Weight Loss

25

May

5 Healthy Snacks to Bring on the Go

Eating healthy is difficult in the first place, and even more so when it comes to easy-to-carry things to take with you. If you open your options a bit to things you might have never tried before, there are some easy, inexpensive options for healthy snacks to bring on the go. You can even make some of them at home. [Read more]

18

May

5 House Chores That Burn Calories

Chores never sound fun. Sometimes you might need a little extra motivation to get that housework done, and what better motivation than getting the win-win of a bit of exercise and calorie burning as well? House chores burn a surprising amount of calories, so you can feel extra productive after tasks like vacuuming, scrubbing, or just tidying up. [Read more]

11

May

Eight Ways to Avoid Exercise Injury

Anyone can be injured during exercise, no matter their level of experience, fitness, or age. However, older adults are at greater risk of injury because of bone and muscle loss, which comes with age, making them less agile and steady on their feet. To avoid exercise-related injury and the accompanying pain, discomfort, and inconvenience, observe the following precautions: [Read more]

04

May

What Happens to Our Adrenals Under Chronic Stress?

The adrenal glands are small glands that sit on top of each kidney. They primarily produce hormones that help regulate our body’s stress response. However, the current epidemic of constant stress in the modern world may be overstimulating some people’s adrenal glands, which could set you up for a handful of health problems. [Read more]

27

Apr

5 Foods Which are High in Vitamin D

Vitamin D is one of the most important nutrients for good health. It is the only one which is created by the body in the presence of sunlight, and is vital for bone health, the immune system, and other functions. The simple fact remains, however, that most people do not get enough of this essential nutrient. Modern life is fraught with difficulties when it comes to getting enough vitamin D. Our work and lifestyle keep us indoors and away from direct sunlight, and we tend to wear sunblock when we are out in the height of the summer to avoid skin cancer and premature aging. Add to this the fact that we may not always eat a balanced diet rich in vitamin D, and you can see why so many people are deficient in this essential nutrient. Here are five foods which are great sources of vitamin D which you should include in your diet. [Read more]

20

Apr

6 Ways to Keep Weight Loss Simple

Do you find it hard to lose weight? You might think your lack of success stems from a slow metabolism. But it’s possible you spoil your efforts with unhelpful behaviors. Here are six ways to make losing weight simple. [Read more]

13

Apr

An Introduction to Walking Meditation

Most people think that meditation involves sitting cross legged, eyes closed, saying “Om,” and withdrawing from the world. That is one type of meditation, and it has its uses. However, it is not the only kind of meditation. Some types of meditation are downright active. If you are interested in the benefits that meditation brings, such as stress reduction and feelings of calm and peace, but are put off by the practice described above, try walking meditation. It not only has those benefits, it can also invigorate your body and sharpen your mind. [Read more]

30

Mar

3 Ways to Lose Weight With Boxing

Did your New Year’s Resolution revolve around weight loss? According to researchers at Scranton University, starting a new diet is statistically the most popular way to start the New Year, yet around 60 percent of people quit within the first month. So if you haven’t yet quit the diet that you started on January 1, you are part of an elite club. To salvage your resolution, you’ll need a real game-changer. Enter boxing. Here are three ways to lose weight with boxing and meet your weight loss goals this year.  [Read more]

16

Mar

Health Benefits Of Drinking Water

Water is believed to form about 70% of the earth’s composition. Having such a huge presence, water plays a very crucial role in life itself for all plants and living organisms. Water itself plays an important role in the human body. This water can be readily found in fruits and vegetables and also from beverages. Some of the health benefits of drinking water include: [Read more]

09

Mar

Simple Ways to Reduce Daily Stress

Stress grows; it builds with each setback you meet during the day. Unless, of course, you manage those everyday stressors before they have a negative impact on you. Rather than let problems bring you down, it’s better to know how to reduce their emotional impact when they occur. You can also develop a positive mindset with helpful habits. Here’s how to do just that. [Read more]