Links to video of Andrea’s appearance on Colorado Springs local stations KKTV “Workout Wednesday” and the FOX 21 morning program.
Andrea also won recognition as the top contributor to Livestrong.com in 2010
Please enjoy these articles written by Andrea for other websites.
Yoga doesn’t burn a lot of calories, but it offers mental and physiological benefits that assist in weight loss.
During the past 20 years, the number of obese and overweight children has rapidly risen. One contributor to these climbing rates is the prevalence of technology and media that promotes sedentary behavior. Children spend a lot of time in front of the television, playing video games, and researching and learning on the computer. Technology provides value, convenience and entertainment, but it should not take the place of movement and active play.
Losing weight requires you to burn more calories than you consume. The American College of Sports Medicine advises performing at least an hour of moderate-intensity exercise five times per week to encourage weight loss. U.S. Masters Swimming notes that swimming is a fun, healthy and challenging form of exercise appropriate for all fitness and experience levels. In addition to helping strengthen your heart, improve flexibility and enhance your mood, swimming encourages weight loss.
A raw food diet promises overall health through weight loss, greater energy and alleviation of chronic conditions. The diet consists primarily of fresh vegetables and fruits, accented with whole grains and nuts. Raw foodists maintain whole, unprocessed plant foods promote enhanced digestion and nutrient absorption.