I am 100% guilty of using winter as an excuse to stay warm, inside, and well, unmotivated to work out. It’s the weather, the season, the hot chocolate… you name it.
A question you may often find yourself asking is in terms of speed versus distance, which should you focus on when running? Which one is more effective?
It seems like everywhere we turn lately, the world is on a “get happy” kick. It’s pretty awesome. Americans are hopping on the mindfulness, meditating, yoga, healthy-eating train, in hopes to increase (or create) happiness in their daily lives.
I once had a friend of mine make a really good point about summer: “Everyone is apparently so worried about getting in shape, yet all you do in the summertime is eat pizza, go to tailgates, and get gelato every other night.” His bluntness about eating habits during the summertime may not apply to everyone, but there is some truth to it.
Cupcakes, ice cream, pastas, milk, cheese, sugar, cookies are all sitting there waiting for us to consume. Sure they look good and probably taste equally great, however, they are not our body’s best friend when it comes to staying in shape...
Working at home is not much different than working outside the home as far as staying fit is concerned. Staying fit keeps energy levels up, improves productivity, prevents injuring oneself, protects against colds, keeps the mind alert, and plays a crucial role in efficiently fueling the body. There are eight ways to stay healthy and fit.
One of the sure-fire safe ways to stay healthy while aging is to eat a healthy diet that consists of a variety of foods known for providing optimum nourishment with few calories...
Let’s face it: Getting back into working out isn’t always easy. We want to be able to run miles, stay in the gym a little longer, and keep going to that cool new workout class. We set pretty high goals a little too quickly, sometimes, and I find that putting too much pressure on yourself sometimes only ends up keeping you on the couch.