As I touched on in my "Why protein is important for weight loss" post, breakfast can often be the meal where protein is lacking the most. That's why I would like to give you a few higher protein breakfast ideas. Because breakfast has to be quick for many people, all of the breakfast ideas below are very quick to make!
Try this delicious, natural snack next time you're craving something crunchy! These roasted chickpeas are easy to make, taste good, and have good protein and fiber contents!
We all know that resistance training is good for us, but what benefits does it offer exactly? Have a look at the list below, and find out what regular resistance training could do for you!
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!
Who doesn't like hummus? It's quick, delicious, versatile and goes with several dishes. Served with bread or vegetable sticks, it's perfect for a quick snack, and it's always a crowd pleaser at parties. Unfortunately, store bought hummus often comes with several unnecessary and unhealthy ingredients. Many times, there's even added sugar in it! If you'd like a healthier version, try this recipe. You'll have healthy home made hummus in just five minutes!
Having strong and stable hips is extremely important. We require hip stability for all standing activities, even just walking or running, and weak hips can set us up for pain and injuries along the way. Unfortunately, because most of us spend too much time sitting down, the muscles surrounding our hips are often weak and need strengthening through targeted exercises. You can try the four exercises below to strengthen your hips!
Can you squat down until you almost sit on the floor while keeping your feet flat on the floor too? Can you bend down and touch your toes? If not, it is time to work on some hip and lower body mobility!
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.
Ginger, matcha and turmeric in the same smoothie- talk about superfoods! In addition to being nutrient packed, this smoothie also happens to taste great. Give it a try and let me know what you think!