Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball

Using dumbbells while on a stability ball instantly adds a new element to the exercise. This week's variety of exercise is a simple bent over, one-arm row while on a stability ball. Grasp a dumbbell in one hand and position yourself so the exercise ball is under your stomach and hips. You'll know the ball… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Chest Press With An Exercise Ball

The variety of exercises that can be modified using an exercise ball are endless. We'd previously gone through a series of planks using the exercise ball, now we'll move to exercises that are geared towards the chest and back. This week's exercise is a chest-press using free weights. Lie on your back with your upper… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Chest Press With An Exercise Ball

Weight Loss

Over-The-Counter Weight Loss Supplements Are Tainted

We all want a quick fix. Something that will correct whatever is ailing us without effort. We've all heard the ads that claim weight loss without dieting or exercising. It sounds great but as the adage goes- if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! We all agree that making healthy lifestyle… Continue reading Over-The-Counter Weight Loss Supplements Are Tainted

Weight Loss

How To Snack Smarter

I saved an issue of "Real Simple," magazine for many years, because of the wonderful snack suggestions and the information about why snacking is beneficial. The advice is tried and true- and is still available on the Real Simple website even today. Here are a few of my favorite excerpts from that issue. If you… Continue reading How To Snack Smarter

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Using An Exercise Ball

This week's exercise, the bridge, utilizes an exercise ball. This movement will help stabilize your core and back, as well as your glutes. The slide show below demonstrates how to complete the bridge exercise with the ball. If you are using a mobile device or tablet, please turn your device horizontally to view the captions. … Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Using An Exercise Ball