Month: July 2017

What is Glycogen?

What is Glycogen?

What is glycogen you ask?  Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is a storage form of glucose.  We store glycogen in our muscles and liver.  Glycogen is what we use as energy.  Our bodies will metabolize the stored glycogen and turn it into glucose when we […]

Do You Want To Burn Calories While Watching TV?

Do You Want To Burn Calories While Watching TV?

Would you like to burn calories while you are watching TV?  Well, you can! There are ways to do it and it only takes 30 minutes a day to do it.  Imagine sitting on a couch just minding your own business, watching your favorite show […]

Do You Make Goals?

Do You Make Goals?

Do you make goals? I know I do! I make a lot of goals.  And I have many goals, too.  There are big goals and I have small goals.  It doesn’t matter the size of your goal as long as you make them.  I have […]

Healthy Oven French Fries

Healthy Oven French Fries

Do you love french fries?  I do!  So, when I am wanting some french fries I like to make my healthy oven french fries. My healthy oven french fries are a better alternative to those unhealthy, bad for you fast food french fries. This recipe […]

What A Vigorous Intensity Workout Can Do For You

What A Vigorous Intensity Workout Can Do For You

Do you know what a vigorous intensity workout can do for you?  It can do a lot for you.  A vigorous intensity workout is significant increases in breathing, heart rate, sweating and difficult to hold a conversation.  So, if you can still hold a conversation, […]

What A Moderate Intensity Workout Can Do For You

What A Moderate Intensity Workout Can Do For You

Want to know what a moderate intensity workout can do for you?  Well, first you need to know what it is.  A moderate intensity workout is when you have moderate increases in breathing, sweating and heart rate.  You should be able to hold a conversation […]

What A Low Intensity Workout Can Do For You

What A Low Intensity Workout Can Do For You

Do you know what a low intensity workout can do for you?  It depends on what your end goal will be.  Low intensity workouts cause very mild increases in breathing, sweating and your heart rate.  The types of low intensity workouts consist of a leisurely […]

Let Them Eat Cake…And Pizza

Let Them Eat Cake…And Pizza

Has someone offered you cake and pizza whether at work or social gathering?  I know I have!  I take that piece of cake and enjoy every single bite! Don’t think about the calories, fat or that it’s bad for you.  It really isn’t bad for you…at […]

Let’s Talk About Dress Size

Let’s Talk About Dress Size

So, let’s talk about dress size.  Social media and entertainment news have been building up the suspense about Mama June’s dramatic weight loss.  They keep saying she has gone down to a size 4.  Now, when I hear that she has gone from being overweight […]

IBS Really Sucks

IBS Really Sucks

IBS really sucks.  I have been trying to workout for the past week but can’t because of an IBS flare up.  IBS is also known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It’s painful and not fun.  If you are a woman who has experienced cramps or labor […]