Chances are that right after a workout you’ll have a healthy appetite. But resist the urge to rush to the fridge and eat the first thing that catches your eye without first giving some careful consideration to what you body really needs. Otherwise that snack or meal could inadvertently undermine some of the positive benefits of your workout session.
Whether you’ve chosen to brown bag it for financial reasons or health reasons, what you put in that bag matters. When you make good choices, you’ll find you can escape that mid-afternoon slump that affects so many people in your office. Plus, you can make sure your lunch is helping you stay healthy, no matter what bug is going around the office this week.
The original concept behind the weekend was to provide hardworking people with a couple of days to rest and rejuvenate. But time tends to move faster these days, and if you are not deliberate and intentional about how you spend the weekend it can become a rather meaningless blur that just whooshes past.
The holidays are almost here, and soon you’ll find yourself wanting to raise a celebratory year-end toast to your health with friends and family. But that’s easier said than done. Let’s face it; most of the traditional cocktails used to commemorate the holidays are the exact opposite of healthy. There are, however, some effective ways to concoct healthier versions of nostalgic libations.
When you’re trying to lose weight, you have to eat less in order to shed pounds, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy – not at all. In fact, many people will quit their weight loss plans before they see results because they can’t seem to outsmart their cravings. But you can manage your cravings with a few simple tips.
The seasons are changing, the year is about to expire, and there is a natural tendency to look back over the past 12 months with a view toward making the next 12 even better. Here are three fundamental yet highly effective ways to make sure that 2014 has the potential to be your healthiest year yet.
Proteins are the body’s building blocks. They occupy an extremely vital place within any healthy diet – especially if you are an active individual exerting yourself and maintaining or building muscle. They can also help you overcome those annoying hunger pangs by making you feel fuller over a long period of time.