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 […]

By April Berezay, UltimateFitnessCoaching.com 3 Major Guidelines Eat every three hours Eat a protein source, a veggie carb source at every meal and a healthy fat source with at least 4 meals a day. Eat 5 Vegetables to 1 Fruit portion a day Upon waking, drink 8 oz. of alkaline […]

FOR A SEXY MESSY UP-DO “Up dos” are no longer the formal stiff-looking buns and knots that women used to fashion during proms, weddings or other formal occasions. Instead modern up-dos are softer, sexier and more feminine. Modern up-dos can be done quickly and can be worn during any occasion. […]

Written by Kayley Meden As summer persists, what better way to enjoy your day than taking a hike? Not only is it a good means of exercise, but a recent study shows that taking a hike or walk through nature can not only lighten your mood and be a source […]

By April Berezay, Ultimatefitnesscoaching.com 3 rounds, 1 of each exercise per round. Each round should take six minutes, with 1 minute of recovery. Perform each exercise sequentially for one minute. Quad Superman 1. Begin on all fours with both knees and hands on the floor. 2. Raise one arm and […]

Myth of the Month A guide to medications that are past their prime. We’ve all experienced it: reaching into the cabinet only to find medicine labeled with an “EXP” date from the past, not the future. Here lies the choice: go to the doctor and get a new prescription, or […]

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness among those ages 20-74, yet studies show many aren’t aware of diabetic eye disease. Many with diabetes fail to receive regular eye exams, and this lack of care could lead to avoidable blindness. “It’s alarming that so many people with diabetes or at […]

Looking beyond the chemical hook of a drug Written by Caitlin Schille For decades, the established and accepted cause of drug addiction has been that the drugs themselves cause biological changes in a person’s body and mind, leading them to feel the need for more of the substance. But a […]