The value of a dollar was instilled in me at a young age by my Parents. "Money doesn't grow on trees" is a phrase I often heard when I wanted something. I've yet to find a money tree; however, what I've realized in adulthood is...people spend time and money on what's important to them. Whether it's travel, dining, entertainment, fashion, automotive, or a plethora of other options, we tend to make things we enjoy a priority and use our two most valuable resources (time & money) engaging in these activities. Everything else usually gets an excuse.
In previous blogs, I discussed CHANGE and how to ADD to your days in order to better your lives. In this blog, I will continue the discussion of CHANGE and talk about pushing yourself past your comfort zone.
The first food pyramid was introduced in the 1970's, and it is supported by the USDA. The food pyramid calls for a diet high in carbohydrates, such as grains, cereals, rice, etc., and a diet low in fats. With that said, why are obesity rates and diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's on the rise? Society is constantly told to exercise and follow proper nutrition guidelines.
The last thing you want during an exhausting workout is your hair all over the place. Is there anything worse in the gym than the touch of your mane to the sweaty skin? Well, we know there is, but this feeling really is one of those topping the charts.However, if you do like looking your best even in the gym and are bored of the everyday ponytail, here are some simple hairstyles that you can do for a workout session.
We take the stress out of getting healthy.You want to make a lifestyle change, but life keeps getting in the way. You hate counting calories/points. You don’t have time to go to the gym. Your “accountability” partners aren’t helping.
OK...so, the long holiday weekend is over! Time to get back to the grind! Many clients have asked me about detoxing/cleansing, etc. after several days (or weeks!) of binging. While I don't advocate for detox diets or special cleansing drinks, I do have a few tips that I hope will help:
Does dancing really help you to lose weight? Yes, it does! Dancing for exercise increases stamina and cardio. It's a fun way to shed a few pounds and learn some new moves at the same time. There are plenty of dance videos that are excellent for building a better body.
Busy life, family, work, schedules etc.! I hear you! It is hard taking time and caring for yourself. Eating on the run, no time for workouts and stress rules, at times. I too have these challenges! It's about taking the small steps to keep you healthy enough to maintain that schedule and to be present for work and your family. Preventative care, is the key!