Around this time of year, many people look at themselves and make the decision to lose weight, build muscle, and eat better. With these goals in mind, many people just hit the gym and buy healthier food at the start, thinking they can motivate themselves to a complete overhaul of their lifestyle overnight only to run into the brick wall of burnout when they don’t see the results right away. Everyone can achieve the goal of a healthier lifestyle, but it takes planning and patience. Here’s several tips to help you along your way to success.
So you’ve signed your children up for swim lessons and established a routine. It goes something like this: school pick up, straight to lessons, change into bathing suits, healthy snack, bathroom break, and then into the pool. With kids away, you have an entire 30 minutes to yourself. Now what?
So you have registered your children for swim lessons and find your kids acting differently on various weeks. The food they eat before lessons may be affecting them! Here are a few tips on what they should eat, foods to avoid, and things to nutrition ideas to consider:
The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing, the weather is cooling down and so is your summertime momentum to do all the fun things you were doing just a few weeks ago. You awake to a chilly morning, go to work and by nightfall, where has all your energy gone? As the Fall and holiday seasons approach we have to be mindful, now more than ever, of staying fit even when we don’t want to. I for one get lazy when it’s cooler outside so here are some ways to keep active during these trying times until we are able to relax and take in the warm weather again.
It’s that time of year again, time to break out the dumb bells, remove the clothes from the treadmill and dust off those ol’ running shoes. It’s a new year, and that means a(nother) new you right? If you are like me, every year I make the usual resolution to eat better and get back into shape, and every year like clockwork, I start off on a high note, and ride the rollercoaster all the way into the next year. Some months are better than others, I’m more inspired during the warmer months and find tons of excuses along the way, but I never seem to truly satisfy my resolution. Is that maybe because I’m not truly vested in it? Is this just the yearly band wagon I jump on because it’s what I’ve always done and it’s what everyone else is doing?