Dietitians Say You Should Avoid This Pantry Snack At All Costs—It Causes Belly Fat!

While having a stomach that isn’t *completely* flat is healthy and normal, experts stress that one type of pantry food or snack in particular can cause additional fat in your midsection or midriff area that you might be trying to avoid. We checked in with registered dietitians and nutritionists to learn more about one common food (that might be in your cabinet right now!) that offers little to no nutritional value, can leave you feeling sluggish and deprived and set back your weight loss progress. Read on for more healthy eating tips from Dana Ellis Hunnes, PhD, MPH, RD, senior dietitian, Liana Werner-Gray, certified nutritionist and natural food chef, Nicole Olen, RDN, registered dietitian and nutritionist and Lisa Richards, registered nutritionist.
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Don’t Lose Weight to Get Healthy. Get Healthy to Lose Weight

Weight loss psychology is not about willpower but the mindset that shapes your methods, time frame, and goals. Most people are taught to lose weight to get healthy, a philosophy that sets them up for harmful methods and poor results. The get healthy to lose weight psychology is a superior...
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Food Truck Frenzy & Festival returns to Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — Summer is here and that means it is time to celebrate and what better way to do that than with food and music! That is exactly how Princeton and the Chuck Mathena Center kicked things off with their Food Truck Frenzy and Festival. Candace Wilson, Executive Director of the Chuck Mathena […]
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3,000 Calorie Meal Plan for Muscle Building

According to most nutrition experts, the average man needs to eat around 2,000 to 2,500 calories per day. This should provide enough energy and nutrients to keep your body functioning and fuel a moderate amount of light exercise – say 30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week. However, if you...

Ignoring Fatigue: How I Learned That Listening to My Body is Critical to a Long Hike

It was just after dawn as we made our way up the relatively gradual climb from Tuolumne Meadows toward Cathedral Lake in Yosemite National Park. My feet dragged heavily up the gentle grade in the shaded forest. “Why am I so tired?” I thought over and over again. “I’ve climbed 12,000 foot passes and gone up and down thousands of feet a day for the past two weeks! Why is this 1,500 foot climb kicking my ass?” The distinct spires of Cathedral Peak became momentarily visible through the trees. I paused to admire the sharp, gray spikes of the rocky peak as I leaned heavily on my hiking poles.

Air Bike vs. Rower: Which Is Best and Why?

Whether you are buying equipment for your home gym or work out in a well-equipped commercial fitness center, you may find yourself in the unenviable position of having to choose between an air bike or a rower. The problem is that both of these exercise machines provide a full-body, low-impact...

Lose Inches off Your Waist Fast With These Outdoor Exercises, Trainer Says

Summer has officially arrived, and the nice weather motivates people to get outside. For many, getting out and active is their main source of exercise, and that's what they'd choose over working out indoors at a gym. If your goal is to shape up your midsection quickly, you can lose inches off your waist fast with these outdoor activities. So whether you're simply tired of exercising indoors or are inspired to get outside in fresh air and start moving around, here are a few moves you can do. Not only will you shape up quickly, but you'll also have so much fun doing it.
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Program ensures meals for local kids

It’s only 9 a.m., but Savannah Hodges is already thinking about lunch. The front desk administrator at the Sumter Youth Center in Bushnell is responsible each morning for getting a count of how many kids at the center’s summer youth program will be receiving free lunch. Once she gets a final number, she heads to Bushnell Elementary School to pick up lunches the staff has prepared for local kids, then returns to the youth center to distribute them.

Metabolic Burn at PCC

Short intense bouts of strength and cardio training followed by short periods of rest. This style of training helps the body burn calories and fat throughout the day.