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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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MLM Training: Let Prospects Close Themselves By: Ed Forteau Network Marketers lose many prospects because they try too hard to close the deal. It is a natural reaction for people to shun being sold, but they love to buy. By letting prospects close themselves, you will end up putting more people in your downline. Most MLM Trainers tell networkers to sell features and benefits. When promoting a network marketing opportunity, features and benefits selling is hard work. The prospect is always suspicious, and moving away from you. The way we eliminate this fear and suspicion is to use what we... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I was unable to make it to the gym last week, but I did not let that deter me from getting in a cardio workout. I made time for stair climbing exercises; even though I would rather be weight lifting, aerobic exercises do prevent me from becoming sedentary. The way my schedule is now, it is becoming a challenge to meet the weight lifting goals that I have set for myself. When I do return to the gym, I'll be doing 180-pound t-bar rows and 140-pound overhead presses. All of the lifts will be heavy. I'll keep you... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
A Cyclist's Guide to Losing Weight By Joan Bishop Denizot Taking up cycling for fitness and losing weight is a great decision but there are a few other elements that you might not have considered. Here are a few tips that will speed up your weight loss project through cycling. Dressing Properly: You see other cyclists all bundled up in layers of clothing. Some have this idea that getting under the layers will keep them warm, make them sweat more and lose more pounds but losing weight through dehydration is both unappealing and unsafe, especially for bikers. Lose all the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Barbecue Recipes For Kids That Even Adults Will Love By Adrian T. Cheng Serving food to a group of children is a bit trickier compared to cooking for adults. This is because they tend to only eat what they find attractive or what's familiar to their taste buds. So if you're planning a children's party, why not take it out in the yard? Your guests will have plenty of room for games and you can serve them these delicious barbecue recipes for kids! Grilled Baby Ranch Burgers What you need: 8 small soft dinner rolls, split 3/4 kilogram ground beef... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Type 2 Diabetes - The Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Spice to Help Manage Diabetes By Beverleigh H Piepers Turmeric may be one of the most effective anti-inflammatory spices in existence. It has long been known as being a powerful spice that has been used in India for thousands of years: used as a spice and a medicinal herb. Believe it or not, it may help you better control your Type 2 diabetes. A study published in The International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism looked at turmeric and its active compound curcumin and its ability to help manage Type 2 diabetes. Here is... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
The Basics of Caulks and Sealants By Mirna Khoury Most folks don't shop for caulks and sealants like they do for bathroom fixtures, but considering the job that caulks are expected to do and their high visibility, it might not be a bad idea. The problem is, there are an awful lot of caulks and sealants on the market, so choosing among them is difficult. Caulks basically do two jobs in the bathroom: seal against moisture intrusion and provide a pleasing joint between fixtures and wall finish materials. For the most part, careful detailing will minimize the reliance upon caulk... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Benefits Of Grooming Your Dog By Emiley Malory Why should you take time in grooming a dog? A pet cannot take care of itself without a human. New pet owners are often faced with worries on how they can survive handling their pets. Grooming is one of the issues that dog owners face. Dog grooming is considered a waste of time by some owners which is the reason dog salons have been established. Professional grooming homes or salons will help you take care of your dog. However, grooming should be a regular care on any animal in your care. There... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Introduction to Trade Show Booths By: Rob Dougan Trade show booths come in an array of styles and designs that will show off your products, your services or your company in an unforgettable manner that offers a unique appeal, which is intelligent, chic and contemporary. Most trade show booths are very easy to assemble and transport to make your experience a more enjoyable one. Choosing the perfect trade show booth to accommodate the products that you wish to display will be very easy once you know just how much room you will have at the trade show and how much... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Cycling: Make Your Work-Outs Count to Lose More Weight By Joan Bishop Denizot To make your work-outs count, here are a few tips to consider. 1. Pedal before breakfast. A lot of studies have shown that you burn more fat if you are working out before consuming a full meal. Take caution though. It is not advisable to do your longest and hardest rides on an empty stomach. About 20 minutes of cycling on a fasted state is okay. And if you really insist on eating, it is always safe to consume a little something like fruits or smoothies for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
