You know that regular exercise is one of the best methods to lose or maintain weight. It can also boost your mood and help ward off depression or anxiety. But logging more steps per day also directly impacts your cardiovascular health, warding off disease and increasing longevity.
As you put together your weight loss plan, we have some good news for you: You don’t have to do everything exactly like your friend or neighbor who recently lose weight. You can tailor your program to suit your needs and preferences, which is a good thing because we stick with programs that are convenient for us.
For any number of reasons, you might prefer walking on a treadmill to walking outdoors. You can certainly get a good workout on a treadmill, and make the same amount of progress toward your weight loss plan that you’d otherwise make… But walking isn’t just walking! Some people who use treadmills are prone to making these mistakes.
Dry January is trending, probably for several very different reasons. Many people want to lower their alcohol consumption, for health reasons or simply to establish better habits. Others are worried that their holiday drinking became a bit too much of a daily habit. And still others know that eliminating alcohol will support their weight loss plan.
With New Year’s Day approaching, you might be considering some resolutions to change your lifestyle. Many of us tend to set grand goals at this time of year, but then by February or March we’ve given up. Why does this happen? And how can you set goals that you’ll actually want to stick with throughout 2020?