“What gets measured, gets managed.” This simple quote gets to the bottom of…well, how to get rid of your bottom. The essence of this quote is in self-monitoring, or tracking and analyzing your habits. If a goal of yours in 2016 is to lose weight, the best way to accomplish this is by keeping A… Continue reading How To Lose Weight: Food Journals
Here we are again; another year passed, another year ahead. With the ushering in of a new year, a fresh start, it is the time many of us decide to set our goals for the year. As we all well know, most resolutions don’t last long. In fact only 20% of resolutions are kept past… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Why Bother?!
Recently I have added meditation to my health and wellness path, and I wonder now why I wasn't practicing all along!? It is amazing that how, in just a few short months, much I am seeing the benefits from meditating. Being someone who struggled with a racing mind my entire life, I did not think… Continue reading Meditation: A Powerful Wellness Tool
In sports, if a player gets “banged up”, the coach may ask that player whether they are hurt or injured. Hurt meaning they could play through the pain, and injured meaning he/she required more medical attention before returning to the game. Similarly, those of us who have exercised for months, years, decades have experienced some… Continue reading Healing Minor Injuries
With summer coming to a close, and kids heading back to school, it is often a time people decide to rededicate themselves to their fitness pursuits. The first step to any exercise program should be to set goals. Otherwise, how does one know if they are moving in the right direction or not? So, how… Continue reading Setting Goals
If exercising is good, then exercising more is better, right? The answer, not necessarily. While you should aim to exercise, or at least move for an extended period of time, every day, there are times when the body needs rest to function properly. Exercise can become an addiction, and, especially when we have seen improvement,… Continue reading Overtraining: When Too Much of Good Thing is a Bad Thing
Did you know that your body is the smartest machine on the planet?! It’s almost too smart for its own good. The body is constantly adapting and changing based on the environment, the activities you are doing, etc to maintain and even state, called homeostasis. Homeostasis is your body’s desire to be even steven, for… Continue reading Avoid the Plateau