Beat the Heat: Summer Weight Loss Tips
Summer will soon be upon us in the U.S. It is the season of sunshine, long days, and outdoor activities. It is also the season when we stop hiding beneath our cold weather clothes and face the reality of shorts and swimsuits. But
Caffeine Levels in Wu-Long's Oolong Tea
Caffeine Levels In Tea Concerning You? Many of our customers are curious about the levels of caffeine in our Oolong Tea. We completely understand the questions. Too much caffeine in your diet has been linked to all sorts of health problems. One
Slimming Tea – What's All The Buzz About?
Slimming Tea In The News There has been a lot of buzz about slimming tea lately and endorsements from all over the health industry, from CBS News to Dr. Oz. So, what is all the buzz about? The Chinese have long credited Oolong
Newton's Laws of Exercise
[caption id="attachment_1758" align="alignnone" width="640"] picture thanks to ideafit[/caption] There are people in this world who love exercise. I know, it’s crazy but it’s true. They spend money and time on devices and programs that once would be more associated with torture than the improvement of one’s health. They delight in sweat and something called “runner’s high.” They sign up for marathons, and I don’t mean the ones on Bravo featuring a day of Real Housewives shows. Madness.
Are There Side Effects of Wu-Long Tea?
[caption id="attachment_2624" align="alignnone" width="632"] Image thanks to melloveschallah[/caption] Yesterday I had a customer send me a link to this article and ask me if there were any side effects of Wu-Long Tea… Here is the article that they sent us… http://www.livestrong.com/article/151867-side-effects-of-wu-long-tea/ I am really grateful know how invested our Okuma customers are and I love being able to do some research and answer questions like this.
7 Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep
Normally, I am pretty good about carrying healthy snacks and not feeling the urge to eat all day long. Today, however, I was constantly hungry and it was all I could do not to grab a giant bag of chips with
No "Butts" About It: Exercises For Sitting Down
For quite a few of us, it seems like most of the day is spent sitting. Like, a lot. Like for hours at a time. Even if you don’t have an office job that you that keeps you in a chair, there’s
6 Bizarre Fad Diets That Failed
Too often we seek out the “easiest” or “quickest” solution rather than the safest or most proven. In the case of weight loss this may be even more prevalent. It is important in your quest to lose weight that you not fall
Metabolism: Fire Up Your Fat Burning
We all have this wonderful organic engine inside us: metabolism. It works on complicated chemistry stuff, but in brief, catabolic metabolism is for breaking stuff down, and anabolic metabolism is for building stuff up. It’s what burns calories. Everybody has this
These Are the Days of Our Grills…Episode 2
As spring continues to bring out the sun and the warmer, longer days (at least for those of us in the U.S.), I continue to love any recipes that will encourage me to fire up the grill. Here are two easy
Tea: It's Not Just For Drinking
When something has been around as long as tea has, someone will find a different way to look at it. In the very early 1900’s, a very clever guy from New York by the name of Thomas Sullivan started putting samples
Weight Loss Prep Work
Have you ever painted a room? To do it right, there’s a lot that needs to happen before the actual painting part. There’s getting the brushes, the rollers, the paint, and other accessories. There’s moving everything out and cleaning up. Then