Posts Categorized: Water

Healthy Holidays Tip #6: Drink Your Water in Winter – Especially Winter!

We are more prone to dehydration in the winter than in warm weather and I think this is the number one reason most people get sick when the weather turns colder.  (Of course there is that wee bit of increased stress during the holidays that many people experience, which really cranks up the likelihood of… Read more »

UTIs (Bladder Infections) Are Awful. Here’s Help.

Urinary tract infections (aka cystitis and bladder infections), are really a pain.  Literally.  While women are more likely to contract this type of infection, men can get them too.  But, Ladies first!  The guys will get their own post with suggested remedies. Do You Have a UTI? The symptoms of a bladder infection vary depending on… Read more »

Drink Water for Life

My dear friend and water guru, Deanna DeLong, wrote the best book explaining how vital water is to every system and function in the body: Drink Water for Life.  She turned it into a video and I think you’d best watch it right now.  You’ll really understand how and why water is essential for vibrant health. Here’s… Read more »

My Energy Drink? Water.

How’s this for a scary fact: ER visits are way up – especially in men over 40.  Want to know why?  Massive consumption of energy drinks.  You know the ones I’m talking about – the super sweet, caffeine-jacked “beverages” that give you a false sense of increased energy. Drinking one of these seems like it… Read more »

Toning Up and Detoxing with Toning Water

Do you or someone in your family not “like” water and therefore don’t drink it?  Are you achy and sore because of your boosted exercise schedule (good on ya!!)?  Or do you simply want something a little sexier than plain water now that you’re drinking loads of it each day? Say Yes!  Yes!  Yes! to… Read more »

Electrolytes: Who Needs ‘Em? You Do.

We all need them, we all lose them, and losing too many due to excessive perspiration can lead to body troubles.  (Read more about symptoms of electrolyte imbalance here).  In hot summer weather when activity and sweating levels are higher, electrolyte deficiency is more likely than during cooler temperatures. What are electrolytes?  They are minerals… Read more »

Have You Energized Your Water?

We all know that the sun and moon give off serious energy which affects our lives 24/7/365.  You’ve felt the intensity of a full moon as well as the burn of the afternoon summer sun.  Wouldn’t it be great to capture this energy and utilize its qualities? There’s an easy way to do this without… Read more »

Hydrogen Peroxide to Swimmers’ Rescue (Part 3 of the Swimming blog series)

Many times when I suggest lap swimming to clients as a great fitness practice (Lap it Up!), they quickly come back with “I can’t take the chlorine.”  I understand the concern because exposure to chlorine (whether topical, airborne or ingested in drinking water) poses many health risks.  I do everything I can to avoid and… Read more »