Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Bicycling Safety Tips for Riding in the Rio Grande Valley

Bicycling has skyrocketed in popularity in the last few years. You’ve most likely seen biking lanes added to city streets and public parks along with scores of bicycle racks installed outside of businesses and...

A Writer’s Rant and Some RGV Groups that are Taking on a Health Initiative

I remember the day the Washington Post published an article about obesity in South Texas – particularly on the diet-related issues of the RGV. I thought to myself, “Our community is in for a...

Everything You Need To Know About Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners, and Healthy Holiday Baking

If you’re looking to cut back on calories and avoid a carb overload this holiday season, then you’re probably considering baking some of your favorite dishes with artificial sweeteners. Luckily, there are a host...

The New Wave of Fitness is Social

Fitness has changed drastically in recent years. Since it’s more popular to be fit nowadays, a sea of options is now available for those wanting to get into shape. Whether you want to climb...

Why Social Media is Stressing You Out

It’s everywhere, the little screen that dominates our everyday lives. It calls us to consistently update Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and anything else that allows us to showcase our images of perfection. Eager to share...

5 Nutrition and Diet Myths Debunked

All Carbs Are Evil Myth. We avoid carbs like the plague. For some reason or another, many consumers are under the impression that a single gram of carbohydrate will make them gain a hundred pounds...

Cyclovia So Padre 2015: The Open Streets Movement in the Rio Grande Valley

Countless people will gather to explore the car-free streets of South Padre Island on Saturday, May 2nd, for the first annual Cyclovia So Padre. A two-mile stretch of Padre Boulevard will be closed to...

Who Said Walking is Underrated?

Can something so simple really bring the countless benefits many people claim? If the high intensity of exercises like boxing and CrossFit or the slow and flexible stretches of yoga and tai chi isn’t...

Protein and Your Exercise Regimen: All Your Questions Answered

In honor of National Nutrition Month, let’s spend a little time talking about nutrition. Specifically, let’s talk about protein and your exercise routine. We all know that – in general - we should maintain a...

Don’t Break the Bank While Eating Healthy

Armed with a positive mindset of eating healthy, you start your grocery shopping adventure down the aisles but come to a standoff. On the right side is the healthy choice. Pricing in at $3.77...
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