Written by Zach Gee Weight training is one of the most important types of exercise you can do.  Its benefits include increased strength, increased power, increased muscle mass, increased metabolism, increased flexibility, improved posture, improved balance and stability, and decreased chance of injury.  With all of these benefits, there is […]

By Angela Silva | Healthy-Mag.com As a health conscious people, checking food labels is commonplace when we go to the grocery store. We are bombarded with terms such as “organic,” “all-natural,” “trans-fat free,” and have an idea of what to look for on the label– calories, calories from fat, carbohydrates, sugar, […]

Supercharge a boring gym session. by Myatt Murphy | Healthy-Mag.com We should have a “refresh” button for everything: a bitter coworker, a lame bar scene, the National Hockey League. Just a click or two could give us instant improvement. Same with tired workouts. Maybe yours has frozen up like a […]

How this peaceful exercise can wreak havoc  WRITTEN By Caitlin Schille | Healthy Magazine Yoga is a popular form of exercise among Americans. According to a recent survey, approximately 20.4 million adults regularly practice yoga, which is 8.7 percent of adults, and the trend seems to be growing. As yoga increases […]

Standing Calf Raises Stand on a step or some type of platform with your toes and ball of the foot on the edge, and heels hanging off. Keeping knees and back straight, use your calf muscles to raise heels above the horizontal. Using a platform helps the workout have greater […]

Essential Coconut Pancakes (breakfast) Few things top homemade pancakes and this coconut variation is a winner with kids and adults alike. You’ll stay satisfied for hours, too, thanks to the high protein content of the chickpea flour (10 grams in 1 cup, compared to 8 grams in wheat flour) and […]