Deciding to become healthy and fit is more than a personal decision – it’s a commitment to creating a happier, more fulfilling life. Enjoy these articles and take the first step on your journey to self-improvement, a stronger body, and a healthier you!
Here are three strategies to consider - that is, if you're ready to take the reins on a longer, stronger life: By being aware of everything that goes into your body, you'll become more attuned to whether you're eating from hunger or a response triggered by circumstance, stress, or boredom.
It's easy being green. Especially when it comes to vegetables. An article by Ashley Welch on CBSNews suggests we should include 10 servings of fruits and vegetables in our daily diet. Not an easy task in our grab-and-go, pop-and-serve, drive-through lifestyle.
Everything in your life counts. Whether it's dollars, good deeds, miles on the treadmill, or kind words, we are the result of the total consequences of our actions. Each decision - even those we choose not to make - is a part of the whole, contributing in some small or large...
My husband and I occasionally work out in a gym. All too often, I'll notice other members arrive and quickly grab heavy weights, or head to a machine, or jump into a cardio class - full steam ahead. Typically, they're soon out of breath, exhausted, and unable to finish their reps or routine.
You've tried diets, cutting back on carbs and sugar, and putting in ten miles a week on the treadmill. But for some reason, the pounds just won't come off. Sure, your legs look great from all that running. But your mid-section refuses to give up a single inch. So what's wrong?
My personal paradigm had been so well constructed - so set in stone by incongruent habits - that my own belief systems had gone to the dark side. And it wasn't easy to realign my real truth of living a healthy, authentic, and productive existence.
My husband and I recently visited a local grocery store. We don't usually go to this particular one, but I needed a few fresh veggies to round out the stir-fry I had planned for dinner. We headed to the produce section, and while I scavenged through zucchini, peppers, carrots, and onions, hubby wandered over to an end cap to pick out a melon.
Here are 7 suggestions for cutting the cord with toxic food. Then, if you're still hungry, grab a piece of fruit or a snack-pack of pre-cut veggies. Eat and drink slowly - deliberately - and ignore the nagging voice tempting you with visions of sugary, greasy, fat-soaked garbage designed to destroy your body with an addictive "quick fix" of toxins.