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People have long suspected that exercise helped clean the body’s toxins out, but now there’s actual proof that this takes place. A recent study actually proves that intracellular housecleaning takes place during exercise in mice. Scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas studied...

There are countless fad diets and gimmicks associated with weight loss. Losing weight may be largely cosmetic for some people, but for others with weightier problems it’s literally a life and death matter. According to numerous reports, more than 25 percent of Americans had pre-diabetes and another...

Everyone should know by now that drinking water is an important part of getting a good workout. You need to drink water before, during and after to avoid getting dehydrated. Here are four other drinks that will help boost your workout: 1. Chocolate milk - Drinking low-fat...

If you are hungry near bedtime, don’t believe the urban myth that eating late will always cause you to gain weight. There are some sensible snacks you can eat that may actually help you sleep better without packing on the pounds. However, if you eat the wrong...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the fifth in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). Whole Body Vibration Training (WBV), also known as Accelerated Vibration Training (AVT), stimulates the body’s reflexes...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the fourth in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). There are many more exercises that can be done on a vibration training machine, such as...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the third in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). There are nowhere near as many vibration machines on the market as say treadmills or ellipticals,...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the second in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). The first article in this series explained what vibration training is. In a nutshell, the upward...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the first in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). If you’re interested in fitness, chances are by now you’ve heard of vibration training. If you...

I’ve had an on-again off-again relationship over the years that I just can’t shake off. No, I’m not talking about another woman - I’m happily married. I’m talking about my relationship with soda, aka pop, sometimes called soda pop. I’ve tried to quit and actually been successful for...