Nine Smart Lifestyle Choices for Beauty, Health & Happiness
Yes, we all come with an inherited gene pool that determines how we initially look, function and feel. Nevertheless, it’s the lifestyle choices we make as we mature that change those three essential elements of our lives. True, our DNA determines whether we have a greater likelihood of developing certain diseases and syndromes. Nevertheless, if […]
Fight cellulite and win!
You know that pasty, rippled skin that collects most noticeably on thighs, buttocks and hips? Medically speaking, it’s called adiposis edematosa or gynoid lipodystropy, but you just call it cellulite, and if you’ve got it, you hate it. Cellulite usually doesn’t appear until after puberty, and it is a condition more commonly seen in women […]
Best Ways to Boost Your Energy Level
Are you dragging every afternoon by 4 p.m. Would you like to go for a jog after work, but you just can’t get in gear? If your fatigue is chronic and severe, it may be the symptom of a condition that warrants medical attention. But if you’re just too lethargic to get the most out […]
10 Tricks for Boosting Your Metabolism
Metabolism … it’s a word that’s bandied about a lot these days, particularly in light of America’s growing obesity problem. But what is metabolism anyway? Scientifically speaking, it’s the number of calories your body burns to maintain stasis. Slow it down, and you’ll gain weight. Speed it up, and you’ll lose weight. Since most people […]
Best Ways to Get Past that Weight-Loss Plateau
For weeks you’ve been losing weight. In fact, the healthy food choices, reduced calories, and increased exercise have been working like a charm. But with 20 pounds to go, you’ve reached a plateau, and the scale hasn’t budged in a week. Yes, it’s discouraging, but don’t throw in the towel just yet. Plateaus are normal, […]
Beware of Belly Fat: It’s Hazardous to Your Health.
Whether you call it a beer gut, fat stomach or belly fat, the condition of which we speak isn’t just unpleasant to look at and live with. Beyond aesthetics, these layers of abdominal fat are very hazardous to one’s physical and mental health. The condition greatly increases your probability of falling victim to diabetes, high […]
Does Exercise Help Depression?
The most important thing is to find a form of exercise that you like and that you can work into your schedule; the right “dose” of exercise is the one that works for a particular person! It has been concluded from different studies that brief periods of exercise can help lift a persons mood. […]
Exercise on the go!
Now that we are giving you some exercises to do on the go, the “I just dont have the time” excuse is out the door! This quick and simple exercises will help keep your muscles working, oxygen flowing, blood circulating, and best of all – it tones your muscles. Of course, these “mini-cizes” shouldn’t […]