It's here again - the time of year when all your diet and fitness regimens are put aside for the sake of enjoying food, fun, and fellowship with your loved ones.
After all the celebration and enjoyment is done, however, you'd be surprised how quickly all the hard work you put in to stay in shape goes down the drain. You'll probably smile and be convinced that it was all worth it, but now it's time to get back in shape.
Take advantage of these tried, tested, and proven tips to get back on track:
1. Increase water intake. You can't overlook the wonderful benefits of water to your body. Not only does it hydrate, but when consumed in recommended portions, it serves to flush the body and helps you eliminate any leftover toxins and free radicals from all those fat-heavy, calorie-dense Thanksgiving fares.
If you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep, you’re not alone. In the US, it’s estimated that between 50-70 million adults aren’t getting enough sleep. Some degree of insomnia is reported in as many as 30% of all adults.
Sleep is vital to both your health and happiness. How happy are you when you’ve had to pull an all-nighter for school, work, or even as part of your social life?
1. Set a sleep schedule and stick to it. Our bodies adapt very quickly to our sleeping habits. Notice that if you stay up late and eat, your digestion tends to run amuck.
2. Keep your bedroom cool. Your body temperature drops as you near bedtime and is at its lowest during sleep. If the room is too...
It's important for all of us to take responsibility for our health and overall wellness in life. If you want to improve how you feel, how you look, or any other component in your life, developing a wellness program is the way to do it!
Developing your own personal wellness program will enable you to fully understand what it means to have a life-balance and give you a plan for achieving it.
There are several core areas in your life that you should review when developing your wellness program. All of these areas are important, yet some of them are often ignored because of our busy schedules. These core areas include the following:
In order to create a program that ensures your wellness, it's vital to include all of these areas in your plan. This is because, ultimately, all of these key areas have a place in how we feel both physically and psychologically.
Surprisingly, it’s very possible that the choices you make in your wardrobe are working against your good health.
Bear in mind that designers aren’t in the business of making clothing safe. They’re in the business of making them attractive to the consumer.
1. Wear lower heeled shoes. As researchers delve further into the impact of high heeled shoes on physical health, more and more are concluding that they are indeed damaging to the lower back and feet over the long run. To avoid running into any issues with pains or other conditions, follow these tips: