Who doesn’t day dream while at work about getting to the river, lake or ocean so they can enjoy the fun and relaxing water activities? I know I do. What’s better? Swimmers—like most other exercisers—cut their risk of premature death in half compared to inactive people, and the one big plus swimming has on its side: it’s low-impact so it’s easier on the muscles and joints.
We all have struggles. In life. At work. With our health. They will always be there. I struggle everyday. I am a food addict. I used excuses all my life. Until one day, I chose not to! We know what we are supposed to do but we get caught in “doing what we want to do.” Do any of these excuses sound familiar?
An increasing number of Americans are overweight and obese, yet strategies for losing weight don’t seem to be working. This is because most people are learning how to lose weight from personal trainers, TV doctors, and celebrity chefs. Most of these “so-called experts,” are not familiar with the scientific nutritional literature and simply render their own opinions. It is hard to lose weight, but it best achieved with strategies, which have been clinically tested. Below are three recent fact-based tips to help you lose weight.
After answering your 15th phone call, no one can blame you for staring into your computer screen at the hammock overlooking the ocean at some beautiful resort. And after all your hard work, you deserve a relaxing vacation. These three East Coast destinations will leave you feeling rejuvenated.
Some studies show that you can actually eat your sunscreen.
No, I don’t mean grab the bottle of SPF 50 and spread it over your morning cereal. What I mean is that it appears that what you eat might have a big influence on how sensitive you are to the sun’s rays. It all boils down to something I’m sure you’ve heard about—free radicals—rogue molecules that travel through our bodies sucking energy out of our healthy cells and mutating our DNA. Our bodies naturally produce these little nasty dudes when we’re exposed to UVA and UVB rays from the sun. One way to block the formation of free radicals? A diet rich in antioxidants.
Who doesn’t love a refreshing mojito or sweet wine cooler on a hot summer’s night? Typical drinks like these can be sometimes be 250 calories per drink and loaded with empty calories and sugar. Just think, after 4 of these drinks you have consumed an additional 1,000 calories. Check out these tips and low-calorie drink options that will help you keep your beverage calorie count under control!
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