Author Archives: Staff

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Feb

Is the thought life’s too slow always at the back of your mind? Maybe you get frustrated when traffic is sluggish or you’re stuck in a queue at the supermarket? The idea you could do something more productive gnaws at your psyche. The problem isn’t really about events outside of your control; it’s lack of patience that stresses you. Here’s how to relax and enjoy life’s pace without getting so anxious. [Read more]

The number one reason for exercising as you get older? It helps you live longer. It also improves the quality of your life by warding off threats to your health and vitality, such as heart disease and diabetes, and mishaps such as falls. You don’t have to train like a professional athlete or spend hours in the gym every day to reap the benefits of exercise. Movement is the key; 30 minutes a day will get the job done. The idea is to do something you enjoy and to stay motivated. [Read more]

Diet and nutrition have a great deal to do with managing your type 1 and type 2 diabetes.  Since your doctor has provided guidelines for the maximum number of carbohydrates you should consume per meal, it pays to use your allotment wisely. The best strategy is to focus on consuming complex carbs and staying away from simple carbs.  [Read more]

Trendy diets come and go, each one promising better results than the last. And while some of them may work well enough to help you shed the pounds, extreme diets are unlikely to last if they make you miserable. To achieve long-lasting weight loss, you need to fit a few changes into your daily life. Here are six ways to do exactly that, whichever particular diet plan you decide to follow. [Read more]

Belly fat is one of the most stubborn and dangerous types of body weight to carry. It can make it difficult to pull off certain outfits, but it also makes you more prone to serious health problems, such as heart disease and type II diabetes. If you’re trying to lose stomach weight, you may want to consider incorporating some of these foods in your diet.  [Read more]

People in search of simple equipment which will enable regular, enjoyable cardiopulmonary fitness exercise need look no further than the stationary bicycle.  This type of bike, designed for indoor use, makes it possible to exercise without concern for the weather while allowing attention to reading materials, TV, and other amusement devices. [Read more]

24

Nov

Easily the most stressful part of the weight loss process is the realization that you’ve begun to re-gain weight that you thought you were able to successfully say goodbye to. Weight loss is a long process, and for some people the threat of re-gaining weight never really goes away. You can lose 100 lbs, and the threat of old habits may still lurk in the background, threatening to return you to your old way of life. [Read more]

When you set out on a weight loss journey, it can quickly become a whirlwind of big changes. Some of these changes are easier to keep up with than others. While it is great to start feeling healthier, and everyone loves those early days when the weight first starts to fall off and your clothes start fitting nicer, there are plenty of other changes that aren’t quite as simple. Keeping up with your diet changes and exercise goals can quickly become more hassle than enjoyment. Finding a way to set up your schedule in a way that will support long-term success is the best solution. [Read more]