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Think Healthy Thoughts

Think Healthy Thoughts

Your attitude and thoughts make a difference in whether you’ll be healthy, happy or even successful. That’s why we encourage you to think healthy thoughts at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, Florida. Getting fit is all about eating healthy and exercising regularly. If you hate exercise or worry that you might injure yourself, despite […]


Is A Healthy Diet That Important?

Is A Healthy Diet That Important?

How important is a healthy diet? There are two phrases used in the fitness industry that describe just how important it is. The first is, “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet.” You need to eat healthy to get the results you want. The second focuses on the importance of diet in your appearance. That phrase […]


Best Stretches To Do Before A Workout

Best Stretches To Do Before A Workout

If you workout at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL, you already know that we create a program that include stretches to do before a workout. The warm up stretches don’t require a lot of effort, but they get the blood circulating to the muscles to prepare for the extra effort required during the […]



How Processed Foods Affect Your Health

How Processed Foods Affect Your Health

Not all processed foods are bad. Some of it is healthy. The actual food and how it’s processed makes a difference in how it will affect your health. For instance, frozen vegetables are processed. They’re washed, which is a way of processing. They normally are frozen close to the field, so there’s no transportation. That […]


Is The Paleo Diet Legit?

Is The Paleo Diet Legit?

You may have heard a lot about the Paleo diet. It’s one of the latest crazes, which doesn’t necessarily mean it’s unhealthy. It simply means it’s popular. While we work on fitness at Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, FL, we also emphasize that you have to eat healthy if you want results. You can’t […]


Why Is Too Much Sugar So Bad?

Why Is Too Much Sugar So Bad?

At Habitat Health and Fitness in Lakeland, Florida, we not only help you become stronger and fitter, we also encourage you to look at other areas that affect your fitness and health. Consuming too much sugar is one of those areas and it’s easy to do, especially if you have average eating habits. Some form […]


Proven Benefits Of Olive Oil

Proven Benefits Of Olive Oil

Like many of the healthier oils, olive oil is plant based. If it’s the highest quality, with the most nutritional benefits, it’s extra-virgin olive oil. Just what are the benefits of olive oil? First, its fatty acids are primarily monounsaturated. Those help your cholesterol profile by increasing the good cholesterol and decreasing the LDL or […]


Resolutions That Actually Work

Resolutions That Actually Work

Everybody has made resolutions that lasted only a week or two. It’s true that most New Year’s resolutions have a short shelf life, with the average one kept until February 1, just 32 days after it was established. In fact, 68% of Americans said they quit their resolutions even sooner than that. So how do […]


Count The Cost Of Obesity

Count The Cost Of Obesity

What’s the cost of obesity? Just check the hospitals in Lakeland, Florida. Many of the patients are there either because of obesity or the diseases contributed to by obesity. In fact, the epidemic of obesity has led to increased spending for health issues. It costs more to purchase personal goods if you’re obese. Annually, an […]