bacvollife
Volunteering for a Healthier Life

Posts Tagged ‘diet

Is working out with your man a good idea or nah?

August 22, 2014

Five weeks ago my husband, Andre, and I started doing P90X together. I had done it alone several years ago and it took me about that long to sell him on the idea of joining me. I love P90X but always thought the workouts were too long, especially the Yoga X, 90 minutes in length, […]

The Four Agreements of Working Out

May 23, 2014

Originally posted on bacvollife:
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz was one of my favorite reads of 2013.  It seemed like everyone I know had read the book but me so I decided to dive in myself to see what the buzz was about. I read it and loved it! Based on traditional Toltec…

Week 1- Fast Metabolism Diet

March 7, 2014

On, Monday, March 3, I started the Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy.  My beginning weight was 159. So far I’ve completed 4 full days. The first 2 days was Phase I, where you can eat lots of good carbs, veggies and proteins.  If you are a fruit lover then you will be in diet […]

What’s your workout style?

February 21, 2014

I don’t know about you but my “go to” is cardio. I literally have to make myself hit the weights even though I know how important resistance training is. There is always a sense of dread for me with weight training. I guess it requires more thought and effort. Begrudgingly I make the effort because […]

Are You Drinking Your Calories?

January 3, 2014

Recently, I was speaking to a friend about eliminating sodas from our diets. They said that they had switched to diet soda instead of regular soda because it was better. I knowingly just smiled and didn’t say a word. I didn’t want to discourage them at the time and I also didn’t really have my […]

Health Alert for those over 40 and a Challenge

April 8, 2013

I recently learned of a form of cancer that is disporportionately affecting African Americans over 40 and the Elderly, it is called Plasmacytoma (or multiple mynoma if it morphs). It is very treatable if detected in its early stages. Unfortunately, most find it as a result of trying to solve another problem and the cancer […]

More Choice, More Confusion in Quest for Healthy Eating

September 8, 2012

From the NY Times http://nyti.ms/St7I4C