You can't out-exercise a bad diet and so I like to meal plan to keep me on track with healthy eating. However with temptations around every corner, it can be hard to stay on track with our meal plans sometimes so I thought I'd share my top tips on how to stick to a meal plan.
At the end of the last school year, two North Kansas City schools transitioned to the year round calendar. Parents had the opportunity to transfer their children to a traditional school or participate in the year round 45-15 plan. Some 95 percent of parents opted to stay.
Outside of a hospital, bank, or trading floor, there are few places that are more "en-numbered" than today's gym.
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Being a vegetarian is actually pretty easy. The food is better, healthier and provides motivation to look closer at the impacts of diet and health. What isn't easy is being a vegetarian while also enjoying a lot of "dude stuff."
When it comes to a tight core, most people picture six-pack abs. But a truly toned core is much more than what you see on the surface. Deep within your loins, the psoas (pronounced SO-az) muscle group partners with other muscles to stabilize and girdle the lower spine, promoting proper body alignment.
When you can think about exercise through the lens of positivity and gratitude, then the time you spend doing it becomes a source of health and joy. Here are three steps to ditch I should exercise and start saying I get to exercise! instead.
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My weight-loss and toning achievements are results of hard work and dedication, not simply sitting around and relying on my gene pool. Yes, having a high fitness level pre-pregnancy does help your body to get active again post-labor but this alone is simply not enough.
While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.
Utilising this style of eating takes the 'diet' out of your personal nutrition, turning it into a healthy (and enjoyable) part of your lifestyle, rather than a restrictive eating pattern you (perhaps) don't enjoy for the majority of the week that ultimately has a finite lifespan.
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Petteri Lahtela is the CEO and co-founder of OURA, a wearable device -- in the form of a waterproof ring -- that measures our well-being as we sleep. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the restorative power of sleep, the future of sleep technology, and how wearable devices can enhance the body-mind connection.
While cost is significant, structural barriers to fitness have an even greater impact on black women's health. The idea that anyone can just go outside for a run in their neighborhood makes a lot of assumptions about that neighborhood. People are less likely to take a nice evening stroll if there are no sidewalks or if they don't feel safe.
There are many different types of dynamic cardio workouts that give you a stellar calorie burn, while sculpting muscle at the same time. Try these five workouts on for size -- but, instead of going through the motions, maximize your efforts with the expert-approved tips below.
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It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.
I shouldn't be surprised of course, because there are very good physical, mental, social and environmental reasons why cycling has grown in popularity. Here's what I've noticed so far about cycling:
Here are three reasons why you can stay in great shape even while you travel:
I've found the best way to squeeze cardio into your routine, especially if you loathe it, is to disguise it: If you're having enough fun, you might not even realize how hard you're working. Here, some cardio workouts that are way more fun than the treadmill
Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half-marathon. Running 13.1 miles might seem impossible now, but you will make it, as long as you take it one week -- and one mile -- at a time.
So you're working hard in the gym, eating right and getting plenty of sleep. The problem is, you aren't seeing results. Your hard work hasn't translated into lost inches or a drop in scale weight. What gives?
Almost everyone faces a little stress from time to time, but when that stress builds up or becomes chronic, it can be powerful enough to prevent fitness gains from happening altogether. Here are three reasons why stress can be such a fitness killer, followed by some practical techniques for de-stressing.