Health

Give Your Goals a Punch – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on February 21, 2020 Yes, a real punch! Many gyms across the country have some form of heavy bag or punching bag. Many of us ignore them either from nervousness or from not knowing how it could help us. If you are worried about using a bag in public, they are carried by most sporting good chains and priced affordably. Here are some benefits you should know. High IntensityIf you have been using HIIT workouts in your exercise,…

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Turmeric Talk – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on February 14, 2020 Turmeric talk today. How about a good way to spice up your meals with flavor while also having health benefits? It may even be a hidden secret with skincare too. What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a gold-colored spice from the rhizome (a horizontal underground plant stem). You will often find this as the main ingredient in many different curry powders. Some people add turmeric to steamed milk or coffee and you may be able…

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Is Organic Food Healthy for Kids? – Parents Article

There is a lot of buzz about organic foods, leaving parents confused. Is Organic Food Healthy for Kids? Find out all about organic food in this article. As a parent, one of the biggest responsibilities we have is ensuring good, healthy, nutritious food for our children. We need to ensure that the food we provide is safe, clean and having all the nutrients they require for growth. So it’s only natural that we do our share of research and try…

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Cut To The Quick – When Talking Cutting Turns To Being Cut – Single Dad, Parents Article

I’m a writer.  Not the kind of person who has to have blood, sweat, and tears come out just to put out a single sentence out onto a page.  While I will edit what I write, I do not struggle with writing or the writing process.  I have a voice, and I like to use it.  As a blogger, I get the opportunity to put my voice out into the community quite often.  And I have a variety of topics…

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No Sugar February – It Continues – Single Mum, Parents Article

So I started a Sugar Free February at the beginning of this month. As I mentioned in my previous No Sugar February post last week, I started after seeing something on social media about creating new habits by giving up added sugar for 28 days. My brainstorm was to attempt this challenge in February due to there only being 28 days in said month. Well, except this year – 2020 is a Leap Year, ya know. So how neat and…

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The Battle Rope Work – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Team Development 3, on February 6, 2020 If you have not yet experienced the burn from a battle rope workout, you have missed out on a fun, exciting way to burn some calories. Many gyms now have them and avid weight workouts have started to include battle ropes. What are these ropes? This equipment is not a fad. Using it can provide a total body workout and could be just the change in pace your routine needs to keep…

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Food Prep Time – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on January 30, 2020 Prepping those meals for healthy eating can take some time. You need to know what you are making, get the ingredients, and make the food. It all takes time. In the long run, though, you are saving time Prep Time Tips Unpack your Food ProcessorSearch your cabinets and dust off the food processor. You probably have one of these, and you may not realize that it can be used for more than making a…

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Couch to OK… – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

Let me begin with a disclaimer. I’m not what you would call a slouch. I like exercise. I’ve grown up around it and I’m vocal about the benefits of maintaining health and wellbeing through exercise. Recently, I have been a bit of a slouch. In a way, I forgot the golden rule that exercise serves to callous an individual against most of life’s stresses and strains. Instead, I gave in to those stresses and strains. Both exercise and diet suffered.…

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…And breathe… – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

I never fail to marvel at the complexities of the human body; especially my own. Over the past two or three months, I have been suffering. A nagging tightness in the chest that began to radiate. This eventually caused headaches and dizziness, but it was not too long before pain and discomfort spread to my left arm. I have rudimentary medical training. It comes with what I do. I suspected cardiovascular issues, but in a ridiculous act of fear induced…

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Limited Time to Exercise? Some Time Management Talk – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on January 23, 2020 If you ever found yourself wishing there were more hours in the day, you are not alone. Are you overwhelmed because your to-do list continues to grow steadily? Do you feel like it is nearly impossible to make time for a work out for even 5 minutes a day? Time management can come in here to help. We are always going to have a big list of things to do. The trick is to…

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