"Where did the day go?" Is this a common question in your life? Many of us jam-pack so much stuff into our daily routines, seemingly there’s no time to relax for just one minute, let alone exercise. Lack of time is one of the most common excuses for not having a decent fitness regimen. But do you realize that in the time it might take you to go through your e-mail, you could fit in a good workout? We’re not talking about giving up 60 minutes either; all you need is 10. Just 1
When was the last time your doctor told you to stay home and watch “Seinfeld”? Or suggested a night out at the circus? Or told you to play fetch with a dog? It probably hasn’t happened, but the day may not be far off. Laughter and fun are great ways to break down the walls of stress, preventing both mental and physical damage. Play time loosens up joints constricted by tension and poor posture. It brightens your attitude and is a healthy outlet for the most troubled thoughts.
“To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” Are you healthy? This may seem like a simple question, but is it? If someone were to look at your daily actions, would they be able to tell that you are a healthy person? Do you eat nutritious meals, breathe correctly, get enough sleep, etc.? These are simple things that we take for granted much of the time. Think about your life. Do you make time t
Personal improvement, whether it’s weight loss or fitness, is about creating or destroying a habit. It shouldn't be thought of as a short-term event. People diet until they lose 20 pounds, then stop the smart eating and exercise strategies that got them there. Once they reach their goal, they go back to the way they lived before and wonder why the weight comes back. For permanent change, habits need to stick around for the long run. With repetition and time, a single action w