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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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Maintaining Your Sump PumpMaintaining Your Sump Pump by Kevin Germain Where do you store things that treasured such as holiday paraphernalia, off season clothes, toys, sports equipment and all of life's accumulated stuff? The basement is the area in most people's homes that stores the goods that are important but not needed on a daily basis. So when a sump pump fails and water damage occurs how do you start the cleanup to repair your space and belongings? How can you protect yourself from sump pump failure in the future? This article will look into way to clean up and... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Preventing HeatstrokePreventing Heatstroke by Ann M Stewart As the weather continues warming up, keeping your dogs cool should be at the top of your priorities. Year after year we hear of pets dying in hot cars, sometimes after being left for mere minutes. What we don't commonly hear about are the countless dogs that suffer from heatstroke just playing in the yard. The primary concern with the warmer weather is heatstroke. Some people refer to it as heat exhaustion, which is another name for mild heatstroke. According to, a dog experiences a mild heatstroke when the core body temperature... Continue reading
Home Based Internet Business - Top 5 Reasons Entrepreneurs FailHome Based Internet Business - Top 5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail by Josh Boxer With over 200,000 people per week joining the home-based business industry, there are some great statistics around that identify why not many will ever make any significant income in this industry. I will talk of what I feel are the top 5 reasons that many will fail and miss the target. Reason #1 - Not knowing their target markets needs and desires. This is the business of providing solutions to people. You need to know precisely what your... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph Well, I did the barbell floor press exercise. Right now, I'm just lifting to lift. My mind and body are not in synch so my lifts are not where they should be at present. Here are the results of the workouts: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 260 lbx2x1 260 lb x no go 245 lb x3x1 245 lb x2x1 225 lb x5x1 standing barbell overhead press and hold 60 lb dumbbells in each hand x 10s 60 lb dumbbells in each hand x 15s 60 lb dumbbells in each hand x no go 60 lb dumbbells in each hand... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Review Different Kinds Of Bike Before You Get Yours by Jillian Smith There are so many different models of bikes on the market today that it is almost impossible for the average rider to know them all. It's a good thing, therefore, that bike magazines and websites provide reviews of all the bikes and gears available. The sport of bicycling has exploded in the last several decades. No longer are people content with casual over-the-road cycling - not that that has lost its allure, merely that it has competition now. The sport has expanded to embrace adventure-loving individuals who like... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
The Perfect Sausage Recipe by Adam Marianski Well, stop looking, it does not exist. The good news is that you can make the perfect sausage yourself every time as long as you obey the basic rules of sausage making. There are millions of sausage recipes floating for free on the Internet and your own creation will be as good or better. How do you know which ones are good? Do you think the professional sausage makers have time to play with recipes on the Internet? Many of these recipes are compiled by people who make a living off the Internet... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
How To Get Those Six Pack Abs by John Campbell Everyone wants to have those sleek, sexy, six pack abs. Rock hard, rippling abdominal muscles are the best way to communicate to others that you are fit, healthy and on top of your game. The key to getting those six pack abs is through rigorous training and eating healthy. You can do crunches and sit ups until you are blue in the face, but if you don't eat right and watch your weight, you will never have six pack abs. You have to lower your overall body mass if you... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Dogs Feel Stress TooDogs Feel Stress Too by Ann M Stewart Many of us understand the impact stress has our lives. We work to keep that stress to a minimum, but it's an inevitable part of life. What most of us fail to realize, however, is how much the stress of our lives increases the stress on our pets. What parts of our life will increase the stress of our companion pets? Here are a few examples: Interpersonal Stress Troubled Kids Significant Loss (especially of a master) Moves Changes in the Home Natural Disasters These are all natural occurrences in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Best Home Based Business For You?Best Home Based Business For You? by Michael F Martin Starting your personal home dependent enterprise can provide you freedom that you would never get from a job. Being your own boss is something that most Americans dream of most of their lives. Most of those dreams in no way make it past getting just that, a dream. Becoming underappreciated inside your job can rapidly be a thing of the past. Thanks to the internet the possibility is much more achievable than ever. If you're searching for the best home based enterprise for you personally... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I was unable to get to the gym last week. My one rep max is now above 300 pounds and I intend to reach my goal of increasing my barbell floor press one rep max to 400 pounds. I will do it. I'll return to the gym next week; I'm going to do 255 lb x 5 x 3. 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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Guide to Mountain Bike Parts and Repair by Leah Williams A mountain bike is an expensive item and it certainly pays to keep it in good condition. Every now and again there are going to be certain parts that need replacing and regular cleaning is also important. If you do notice something is wrong with it then it is a good idea to try and get it fixed straight away. Not only will the bike be more enjoyable to ride but there are less likely to be accidents or problems caused by malfunctioning parts. Maintaining your own mountain bike is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Free Bread Machine Bread RecipesFree Bread Machine Bread Recipes by Robin OBrien There are many free bread machine recipes available online, so don't go out a spend money on books - instead, spend the money on delicious ingredients. Here are some mouth watering bread recipes to get you started. There are literally thousands of bread machine bread recipes that are free and readily available online from both home cooking websites and bread making forums. You can find not only unusual and delicious recipes; you will also get advice on how to get the best out of your bread machine so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Is Running A Good Way To Get In Shape? by Mike Stapenhurst Running is an excellent way to burn calories and get in shape. In fact it is one of the most efficient aerobic exercises in terms of calories burnt per hour. The table below compares some of the common types of aerobic exercise: - Running ..........750 calories per hour - Swimming........500 - Cycling............450 - Walking...........250 However running is also the exercise that can put the most strain on your body. Your leg joints can suffer, and of course your heart is pumping a lot faster and working harder while... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
