While there's SO much advice about how to manage the holidays healthier, and even more advice about how to erase the holiday damage in the New Year with a New You, the missing piece is the advice that emphasizes TODAY as the time to focus on your holiday health.
I've taught lots of kids in my life. I think I've taught kids of all ages, from 3-year-olds to teenagers. Everyone is different. But kids naturally want what yoga offers: a sense of clarity, a sense of peace. And we can't have peace with zombies about.
Hedge fund managers Nick Morris and Dan Gluck began obsessively investigating chia, reading whatever research they could find on its nutritional properties. They discovered that chia is an "off-the-charts superfood."
Runners can find competition, camaraderie, or fun. We are fortunate that there are so many races and race formats to choose from. Instead of complaining, let's just pick the races that we enjoy running and let others choose theirs. On race day, run your race. Nobody is holding you back, but you.
I have a new role model and it's changing the way I feel about what's next for me in the decades ahead. It happened at the gym.
To me, it's not worth risking my baby just so I can be the mom that is still doing ring kips and burpees at eight months pregnant. I plan to use common sense, do what feels right to me and listen to my doctor at all times. Don't be selfish at the risk of your future child.
You are not following a plan to be a perfect size four or get into your skinny jeans. You are embarking on a program of self-love. This means you want to only bring into your body and your life foods, people and activities that fuel you to be at your best. This is how you do it.
Women: To achieve maximal health, you need to get stronger. Get under some weights and lift. anything you read in any women's fitness magazine is suspect. Actually, it's not just suspect -- you can be guaranteed that they're feeding you inaccurate trash.
Confusion: First Step to Clarity Well, we've got to start somewhere, right? So, just sit, settle, and sip on something enjoyable as you learn a littl...
Take it from this Italian gal -- the same one who loves pasta, bread, polenta, carbs, chocolate, dessert and pizza -- when you embrace a healthy and clean eating lifestyle food, diet, exercise), you and your entire family will actually feel fuller -- that is, full of life, love, health and joy.
Rounding out this month's top 10 are new singles from Eminem, Ellie Goulding, and Britney Spears along with additional remixes from Rihanna and Bruno Mars.
"The class definitely got me sweating, but I also wasn't behind. It was encouraging and challenging, which was a pleasant surprise as I'll admit to being a bit intimidated by the idea of kettlebells."
I made the switch to early morning runs after a recent job change, and I discovered some surprising benefits to running before the sun comes up.
Treadmill desks are becoming a valuable commodity in corporate wellness programs, which generally tend to benefit healthy individuals even more than those in greatest need, such as the overweight or obese.
Why do we believe we can't do certain things? I guess it remains one of the mysteries of the human mind. Luckily I have found that the solution can be quite simple.
Trying to fit in fitness and health when you're running on zero sleep, covered in spit up, and feel like you live in your mini-van can seem as hard as setting up house on Mars. Actually setting up house on Mars might be easier!
Some things that kept me going were the pride I felt every time I achieved a new goal, the stress release I felt from running, the abs that were starting to emerge and the new calm I felt all the time, which I believe was the result of feeling amazing inside and out.
Whether your journey is physical, philosophical or spiritual, once you're practicing regularly, you'll find like-minded folks, who share similar values and interests. You'll find community, a sense of belonging and being together.
Here's to new adventures, good times, and stories to tell for years to come! Last summer, I found myself with two of my close friends at Club Getaway...
While I appreciate the feeble efforts made thus far to aid lazy people through their plight of losing weight without losing their slothful identities, we are only just beginning.