Want Flat Abs? This FREE Report Gives You What Really Works

Enter your first name and email address below for instant access!

Name:
Email:

SIMPLY AMAZING!  At 41, I accomplished something I never thought was possible!  I became so inspired by Coach Berry that I achieved not only getting my health back but went on to enter competitions and won!  Read my story and become inspired...click here >>

Crusin' with a NEW Trim Body in 5 Weeks Time!

I am Sharon, 64 and very proud of it!  I am on my way to a new, fine turned, trim and toned body like I use to have.  Read my full story on how to achieve amazing results in just 5 weeks...>Click here

I got ENERGY to spare!

I am Melynda, a mother of 2 and a RN.  At 35 I was begining to feel the pressure of keeping up with my active children and demanding job.  While fullfilled and happy, I was always tired and short of feel well.  Working out with Coach changed all that.  Now, I have energy to spare and I can't stop smiling.  I am really, really happy!  Come see the Coach!   You can change your life, get shapely and feel great.  No need to feel tired or 'get old'.  Age is just a number around here.  We are the picture of youth!

This Month In Life
  • Essential Safety Measures
    Used to treat anxiety, headache, allergies, eczema, nausea, and all sorts of other conditions, you can find an essential oil for nearly every health condition. Yet, their medical credibility is questioned. Here’s what you should know before using essential oils. Read >>
  • Can’t Get Cool
    Do you always turn the air down to make the house cooler, wear summer clothes in the winter, and sleep without blankets? If you’re unsure whether your constant hotness if medical in nature, discuss these possibilities with your doctor. Read >>
  • Clean and Green
    Store-bought cleaning products make it easy to get rid of stains, soap scum, and odors, but you may be surprised to learn how simple it is to make your own cleaning products that work just as well. Keep reading to find out how to get started. Read >>
  • Home by Dark
    Remember the days when your mom would tell you to be home by dark? While there are potential dangers of outdoor play and parents must use caution, kids may be missing out on some valuable health and developmental benefits by spending all of their time inside or in structured environments. Read >>
Health and Fitness News
I hated smelly gyms, exercising and getting all sweaty. OMG! Dare to Be Fit change all that for me!

Julie46

Hi, I am Juile age 46.  I never like working out, getting all sweaty and I don't like gyms.  But since I became a member of Dare to Be Fit, all that has changed.  I am no longer on blood pressure medication.  I look and feel more energic and trim.  People are comlimenting me all the time on how much I have changed.  I smile a lot more because I feel so good.  Coach discovered the 'gym rat' in me and I am proud to say that I am in the best shape ever at 46 years old.  If you are serious about exercise and healthy choices, then Coach, Ray and Ty will lead you every step of the way.  Dare to Be Fit is like my very own personal training club.  

Thanks for keeping me smiling!

Julie

Clean and Green

Three reasons to make your own cleaning products and tips to get started.

The expensive cleaning products you have in your cabinets are filled with chemicals—some safe and some not so safe. With these products, you wash the dish you eat off of, clean the clothes that touch your body, and scrub your home. Store-bought cleaning products make it easy to get rid of stains, soap scum, and odors, but you may be surprised to learn how simple it is to make your own cleaning products that work just as well.

Why spend your time and effort making homemade cleaning agents, and if you decide to give it a try, where do you start? Keep reading to find out.

Save Your Health

One reason many people make their own cleaning products is to keep potentially dangerous chemicals out of their home. An increasing number of studies reveal potentially dangerous health effects caused by the chemicals found in everyday cleaning products. That’s because whatever chemicals you touch enter your bloodstream through your skin and the fumes you breathe fill your lungs. Could you be doing more harm than good when you clean your home? Possibly. Compounding the problem is the fact that cleaning chemicals aren’t regulated, so it’s up to you as the consumer to decide their safety.

Whether they are known carcinogens, asthma triggers, hormone disrupters, skin irritants, endocrine disrupters, or fatal if swallowed, there are a few volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to keep out of your home no matter what. These include sodium borate, glycol ethers, ammonia, fragrance, formaldehyde, ingredients that start with “quat,” bleach, sodium laureth sulfates, perchloroethylene, antibacterials, and artificial colors.

Save You Money

If you like saving money, you’ll be excited to learn that it’s cheaper to make your own cleaning agents. With just a few ingredients, you can make enough products to last months. All it takes is a little planning and a few extra minutes to combine the ingredients. Just hop online, research the cleaning product you’re wanting to make yourself, and follow a simple recipe.

Save the Environment

The products you use to clean your home enter the air or go down your drain to enter the water system. While water treatment plants do what they can to remove contaminants, they’re unable to remove 100 percent of them. The harmful chemicals then enter rivers, lakes, and oceans, where they build up over time. These chemicals that are toxic to you are also toxic to the environment. Sea life, plants, and animals are all affected.

But there is another way that making your own cleaning products protects the Earth. Store-bought cleaning products typically come in plastic packaging. While recyclable, the majority of the world’s plastic ends up in landfills where it doesn’t biodegrade. Do your part and keep those plastics out of your home altogether.

Getting Started

A few basic ingredients can make most of the cleaning products you need to save your health, your money, and the environment. If possible, buy ingredients in bulk quantities to save time and money in the future.

One of the most common ingredients is white vinegar. Its acidity makes it a natural and effective way to clean and disinfect. Other non-toxic ingredients to stock up on include baking soda, liquid castile soap, hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, salt, and essential oils for a fresh scent. Before you go shopping for ingredients, look online for simple cleaning product recipes.

Other cleaning supplies you should have on hand include a bucket, cleaning cloths, scrub brushes, mop, and spray bottles. As you make your solutions, clearly label each container so you can tell them apart.