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How to Stay Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Trudie German | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Trudie German

With such a hectic and quite possibly erratic schedule, you ask, "How am I suppose to fit exercise and healthy eating in such a festive season?"

Keep Adding Birthdays

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

The guidelines for healthy living do not change as you age, but your tolerance to food or desire to eat does. You've made it to this age, now keep at it and add to those birthdays by doing the following:

How to Get Through Thanksgiving Without Eating an Entire Pie

Katie Seaver | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

So instead of piling on the food, I lovingly suggest that you try some of the following instead:

How to Not Gain Weight During the Holiday Season: An Unconventional Approach

Sheila Viers | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

You're not supposed to avoid everything that tastes good forever. I for sure don't. I eat sugar AND bread, and I don't feel bad about it at all because it's a small piece of my bigger-picture healthy lifestyle plan.

Four Strategies Outperforming Any Diet

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Targeting excess body weight means you need to eat nutritious food, in the right quantity, for your height, age, and weight. This is a juggling act and will continually need to be altered. Unfortunately, people do race, and diet has come to mean deprivation. Deprivation is unhealthy and will never lead to a healthy sustainable weight loss. Use and follow this acronym for diet.

Feel Like Giving Up on Your Diet? Here's What to Do

Michele Lian | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.

How to Stop Obsessing Over What You Eat (Especially If You Are a Worrier)

Katie Seaver | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

But stopping that obsessing about food is especially hard if you are an over-thinker, planner, worrier, or just a general type-A person. Just telling yourself to "stop obsessing" never quite seems to do the trick, right?

No Gym, No Problem: Training Outside the Box

Tony DeSantis | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

The purpose of this article is to show you that creativity spans many disciplines, including health and wellness. Getting fit does not always have to happen at the gym or box. It can happen anywhere and with anything.

But.. .Don't You Want Dessert?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Dealing with opinions and suggestions can prove difficult, especially when old habits return in weak moments. Stay strong and persevere. Some tips to follow along the way:

The #1 Mistake All Dieters Make and How to Fix It

Michele Lian | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Here's why: Most people who are trying to lose weight are using this one thing that will make them fail again, and again, and again....until they lose hope and give up altogether.

A Thought Experiment You're Definitely Going to Want to Try

Katie Seaver | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Do you feel frustrated with your eating or your body? Ever wish that you could just snap your fingers and get rid of extra pudge in your belly, or wiggle in your thighs?

Grocery Shop Your Way to Good Health

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

The more steps you take in a grocery store the more you'll buy. Go in, get what you want, and get out. The store can be a minefield of impulse buying and unhealthy eating or you can grocery shop your way to good health.

How About a Food Confessional?

Lorie Eber | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

Our eating habits have become a morality play. We brag about eating "clean" and "detoxing" as we emulate Mother Teresa. When we overindulge, we descri...

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

Dave Smith | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

Article Source: When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you coul...

5 Things That Happen When You Stop Counting Calories

Prevention | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living

In addition to taking away the distraction at dinnertime, giving up the count has a slew of health and mental health benefits. Here, five things that happen when you stop counting calories.

The 6 Things People Who Have a Healthy Relationship With Food Don't Do

Michele Lian | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

For many of us, these extremes of eating has made thriving and surviving more difficult to do. So how should we be eating in a way that's classified as "normal" or balanced? Well, for starters, here are five qualities that normal eaters DON'T have.

How to Create Your Own Eating Style and Actually Stick to It

Anne Ricci | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Often times, when we look for a healthy eating plan, it can feel like nutrition and diets are just a giant maze with no way out. And it can get really...

This Might Be The Easiest Way To Lose 10 Pounds Yet

Prevention | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living

When you want to lose a few pounds, you generally do two things: change your diet and hit the gym. But researchers have found another, easier way to slim down that doesn't require an ounce of sweat.

The Simple Mind Trick That Helped Me Lose Weight

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 10.17.2015 | Fifty
Michael C. Bryan

People who I haven't seen in 10 years say I look younger at 51 then I looked at 40. I always feel a little bad when they say that, and think to myself, "Did I look that bad back then?" The answer is, I didn't look bad, so much as unhappy. Or, I should say, not willing to embrace the secret optimist I was.

Is Your Job Making You Fat? 3 Tips to Stay Healthy at Work

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

During times of high work demands, health often falls by the wayside. Yet as I've aged, I realize, times of high work demands require more fitness rather than less. Here are three ways, I've found to work good health into my schedule.

3 Ways to Lose Weight That Have Nothing to Do With Going on a Diet

Michele Lian | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

So how do you start shrinking that waistline without depriving yourself, messing up your metabolism with crash diets, and ending up regaining all the weight you've lost?

The One Mental Shift You Need to Make to Stop Overeating

Michele Lian | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michele Lian

Have you ever woken up and gone into your day with an intention to eat well, stick to your workout routine and be 'good'? Probably. I've done it t...

6 Secrets of Healthy Weight Loss (That Don't Include Dieting)

Lyn Mac | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Lyn Mac

Once we have this realization we can actually move into the body and out of our heads and use our body to connect to our heart and free our ego based mindset. This is where your true strength will take form.

Why 'Superfoods' Aren't Necessarily Super for Losing Weight

Dave Smith | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

Eating balanced meals like this will go a long way to providing your body with the nutrients and calories it needs, regardless as to whether or not you have any so-called "superfoods" on your plate.

Can't Stop Thinking About Those Cupcakes? Here's What to Do

Michele Lian | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

I LOVE cupcakes. Especially the kind that comes with heaps of vanilla buttercream frosting. And I have to be honest... if you put one in front of m...