If you are lifting weights that are too light, you might not be giving your muscles enough of a workout. However, choosing weights that are too heavy won't just mean you can't curl them, it can be potentially dangerous! One great source of information is a chart located at strengthlevel.com. However, it is not just how much should you be curling according to body weight, there … [Read more...] about How Much Should You Be Curling According to Body Weight?
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Is your child easily distracted? Does homework that should take 45 minutes end up consuming two hours? If so, you are probably a frustrated parent. Chances are you have learned that punishing inattentive behavior doesn’t work. The question is: What works? Here are some ideas that might do the trick for you. Set Up the Correct Type of Study Space Most inattentive … [Read more...] about Are You Done Yet? How Parents Can Help Their Easily Distracted Kids!
“I felt like people treated me differently when I was overweight; they didn’t take me as seriously or respect me,” says Jennie, describing her weight loss transformation. Now she says, “I feel alive. I have my confidence back!” A year ago, Jennie weighed almost 200 pounds — and she needed a change. “I totally hated taking pictures. I would always be the one with the … [Read more...] about How These Moms Won Big Bucks for Losing Weight!
Technology has transformed our world so thoroughly that our kids cannot imagine life without gadgets. They expect to have access to these devices 24/7, but their expectations aren't always realistic. Computers, the Internet and smartphone apps can be tremendous assets to learning, but they can also be significant detractors unless parents establish clear policies for their … [Read more...] about How To Establish Clear Policies For Your Teen’s Tech Use
I had to have dermatological surgery last week. I'm okay; it's just another mole gone rogue. When my (new) dermatologist referred me to a particular surgeon, I didn't question the recommendation. Come to think of it, I didn't do much of a background check on my new dermatologist either, because she was in my insurance network. I drove to the hospital 30 minutes away. SIDE … [Read more...] about Bad Bedside Manner: Why Background Checks Are Important