Healthy travel food options will always present more of a challenge than cooking at home, but a little creativity coupled with pre-planning can make on-the-go eating simple and stress-free.
In my nearly three decades working as a nutrition and fitness professional, I've heard them all. While they often begin as logical and innocuous, "I'll start Monday" and numerous other overused cliches stall fat loss and inhibit us from reaching our full potential. Any of these seven self-sabotaging sayings sound familiar?
It's important to keep in mind that there's no "one-size-fits-all" exercise regimen that works for everyone. What works for your gym buddy may not be the best option for you. But if right now you're in need of new ways to make your gym sessions more challenging, try swapping in these moves that may be more worthy of your time.
Just because it's sub zero outside doesn't mean you can't warm up your winter. Here are a few ways to bring in the heat and keep out of the cold this season.
Superwoman doesn't need another diet, but real life superwomen I know could usually benefit from asking why they struggle to live and eat the way they want to.
If you watch the talk shows and commercials the week before the Super Bowl, you'll see they promote food for Super Bowl Sunday. So I wonder, is the ...
If you're playing the substitution game fast and loose, give these surprising swaps a shot. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to save a lot of calories and add a lot of nutritional value with very little effort.
You can live a comfortable life without once stepping outside of your comfort zone and probably end up just fine. However, when you live life this way, you miss so many amazing opportunities.
Place all ingredients in food processor or high-speed blender and mix until smooth and creamy. Can add more stevia according to your taste. Serve in beautiful bowls and enjoy!
Another tried and true way to increase your metabolism and reduce abdominal fat is to add more exercise to your routine. In particular, focus on interval and strength training.
In this program, every muscle group will be addressed, in compound form, which means training multiple muscles in one movement. You will first begin with a stability exercise moving slowly through the repetitions and follow the exercise with a strength exercise, in a super set fashion.
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.
Let's carefully look at four popular "healthy sugars" to determine whether they offer benefits or just hype.
Because when you start to care less about your weight and body, when you let go and surrender even for just a day, that initial shift begins to happen. I know we all want to feel at ease in our bodies, comfortable with our weight, and in love with ourselves.
There are different ways to reach your goal. The great thing about having lived is being able to assess your failures, shortcomings and talents. Looking back on the past challenges is a wonderful way to figure out the new stuff. If something doesn't work, then try another way.
If you find yourself developing a pattern of giving in to your food cravings and repeatedly using emotional eating as a coping strategy -- and most especially if you do so without realizing you are doing it -- beware. You'll benefit from developing new, healthier ways to cope!