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TAG : exercise

Fat Farmers No More

Last year, we moved from the city, gave up our gym membership and moved to the country to establish our homestead and raise fresh produce and our own meat. Although we finished a lot projects, we also gained some extra weight because we thought we were burning more calories by working so ...

Exercising Country Style

I grew up on the farm. My childhood was spent climbing trees, sliding down pond banks, riding my bicycle over dirt roads, fishing, throwing rocks, hunting squirrels, riding horses and taking care of the stock which was Holstein milk cows, then Herefords. Needless to say, when I married I was ...

Working Out on the Farm

It is the New Year and we all know that everyone has the resolution of getting healthy. I have been on this mission over the last three years, but I must admit this was my hardest holiday season since eating healthier. I think I ate more cookies in the last month than I've eaten in the last ...

Make Your Future Healthier

When it comes to losing weight and getting into shape, good intentions are never quite enough. And there’s not a quick-fix solution either. It takes a well-balanced approach and a commitment to making healthy, long-term changes.According to Dr. Marc Sorenson, people who succeed in losing ...

My Bike Riding Adventure

Ah, exercise, don’t you just love it; fresh air, the countryside, being with your loved ones and burning calories—just like it looks on the commercials. At least that’s what I thought. My husband wanted to go bike riding and purchased us matching bikes, his with a bunch of gears, of ...

Health: Living with diabetes

A diabetes diagnoses is quite shocking for most, but it is really a matter of control. Diabetes can be controlled with proper diet and exercise, and medicine prescribed by your physician. The control you possess comes via the foods you eat and the exercise you do. Combined, these can aid in ...

Enjoy better health with tasty, nutritional meals

If you’re one of the nearly 75 million Americans who has diabetes or pre-diabetes, changing how you eat can change your life. Diabetes can be managed with diet, exercise and, if needed, medication.Pasta is a great way to add nutritional benefits to a delicious dish the whole family will ...

A Letter to Kate: Staying Active

I’m one of those people who considers exercise a dirty word. I admit I’m more of a couch potato than a health nut.I don’t like to exercise, but I know sitting around all the time isn’t good for me either.If exercise is disguised as fun, I’m more apt to enjoy it. My favorite forms of ...