5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care

Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results. I have identified a few of the most common myths in hopes of helping you avoid some of the problems commonly found in many nursing homes. 1. The Smell Test You’ve heard it repeatedly: “The best way to determine the quality of care a nursing home provides is to be alert to bad odors when you visit the home.” It seldom, if ever, works. Why? Nursing home administrators have heard the very same advice. As a result, they are particularly sensitive to unpleasant odors in any area that might receive visitors. Almost …

5 Mistakes People Makes When Doing a Workout Program

When you start out with a workout program – whether the purpose is weight loss exercise or another – you have started a training process that hopefully is going to last for a while. It is important that you are aware of some factors that can decrease your motivation for the exercising or even damage your health – while you are executing your training program. Even a few minor mistakes in your workout can easily accumulate to bad habits over time, kicking you off track, and that is not the purpose with good exercise. Below I’ll go through a few of these. 1. Impatience Impatience is probably most people’s worst enemy when it comes to staying on track with your …

5 Great Ways to Burn More Fat Today!

“If you’re trying to lose weight, give these 5 techniques a try. You’ll melt off the pounds and feel great to boot.” Do not eat poor quality carbohydrates before bed. Poor quality carbohydrates are those that contain sugar or are highly processed. These would include most breakfast cereals, breads, snack foods, candies, and even fruits and juices. Eating these foods immediately prior to bedtime will likely result in increased fat deposit and will prevent your body from maintaining a successful fat-burning mode. Increase your muscle mass! The more lean muscle you have, the more calories your body will burn even at rest. Muscle is extremely active metabolically. Do some resistance training, add some muscle, and crank up that metabolism. Never …

5 Fitness Myths That Are Responsible For Thousands of Fitness Failures

Unfortunately, many people are misinformed and are also misled by the many promises of the weight loss industry. Everywhere you look, you see or hear of people promising “Dramatic Weight Loss” with products such as “The Fat Trapper”, or “Exercise in a Bottle”. Then you also have the hundreds of diets out there such as “The Zone”, “Sugar Busters” or “The Atkins Diet”. I’m sure you have heard of many of these yourself. You might have even tried some of them. Unfortunately, these products and diets are not the quick fix, or the miracles they are portrayed as. They are also usually very dangerous. Below are some common misconceptions among people with regard to exercise and nutrition. 1. You need …

4 Sure-Fire Tips For Effective Weight Loss

Are you just plain fed up because you haven’t lost weight for a long time now on that latest fad diet, well please stop! Don’t even think about trying another diet, because it will only produce the same results as you have already seen before. Have a look at the four sure fire tips found below that are based on “Scientific Principles” that have always been around, but are not followed by the majority of weight loss programs you see these days. So let’s have a look: 1. Increasing Your Metabolism In order to produce Sustained, Permanent and Long-Term Weight Loss, it’s imperative that you boost your metabolism. And the most effe ctive way to raise your metabolism is to …