Every day is a new day and it’s a chance to start over with a clean the slate. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t exercised in five months or five years. If you feel like you’re over an extra few pounds, don’t let anything keep you from starting a new lifestyle. Success doesn’t come by taking things on all at once on a large scale but by making small, real changes that stick.
When the topic is fitness, how smart are you? Take this true/false test to find out. The answers are below. 1. Medical advancements will allow the current generation of children to live longer lives than their parents. 2. Flossing your teeth daily reduces the incidence of heart disease.
One of my favorite Saturday routines is to grab a morning pool workout, Laird style of course. Then head over to meet my family at Coogie’s Beach Café in Malibu for an early lunch. There is something particularly satisfying about treating yourself to a healthy meal after a hard 90 minute workout.
Running is one of the best all-around exercises, and it is one of the rare few fitness programs that you can do for an entire lifetime if you take care of yourself along the way. So let’s talk about how to get started in a healthy, sensible, motivating way that will encourage you to continue. Invest in Great Running Shoes
Dieting is hard enough; you never know what will work for you and what will not. However, doing small, simple things can really help you achieve large results. Here is a list to get you started. 1. Don’t skip breakfast. 2. Eat for your body type. Figure out which way (high protein, 50-50, or more veggies) makes you feel good.
Stretching is something our bodies crave usually after sitting stationary for awhile. However we tend not to think about it unless we feel the need. I try to remember to stretch once a day all of my body parts to improve my range of motion and to get in touch with my muscles that I exercise regularly.
Your mom shares it. Your best friend shares it. Your spouse shares it. Your favorite magazine shares it: diet and weight loss advice. And more likely than not, all the advice they’ve shared has varied greatly from true (eat your veggies) to downright silly (sprinkle this powder on your pizza and the fat “melts” away) and from one person to the next.
Before I get all preachy, I want everyone to know that I have been guilty of the below charges. With kids in tow, off and running to school, athletic events, fundraisers and work, I hardly have the time to stop and fill up a large glass bottle of some fancy filtered water and actually try to get everyone to drink out of it. Who's got the time or the energy?