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Moderation Over Deprivation

Moderation Over Deprivation

Dieting has become a pastime for many people, to the point they deprive themselves so much, they’re willing to go to great lengths to hide the fact they’re cheating, develop a distorted view of food and normally don’t lose the weight they hope to lose. Always choose moderation over deprivation, because moderation helps you attain […]




Foods For A Healthy Immune System

Foods For A Healthy Immune System

If you’re working out at The Worx in Alexandria, VA, hoping to improve your health, remember, what you eat also plays a role in your resistance to disease. There are foods for a healthy immune system that also act as building blocks for cells and maintain hormones and other functions throughout the body. The right […]


Strength Training After Having A Baby

Strength Training After Having A Baby

Times change and so does medical advice. At one time women were relegated to bed rest for days after having a baby, then it changed, and they could get up, just not exercise for about six weeks. Now the philosophy has changed, particularly about strength training after having a baby. It doesn’t mean you can […]


Are There Health Benefits To A Vegan Diet?

Are There Health Benefits To A Vegan Diet?

If you come to The Worx in Alexandria, VA, you find a friendly environment where people put their all into their exercise routine and achieving their goals. However, losing weight and getting healthy requires more than just exercise. It involves healthy eating, too. It can mean cutting down on carbs, cutting out sugar and for […]


Sleeping More Can Be Good For Your Heart

Sleeping More Can Be Good For Your Heart

Sleeping is important. Not only is it necessary to function your best, it’s helps you lose weight more successfully, is good for your heart and can improve your cognitive functioning. Sleep disturbances, such as sleep apnea and insomnia can shorten your life expectancy. In fact, getting seven to eight hours of sleep a night is […]


How Many Eggs Can I Safely Eat?

How Many Eggs Can I Safely Eat?

If you’re trying to find a great source of protein that has many other nutrients, but doesn’t cost a fortune, you might turn to eggs. Some people worry about eating too many eggs, because they’ve gotten a lot of bad publicity due to their high cholesterol levels. That comes from the fact the yolk is […]



Great Pregnancy Workouts

Great Pregnancy Workouts

If you’ve wondered whether pregnancy workouts are safe, the answer is yes, as long as you follow certain guidelines. When you exercise during pregnancy the potential for preterm birth, excessive weight gain, gestational diabetes, cesarean birth and low birth weigh of the baby decrease. Exercising during pregnancy can help prevent and relieve back aches that […]