We all know people that obsess with getting down to a certain weight. They measure and weigh every ounce of food that goes into their body, they are looking at their Fitbit every 3-minutes to calculate their daily steps all while their cortisol levels go up and up from the stress of trying to manage it all. To me, it would seem better if we took an approach of managing our weight instead of obsessing with reaching an ideal number.
The holidays are quickly approaching. Are you ready?1) plan all your meals 2) eat out no more than 2 times per week 3) get lots of sleep 4) exercise daily 5) plan for all of your cheat meals 6) relieve your stress daily with meditation, yoga, exercise, massage, accupuncture 7) Stick to your grocery list and buy only what you need; avoid overeating. 8) eat healthy 90% of the time. 9) make a decision to maintain a healthy weight and do it! 10) spend MOST of your time with freinds and family that will not sabotage you by over-eating, exposure to bad or unhealthy food or habits.
The fitness industry is the worst about hyper-focusing on weight loss. The other day I saw a sign advertising that you could get high school skinny from a weight loss and fitness plan, and I wondered if this was a healthy approach to fitness and weight loss. I don’t want to discount the power of weight loss. At times, weight loss can be medically necessary, a life or death situation. However, most of the population might be happy with shedding a few pounds, but it doesn’t mean that they wouldn’t be fine if they didn’t lose the weight.
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's now time to fall back into your fitness routine - no more excuses. Kids are back at school, vacations are over, and work schedules have gotten back to normal. Holiday engagements will be on hold until November, so we only have two months before we are immersed in the holidays.
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Cardiorespiratory training (Cardio for short) has many health benefits and as little as 10-20 minutes a day can:· Give you a stronger heart· Reduce your risk of heart disease· Reduce cholesterol levels (so you can eat more bacon…just kidding!)· Reduce blood pressure
I never like watching the "Biggest Loser", you know the weight loss reality show that shows morbidly obese contestants who lose hundreds of pounds in a relatively short amount of time. To me, it always portrays losing weight a daunting task as contestants run on treadmills with tears streaming down their faces and trainers screaming whatever at them to do the impossible. Nevertheless, by the show's finale, the winners hold their huge "before" jeans next to their new slimmer bodies. Although it's pretty incredible to witness, as a train
Have you ever wondered why your GUT is hating on you? First, let’s see how your gut is feeling these days. I like to call this a GUT CHECK! Are you bloated, hurting, trouble pooping, diarrhea, indigestion, hot burps, burning in your belly, constipation? Are you popping Tums, Heartburn pills, poop pills, stool softeners?