3 Refreshing BBQ Dishes Perfect For Spring Season By Adrian T. Cheng Winter is over and spring is here - the perfect time to enjoy a barbecue out in your yard. The wind will still be cool and it's ideal to have nice, warm dishes that everyone in the family can enjoy. Make these refreshing BBQ dishes perfect for spring season and you'll want them all year round! Buttered Rosemary Radishes What you need: 1 kilogram radishes (2 cups of the greens reserved) 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 1 cup lightly packed mint 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1 tablespoon lemon... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph I had to exercise outside of the gym last week. I did a lot of stair climbing to make up for not working out with heavy weights. When I get back to the gym, I'll be lifting heavy again. 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 "Barbell Floor Press Challenge Cardiovascular Workout" copyright © 2019 Living Fit, Healthy and Happy(SM). All Rights Reserved. Google+ Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Type 2 Diabetes - Does A Keto Diet Help Lower Blood Sugar Levels? By Beverleigh H Piepers Is a ketogenic diet safe for people who have received a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes? The food recommended for people with high blood sugar encourages weight loss: a ketogenic diet has high amounts of fat and is low in carbs, so it is mystifying how such a high-fat diet is an option for alleviating high blood sugar. The ketogenic diet underlines a low intake of carbohydrates and increased consumption of fat and protein. The body then breaks down fat by a process... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Blocked Drains and Clogged Toilets By Topher Marcin If you have faced a clogged toilet, you are not alone. Each year, more than one in five Americans cope with a blocked toilet and 70% surveyed recently agreed that clogs trigger a real headache. The survey commissioned by the Scott� Clog Clinic, an authority on common-sense solutions for avoiding stopped-up toilets, found that if a few proper steps are taken, consumers can avoid most clogs. As part of its survey of toilet blockages, the Clog Clinic found that: Going down the drain. Twelve percent of people have dropped a toy ball... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
5 Benefits Of Having A Chew Proof Bed For Your Dog By Emiley Malory Teething can be a destructive period for a puppy. One of the reasons why dog owners look for help during teething of their pets is to reduce the damage. Dogs can basically chew anything they find around them. This period can be frustrating for owners who end up with inestimable destruction at home. It doesn't matter if it is a dirty socks, clean shoes or expensive furniture, damage can be done except drastic measures are employed by dog owners. One of the measures that can save... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Introduction to Trade Show Displays By: Rob Dougan When it comes to displaying items at a trade show, you have many options from banner stands, literature stands and pop-up displays. You may choose to use more than one type of trade show display unit since each one can be used together to give a more full effect and useful information. Banner Stands Banner stands come in an array of sizes and designs. the majority of banner stands are portable are designed to be set up in very quickly and have a practical existence for several trade shows as long as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Cooking With Herbs and Spices: Quick and Easy Low-Calorie Snack Recipes By Adrian T. Cheng Eating low-calorie snacks will not only nourish and strengthen your body, but will also help you maintain a healthy weight. Here are 3 must-try herbs and spices snack recipes with only 400 calories or less: Peppered Turkey Wraps What you need: 12 10-inch whole wheat flour tortillas 1/4 kg. deli turkey, sliced 1 head lettuce 2 cups minced tomatoes 2 cups shredded carrots 1 cup cream cheese 1/2 cup ranch dressing 1/2 tsp. dried herbs 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper Rub the turkey slices with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Weight Loss Guide: 5 No-No's for Bicycle Riders By Joan Bishop Denizot Whether you're a first-timer on a city bike or a seasoned triathlete on a roadie, these few points should be avoided if you want to achieve that ideal fitness level while still having lots of fun: Skipping meals will burn more fat Most cyclists these days prefer hitting the road or nearby trails early to avoid the morning rush. If you are a seasoned cyclist, you would know better that leaving the house without even eating a slice of bread will not necessarily help you lose those stubborn... