5 Health Tips for the Holiday Season

5 Health Tips for the Holiday Season
We first make our habits, then our habits make us. Healthy Lifestyle Tip:5 Health Tips for the Holiday Season We want to encourage you to start this New Year on the right foot. The holidays are a time for celebration and family! Celebration doesn't have to mean gluttonous eating, or deprivation for that matter. It's time to bring the focus back to the purpose of the holiday. Enjo...
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Six Tips For Safe Strength Training

Six Tips For Safe Strength Training
Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Six tips for safe strength training Strength training isn't just for bodybuilders. Like aerobic exercise, it's important for everybody, and it should be a part of any comprehensive exercise program. Of course, if you've never trained with weights before, it can seem a little daunting. But as long as you ease into it gradually and take the proper precautions, strength trai...
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Putting Positive Thinking Into Practice

Putting Positive Thinking Into Practice
Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Putting positive thinking into practice It's unclear why people who engage in positive thinking experience these health benefits. One theory is that having a positive outlook enables you to cope better with stressful situations, which reduces the harmful health effects of stress on your body. It's also thought that positive and optimistic people live healthier lifestyles – ...
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Start Feeling Better Right Now

Start Feeling Better Right Now
Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Start Feeling Better Right Now   If life is wearing you down, a few manageable changes can give you an instant lift. From eating the right foods to shifting your mindset, these strategies are designed to help boost mood, fight fatigue, and combat stress. Read on to start channeling more positive energy your way. Get in 30 Minutes of Enjoyable Exercise, Every Day Numero...
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8 Reasons You Have No Energy

8 Reasons You Have No Energy
Healthy Lifestyle Tip: 8 Reasons You Have No Energy Stuck in a midday slump? Here are 8 energy-zapping habits which you can change today. 1. You're eating too much sugar. While sweet treats are the obvious culprit, refined carbohydrates like white bread, white rice, crisps, and cereal are a major source of sugar too. This type of simple sugar is digested quickly by the body, causing a dip in b...
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Stress Eaters Beware

Stress Eaters Beware
New research suggests that for a day after being stressed out, people have slower metabolisms and burn fewer calories. The findings suggest that regularly eating high-fat meals after being stressed could lead to additional weight gain, the researchers said. Stress eating tends to be associated with reaching for high-fat comfort foods that everybody knows are unhealthy. But it's not just the cal...
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Nine Ways to Stand Up to “Sitting Disease”

Nine Ways to Stand Up to “Sitting Disease”
Researchers have linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns; the answer seems to be less sitting and more moving overall. Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Nine Ways to Stand Up to "Sitting Disease" Outsmart those sneaky health menaces hiding in plain sight in your office, your living room, and your neighborhood coffee shop: Chairs! Prolonged sitting, it turns out, flips b...
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Minimize Soreness with Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Minimize Soreness with Anti-Inflammatory Foods
Healthy decisions will do your world a whole lot of good – how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Minimize Soreness with Anti-Inflammatory Foods These foods possess properties that help reduce inflammation and soreness: • Omega-3's: salmon, sardines, walnuts, ground flaxseed • Vitamin C: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, bell pepper, citrus fruit • Carotenoids: ...
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6 Superfoods You Should Be Eating Today

6 Superfoods You Should Be Eating Today
No one plan is right for everyone; create something that works for you and your routine. Mix and match your healthy options and stay satisfied – simply commit to be the best you can be. Healthy Lifestyle Tip: 6 Superfoods You Should Be Eating Today Many health professionals have their own lists of the foods they believe to have the most healing powers, and if you put each list side-by-side, ...
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An Easy Way to Fall in Love with Activity

An Easy Way to Fall in Love with Activity
Observe this one rule when you plan physical activities: be choosy. Sounds simple, but the impact that choice has on the way you feel about exercise is anything but. In one study, exercisers were far more likely to report feeling good – both physically and psychologically – when they chose a preferred activity.   When you're enjoying yourself, you get totally distracted from the fact th...
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