Shedding pounds and keeping the weight off is challenging for most adults. Many people set goals to diet and exercise more. Unfortunately, they are unable to keep them due to an inability to change, as well as a lack of will power. Obesity not only hurts your self-esteem, but it can hurt your overall health as well. For example, many health conditions like heart disease and diabetes can be brought on by obesity. If you are interested in losing weight, here are some important tips that can help you achieve your goal. [Read more]
Have you noticed stressed people panic? Challenges trigger their behavior, but the way they respond increases their burden. When you panic because your plans go awry, you can’t think straight. You stay in fight or flight longer than necessary as your behavior signals you’re in danger. Then, you produce stress chemicals. Take deep slow breaths and you’ll gain the time to take stock. As a result, handling situations will be easier and stress won’t build. Follow your breath and have a short break when the potential to worsen anxiety strikes. You’ll stay balanced and clear-headed.
You might think that skipping breakfast is a convenient way of cutting a chunk of calories out from your day. However, things aren’t quite that simple, and breakfast is actually an important meal for dieters.
A small, healthy breakfast kick starts your metabolism so that you actually burn calories faster, and this effect will last for several hours. What’s more, eating a breakfast will help stop those willpower-sapping hunger pangs from striking before lunch. [Read more]
One of the latest ergonomic trends in the workplace is the sit-stand desk, which lets employees shift from a sedentary to a standing work style throughout the day. In fact, sit-stand desks are the fastest-growing employee benefit in the American workplace. But does your position really affect your health? [Read more]
When you think about changing your life it might seem overwhelming. It’s easy to believe that you have to make monumental changes that will take tons of time and effort. But really, the best way to change your life is to change your small daily habits. Your life is made up of a series of moments; one day at a time. What you do everyday is what you do with your life. Which is why improving your daily habits is the best way to boost your productivity, give yourself encouragement, and create a fresh start. [Read more]
Turn on the television, surf the internet, or spend a few minutes on your favorite app and you’re bound to see many weight-loss plans and programs that promise to make you skinny, attractive, and glowing with health. Every year you find more and more shelves full of new books promoting “fad” diets based on anything from […]
Losing weight or maintaining your achieved weight-loss goal is going to be an ongoing journey. Weight management requires a conscientious level of attention to daily habits and overall lifestyle. If you’re determined to win the continuous struggle with your weight, there are several strategies you can follow to help you in your efforts. [Read more]
If you’re struggling with your weight, your first concern may be about your appearance and your energy levels. After all, the issues you must deal with today weigh more heavily on your mind than any future concerns. While appearance and energy are certainly strong motivators to improve your nutritional habits, there are also some ominous diseases off in the distance that could be fueled by the decisions you make about your weight today. Before you decide to put off getting into shape one more time, consider the implications of continuing to carry that excess weight. [Read more]
The decision to start a medical weight loss program is no small choice to make. Overcoming obesity requires making a major lifestyle change, and this means fitting things into your schedule that you may feel you don’t have time for. [Read more]
Good intentions to the contrary, nearly everyone faces a setback in their usual healthy exercise routine at one time or another. It could be the result of illness, overbooking in work or family obligations or a simple momentary lapse in commitment to the cause. Whatever the reason, there eventually comes a time when well-meaning individuals heed the call to ramp up their fitness program. [Read more]