills

Every diet that promises a fast effect and a quick fix are definitely not advisable. If out of desperation you are turning to it, better don’t. Exercise and eat healthy instead. So fad diets are very destructive. They may be in now, but may exit later, fast. But you cannot blame any desire to lose weight fast, after all everything today is gotten fast. From food, to movies, to work, to dating. Quick fixes that isn’t just that advisable anymore. Benefits of Losing Weight Gradually Losing weight gradually has the tendency for the weight to stay steady and not fluctuate ... Read More »

Top Tips To Maintain Your Youthful Looks

Sure, aging gracefully sounds dignified, but don’t you want age to take it’s own sweet time in catching up? The longer the better actually! Now, there are some cool ingredients lurking about in your kitchen and on your dressing table that can help you build speed bumps to keep aging at bay, well not forever, but certainly for a good enough time. Here’s what you can do: 1. For well-conditioned shiny hair Your hair needs food too, especially proteins. In addition to that it’s important to keep it hydrated to maintain its luster and shine. QUICK DIY: A once a ... Read More »

Looking Beautiful in 10 Easy Steps

Everyone wants to be beautiful. We see beautiful people every day- on television, in the movies and on the pages of fashion magazines. In a world where good looks seem to be the ticket to happiness, it is easy to get caught up in the hype of fad diets, plastic surgery and expensive make-up and skin-care products. However, looking beautiful does not have to cost a fortune, or keep you from eating. True beauty is more than good looks, or a thin frame. It comes from feeling good about yourself, and taking care of the body you have, no matter ... Read More »