Getting into good shape and maintaining health calls for more than just eating a smart diet and exercising regularly. While these are staples you should pay attention to, it’s also important to just relax … and breathe!
Deep breathing exercises are an excellent way to reduce stress and increase oxygen levels in the blood and cells. Even one … [Read More...]
Even when the best intentions are present and results are being enjoyed, it can be hard to stick with a fitness and weight loss plan. That’s why it’s always a great idea to seek out little motivators that can help keep a routine on the right track.
For some people, motivation comes from seeing pounds drop and muscles tone. Others need the … [Read More...]
You walk up to an elevator and notice the sign for the stairs close by. You stop and consider the options but decide to press the up button and take the ride to where you’re going.
Come on, admit it; you’ve done this! If you’re trying to get into shape, however, going for the ride might not be doing you any favors. Using the stairs whenever … [Read More...]
Working in an office setting is great for creating a sense of camaraderie. It’s horrible for those who are trying to get into shape or just stay that way. After all, sitting at a desk all day is tedious and the sedentary lifestyle promoted by working in an office can lead to an increase in snacking and a decline in physical activity.
So, how can … [Read More...]
It happens almost every day. Somewhere around 2:30 or 3 p.m., the post-lunchtime woes tend to strike. When they do, energy wanes, hunger rises and the need for a snack becomes evident.
Sadly, many people rush for the sugar to help pick them up when the lows strike, sacrificing their fitness in the process. While an occasional sweet snack is more … [Read More...]