Squeezing in some extra walking every day is a great way to burn calories, boost mood, and lower your risk of disease. ChiWalking, can even cut down on aches and pains by incorporating elements of tai chi, yoga, and pilates.
Make it a daily challenge to find ways to move your body. Climb stairs if given a choice between that and escalators or elevators. Walk your dog; chase your kids; toss balls with friends, mow the lawn. Think 'move' in small increments of time. "He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything." -Arabian Proverb
In today’s Western society it’s much easier, and not to mention quicker, to spend a few bucks at the McDonald’s across the street than it is to make a satisfying dinner. In a world of Big Mac’s, KFC and Haagen-Dazs ice cream, who really wants to eat their spinach and celery sticks? As a result, however, our fat-filled diets have brought about an epidemic of heart disease, which has become North America’s No. 1 killer.
Most guys in the gym—even the regulars—look about the same year after year. Maybe you do too, and that sucks. You don't go through life trying to stay where you are, so why are you still lifting the same weights as last year? Probably because you don't have a plan for progress. We do.
Are you always trying to figure out how to get more fruits and vegetables into your diet? Remember the old saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Well here is a short video that will help you with some ideas on how to make sure that you are getting the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables each day.
Do you have diabetes or high blood pressure? Did you know that both of these conditions can damage your kidneys? Kidney disease from diabetes and high blood pressure does not go away, it just gets worse over time. Early kidney disease does not make you feel sick. The only way to know is to get tested.