Tag Archives: Healthy Habits

It’s no secret that most people are looking to get into better shape and lose weight. But why do so many people start strong and then slowly lose their momentum? A study found that nearly 73% of individuals with New Year’s fitness goals gave them up. Hidden behind all the workout routines, diet plans and health regimens are some vital concepts that can become obscured.  These ideas become the pillars that support a successful fitness transformation.  [Read more]

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We can all do with improving our general health, but working out needn’t be high-impact and intense. If you want to see the benefits of regular activity, there are plenty of low-impact exercises that you can do either in the comfort of your home or out and about. Just a half an hour of movement a day can improve your health and support weight loss in a sustainable way. By fitting these low-impact exercise ideas into your routine you will improve your fitness levels without harming your joints. [Read more]

When people are worried, scared or tense about things that may happen to them or are actually occurring around them, this is anxiety. It is actually a normal human response to stress, but learning how to manage it and live a healthy life is important. When anxiety becomes overwhelming and unmanageable, this is the time to get help. You can also learn to manage your anxiety so it does not overwhelm you. [Read more]

Kale is a leafy green vegetable which is grown for its edible leaves. A member of the cabbage family, the plants have either green or purple leaves with a slightly tough stem running through their middle. The edges of the leaves tend to be either flat or curly. Kale comes either whole or pre-chopped, and it can be eaten raw or cooked. This health-promoting vegetable can be commonly found in most stores the world over. [Read more]

More people than ever before have found themselves working from home these days. And though the perks are great, like no commute and holding Zoom meetings in your pajama pants, there are some downfalls. One of those downfalls is the ability to snack all day long. After all, the kitchen is right there, and the temptation to grab just a little something from the pantry during a work break is powerful. But mindless eating is a big contributor to weight gain. Too many calories that you don’t burn off end up getting stored as fat. And yet, it’s much harder to resist temptation when there is an easy path to get to it, like a pantry full of treats right down the hall. [Read more]

When you think of a cardio workout, you probably think of something that is arduous and not much fun — such as running. However, a great cardio workout doesn’t have to be that way. Dancing is actually one of the best forms of cardio there is. Here are three reasons why you should consider trying dance cardio. A good cardio workout is all about putting your heart through its paces. You need a strong cardiovascular system to be truly healthy. The heart is probably the body’s most important organ, and better cardio health extends lifespan and reduces risk for an enormous number of diseases. [Read more]

With so many jobs being converted to working from home, people are struggling to find alternatives to traditional methods of keeping weight down. Creating an at-home gym space is not an option for some. Due to fear of the pandemic, light walks and jogging have become something to avoid due to safety concerns. Isolation for long periods of time can also lead to depression and anxiety, which exacerbate the struggle to maintain proper eating habits during these trying times. Solutions exist thanks to advancements in technology that many are not yet aware of. [Read more]

Unfortunately, there is no simple, effortless way to lose weight. Weight loss requires you to have the willpower to stick to a vigorous exercise plan and a healthy diet. It requires patience, because lasting weight loss is slow and gradual. Sometimes, it seems like losing weight can drive you mad. These tips can help you lose weight while keeping your sanity. [Read more]

It has been proven that you will lose more weight if you eat a big breakfast than if you don’t. Why does eating in the morning help your diet? The answer is that when you eat a large breakfast, you will have more energy for your day and your hormone levels will stabilize at the beginning of the day. Best of all, if you eat a substantial breakfast, you will find it easier not to resist snacking. [Read more]

With so many diet plans to choose from today, it can be hard to decide which one is best for you. Should you try low carb, low calorie, vegan, gluten-free, or some other new diet trend? Of course, you can–and should–consult your doctor, but only you can make the final determination on the perfect eating plan. These six steps will help narrow down the options, so you can choose a diet that tastes good, suits your needs, and gets results. [Read more]