This year we celebrate our 30th anniversary at Nu Skin. We have seen many scientific discoveries in nutrition over the past 30 years, and this time for Nu Skin has been filled with innovative milestones as well. This includes, but is not limited to, the development of our cornerstone nutrition product, LifePak.
LifePak startedwith a base of well-researched micronutrients, in the best-understood bioavailable forms at the right balanced levels. We then incorporated the (then) relatively new science of antioxidant research by including antioxidants in levels shown to make a difference. Finally, we included phytochemicals – plant bioactive nutrients that had...
Most people today live busier lives than ever before. And much of that time is spent sitting at a computer or behind a desk. Despite the attention on being physically fit, a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says almost half of American adults don’t get enough exercise. Luckily, there are a number of relatively easy workouts you can do to break up periods of inactivity. While they might not be a substitute for an hour at the gym, they’ll help keep you moving.
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Being a professional soccer player isn’t easy. Core strength, endurance, balance and agility are all required to stand out in the game that has the average player running up to 9.5 miles per 90 minute match. Just because you aren’t a World Cup soccer player, doesn’t mean you can’t train like one – whether it’s to improve your soccer game or simply get in shape.
Here are a few exercises to help you train like a pro.
Core: Soccer ball V -Up
This exercise strengthens core muscles, which help with balance and stability as you chase after the ball. Lie...
Despite the advantages and necessity of exercise, there are still inherent risks involved when it comes to physical activity: injuries. According to STOP Sports Injuries, there are 2 million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits, and 30,000 hospitalizations each year due to sports-related injuries. What may be even more shocking is that more than half of all sports-related injuries are preventable.
You don’t have to be a professional athlete to fall victim to sports-related injuries. In fact, the most common injuries occur during regular exercise. The easiest way to avoid health complications and costly medical bills is to perform simple injury-prevention activities...
Simply Seasonal: 3 Reasons to Add Seasonal Foods to Your TR90 Meal Plan
May 20, 2014
Finding healthy nutritional choices to help you achieve your body transformation can be as easy as a trip to your local farmer’s market or grocery store. Consuming fruits and vegetables that are in season are often the best food choices you can make to find success on the TR90 program. Consider these three reasons for adding seasonal foods to your TR90 meal plan:
1) Seasonal Foods Taste Better and Are Better For You
To survive the long shipping time, out-of-season fruits and vegetables are often picked before they are ripe. This practice often compromises the freshness, taste and nutrient value...
The ageLOC TR90 system is a breakthrough weight management and body shaping system that consists of three components: 1) innovative products, 2) a simple eating plan, and 3) physical activity recommendations. TR90 is aligned with the most recent nutrition and weight management and body shaping science, not the weight loss myths that are so common among conventional diets.
Myth #1: All weight loss is created equal.
Fact #1: The bathroom scale is unable to distinguish between fat loss (a desired outcome) and loss of muscle (an undesirable outcome).
All weight loss is not equal, nor is all weight loss beneficial;...
Most people attribute weight gain to overeating and unhealthy eating. However, there are many factors other than our diets that contribute to weight gain. An article in NewBeauty Magazine states that sitting at a desk all day is one of several lifestyle factors that affect our body. Here are 4 reasons why sitting for long periods of time is unhealthy for you:
1. Being sedentary and sitting all day leads to weight gain, especially in the mid-section. Sitting for long periods of time causes cortisol levels to rise, which is linked to fat storage in the mid-section.
Did you know most people only consume about half the fiber they need each day for their body to function properly? The average American consumes only 10 to 15 grams daily of the recommended 25 to 35 grams.
Many people fear the effects of too much fiber and a potential restroom crisis. However, it has been shown that consuming the recommended amount of fiber may actually ease or reduce feelings of bloating, gas and bowel distress.
Here are 6 reasons why you should consider incorporating more fiber into your daily diet:
If you’re having trouble getting into shape, the problem could be right in the palm of your hand. In a study by Kent State University, high cellphone usage was linked to low cardiorespiratory fitness. The study showed that students who spent large amounts of time on their cellphone were least fit. Conversely, students who spent the least amount of time on their cellphone were the most fit. Cellphones, all though mobile, contributed to a sedentary lifestyle. To help manage the time you spend on your cellphone and maintain your healthy lifestyle, here are some do’s and don’t’s for your cellphone...
Leading an active lifestyle is one part of the ageLOC TR90 program. To achieve the best results from your TR90 program, physical activity should be included with your ageLOC TR90 products and simple eating plan. Here are some tips to include physical activity when you only have a short amount of time.
Need ideas for workouts? Try these:
Climb stairs – Find your favorite set of stairs and step up one foot at a time. Climbing stairs for 30 mins, will burn roughly 200 calories*
Air squats – No weight needed and simple to do. Check out our...