Ask anybody what the keys to a fit, healthy body are. Most will probably say “diet and exercise.” Of course, the path to a healthy body is multi-dimensional. Brain chemicals, emotions, spirituality, and confidence are altered from the moment you begin to think ofContinue reading...
Do you ever wish you could focus on yourself for a little while? A retreat can be a powerful way to shift your perspective, lay a new foundation, and practice extreme self-care. But what if you can’t get away?Continue reading...
We are constantly told to consume low-fat dairy in order to save on calories and fat. However, studies have recently been concluding that the opposite habits may be beneficial for weight management. Eating creamy, higher calorie full-fat dairy products mayContinue reading...
It is true that diet and exercise work hand-in-hand to create a strong, fit body and increase your productivity. When you are working hard at the gym, you don’t want to stall any progress by practicing poor dietary habits.Continue reading...
There’s two new products forecasted to be on the market and they may be just what calorie counters like you are looking for. Both take the guesswork and hassle out of tracking calorie consumption and will become crucial aspects of dieters weight loss plans in the not-so-distant future. Plus, they’re just really cool.
The month of August is Kids Eat Right Month. Most of us are still kids at heart, right? That means we may have some similar habits, like a constant eating pattern. Make what you eat healthier with these spins on child-approved snack favorites to please the kid in you (and your kids, too).
It’s summer time. It’s also National S’mores Day. To celebrate, we recommend going on a camping trip. Go on an active hike and then treat yourself to a healthier version of the famous chocolate graham cracker and marshmallow goodness S’mores snack. No camping? No problem! These versions are easy to make at home as well.
Had some onions or garlic? Your breath probably isn’t smelling that fresh right now. While the occasional fragrant meal may contribute to a case of halitosis, there may also be a few common long-term culprits at play - your diet one of them.
We know, your bed is soft and comfortable and the last thing you want to do is get out of it early in the morning, especially to exercise. There are advantages to working out in the morning though. First, no matter what happens during the day, you know that you’ve already got your workout out of the way.
A big part of how you portray yourself is how you dress yourself. During the summer, it may be harder to shed off the outer layers. Learn what looks best for your shape, height, coloring, and personality, and you too can look chic regardless of your weight.
We're already halfway through summer and the heat is bearing down on many of us. Instead of hiding yourself inside the gym for the next month, try something off the beaten path to keep you moving.Continue reading...
Eggs have been both praised and criticized for their nutrient content. You’ve probably heard both sides of the story – protein packed versus cholesterol dense, for example, are two common sides of the argument on whether eggs are healthy or not. There’s more to eggs than their nutrients though. See how many of these egg facts you know.
Wouldn’t working out be more fun if your efforts paid off in money, not just in weight loss and health? There are some apps that tie an extra value to your workout, motivating you to actually go out and reach your goals.Continue reading...
Current physical activity guidelines for Americans recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (e.g., brisk walking) every week. While this goal may seem modest to some, to those who aren’t physically active at all, it may feel overwhelming and discouraging.Continue reading...
Most of us have an idea of how hard the World Cup players train throughout the year. As all professional athletes, they dedicate hours to become the best in their sport. We can learn a few things from their hard work. Consider these examples to reach your goals, too, for both training and weight loss.
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.