How to Workout to Make the Most of Your Workout Time

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Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, jaredpolin

Long work hours. Caring for a loved one. School. Home maintenance. Catching up with friends. There’s less and less time for the things you know you need, like exercising. When you do have time, it seems like it’s not enough. 15 minutes here, 10 minutes there…is that enough for an effective workout? Should you even bother? 
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Need Help Sticking to Your Nutrition and Exercise this Holiday Season? Try This Challenge.

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A lot of people find themselves using family trips, catching up with friends, or other social events as excuses to skimp on healthy eating and exercise. For example: Family dinners are follows up with TV watching. Catching up with friends consists of downing empty calories at a happy hour.

Finding ways to stay active is important – sitting or lying down for prolonged periods slows the metabolism and decreases the effectiveness of insulin. Also, the blood sugar from a meal is released after 60-90 minutes, so utilizing this window to exercise ensures that any pounds you tack on will be muscle and not fat.

Challenge yourself: “For one month, I will be active with others.”

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Traveling? 15 Ways to Pack Your Workouts and Stay On Track

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It’s travel season and you want to maintain a health-conscious lifestyle. But how, when you’re so used to your gym back home, or your schedule is out of whack?

You don’t have to be a product of the environment – just because you’re traveling doesn’t mean you can’t keep moving. Don’t throw in the towel! Instead: Continue reading

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How to Avoid Simple Carbs and Boost Your Immune System

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We’ve been sharing tips for wellness that are actionable and easy to bring into your everyday life, in an effort to help you be your best self. We believe that incorporating small, feasible changes over shorter periods of change can help you experience the motivation and confidence that comes from seeing your personal goals fulfilled.

This week’s topic: Simple carbs and your body.  Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Sleep Time with These Tips

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We’ve been sharing tips for wellness that are actionable and easy to bring into your everyday life, in an effort to help you be your best self. We believe that incorporating small, feasible changes over shorter periods of change can help you experience the motivation and confidence that comes from seeing your personal goals fulfilled.

This week’s topic: Sleep. Continue reading

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Your Single, Powerful Immunity Booster

 

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Being healthy can be incorporated into your life with more ease than you may think.

You don’t need to wait until January 1, 20XX to get started – you can start today, and keep going. Just like in any story, the greatness and epic adventure didn’t happen because that day was just like the others – it was because Today is the Day That Everything Changed. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.