A lot of us are motivated at the beginning of the year to make some big changes in our lives. Some of our vow every year to “get healthy” or “read more” or “remember people’s names”. While planning to be better and get healthier is great in theory, unless you have specific actions/steps you will take to follow through on these plans, chances are you’ll … Continue reading Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN
Add movement to your day. Stand up sit down, stand up sit down. Repeat. (10 to 20 times) Who cares if your co-workers or classmates think you’ve gone batty! Take a lap around your office, pretend you are on your way to an important meeting. Do bicep curls with your water bottle. Do calf pumps or leg lifts at your desk. Dance with your children … Continue reading RULE: Add Movement to Your Day
Some people “hate” exercise. Maybe they equate exercise to gasping for air while running on the treadmill, squeezed in to spandex. I get that. Exercise doesn’t have to = pain and suffering (unless you’re my husband, who enjoys suffering, shown doing so in a cyclocross race here). Find activities you enjoy. If you hate running, planning to run 3 times a week to get in … Continue reading RULE: Find Exercise You Enjoy
Getting healthy isn’t just about what we put in our mouths. It’s what we think, say and do! It’s what we believe; it’s how we see the world. We all have emotional traumas that we carry with us (whether it’s loss, struggle, injustice, or simply feeling like we’re not good, smart, thin or good-looking enough). Sometimes it’s the negative thoughts that perpetuate bad habits. When … Continue reading RULES: Get it out!
I want to keep you guys fit while on the go! All that sitting (on planes, buses, cars and while dining) makes us pretty weak and floppy! So below are some simple exercises to keep your core strong and your balance good! You can do most of these on the plane, in the boarding area, on a train, bus, or car, at your desk! or … Continue reading RECIPE: 7 Easy Exercises for Travel