Everywhere you look these days, diet advice abounds. Eat this, don’t eat that, drink this magical tea, pair these things, never pair those things, and so on. Sometimes these tips have some merit, but often they are simply based on wishful thinking. Read more
Month: January 2018
3 Steps to Improve Your Willpower
We often say that you shouldn’t rely upon willpower alone to achieve your weight loss goals. What we mean by this is that no one will stick with a bad or excessively uncomfortable plan forever. No, you probably won’t be able to live on lettuce alone, or exercise four hours per day. Any reasonable person would “lose” their willpower – and fall short of their goals – before very long in those situations. And that would be okay, because those plans don’t sound very healthy, anyway. Read more
Are You Intimidated by the Gym?
It’s an old joke: A comedian or sitcom character quips that they want to join a gym, but they need to get in shape first. Like most humor, the joke is funny because it’s a little bit true. Most of us feel intimidated by gyms, imagining that we’ll be the least-fit person in a room full of fitness models. We picture ourselves struggling and sweating through a simple workout, while lithe “gym bunnies” prance around effortlessly. Read more
5 Ways to Create New Habits
January is prime time for resolutions and lifestyle makeovers. Since good health is all about habits, many of you might have decided to change your routines. But of course, that’s easier said than done! Follow these five tips to get rid of old, unhealthy habits, and to create newer, healthier ones. Read more