If you are going with the flow you're going the wrong way
According to recent statistics, only 45% of Americans are getting the minimum recommended amounts of exercise. And those are just the minimums. Everywhere you look, it is still easier to find low quality convenience food than anything of nutritional value and exercise is more often "get it in when you can" rather than a committed item in your schedule. Don't get me wrong.
S.M.A.R.T. GOALS R = RelevantYour goal needs to mean something to you. It has to be SO important that it CHANGES your life. I talked about eating the elephant “one bite at a time”, well what does that elephant mean to you?
S.M.A.R.T. GOALSA = AttainableHow do you eat an elephant????? One bite at a time. There are 2 main types of goals, the ACTION goal, and the STRETCH goal. Today I’ll talk ATTAINABLE ACTION goals… it’s that one bite of the Elephant!AN Action goal is one that you know, in your heart, you have the willpower and the resources to start…right now… and following the guidelines we are talking about here…very ATTAINABLE!
With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q: How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity.
This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.