Healthy Lifestyle

30

Jun

How to Choose the Perfect Gym for You

If you have recently decided to join a gym, you have probably noticed that there are lots of options to choose from. Some are expensive and packed full of the most up-to-date equipment, while others are much more affordable and basic. With so many options available, how can you figure out which one is right for you? Well, you can start by considering these five factors: [Read more]

16

Jun

Mental Strategies for Healthy Eating: 5 Mind Habits to Adopt for Good Nutrition

You buy nutritious foods and try to prepare wholesome meals, but you still struggle to eat right. As frustrating as it may be, you’re not alone. Many people fail at healthy eating despite their best intentions, and the reasons run the gamut–from lack of knowledge about proper nutrition to succumbing to unhealthy food cravings. Fortunately, you have a built-in tool to steer you in the right direction: your mind. These six mental strategies will help you put an end to wayward eating habits so you can enjoy good nutrition now and for a lifetime. [Read more]

02

Jun

Pilates: Your Essential Ally for Weight Loss Success

Pilates is a system of exercises which focuses on flexibility, lean muscle, and good posture. It also shares many of the mental discipline aspects of yoga, and when practiced regularly it can bring significant health benefits across many areas of your life. [Read more]

26

May

Why and How To Vary Your Exercise Routine

So, you go to the gym every day, exercise with the same equipment day by day, using the same routine. Perhaps you go for a daily walk, using the same route, the same distance, possibly even wearing the same gear. Are you surprised that you are demotivated and are finding it so hard to continue with your workout? It’s time to do things differently. Like everything in life, you need to introduce variety into your keep-fit regime. Varying your workout brings a number of benefits.  [Read more]

12

May

10 Foods That Help You Lose Weight

The food you eat can determine the results of your weight loss plan. Eating the wrong foods can sabotage your weight loss and make it harder to burn fat. However, some foods can actually help you to burn fat and increase the effectiveness of your eating plan. Here are 10 foods that help you lose weight. [Read more]

05

May

How to Choose Healthy Food on a Budget

Eating a nutritious diet is the first step to improving your overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, healthy food is often significantly more expensive than unhealthy options. It can be difficult and demotivating to try to improve your diet when it’s cheaper and more convenient to grab something unhealthy. These tips will help you balance your budget while eating healthy, nutrient-rich foods. [Read more]

21

Apr

7 Foods to Strengthen Your Immune System

The immune system is the body’s weapon to fight against the germs and bacteria that can make you ill. When everything is going okay, you don’t think much about your immune system, but if it’s weak and unable to fight aggressive disease-causing germs, you will become ill. A strong immune system is essential for good health, and there are a number of foods that can aid in strengthening it. [Read more]

14

Apr

6 Home Yoga Exercises for Strength Training

If the gym is not accessible and you want to continue your strength training, there are many yoga poses that can help you. Yoga is a useful exercise for stretching muscles and reducing anxiety. You don’t need to have weights or equipment to build your muscles. A yoga mat can be used, but is not necessary. You can do these exercises from home. [Read more]

07

Apr

5 Positive Habits to Develop During a Health Crisis

There’s supposedly a silver lining to every cloud, but silver linings are sometimes hard to see while you’re in the middle of a crisis. When schools are closed and you’re out of work or forced to work from home, it can feel as though your world’s been turned upside down.
There are challenges when the children are around while you’re trying to get work done, when your favorite stores are closed, and you can’t get a haircut. The silver lining is that when a crisis presses the pause button on your life, you can try to use that pause productively. Here are five positive habits you might develop during a health crisis. [Read more]

24

Mar

Why You’ll Always Create Worries (But Can Use Them for Self-Improvement)

Have you ever noticed your mind shows you potential but unlikely pitfalls regularly? Despite the meagerness of their prospect of blossoming, endless streams of would-be difficulties flow. Here’s how to use them for self-improvement rather than become anxious about them. First, though, it helps to know why you are presented with them. [Read more]