Even if you’re interested in living a healthier life, you may have made some excuses for avoiding exercise in the past. For example, you may have claimed to lack the time to workout, or you might have noted that you quickly grow bored with the same routine. Instead of allowing excuses to prevent you from working out, consider ways to incorporate fitness tips that are friendly to your life. [Read more…]
Remember your parents telling you that snacking in between meals was not good for you? Part of your goals to get healthier may include stopping your unhealthy snacking habit.
While gorging on junk food can be detrimental to your body, there are many healthy snacks to consider. Now, your parents were only partially correct! Some snacks may even help you lose weight! Try some of these tasty treats. [Read more…]
How to Reduce Stress and Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Stress is one of the biggest health issues that many people face today. Few people spend enough time sleeping each night due to work obligations. As a result, many people have to rely on caffeine to stay awake and energized.
Stress can play a negative role in a person’s health over a long period of time. There are numerous studies that show people with high levels of stress tend to live shorter lives than people who are relaxed. The good news is that there are many ways to reduce stress and live a healthy lifestyle. [Read more…]
How to Choose the Right ‘Diet’ Plan
Usually, the word ‘diet’ has a negative connotation, making it feel like you are depriving yourself of something. It is important to first get into the proper mindset. In this post, we’ll look at it as a way to change your dietary habits, not necessarily following a restricting diet. [Read more…]
In our last post, we discussed setting weight loss/fitness goals. In this post, we’re going to discuss how to strike a balance between diet and fitness. [Read more…]
If you have set a goal of losing weight or getting in shape, you might be a little lost on how to begin. Here are some helpful tips: [Read more…]
Losing weight during the holiday season isn’t always about exercising. The scent of holiday cooking in the air usually sparks serious cravings. In the South, Christmas often begins with cookies, pecan pie, baked macaroni and cheese and the big holiday ham. If you’re getting hungry just thinking about those foods and you know you’re going to struggle with cravings, these tips can help. [Read more…]
Instead of thinking about being on a diet during the holidays, just focus on being healthier. Think about the nutrition of what you eat, and that mentality can make losing weight during this time a lot easier. [Read more…]
The best way to stick to healthy eating is by using a plan. However, it’s often easier to love the idea of meal planning rather actually commit to doing it. If meal planning is on your list but you are new to it or have struggled with it, here are a few pointers to know beforehand that will help your meal planning efforts for you or you and your family be more successful. [Read more…]