A strength training routine should be a part of everyone’s workout regimen. Strength training prevents bone loss as we age, helps to protect joints, and boosts your metabolism so that maintaining a healthy weight is much easier. Plus, muscle tone looks great!
Whether you are participating in a weight loss plan, or training for a competitive event, exercise is a big part of your overall objectives. But sometimes it can become difficult to talk yourself into exercise, after a long day at the office and the stress of daily life. Try these three simple tricks to stay motivated, and as always, give us a call if you need nutritional advice or support.
Whether you’ve dedicated yourself to an evening walk, or you’re training for a marathon, strong ankles and feet are essential for both walkers and runners. Performing the right stretches and strengthening exercises can prevent injuries and make your exercise routine more effective. Perform these brief exercises and stretches every day to protect yourself and increase your endurance.
In the health and fitness world, fads tend to come and go every few years. Often these trends can get pretty silly; just picture those late-night infomercials and you know what we’re talking about. You’ve probably witnessed a few friends who shelled out big bucks for some “weight loss secret” that never worked. Or maybe you’re nodding your head and laughing, because you’ve fallen victim to a few of these schemes yourself.
Exercise is important for everyone, whether you’re trying to lose weight or just want to stay healthy. A gym membership can certainly help you accomplish that goal. After all, a good gym will offer high-tech equipment, fun classes, and personal trainers who help you learn about fitness.
You had a great week at work, the kids are doing fantastic in school, and you’ve just accomplished a special goal. How do you celebrate? You reward yourself with food.
Feeling a bit stressed lately? With holiday plans, shopping, travel, family gatherings, and work parties clogging up your schedule, who wouldn’t be feeling worn out? The last thing you want to do is add anything to your to-do list right now, but taking care of yourself is even more important during times of stress. These five tips are easy to implement, and will help you sail through the rest of the month feeling healthier and more balanced.