A desk job may not always be the most exciting or the most healthy. We are confined to our chairs when doing work on our computers and only get up when we do one of the following: going on break, lunch, the restroom, to grab some coffee - you get the point. Sitting on a chair for … Continue reading It’s Time to Stop Sitting at Work All Day
I know how boring it can be to be stuck walking, jogging, or running on a treadmill. If you find yourself getting bored, you should consider switching up your cardio routine and looking into different options. You can get creative with your form of cardio. Trust me, you don't HAVE to stay in the gym for … Continue reading Getting Creative With Cardio
If you're looking to bring up your workouts a notch, you might want to consider investing in a heart rate monitor. So what's the purpose? The purpose, at least for me, to have a heart rate monitor is to make sure that I'm staying within my target heart rate zone. Monitoring your heart rate zone … Continue reading Is a Heart Rate Monitor Necessary?
Losing weight can appear to be difficult, but when you understand what it takes to accomplish it, it may be a bit easier to accomplish it. In order to lose weight, we must be in a caloric deficit - meaning that you are burning more calories than you are consuming. We all have our own basal … Continue reading Caloric Deficit for Weight Loss
Sugar can be found in approximately 75% of packaged foods in the U.S. What??? This comes to show that the majority of us are most likely consuming sugar throughout our everyday lives without even thinking about it. Many people are firm that sugar can be as addictive as drugs. When we taste sugar, endorphins are released and we … Continue reading What To Do When the Sugar Cravings Are In Full Effect
"No gym for the next week." Um.. Excuse me? What did you say? As dramatic as it may sound, I felt like I had gotten punched in the stomach when my physical therapist told me this today. How in the world am I going to miss the gym for an entire week? Although I was … Continue reading In Pain? Don’t Be Afraid to Skip The Gym
If there is any advice for me to give you, this is one of the most important. We all go through life setting goals and working hard to achieve them. The problem with many of the goals we set is the fact that we sometimes feel overwhelmed by the size of the goal. For example … Continue reading Smaller Goals = More Motivation