As 2014 comes to a close let's ease our way back from the excess. Explore a simple, new twist to your lifestyle for 30 days or less and be easy on yourself. All too often we push too hard too fast and then become easily discouraged when we're not able to maintain it. Choose some … Continue reading Final Tip for the Holidays: Swing into the new year with short-term commitments!
There's enough to think about during this time of year so don't overcomplicate your healthy living choices. Start one new physical activity, sport or workout and make it something you've always been curious about but never thought you'd try. With everything from Crossfit to Pilates to Water Aerobics...there's something out there for EVERYONE and probably … Continue reading Holiday Tip#6 – Try ONE new strategy at a time and get creative!
...or your veggies into "fat transports," for that matter! Taking nice, clean, whole veggies and adding a bunch of dressing, candied nuts or dried fruit just bumped up your calorie and sugar intake without any effort. Same goes for veggies that are battered and fried or happen to be drowning in butter, cream or cheese...that's … Continue reading Holiday Tip#5 – Don’t turn your salads into desserts…
The holidays are the BEST time of year to begin or increase our cardio/fitness/exercise routines. Use holiday shopping and running errands to get some extra walking in by wearing comfortable shoes and parking in a safe but good distance away. Maintain a brisk pace and encourage your heart rate to match the energy of the … Continue reading Holiday Tip#4 – ‘Tis the Season to Get Moving!