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph At last! I was able to exercise at the gym and these are the results of the workout: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 machine overhead press 230 lb x 5x1 230 lb x 3x1 machine iso-lateral high row 320 lb (or 160 in each hand separately x5x5, right, 160 lb each hand x5x5 left) lateral pulldown neutral grip 130 lb x10x3 140 lbx6x2 gym walk for 10 minutes at moderate pace I lifted heavy, but I was disappointed with my machine overhead press performance; my left shoulder fatigued after two mere sets which is far below normal for me.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Type 2 Diabetes - The Risk for Diabetes Increases With Extra Inches Around Your Waist By Beverleigh H Piepers Your chances of developing Type 2 Diabetes soar when you carry extra weight around your stomach. The question is how much weight around our middle is "extra" and is it possible to lose inches from our waist? Many people with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes feel they are not able to lose the weight they carry around their midline. However, this is not true. Anyone can take steps to reduce their waist measurement, and in this article, we will explore why... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Tips for Buying Home Siding By Janet Slagell If you are building a new home, or perhaps upgrading your existing one, then it is likely that you have looked at a variety of siding options. Be it making the transition from composite to vinyl, upgrading to brick or using a more natural choice like brick, it is a big decision to change or replace the siding of your home. But, how do you determine what type of replacement siding should be used? Especially, if you have never done this before? Here are some tips for dealing with siding replacement. Tips... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Why Dogs Lick By Lydia N Muchugi When a dog licks a person it can be irritating and uncomfortable, but it all depends on if you have a liking to dogs because otherwise, it's a nice feeling. It's not everybody who would like to be licked by a dog. Dogs also lick other dogs and themselves constantly. It's best to first know the cause of the licking in order to know how to curb it if it gets out of hand. The following are some of the reasons. For cleaning purposes. Dogs lick themselves clean. They will use licking as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Introduction to Trade Show Exhibits By: Rob Dougan When you are planning for your next trade show exhibit you should look back to when you were only browsing the many different booths, exhibits, and displays. Remember what type of exhibits got your attention. Your presentation should also draw the crowd. Before you just rush out and purchase displays for your trade show exhibition you must take into consideration many different aspects of how you desire your presentation to look and feel. You know you want it to speak to the potential customers that are passing by and hopefully bring them... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
by Joseph The title gives you the gist of things. I'm not allowing absence from the gym to prevent me from exercising. I'm making time for stairclimbing workouts to keep myself active. When I return to the gym - which should be this week - I'll be lifting heavy. 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 "Barbell Floor Press Challenge Cardio Workout" copyright © 2019 Living Fit, Healthy and Happy(SM). All Rights Reserved. Google+ Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
Biking: How Long Until You Lose Weight? By Joan Bishop Denizot If you have chosen a bicycle as a means to getting more active, fitter, and healthier, then you have chosen well. Biking is one of the most effective ways to lose weight, but it's important to put in some work before seeing some progress. But how much effort should one really put in before significantly losing pounds? Workouts that are planned well will help you maximize your time on your two-wheels. Pedalling harder will make you lose weight faster but like everybody else, it's important to consider gradual progress.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)
3 Ultra-Refreshing Infused Water Recipes Perfect For A Backyard Barbecue By Adrian T. Cheng Drinking infused waters is becoming the most popular way to stay hydrated nowadays. Not only are they extremely refreshing, but they're super nutritious, too - perfect for quenching your thirst when you're in charge of the grill at a barbecue. It's also an ideal drink to serve your guests, including the kids! At your next barbecue party, try these ultra-refreshing infused water recipes: Lemonade A La Lavender What you need: 6 cups water 1 lemon, sliced 2 cups freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2019 at Living Fit, Healthy and Happy (SM)