It's a crazy time of year! Celebrations, shopping, food, food and more food! Sometimes the last thing we think about is ourselves. It's times like these when focusing on your well being is vital. I am not suggesting a full out detox but just small ways to keep yourself sane during the holiday season. Here are 6 easy SMALL things you can do during this busy time of year.
1) Take an Epsom salt bath: nothing fancy just 1-2 cups of plain Epsom salts to a warm tub. Ok if you want to indulge a bit add 10 drops of your favorite essential oil.
Pilates is a method of exercise that is synonymous with core strengthening, but is that all that is really involved? Joseph Pilates originally intended for his method to become a way of life. Let’s take a look at what makes a Pilates session different from most other forms of exercise and how this can carry over into our daily life.Breathing
...forever reigning champ, stress. Coming at you from actual and percieved life events, stress is the theif in the night when it comes to your health. A little stress...unchecked can cause a heart attack. Unavoidable...if you've ever worried, eaten food, exercised, or breathed anything less than country fresh air or a filtered sea breeze, your body has had to deal with elevated levels of stress.
Celebrating 15 yrs, we took our own experiences, client testimonies, journal articles, and known field practices and found 1000's of strategies and tips that have helped people become healthier. However, it is clear, that what works for some does not work for all. Something else emerged and we are calling it the Big 5.
Does frequent sitting result in weight gain for women? This question was explored by IDEA, Fitness Journal March 2015, and based on a study published in Preventing Chronic Disease 2014; 11, 140286, it seems that way.