2012 is the year to finally stick to those resolutions, and we’re willing to bet most of you are looking to be gentle on your wallet as you toughen up your fitness regimen. Here are five ways to kill two birds with one stone.
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When it comes to losing weight, sometimes the recommendations seem contradictory. As it turns out, it’s not the snacking itself that impacts your weight – it’s what you eat and when you eat it.
Need to lose a few pounds fast? We’re always told the same thing: eat less, exercise more and the weight will fall off. But actually, restricting your food intake too much is not only bad for your body, it could make you gain weight in the long-run.
Turns out, games aren’t just fun – they’re also great for your heart, your body and even your mental health. Maybe that’s why more and more adults are returning to the basics when it comes to getting a great workout.
If you’ve got a pooch at home, you may be over-thinking this whole fitness thing. As it turns out, (wo)man’s best friend is also a pretty good workout buddy!
When you think about pumping iron, what do you imagine? Lifting weights isn’t just for men who want to bulk up. It’s a great exercise for women as well.
Veggies can be absolutely delish, but is it wise to put the kibosh on being a carnivore for good? Ask anyone who has nixed meat from their diet and they’ll probably tell you they feel healthier and more energetic than when they were chomping down on bacon and burgers.
You know that gross, full, I’ll-never-be-hungry-again feeling you get when you’ve eaten way too much food? We’ve all been there. But are you eating too much because the food’s delicious, or because your brain is playing tricks on you?
If you want to get into the habit of working out more often, you’ve got to start with the basics – comfortable shoes that won’t have your feet aching before you even start pounding the pavement.
Are you noticing that the number on the scale is steadily climbing? Are your favorite pair of pants feeling a little tight? A little up-and-down fluctuation in your weight is normal, but if you feel like the changes are mostly up and very little down, there may be a hidden reason you’re packing on the pounds.