A Lesson On VacuumingA Lesson On Vacuuming by Kevin Germain My vacuum is one of my most prized belongings. The kids are not allowed to use it and my husband well he is as bad as the kids so no. I selfishly leave the vacuum chore for strictly me. I feel like this is really the part of the house that I have complete control over, maintaining the carpet. I am a stain removal queen and think of the carpet cleaners as friends. The carpet was the one home renovation I wanted and had to budget for when we moved... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Protect Your Pet If Your Dog Sneezes Excessively by Josie Anderson If your dog is having sneezing fits your vet should be able to identify the root cause of the problem. Reputable pet insurance policies will protect you financially from the costs of these visits. Healthy dogs breathe 16-20 times per minute however this figure is often disrupted by a wide range of respiratory problems, including sneezing.[1] Canine sneezing can have a number of underlying causes. Here are four of the most common: Allergies: Like people, dogs can develop allergies to a wide range of substances including pollen, food, fleas,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Are You Experienced Enough To Start A New Business Opportunity?Are You Experienced Enough To Start A New Business Opportunity? by Dhiraj Man Shrestha The business gurus will tell you: if you start a new business opportunity with what you know your chances of success will be much greater. Okay, but suppose you want to try something new business opportunity, something drastically different from your present career or a business that is way outside the realm of experience? Should having no knowledge of that business stop you from pursuing it? My answer is a resounding 'No!' You can start cold turkey... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I went to the gym twice this week and did the barbell floor press. Here are the results of the workouts: Monday, July 23, 2018 barbell floor press 255 lb x4x1 255 lb xno go 245 lb x2x2 245 lb x 1x1 235 lb x3x1 235 lb x2x2 standing dumbbell skullcrushers 55 lb x 6x3 Friday, July 27, 2018 seated chest press 190 lb x5x1 150 lb x5x1 130 lb x5x1 110 lb x5x2 standing dumbbell shoulder shrugs 55 lb dumbbells in each hand x 4 seated overhead chest press 120 lb x5x1 100 lb x5x4 I did... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Knee Injuries From Mountain BikingKnee Injuries From Mountain Biking by Dave Regis The sport of mountain biking is extreme, giving riders an adrenaline rush as they speed their way down hills and mountains over varying terrain. The more extreme the course the bigger the challenge and the bigger the risk should they fall. It is always important to understand the types of injuries which can be sustained in your chosen sport so that you are able to consider the preventative measures available to you in the form of protective clothing, padding or even a sports brace. While minor injuries can... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
The Ways Of Crock Pot Cooking by Jillian Smith When the weather outside warms up, the kitchen can be a terrible place to be. There are many things you can do however, when it comes to cooking a nice home made meal that doesn't require traditional stove top or oven cooking. Learn to utilize some of the lesser heat producing equipment in your kitchen, such as the crock pot, in order to truly beat the summer heat and keep your cool while preparing a nice hot meal for friends and family. So, how does crock pot cooking really help beat... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - What Can Blood Test Results Tell You? Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - What Can Blood Test Results Tell You? By Beverleigh H Piepers As you get older, you will find your doctor routinely sending you to have blood test assessments to check your... blood sugar, HDL and LDL cholesterol, and triglyceride levels as part of the "growing older" process. These are tests everyone will have to take care of at one time or another. As you get the results of these tests, it is essential you know there are particular areas... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
How To Choose Cost Effective Modern Lights For Your HomeHow To Choose Cost Effective Modern Lights For Your Home by Iain Jenkins Choosing the right cost effective modern lighting fixture to install in homes is of the essence. Keep home interior stylish and well-lit without compromising budget with modern lights. Know The Various Styles Of Modern Lights Available In The Market Today Contrary to popular belief, style is actually crucial to how long it is going to last and how much energy it can consume. While many contemporary wall lights look stylish, some of them can still consume a lot... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Enjoy Life With A Dog, But Only For The Right Reasons by Judy Moore There are many reasons for a person to have a dog in his home and his life. Some reasons are legitimate, some are not. Dogs in our society are stellar companions for people, expressing unconditional love to humans right in the face of uncertainty and often inconsistent and unfair treatment. Just as it is wrong for a person to keep a dog in order to have something to dominate and control, so is it wrong to let the dog be the object of a person's desire,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Five Great Ideas For A Work At Home BusinessFive Great Ideas For A Work At Home Business by Jesse Whitehead Work at home businesses can be a great way to work at your own pace, without a boss looking over your shoulder. In addition to enabling you to be in charge of your own work activities, a work at home business can allow you to determine your own working hours and schedule. Although it may be difficult at times to earn much money with some enterprises, having more freedom is an inviting feature that you cannot easily ignore. This article... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by I finally got in a couple of workouts after a month-long hiatus. Here are the results of last week's exercises: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 barbell floor press 245 lb x4x1 245 lb x2x2 245 lb xno go barbell floor press and leg raise 235 lb x3x2 standing dumbbell overhead press 45 lb dumbbell in each hand x 30 secs x 5 standing dumbbell skullcrushers 45 lb x 5 Friday, July 20, 2018 standing dumbbell overhead press 50 lb dumbbells in each hand x30 secs x3 55lb dumbbells in each hand x 20s x 2 All-in-all, the barbell floor press... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Bird Watching BasicsBird Watching Basics by Albreht Moy Bird watching or birding is a very popular hobby that includes the observation and study of birds.Because visual observation of birds is complemented with auditory observation, the term "birding" is more accurate.Birding is the second most popular outdoor activity in America, second only to gardening as the number-one recreation. For many people bird watching is an opportunity to feel close to nature.They also enjoy the relaxation and peacefulness by watching birds.Some birders,however,will travel long distances just to see a rare bird.These birders are known as twitchers.Twitching is popular in Britain and several... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2018 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)