Knowing how to cut calories sounds pretty obvious. Eat less, right? You might be surprised to hear that there’s a lot more to it than that, particularly if you don’t want to starve yourself or sacrifice your nutrition.(more…)
Exercise at work is becoming an increasingly common practice. The reason is that research – and companies, themselves – are discovering the benefits these brief bouts of activities bring to their teams.
Studies have revealed that when couples and friends work out together, their relationships improve. As it turns out, the same thing is true when colleagues exercise at work. Not only does it help them to improve their individual health, but it boosts their productivity and workplace satisfaction.
It can feel impossible to get back on track with your diet after you’ve let yourself slip. Whether you’ve stopped altogether, or you’re just cheating all the time, getting back into it can be challenging. It’s not just a matter of knowing what to do. You know what you want to do. However, working it all back into your life doesn’t seem as obvious as it did when you have the motivation of novelty on your side.
Use the following tricks to get back on track when you’ve stumbled from your diet.
Would you be willing to diet if you found out that weight loss keeps you young? If it isn’t enough to think about the things you can’t see, like lowering hypertension and cancer risks, would youth be enough? Science has found that exercise and healthy weight management are the closest thing to a real fountain of youth.
While weight loss keeps you young, it also boosts your mood, gives you better muscle tone and keeps your mind sharper. Those are all features that are important at any age. That said, as you get older, they become increasingly vital.
When you work on losing weight, there are two main steps you take – as well as several smaller ones that are no less important. The first step is eating right. The second step is exercising. Keep in mind that in terms of the way weight loss keeps you young, this refers to long term healthy weight management, not crash dieting. (more…)
We all want better health. After all, who wouldn’t want to feel better, look better, do things with greater ease and remove worry about complications in life? That said, there isn’t a single thing we can do or food we can eat to miraculously make our lives healthful. Instead, it should be considered a broad strategy – an overall lifestyle.
Living a lifestyle of better health means you accept that you are a work in progress and that you are gradually working to improve. You’ll have peaks and valleys in your progress, but as a whole you will continue to move forward. (more…)