The only measures of energy balance I apply to myself are: Do my clothes fit? Can I do the same number of chin-ups and pull-ups as yesterday? I don't care how many calories I ate yesterday, and it doesn't matter if my elliptical erred high, low, or was spot on.
Let's start to respect one another's choices regarding food. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, diabetic, celiac disease, heart-healthy, Crohn's ...
Photo courtesy of Riva Greenberg This year I've noticed something within me compelling me to slow down. It may be age, for my like-aged friends agre...
I am not a fan of the the words "detox" or "diet." I also don't believe in giving up what brings me pleasure to be healthy. Pleasure is healthy. Why give it up? We should have more, not less, in our lives.
We need to pull together as a City to address current disparities. Health care is a basic necessity and should be affordable for everyone.
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Breaking out of bad habits can be a whole lot easier when you leave regular life behind, especially if you chart a course for one of these 10 hotels and resorts with serious health and wellness programs to help. Raw food or wine therapy? Take your pick.
I got the same response from nearly everyone I told. They would all mention something sort of like this: "I'm glad to hear you got treated, but you should really be more careful and use protection."
Am I glorifying thin-ness; the hot bod I had in my teens and twenties? I tell myself that this five and half decades old body has absorbed love and adoration that the itsy bitsy one could only dream of. It has survived injuries and illness for which I am grateful.
There are many residual wounds that linger long after the affair for all couples but if the cheated-on person was given an STD this has many deeper layers of anger, hurt and betrayal, which further exacerbate the experience of infidelity.
I feel really proud about being picky, about chomping down regularly on kale and actually enjoying it, too.
Through the years, my exercise regimen has changed from running, to cycling, and now to spin classes, workout machines, and lifting. In deference to my advanced years, I no longer do killer workouts, like the now-fashionable CrossFit, or daredevil sports.
Fitness and fatness both matter. Excess weight from muscle, with a lean waist, is not a risk factor for premature death. Excess body fat distributed in the lower extremities, as often prevails in premenopausal women, is also not a marker of risk. Weight around the middle is, however, and its effect on mortality appears in this large analysis to be much the same as the risk of inactivity.
For me, it is imperative to take the extra time and listen with your heart before agreeing any opinion expressed, and to express myself only with words of love for everyone and everything, since this will become our truth in the end.
If you're still rocking out your New Years resolution, congratulations -- you are in a select bunch. Most people who make resolutions quit by the middle of January. This gets me thinking not just about resolutions, but also about quitting in general.
Your usual workweek busyness isn't working. And the struggle to "just get to Friday" drains your mental and physical energy. Make a few simple tweaks to your routine that align with Third Metric ideals, and you'll go from tired and stuck to thriving and energized.