September 03, 2015
As reported recently by the BBC, almost half of office-working women (45 percent) and slightly fewer men (37 percent) spend fewer than 30 minutes daily on their feet. In fact, a majority even eat their lunch without ever leaving their workspace and this type of inactivity is taking its toll on their health. Ultimately, this has led to an initiative called Get Britain Standing and one way they recommend that you achieve that goal is by building your own standing desk. Just making this one little change to the way you do your daily work can lower your risk...
September 15, 2014
Imagine getting out of bed and having your calorie burning potential double, if not triple. Sound impossible? It’s not. At least, not as long as you get your metabolism going not long after you awake. What sort of things can you do to kick your metabolism up a notch or two? Try these three suggestions and you’ll be in your skinny jeans in no time: Metabolism Booster #1: Drink a Smoothie If you haven’t eaten since dinner, your tummy has been empty for around 12 hours by the time you wake up which means that you’re like a car out...
April 25, 2013
You know you need to breathe to live, but did you realize that there are particular ways that you can breathe that will improve your overall health and wellness? It’s true. The manner in which you breathe can make you happier and more fit than ever before. Why how you breathe matters One way in which breathing in a structured way helps is that it can reduce your negative responses to stress. It does this by slowing your heart rate down to healthy levels and relieving your mind of worries and concerns that seem to overtake it. It gets you more...