Taking care of your body is already a priority to you, but you’re ready to take it to the next level by installing your own home gym. It may seem as though installing one will ensure you’ll exercise without any excuses — there will be a gym in your home, after all. However, it’s up to you to make sure the space has everything you’ll need to get a good workout or you won’t use your gym, no matter how convenient it is.
It’s one thing to start a new fitness routine, but it’s another entirely to actually stick to it. If you’re like most people, you probably barely have time in the day to sleep, let alone make it to the gym. Here’s the good news — you have an alternative. You can work out without even leaving the office. Try these moves to stay fit in just a few minutes per day.
We’ve all experienced the post-lunch slump, that time when the food sinks in and the rest of the day seems to drag by sluggishly. Sometimes coffee can help, but then you’re wired and unfocused, just waiting for the crash. A couple of simple changes to your diet and eating habits might be a better solution. You’ll feel energized and motivated, ready to take down any challenges passed your way.
Unless you’re naturally a morning person, getting a good routine going can be difficult. Some mornings you want to spend more time in the shower, and others you might not feel like showering at all. It’s better for your mind and body to establish a solid, healthy morning routine that you complete regularly. But if you don’t have a routine already, how do you know where to start?
Sitting at a desk all day, every day at work may not seem like a big deal if your job keeps you busy, but have you ever considered the health risks that come along with being sedentary? Work can overwhelm you to the point that all you want to do in the evening is collapse in front of the TV and eat a good meal, so not everyone has a solid exercise routine. If you find yourself in this position, try out some exercises at your desk so you can take care of your body while you work.
More often than not, people bucket working out into the same category as chores or, well, work. You have the power to change this mentality though. Grab your towel out of the bucket and make working out something you not only regularly do but look forward to completing.
Hippocrates once said that “All disease begins in the gut,” linking the gut to health. Since youth, you’ve been taught that water and food are necessary for the continuance of life, but the importance of just what goes into the gut isn’t as stressed.
Chocolate, ice cream, chips and dip, oh my! Chocolate, ice cream, chips and dip, oh my! Chocolate…
That’s the sound of longing during a restrictive fast or renewed plan to make your summer bod happen this time. You’ve been working out, planning your meals and measuring your success.
Unless you’re dealing with an extra exciting day, it’s normal to feel a drop in your energy as the day progresses. The challenge is figuring out how to get that energy back up and what way works best for you.
We may hope to be young and in perfect health forever, but unfortunately that won’t happen. Even as young adults, there are still a lot of risks to your health you have to watch out for. What you might see as harmless could have some bigger consequences down the road. Here are the risks you need to keep an eye on.