Cold weather can be hard on body, mind, and spirit. Try these tips for surviving the holidays, weathering the cold, practicing green principles, and staying fit and lean all winter long. Here are some simple top tips to help you stay healthy this winter.
Continuing on with the winter theme this month as we inch closer and closer to cooler weather. It’s best to be prepared with a plan. Do you have a plan? Take a look though this post and you’ll walk away with some great and easy-to-follow tips so you can stay fit this winter.
Staying healthy can have its challenges throughout the entire year but it brings on additional challenges especially during winter. Cold weather keeps people inside more often, they spend more time on the couch, they eat more junk food, the eat more food in general, they tell themselves they’ll start new and start fresh come January because it’s a new year. But January is still cold, holiday leftovers are still lingering around, and holiday decorations are still hung up. You see, January doesn’t bring around a magical time warp of motivation. It takes you, on a consistent basis, and that’s what we’re doing to get into right now…
Continuing with our series for staying healthy during the winter, it’s important we address, early on, how important is is to stay healthy in terms of the upcoming holidays. The holiday season can bring mixed emotions. For some, it’s their favorite time of year. For others, it brings feelings of sadness and loss. This week, we share with you tips on surviving the holidays.
With winter rolling in we have a few tips for surviving the cold weather, holidays, staying healthy, and staying fit all winter long. These posts will come as a series, each week we will share tips so you can continue to progress toward your healthy lifestyle goals every day, even through the winter. This week, we share tips on surviving the cold weather.
Just as upper body resistance training is important for your fitness routine, so is lower body resistance training. And, just like I mentioned in the Upper Body Exercise blog post, both men and ladies should be performing these exercises. A complete lower body workout routine will improve posture, stability, strength, balance, and more. Plus, a proper lower body workout routine will help to decrease pain especially in your back, hips, knees, and middle back.
Upper body resistance training is a must in any fitness routine. Men and Ladies should both be performing these exercises. A complete upper body workout routine will improve posture, stability, strength, balance, and more. Plus, a proper upper body workout routine will help to decrease pain especially in your neck, shoulders, upper back, and lower back.
Resistance training is important to program into your fitness routine for many reasons that I’ll get into in a minute. First, understand that when I say “resistance training” I’m talking about any movement that is done against a resistance, or force, and that comes in the form of free weights, machines, resistance bands, and more. Every adult should have a professional program resistance into their fitness, no matter if they’re 18 or 98, or anywhere in between. Depending on what your desired outcome is, you can tailor your resistance training program to increase your muscle size (known as hypertrophy) or increase your muscle strength.
Alright, so I said exercise is important in helping to reduce non-communicable diseases. One of those right up there at the top of the list is heart disease. Since it was number 1 on my Top 10 Reasons Why Exercise Is Important, I thought it would be a great place to start with our discussion this month on the exercise. Let’s get right into it…
We’ve all heard that exercise is important…. But do you know WHY? The “just because” response doesn’t ever work for me personally so I’m assuming that you, my followers, want more evidence to support this statement. This month, I plan on sharing some amazing exercise tips with you. So, I’m starting the month out with my top 10 reasons why exercise is important. So, let’s check those out…