Next time you find your blood pressure spiking and your stress-levels reaching an all-time high on your daily commute, bring your attention back to the present moment.
There is a golden quality to travel time when you start to re-frame it as an opportunity for a rare and precious slice of solitude.
To avoid the stress you face on your daily commute, try these simple tips for a calm and relaxing journey to work. Continue Reading
The key to effective and healthy weight loss is through diet and exercise, we know this. There is no fancy piece of exercise equipment that will help you spot reduce. Just as there is no miracle fruit that will melt the pounds away. But there are many foods that are conducive to weight loss and that actually help you to burn calories. Continue Reading
Improving your diet doesn’t require significant resources to invest in a nutritionist or personal trainer. Whether you need a complete diet overhaul or minor adjustments, you can positively affect your health with just a few simple changes to your diet and eating habits. Follow these do-it-yourself nutrition tips to achieve a healthy body weight, Continue Reading
Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Because gaining weight during the holiday season is a national pastime. Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (some gain more) during the holidays — and keep the extra weight permanently. Continue Reading
When you need a pick-me-up, Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, a dietitian for the Pittsburgh Steelers recommends making a good old-fashioned cup of joe. Research shows it can make you more alert, and plain coffee has almost no calories. Continue Reading
Want to eat well and slim down? These prime eats are excellent at doing double-duty.
An apple a day can keep weight gain at bay. People who chomped an apple before a pasta meal ate fewer calories overall than those who had a different snack.
Following programs on diets and weight loss are not enough if you want to develop a well-defined body. What you need to do is to combine a well-balanced diet (fruits, veggies, proteins, carbs and water) with weight lifting. It’s not that difficult, but commitment and discipline is necessary if you want to achieve your dream body. Continue Reading
This week’s four tips include suggestions in each of the four elements you need to work on in order to achieve your health, fitness, wellness and weight loss goals: (eating right, exercise, support and accountability).
- Good Eating Tip
Do you eat when you are bored, upset or angry? Do you find that every day requires a chocolate bar to get you through the afternoon? If you are trying to lose weight, you may feel guilty about snacks. As a fitness nutrition coach, I find some people (particularly women) laugh nervously when I ask them what happen to their food consumption around 4pm. Continue Reading
There are many reasons why you may wish to lose body fat. Among the top are to simply look better, and improve your overall health. Losing weight should always be considered as a long term proposition. Quick weight loss plans can help you lose weight, but will not give you the longer term results you crave and deserve.
Fat will be lost in any diet, where the calorific intake is lower than expenditure. But, these “crash” diets and low-energy diets, will result in a muscle loss in addition to the fat burned.