How many times have you set your fitness goals to start living a healthier lifestyle, to just see it all fall through quickly and without a fight? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! This happens to most people and more often than you think. Everyone needs a little accountability to accomplish their fitness goals. That’s where a personal trainer comes in; they’ll help you stay on track to meet and exceed your fitness goals.
When you’re involved in an exercise program, it’s easy to laser-point focus on the cardio, strength-training and stretching activities. You watch, hawk-like, the effects your efforts have on your waistline, scale numbers, and muscle definition. In doing so, you can sometimes gloss over exercise’s crucial cousins, pre- and post-workout nutrition.
Utilizing only one type of exercise is like eating your sandwich with only peanut butter, or only jelly. It’s possible, but seems a little incomplete. A strong regimen of both aerobic exercise and strengthening will allow your body and mind to be the very healthiest they can be.
What if there was an appliance tucked away in the back of your kitchen cabinets that could save you time and money and also deliver flavorful and tender meals? It’s the crockpot (or slow cooker), and we happen to think it’s one of the best tools in the kitchen for a busy person in need of a healthy and filling dinner at the end of a long day.
Now is the perfect time to take a few steps to prepare yourself for a strong start to the new year (and new decade). You have a much better chance of making positive long-lasting changes when you’ve laid the groundwork ahead of time, rather than waiting until January 1.
Material things can only bring happiness in the short term, but experiences and transformation can change lives for the long haul. That’s why, this holiday, we suggest thinking outside of the box when you’re coming up with gifts for your loved ones and consider giving them the gift of wellness.
Thanksgiving is around the corner, and it’s time to begin planning your menu if you’ll be cooking this year. While this festive holiday is not the time to worry about being perfect with your diet, you can consider creating a few lightened-up dishes that still deliver on taste.
Reading is so much more than entertainment, it’s a chance to expand your horizons, challenge your mind and educate yourself on parts of life where you may need a little help. Here are our top five health and wellness books that do just that.