There are so many articles, blogs, conversations, news stories going on about 'the best, most healthy way to lose weight'. There are, literally, hundreds of new ideas, opinions and ultimatums on weight loss. Sure, some people claim they 'just can't lose weight, no matter what they do', that one can't help roll their eyes. Weight … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Losing Weight
Was reading an article on weight loss and weight maintenance, which I can't find now. The crux was, It's easy to lose weight the first time but maintaining a weight loss forever is almost impossible. To keep weight off, people must forever count and watch calories, carbs and/or fat grams PLUS exercise/workout for hours … Continue reading Healthy at Any Cost? When Enough is Enough.
Getting your cardio in with your workout is essential to getting healthy, fit and feeling better about yourself. Many do the tried-and-true treadmill, grinding out mile after mile. I know I did that for quite some time before I started using the other machines at the local gym. The treadmill is easy to use, a … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Mixing it Up
Everyone wants to get fit and healthy; Some, for health reasons, others to look better. Whatever your reason, more and more people are looking to their smartphones to guide them in their health and fitness goals. Trainers and gyms can get expensive, having someone standing over you for an hour a day, or visiting … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Exercise Apps or Not?
Living a no-salt or low-sodium diet can be difficult at first. When I was ordered to stop using salt in my cooking and at my table 25 years ago I remember it about killed me. I remember thinking 'if i'm not adding salt , then anything is fair game.' I lived off of pre-made, boxed, … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Using Spices in New Ways
Spring has sprung in around the country (mostly), people are digging out their summer tennis shoes, jogging outfits and zumba gear. That is admirable that people want to get out to enjoy the sunny weather, after a seemingly long winter season. What isn't admirable, is that so many haven't been exercising throughout winter. Starting exercise … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Beginning Exercise Again
You've decided to start living healthier, that's great! So, now what? What do you do? Do you do radical changes, tossing out all your food, buying instead tofu and quinoa? Get up before dawn, run ten miles before the kids get up for school? Join a gym and start wildly lifting the barbels, because you've … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: What is a Healthy Goal?