How do the people in the Blue Zones, the healthiest places on earth, live differently from the rest of us? What can we learn from them?
Full time office workers spend roughly 8 hours every Monday to Friday at the office. And that from their mid-twenties all the way to retirement age in many cases! It stands to reason that offices should be pleasant paces to work and spend time at, but unfortunately, that's not always the case. Too many offices are still bleak, grey places that people cannot wait to leave when the clock hits five.
Thigh gaps, "body goals" idols and paper waist challenges might be all the rage, but are they the best goals to aim for when exercising? Why do you exercise?
Is your office full of unhealthy snacks? Do you keep reaching for them when you're hungry or bored? Or have you made it a habit to just grab something from the snack basket every time you walk past?
Hello, and happy Wednesday! This post is for you if you feel like you go from sitting at breakfast to sitting in your car to sitting at your desk at work to sitting in your car to sitting on the sofa every day Monday to Friday.
I'm seeing it over and over again, and I'm sure you are too. The term "problem areas" is used as naturally when talking about women's fitness as the word "fresh" is used when talking about water. Find out why portraying women's fitness this way is causing more damage than motivation.
Are you somebody who dreads Mondays as soon as the weekend starts? I get it. If you work Monday to Friday, it can be a little bit depressing when the weekend is over and you have to start getting ready for the week again. But what if Mondays didn't have to be dreaded? There are a few things you can do to make your least favourite day a little more enjoyable.
Drinking alcohol is the norm in our society. It has become such a natural thing to do that many people can barely believe that somebody might choose not to drink. In this post, I'll talk about the social aspects of not drinking, my own experiences with it, facts about how our bodies deal with alcohol, and I'll share some tips on drinking in relation to weight loss/ maintenance and a healthy lifestyle. I just want to make it clear that I'm not condemning alcohol completely or trying to make anyone who enjoys it stop drinking occasionally. I'm just talking about my experiences as somebody who chooses not to drink.
Sitting at a desk all day is detrimental to our health, but a big part of the population still does it for five days each week. Find out what can be done to promote a healthier lifestyle in an office environment!
Are you sitting for most of the day, either at work, at home or in your car? If so, it might be a good idea to do something for your health and wellbeing and look for ways to get a little bit more active.