Yearly Archives: 2019

Achieving a Healthy Work-Life Balance

There is a lot of pressure in today’s world to spend all of our time working. Being “owned” by your boss might make you look like a good employee, but it is not healthy (or productive), especially if you spend all of that time sitting. [Read more]

Pool Moves for Toning Up

Exercising in the pool is a great way to work out and have some fun. The water is supportive, making it easier on joints. The water also offers natural resistance, meaning even gentle movements work the body and improve muscle tone as well as burning a load of calories. Here are some easy exercises to get you started with aquatic exercise.   [Read more]

Take a Stand: 4 Simple Ways to Add Movement to Your Day

Modern life feels like it’s moving at an ever-faster pace, but a lot of it is spent not moving much at all. We spend too much time sitting – whether it’s at our desks, in our cars, or on the couch. Studies show that this lack of movement isn’t healthy; it’s associated with weight gain, lack of energy, back pain, and even decreased life spans. [Read more]

Why Do You Find It So Hard to Workout?

Do you find that going to the gym is a time that you dread each day? Perhaps you do like the idea of starting a new exercise routine, but your enthusiasm doesn’t stick to the end of the week. [Read more]

How to Feel and Look Like a Masterpiece During Menopause

Menopause is often considered as a tricky stage in a woman’s life cycle. You experience hot flashes, nausea, vomiting, a feeling of bloating and insomnia, among others. [Read more]

7 Reasons Why You Should Work Out on a Rowing Machine

Looking for a low-impact exercise that gets great results? Try a rowing machine workout. A lot of people are put off by rowing machines because they look more complicated than a basic treadmill or stationary bike, but they are much easier than they look. [Read more]

Why Aren’t You Losing Weight? 4 Self-Sabotaging Habits You Need To Break

If you’re trying to lose weight, you might think you have things under control. When you realize you’re not seeing any results, but you might be confused about why. Here are four self-sabotaging habits you should break if you’re serious about losing weight. [Read more]

Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Start HRT

Many women dread the menopause. Maybe you’ve been told horror stories about hot flashes, night sweats, migraines and loss of libido. Your mother or sister or friends have warned you that it might go on for years and years. Menopause starts to sound awful, so you begin to consider hormone replacement therapy (HRT). But then you read that HRT will give you cancer, or that you’ll be given artificial hormones instead of natural ones. What should you do? Of course the decision is yours, but here are some facts to help you make up your mind. [Read more]

3 Ways to Increase Intrinsic Motivation to Lose Weight

Are you familiar with intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation? Although both these types of motivation play unique roles in weight-loss, intrinsic motivation is more effective at turning a behavior into a habit. [Read more]

Why Sugar Creates Havoc with Your Body

If you discover your waistline is getting bigger, you might be quick to blame the fat in your diet and start cutting back on that without considering other possible reasons. The problem probably is the sugar in your diet; everyone knows that sugar often leads to diabetes, tooth decay, and sugar crashes. However, many people don’t realize that consuming too much sugar will also sabotage any efforts to lose belly fat. [Read more]