Stressing over a situation is going to be more harmful to your health than anything. Learning how to develop habits and skills for staying grounded, clear-headed and calm in the face of stressors will help you sleep better and more deeply, and be more relaxed throughout the day. Being less stressed is particularly noticeable in the w ..
For many of us, our goals to lose weight and eat healthily can go out the window around this time of year, especially when we’re surrounded by so much temptation. If you’re feeling sluggish and lethargic, and curling up in front of the TV seems like the best option after a weekend of chocolate you need to get back into your routine ..
When it comes to eating well, meal planning is one of the easiest things you can do to set yourself up for success. The key to a good meal plan is just to start, and commit to setting aside a little bit of time each week to do it. You’ll begin to find what works for you and your family too. Work schedules, after school activitie ..
Not all fats are created equal. Some fats can be better for you than others, and even help your overall health. Knowing the difference in fats can help you know what to avoid and which ones to eat in moderation. Fat is actually just as important to your diet as protein and carbohydrates are in fuelling your body with energy. In fact some vitami ..
Cardio is an important part of keeping fit but there are a few myths that have grown into accepted fact over the years. Cardio myths can get in the way of your weight loss goals, so it’s time to bust them open and get back to basics. Myth #1 Do cardio first, then hit the weights. Should you start with cardio or weights? ..
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the things you need to get done in a day without bringing exercise into the mix. You’ve got presentations to write, friends to see, shopping to do, or kids to pick up from school; good luck getting 7-8 hours of sleep let alone making a yoga class. Short of adding more hours to the day, you can try ..
People getting back into regular exercise can be prone to fitness injuries largely because they’re not following the proper techniques. Following the proper technique for each exercise is crucial in preventing injuries. Not only can injuries cause you excruciating pain, but they can also sideline you from gaining further results and stop ..
Not everyone is a morning person. But, getting up and moving can actually be an amazing way to start your day. It will set your metabolism on fire! And, once your metabolism is revved up in the morning, it will keep working throughout the day. The best time to exercise depends on your schedule and your body, but you can make the mornings easier ..
The next time you rush out the door in the morning without something to eat, remember that skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. Breakfast is going to give you energy, satisfy your appetite, and set the stage for smart decisions all day long. Eating lots of protein, fibre, and healthy carbs, will boost your met ..
It’s easy to spend most of our day sitting. We sit in our car, or on a bus or train, while on our way to work, then we sit once we get to work, come back home, and usually sit some more. So many people complain about ongoing pain in their neck and shoulders because of having to sit at a computer in an office all day. In fact it&rsquo ..