Skinny-Teatox / Motivation
It happens to us all: there are those days, when you just crave everything in sight (or not in sight), and when you just can’t seem to stop at one, no matter how hard you try. And I don’t care what anybody says, on those days, just trying to forget about it and sipping tea, doesn’t work.
Instead, opt for one of these healthier options to beat your cravings without throwing your diet out of whack:
If you’re just starting out on your weight loss journey, you may be finding the amount of information a bit overwhelming and leaving you not sure what is right and what is wrong.
While there is a lot of helpful information on the web to guide you through a successful lifestyle change, these 4 myths are ones you should be aware of to make sure you don’t fall into the trap:
Last week Mattel announced they are launching a whole new series of Barbies. Now Barbie comes in 3 different body shapes, seven skin tones, 22 eye colours, and 25 hairstyles.
The three new body shapes are: curvy, petite and tall.
You are probably familiar with fiber, and most importantly, the need to increase it in your diet. But how much do you really know about it and why it’s important?
When it comes to health, fiber is a key player in keeping our bodies running at their prime. It helps aid in digestion and helps move food through our bodies so we can absorb the nutrients and eliminate waste properly.
More than that though, it fills us up and helps mitigate blood sugar spikes, thereby causing us to eat less and maintain a healthy weight.
Ready to add more fiber to your diet? Start with these 10 foods for a healthy digestive system and a good start on your weight loss goals:
Do you want to burn some fat & lose some weight this year? We put together an exhaustive list of 25 ways to help you get the body you want. Some tips involve diet, others fitness, some just lifestyle. Print this out and put it on your refrigerator or keep it at your desk to keep you motivated and remind you of all the ways you can work toward your goal!
Check out these 25 tips to help you burn fat and lose weight:
1. HIIT exercises
High Intensity Interval Training involves all out intense levels of fitness for a short period of time, followed by a short rest. The idea is that your body has to enter anaerobic threshold during your periods of work, thereby working harder and burning more calories with minimal recovery. Try a 2:1 ratio, with 40 seconds of work and 20 seconds of recovery. Repeat 8-10 times and feel the burn!
2. Healthy fats
Fats insulate our body, keep our digestive tract lubricated and properly functioning and help us feel satiated. Not to mention, they are great for having healthy skin, nails and hair. Adding regular doses of healthy fat to your diet keep you feeling full and prevent you from overeating.
If 2016 is your year to be healthier and happier, take comfort in knowing this doesn’t have to happen only via big, life-altering changes.
In fact, you can drastically improve your happiness and well being by just making lots of small changes that will add up over time.
Use these seven ideas as a place to start, and incorporate one or two a week. By the end of February, you’ll have a new series of habits that will put you well on your way to being your happiest, healthiest self!
It’s that time of year, where despite having set out with the best of intentions with your new year’s resolutions and weight loss goals, sometimes the cold and dark and the dreary winter days make working out in the great outdoors just plain unexciting.
Instead of letting yourself fall into a slump, use these five ways to embrace outdoor workouts in the winter and make the most of the cold and snowy days!
Now that you’ve set your resolutions (here are 6 ways to create healthy resolutions!) and have your goals lined up for 2016, it’s time to put your plan into action.
This year, don’t let your resolutions be another failed attempt to lose that 20 pounds you’ve been trying to get rid of since 2014. Instead, use these tips to make sure your new year’s resolutions stick and you reap the success of all your efforts:
I get it... when you’re sitting lounging on the couch with your family, the smell of turkey and Christmas cookies wafting through the house and a bottle of wine nearby, the last thing that may be on your mind is how you should do a workout. It's hard to stay fit during the holidays!