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Interests: Hi. My name is Joseph. I'm the publisher and administrator of "Living Fit, Healthy and Happy". I earned my degree at a Public Ivy. I write and publish articles under the pen name "healthy_blogging". Additionally, I present guest post articles from authors that I deem to have scientific merit and serve the public interest in promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Living Fit, Healthy and Happy does not provide medical advice of any kind and does not diagnose or treat any condition. If you have a medical question please consult your health care provider. The name "Living Fit, Healthy and Happy" is copyright protected.
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The Right Way To Do Pilates Reformer Exercise by Wayne V. Sanches Those who haven't tried exercising on a pilates reformer think that there can only be one exercise move done on the equipment. Well, that notion is wrong. There are several pilates reformer exercise movements which help you trim down and which tone specific body parts. If done continuously at regular intervals, the pilates reformer workout can help you attain the perfect body that you want to achieve. Read on some pilates reformer exercise below and try doing the movements yourself. You can try asking your instructors about this... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Benefits Of Having A Well Maintained Lawn by Ryan Wolfe Few surroundings can bring as much joy to the soul and relaxation to the body as a personal, well maintained lawn. Where bustling urban life brings constant sirens and horns, a lawn is the quiet oasis where one can escape to the deep countryside. Vibrant grass, bursting with creativity and life, can bring healing to the sick and happiness to those in despair. Lawn maintenance can make a world of difference in a home. There are several benefits of having a well maintained lawn. Some of the most appealing aspects... Continue reading
Grooming - Keep your Pet in Good ConditionGrooming - Keep your Pet in Good Condition by Josie Anderson Cats love to groom themselves, and will often spend hours preening and cleaning their fur. Cats even have small hooks on their tongue which are especially designed to preen their fur and keep themselves clean.[1] At times, however, your cat's coat may get into such a state that no amount of preening will resolve the situation. You will want your cat to look good and feel good - but it is worth knowing that bathing, grooming or de-matting your cat's coat is... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
How You Can Earn Extra Money With A Home BusinessHow You Can Earn Extra Money With A Home Business by Bob Spiro And let's face it - you have to let go of some of your pride when the going gets tough. If you have to flips burgers for a while to make ends meet, then flip burgers you must. However, when figuring out how to earn extra money, you may just need to be creative and look around. If you have an attic or basement full of boxes that have been untouched for years, you may be able to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I went to the gym last week, but I lifted below my max. Here are the results of the barbell floor press workout: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 barbell floor press 265 lb x1x1 245 lb x4x1 245 lb x1x1 245 lb x 3x1 standing barbell overhead press 45 lb in each hand x 30s seated overhead press 120 lb x 5x5 The exercise was not one of my best. I had decided to lift lower than my max because it had been a while since I had worked out at the gym. I did not feel motivated to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Staying Comfortable When Bird WatchingStaying Comfortable When Bird Watching by Nomad Rick The early bird gets the worm, a clich�(c) that rings true in nature. If you are going to head off for some bird watching, you need to go early and stay comfortable. The old saying is the early bird gets the worm, a suggestion that this is true for all animals. As the comedian Steven Wright once said, "Yeah, but the second mouse gets the cheese at the trap". Regardless, if you want to add to your life list or just take in some excellent birding, you are... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Italian Cooking: The Particulars by Wayne V. Sanches Italian cooking is truly among the world's richest and most varied, and there are so many different delicious meals that are not only great to taste and look at, but actually easy to make. This is why so many people sign up for Italian cooking school, because they want to learn the ways of the Italian and learn how to cook their infamous dishes. From pastas and breads to the most gourmet desserts, you will learn everything about Italian cooking when you sign up for an Italian class or course, and you... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Why Intense Cardio is Much More Efficient at Burning Fat by Luke Johnstone For years, it was common knowledge that you had to stay in the target heart rate zone to efficiently burn fat. However, the last few years have seen a rise in the popularity of shorter, intense cardio workouts to burn fat. Training in your target heart rate zone came about when it was revealed that lower intensity exercise (like walking) burns a greater percentage of fat calories during the activity. More intense work on the other hand burns predominantly carbohydrates. So people would try not to train... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Best Season For RoofingBest Season For Roofing by Leeanne Kunnert The material of choice for most northern roofs is asphalt. Asphalt shingles are a popular roofing material in a majority of homes for many reasons including cost, ease of installation and its longevity. Asphalt roofs, when installed properly, are known to last on average for twenty plus years. Is the lifespan of your asphalt roof reaching its peak? Maybe now is the perfect time to start considering your roof replacement options. Most homeowners want to complete home improvements when the time is right. When is the best time to install... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Fence For Pets5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Fence For Pets by Leeanne Kunnert Homeowners with pets often look for a way in which to contain them without throwing off the aesthetics of the homes landscape. When you have a pet that needs to be contained here are five factors to consider when looking for a style of fencing: your pet's size, skill level, current fencing, maintenance and the size of the space. Pet Size: The size of your pet will matter when it comes to the type of fencing chosen. Small... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Choose Your Home Business Carefully by James Hicks Choosing a home business online can be a bit of a jungle. There are many of them around and also you need to watch out for scammers who just want to make some fast money out of you. You will need to be careful! You cant dispute that there is money to be made on the internet, there are countless individuals across the world making large amounts that more than equal full time wages. You need to put in some hard work though and be prepared to educate yourself, to make it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I did not get to the gym this week. The workouts have been progressing at a slower pace than I had intended, nonetheless, I'm getting things done. When I next return to the gym, my barbell floor press exercise will include 300 lb x3x3. I'll keep you posted. But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear what they fear ; do not be frightened." 1 Peter 3:14 ***Like us on Facebook!!!*** I'm living fit, healthy and happy(SM). Are you? "Barbell Floor Press Challenge Supplemental Post This Week" copyright © 2018... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
The Enjoyment of Bird WatchingThe Enjoyment of Bird Watching by Thomas Kane It is a popular hobby across the world. There are thousands of groups dedicated to watching birds at nature preserves, parks and recreational centers and even large groups that have annual conventions. You may be an individual dedicated to bird watching and enjoy going to parks on the weekends to observe birds. It is a fun and interesting hobby for anyone. Bird watching is relaxing. It is a very simple form of pleasure. Birds are symbols of love, hope and happiness. They remind us of simpler times before,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Cooking Brisket in the Oven - A Beginners GuideCooking Brisket in the Oven - A Beginners Guide by Ralph Serpe Cooking brisket in the oven is a time consuming process, but also a very rewarding one. When your family and friends take their first bite of your delicious brisket, they will most definitely be asking you for the recipe. This article will make you a brisket cooking pro! Did you know that at one time, brisket was considered a very poor quality meat? History has it, that two brothers from Germany, back in the 1950's decided to smoke up some... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Home Improvements That Pay OffHome Improvements That Pay Off by Leeanne Kunnert Certain home improvements yield a higher value than others. The first thing that comes to mind when going for renovations that increase the equity seems to always be kitchen remodels. More important than a new kitchen is those basic home maintenance items such as a new roof, updated siding, fresh paint, basically any renovation that keeps maintenance low and appeal high. Sometimes home improvements are needed instead of wanted. As a handyman I have installed many new furnaces when homeowners dreamed of countertops of granite and showers that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Itch Itch Here... Fleas Are On Their WayItch Itch Here... Fleas Are On Their Way by Ann M Stewart Are dogs and cats like people when we hear the word "lice", and start scratching at the sound of fleas or ticks? With the start of the warm weather one of the worst headaches of every pet owner is on the horizon: Flea and Tick Season. Even if your pets are kept inside 100% of the time, as we start opening our windows, fleas and ticks can still make it inside and on our pets. When your puppy sits in an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Home Based Business Tips by Mark Manderville More and more people are looking to run a home based business these days. Actually over 