When some people think of the holidays, they are overwhelmed by unpleasant thoughts of large family gatherings, travel, excessive shopping, financial worries and endless “to do” lists. Not to mention the added temptations of comfort foods, sweet treats and holiday drinks. With all this added stress it’s no wonder people turn [...]
Exercise Variation If you’re like most people, you have a type of exercise you love and one you dislike. And, you probably choose to do the exercises you love more than the ones you don’t. This is because we tend to gravitate toward what is natural or easy to us. However, by sticking to the same activities and/or exercises, [...]
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Most people don’t start thinking about going to sleep until they put on their pajamas or brush their teeth. People dealing with insomnia may have to think about sleep throughout the day until they get their sleep habits back on track. Here are eight suggestions that may improve your ability to fall asleep and enhance the [...]
Longevity Can Be Predicted by Lifestyle Score: Predictor Based on Bad Habits It’s no secret eating healthy and getting regular exercise plays a pivotal role in overall wellness and can contribute to an improved quality of life. But more and more evidence is emerging to show certain factors and lifestyle behaviors can actually [...]
Most people are well aware getting regular physical activity is crucial to improving and maintaining health; however, more than one-third of adults in the United States remain obese and 1 in 4 people die from heart disease each year. So why are we still so unhealthy?
Have you hit an exercise plateau? Or do you want to begin working out but don’t know where to start? The first step to starting an exercise program is to set a goal for yourself. Whether it is to run a 5k, compete in a triathlon or to make it to the gym four days per week, setting a goal will keep you accountable and give you [...]