Health and Lifestyle

Laird Hamilton’s breadth of experience in the world of health, fitness, and extreme training is undeniable. He’s been exposed to the best in the business with access to today’s best trainers, athletes, nutritionists and extreme adventurists. Ever wonder how Laird has pared down all the information he’s had access to? Rather: what health philosophies has Laird adopted for his everyday life?
Taking charge of your health can seem like a daunting task- especially when you know that health is a lifelong pursuit, and you may not know where to begin. The best way is to start small- incorporating doable changes little by little to your every day life. And, since there's no time like the present, what better day to start small than today?
Writing about health and fitness, I admit I can get a little overly philosophical. This was put in perspective for me the other day when I was in the gym and saw a woman I see there only every three or four months. I looked over at her running on the treadmill and saw someone who’d made a small transformation to her body.
It may seem like Laird puts a lot of time and energy into staying healthy but to him it’s really part of everyday life.  Being healthy is very natural to Laird and it’s the way he likes to live his life.  These tips are Laird’s top ways to stay healthy during the spring and summer seasons.
Winter-time blues and the high of the New Year is gone. Monotony. For me, this is one of the hardest things about life. Even when you "have it all," a great job, love, health, fun, etc., there's still a lot of monotony if you're living a real life.
May is celiac awareness month – a time you’ll likely hear the term gluten-free used frequently. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder whereby people are unable to process gluten – a byproduct from wheat, barley and rye.
Let's start off the new year many times do we say or hear that?  The truth is any time is good  to start choosing to live a healthy lifestyle. Let's learn how to do it!  A great start is by cuttting out  all processed food, sugars and carbohydrates and start eating a diet rich in animal protein, veggies, berries and nuts.
Here we are in the thick of the holidays contemplating another year down. I have a birthday right after New Year's so I do all this analyzing and looking at my life just a bit more than usual. Most times I go full circle and arrive back at the conclusion that we're all going to grow older and die, so why pay that much attention to it?
‘Tis the season for the company of loved ones, cozying up and powering down and of course lots of delicious, heavy fare. Holiday merriment, however, doesn’t have to spell trouble for your waistline. In fact, you can poise yourself for a super fit 2013 with some simple secrets for keeping your cool during all the winter festivities. Here’s the scoop:
Feels like once Halloween hits we just get funneled full speed through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year.  No wonder we need to chow down.  But Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  Let's face it, it involves lots of food, giving thanks, and I don't have to pretend to be Santa or wrap presents.There is a lot of stress created at the end of the year. Can we ignore it?


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