Month: February 2017

Coffee Calories

Coffee Calories Counting calories from the foods we eat has become a fairly common practice, but how many people pay attention to the calories they drink? Plain, black coffee has health many health benefits. Adding sugar, creamers and other ingredients to these coffee drinks increases their calorie count drastically. Experts worry that too many Americans are drinking their way to obesity-related health problems. Flavored Coffee Creamers Flavored coffee creamers are a delicious way to sweeten your morning cup of java, but unfortunately, they’re also full of calories and fat. The recommended serving is one tablespoon. People are pouring an...

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Push Past Fitness Plateaus

Fitness is often described as a journey and for good reason. Everyone starts in a different place and progresses at their own pace. It’s all too easy to encounter road blocks and stop seeing results. If you’re feeling more fat than fit, here are some tips to boost your fitness to the next level. Train in bursts Sprints and intense bursts of exercise are effective ways to increase your heart rate and get the most out of your workouts. Short bursts have been proven to build muscle and blast fat quickly. When your body is going all-out during these...

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Espresso Yourself

Matt Westenburg Talks Espresso Sometimes it feels like you need a dictionary to understand the menu at your local coffee shop. There are all kinds of ways to brew coffee and even more possibilities for each type of brew. Espresso drinks are some of the most popular among coffee consumers. Here’s a breakdown of what makes espresso different and the differences between espresso drinks. Espresso vs. regular brewed coffee Espresso is made with the same beans as regular coffee, but you have to use finer coffee grounds. Fine grounds are important in espresso because it uses a different brewing...

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Treehouse Travels: Check Out Our Favorite Arboreal Abodes

Treehouse Travels: Check Out Our Favorite Arboreal Abodes Imagine waking up to the sweet lullaby of birds chirping and fresh summer breezes. Treehouse hotels offer guests the opportunity to experience nature like never before. These destination treehouses are not like your childhood hideout. You’ll be able to dwell in the trees with modern comforts, like jacuzzis and kitchens. Whether you’re traveling with youngsters or you’re young at heart, these treehouse hotels will be worth the trip. Bufford, Wyoming is the smallest town in America with a thriving population of one. A gas station, a post office, and a single...

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Iced, Iced Coffee Baby

Matt Westenburg Talks Iced Coffee Iced coffee is one the best ways to start a hot summer day, but it has a group of dedicated followers who drink it all year. For the people who swear by their iced coffees, there’s good news. Experts are saying there may be some additional health benefits to drinking your coffee with ice. The two main brewing methods Only certain iced coffees have health benefits. Iced coffee is made one of two ways. One method requires you to brew hot coffee normally and then waiting for it to cool. To speed up the...

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