Category Archives: Health

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions in 2021

Internet memes notwithstanding, for most of us the beginning of each new year brings a new set of goals that we "resolve" to reach. We write down resolutions, work at them excitedly for a week or two, or three, and then – we let them fall by the wayside. Something happens, like a vacation, an off weekend, or a cold. We skip a day or two of our fitness routine and before we know it, our New Year’s resolutions have gone out the window.

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Holiday Eating Tips

Holiday Eating Tips

How to Avoid Overeating and Stay Fit During the Holidays

One of the best parts of the holidays has always been the seemingly endless stream of parties and family dinners. While that has changed this year due to the pandemic, the holidays may still be detrimental to your fitness program. Thankfully, with some planning and self-discipline, you can stay trim and healthy over the holidays without sacrificing your enjoyment. We compiled a few tips to help you out.

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After You Lose Weight

After You Lose Weight

A Short Guide for How to Proceed After You Lose The Weight

Reaching your goal weight should be a time for celebration, but for many, reaching that point means trying to figure out what to do after you lose weight. You deserve a big pat on the back for achieving your goals, but you also need to be aware that there is still work ahead. In this post, we're going to talk about your mind and body challenges once your weight loss journey is over.

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Keto Diet Benefits

Keto Diet Benefits

5 Amazing Keto Diet Benefits

You hear a lot about how bad carbs are for you, but they are an important part of the metabolic process. This explains how the keto diet benefits you in your effort to lose weight, even though it is high in fat. In this post, we've detailed 5 important benefits of the Keto Diet.

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Your Posterior Chain

Your Posterior Chain

Train Your Posterior Chain Muscles for a Stronger Back

What looks and feels like a full body workout may actually only be paying attention to the front of your body while you ignore the back, or the posterior chain. It makes sense when you consider that it’s the front you see when you look in the mirror. The issue here is that you can create an imbalance that can have a negative effect on future workouts.

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Return To Exercise

Return To Exercise

Practical Steps for a Return to Exercise After a Layoff

If you've made the decision to return to exercise after taking some time off, congratulations. If it's been a long time since you last worked out, then you probably already realize that you can't simply return to your previous fitness routine at the same level you left off without risking injury. Here are some practical methods you can employ to avoid injury and make the transition easier.

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Lose 10 Pounds

Lose 10 Pounds

10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

When trying to lose weight, most of us focus on the end goal, which can make the path ahead seem long and unmanageable. A more effective way to tackle your weight loss journey is to lose 10 pounds at a time. There are small steps you can take to achieve that 10 pound loss, after which you can move on to the next 10 pounds, and so on until you hit your goal weight.

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Anti-Aging Strategies

Anti-Aging Strategies

Workouts That Can Reverse the Effects of Aging

You don’t need to be a fitness guru to know that any type of exercise is better than sitting on the couch all day. If it’s reversing the signs of aging that you are specifically thinking about, then there are some exercises that are more effective than others. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic discovered several activities that are perfect for those looking for anti-aging strategies.

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Exercise Habit

Exercise Habit

Cultivate An Exercise Habit You Won't Quit

We can all benefit from adding exercise to our daily routines. Getting started seems to be the hardest part, but once you establish an exercise habit, it becomes easier. For too many of us, creating a daily exercise routine that we stick with no matter what seems to be a hill we just can't climb. There are ways to make it less of a dread and something to look forward to. So, let’s talk about how you can make working out a habit that you won't quit.

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Painful Knees

Painful Knees

Creating an Exercise Plan for Aching Knees

We can all benefit from regular exercise, but it can be tough to get motivated if you have existing physical issues, like painful knees and joints. Knee pain may come from a previous injury or simply as a result of aging, with osteoarthritis often a problem for older adults. The good news is that there are some basic ideas you can implement that will help you exercise with little or no knee discomfort and without exacerbating existing painful conditions.

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