zenphitness (Street Articles Author)

Physical fitness is a facet of a way of life. I prefer to live my lifestyle as a fitness lifestyle, comprehensively being competitive and healthy in all aspects of fitness, including physical. I have learned a lot, and continue to learn even more, about fitness every day. I have always been active and strive to maintain a physically fit lifestyle, but my true spark came from injuring my back during 6 years of active duty in the army. Being accustomed to lifting heavy weights and being very athletic, it was a challenge to overcome the injury, and at the age of 27 I still live with osteoarthritis among other problems today.

Through education, research, and self experimentation, so to speak, I continue to find ways to achieve goals, stay active, and most of all remain physically and mentally fit despite any obstacles and absolutely thrive on sharing my learning experience with others who share my goal of living a more full and happy life. I have so much to learn from everyone, and hope you can learn from my experiences as well.

Upper Body And Lower Body Workouts: Ditch the Distinction
For decades now, a lot of people have been misled into thinking that one day they should do an upper body work out, and the next day do a lower body work out. While this strategy does have its benefits, it is very limited in what it is able to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Mar 11, 2012  
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Hormone Mastery Series: Insulin
Insulin is the hormone that controls our blood sugar and fat storage processes. Insulin activity is largely affected by the contents of our diet, what we put into our bodies, the nutritional value of our food, and most importantly the sugar content and type of sugar. If you or anyone…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Mar 07, 2012  
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Hormone Mastery Series: Cortisol
Here it is, that dreaded cortisol hormone. Stress, belly fat, aging, and feeling sluggish can all be attributed to (but of course not limited to) the stress hormone known as cortisol. Cortisol has gotten kind of a bad rap in recent years and is widely misunderstood. However, what is pretty…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Mar 07, 2012  
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Hormone Mastery Series: HGH
Hormone Zone Control If you have ever wanted to gain muscle, lose fat, or just become more physically fit, you have probably run into a lot of challenges in trying to meet your goals, no matter what fitness level you currently maintain. If you are just getting started with making…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Mar 01, 2012  
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Success Strategies In Physical Fitness: Visualization
Visualization is the practice of creating a picture in your mind of an outcome you wish to have in any situation. This technique is touted as being one of great power because it sends a message through your subconscious mind to begin creating the results you want and sets in…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Feb 27, 2012  
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