If we're going to start anywhere when it comes to a gaming/health connection, we need to look no further than the popular '80s video game, Pac-Man (interestingly, a game based -- for the most part -- on the concept of food).
Once you've established which part of the day works best for you, decide how you would like to spend your 15 minutes. Taking this time is like finding your bliss.
So don't run out the door searching for oxytocin on the street. Just surround yourself with people who care about you, have some fun, and stay positive (and know that you'll never find long-term happiness at the bottom of a cookie jar). A happy dude is a healthy dude.
You might think that the sheer act of lacing up your sneakers and moving in a way that makes your muscles burn and your brow sweat is inherently good ...
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One of your New Year's resolutions involves getting in shape! You're not sure how to proceed and you're thinking about enlisting the services of a personal trainer, however, you're apprehensive as to whether it works or not.
Many feel frustration in coming home after vacation to find expanded waistlines and faltering fitness endurance. But travel doesn't have to mean dead space in your training schedule!
America is going through LGBT civil rights boot camp, and it's making our society stronger. Change, like recruit training, is hard. The results are worth it.
You might be thinking -- curry and cinnamon together? And together with chicken? Trust me, I was thinking the same thing until I tried it for myself.
Last night as I was polishing off a pint of Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey and a couple of leftover holiday cookies, I decided that I should send my Fitbit on vacation.
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Thinking of trying a new fitness class this year? The bright lights, crazy music, and enviably fit instructors can make stepping out of your sweaty comfort zone scarier than it should be. But it doesn't have to be this way, says celebrity trainer Astrid Swan, a fan-favorite Barry's Bootcamp instructor in Los Angeles. "Your attitude is everything."
Though the survey might not reflect it, yogis know that a yoga practice is also about community and giving. If you want to do your part to keep the yoga boom going and help independent studios stay healthy, too, recruit someone new to yoga and head to a beginner, level one, or a basics class -- a move that can support someone in their own new endeavor, too.
Without fail, the beginning of a new year bombards us with resolution chatter. Will you exercise more in 2016? Eat healthier? Save more money? How are you going to improve yourself over the next 12 months?
What's great about this list is that you can get some quick gratification from working some of the easier tasks, while tracking your progress on the long-term goals that will help you change your habits over time. Here's my prescription for a healthy, kidney-friendly 2016!
This New Year I've made some resolutions to become a happier healthier me. Being a mom has made me realize how important my health and well being is. I know with my little kiddo getting more and more active everyday, I want to make sure I am in the best shape to keep up with him.
You've had enough of seeing friends and family in your newsfeed posing at finish lines, flashing bling-y medals, with huge wide grins on their faces. You've finally decided you're done being the race spectator, and you're ready to be the race participant.
Wellness takes practice and commitment, every single day. It doesn't come in a bottle or a pill or test tube. True health requires a realization that moderation actually is the shiny and sexy alternative -- that the latest purification regimen is fleeting, a distraction that draws your attention away from the true elements of healthfulness.