95% of working people's biggest dream is to own their own home based business. For millions of Americans it is a nightmare getting up to the alarm clock on Monday morning to go to a place and build someone else's dream. For those who are stuck going to the office every day, most think; what could be better than being your own boss, no office politics, being able to wear your fuzzy bunny slippers all day and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I was able to get to the gym last week, so I'm going to post the results of my workout. Wednesday May 30, 2018 300 lb x0x0 245 lb x3x1 barbell floor press leg raise 245 lb x3x1 245 lb x2x1 seated overhead press 120 lb x5x3 I was disappointed with my barbell floor press exercise this time; I had taken a few weeks off but I should have done much better than I did. Perhaps it was because my muscles were in light lifting mode or it was a matter of psyching myself out. Whichever the case,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Septic Tank Do's & Don'ts By Juanita Swindell It is a fact that most homeowners tend to forget completely about their septic system. It could be either because, well, it's not really something to get all excited about or maybe it's just a question of out of sight, out of mind. Unfortunately, out of sight or not, this is not something that you can afford to ignore for too long. This is after all, the place where all the waste accumulates. The good news is, maintaining the septic system and tank is not as difficult as you may have thought.... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Pointers For Choosing Among Pet ClinicsPointers For Choosing Among Pet Clinics by Melville Jackson Pet clinics are ideal venues to leave your pet in case you have to go out of town. They will take good care of it and provide medical care if necessary. You can also visit these places if you want your pet bathed and groomed. In case you need advice on how to tackle a troubling issue like excessive barking, you can visit such a facility. You can search online for suitable facilities. Shortlist two or three based on their fees. You can also ask your... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Creating The Best Home Based Business Ideas To Implement For Budget Conscience IndividualsCreating The Best Home Based Business Ideas To Implement For Budget Conscience Individuals by David M Wood When most people start their home based business, they relegate themselves to a spare bedroom or the kitchen table for work. The best home based business ideas to implement come through creativity and lack of resources. Most people are not able to afford the high priced executive suite of furniture and make do with much simpler solutions. Beyond the hardware needed are many other ideas that can help get things going.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph The barbell floor press challenge did not happen today. I was unable to exercise at the gym last week, so my workout is temporarily on hold until I can get back there. The barbell floor press is a great way to challenge my muscles and push me to become stronger. When I do get back, I'll be doing 300 lbx3x3 and I'll make sure to exercise well. I'll keep you posted. But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear what they fear ; do not be frightened." 1 Peter 3:14... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Keeping A Bird Watching JournalKeeping A Bird Watching Journal by James Smi No bird watcher is complete without his or her bird watching journals. When you go bird watching, you need to keep your life list. The Life List If you are or become an avid bird watching enthusiast, you're going to need to keep records. The reason for this is you want to keep a running list of the various bird species you've seen. Since there are a zillion species, the list can become quite long. Frankly, it becomes a life long project that is very enjoyable. Trust me,... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Learn These Five Sandbag Workouts for Great Health and FitnessLearn These Five Sandbag Workouts for Great Health and Fitness by Jennifer James Cooper Having a sandbag as a training workout material is a really versatile training workout apparatus which will be used to achieve a full workout for the body in a short amount of time. With a handful of plain drills, you would be assured to attain a really productive, head to toe workout. Below are the 5 sandbag training workouts you ought to practice: 1. Sandbag Squats - It's just quite the same as a squat using a... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Why You Cannot Do Without Sub Floor VentilationWhy You Cannot Do Without Sub Floor Ventilation by Matt Reardon Reasons Why Every Home Should Have Sub Floor Ventilation Subfloor ventilation offers air flow in places where it is common to find mold, mildew, rotting wood and pests, usually in the subfloors of most houses and buildings. If left untreated, such conditions can lead to health complications. How It Works The whole point of a subfloor ventilation system is to replace the moist stale air with fresh dry air. The most basic form of this type of ventilation involves placing air ducts... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)