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Entries by Lily Avnet from 01/2013

How To Stay Energized From Morning To Night

Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Viriginia Sole-Smith We work, we plan, we organize, we go, fueling ourselves on coffee and pure determination. Until, that is, we fall onto t...

Health Blog Roundup: What To Expect At Your First Time In A New Exercise Class, Fitness Goes Primal And More

Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

Avoid These Common Dieting Mistakes

Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass "I eat mostly veggies and I still haven't lost any weight!" the woman wailed. A mom of three, she was in my office on her first e...

How Much Do You Know About Sleep Apnea?

Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
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Although sleep apnea can be serious, studies suggest the disorder may also have some potential benefits. Test your knowledge of this common sleep diso...

Lose Belly Fat Fast With These Ab Exercises

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Chryso D'Angelo for Shape.com We all want a toned, flat stomach. No surprise there. But since many women are still relying on crunches to get it...

The Power Of Concentration

Posted 01.07.2013 | GPS for the Soul

Meditation and mindfulness: The words conjure images of yoga retreats and Buddhist monks. But perhaps they should evoke a very different picture: A ma...

Meditation: Coming To An Office Near You

Posted 01.08.2013 | GPS for the Soul

General Mills, the company behind Cheerios cereal and Häagen-Dazs ice cream, is headquartered on a leafy expanse outside Minneapolis, Minnesota. Encl...

Diets Through History: The Good, The Bad And The Bizarre

Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Lesley Rotchford Fad diets come and go, but the idea of dieting itself has been around for centuries. From President Taft to Victoria Beckham,...

Corporations Are Embracing Mindfulness

Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Mindfulness. If you're not yet au fait with the concept, it might be a good idea to familiarize yourself with it now, because you'll be hearing a lot ...

The Truth About Diet Urban Legends

Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Goodman Artis for Shape.com Full disclosure: I have experimented with most (though not all) of these popular weight-loss methods: from...

Exercise Excuses: Beat These Common Claims For Skipping Your Workout

Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Anna Davies for YouBeauty.com If talking about our plans to get fit were an athletic activity, we would all be in great shape. But when it comes...

12 Weird Places To Try Yoga

Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Even the most advanced yogi can fall into the rut of a boring routine. Since yoga is such a flexible sport -- you can even do it from home in your pjs...

Marines Expanding Use Of Meditation Training

Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living

While preparing for overseas deployment with the U.S. Marines late last year, Staff Sgt. Nathan Hampton participated in a series of training exercises...

Health Blog Roundup: Sticking With A Gym Routine, Achieving Your Healthy Goals And More

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

5 Ways To Achieve Balance In The New Year

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Julie Morgenstern for Health.com Have you ever been ice skating? Maybe you wobbled when you first got in the rink, nearly tipping over. Once...

Leptin: Hormone May Play A Role In Asthma-Obesity Link

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Erin Hicks Based on studies of mice, experts at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City are suggesting that leptin, a hormone in...

Being Mindful Of Feelings As A Weight Loss Aid

Posted 01.11.2013 | GPS for the Soul

Mindfulness training is becoming a common part of psychological therapy, although you may still not fully understand it. That's a shame, because it's ...

Dog And Cat Keeping You Awake At Night? How To Catch Those Elusive Zzz's

Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Marty Becker for Vetstreet Many people can't seem to get a good night's sleep, and they already have stress, caffeine or snoring spouses to ...

Meditation Gets A Thumbs-Up For Pain

Posted 01.14.2013 | GPS for the Soul

Meditation this week won the scientific stamp of approval from a federal panel as a means of reducing the severity of chronic and acute pain. The infl...

9 Ways To Get Fit From The Couch

Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Find out how your sofa might be the best fitness tool you're not using. More from Shape.com: The Quick-Start Mor...

The Long-Lasting Effects Of Meditation Are Beneficial

Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Meditation has long been used to calm the mind and the body, but the long-term effects of such practices are difficult to evaluate. Recently, a team o...

Stay On Track With A Sleep Journal

Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com This time of year we're bombarded with weight loss and gym commercials, with everyone telling u...

How To Stick To A Workout Plan

Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Alyssa Lee Starting a workout program is one thing, but keeping at it? Challenging! Stay motivated with these seven tips from celebrity traine...

Health Blog Roundup: Popcorn Toppings Under 150 Calories, Get Michelle Obama's Arms And More

Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

Unhealthiest Foods: What Nutrition Experts Won't Eat

Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for U.S. News As a registered dietitian, many people are interested in what foods I eat, and just as often, what would never land on m...