The standard week can be very hectic. Work, family, household chores and social obligations (not to mention making time to exercise, eat well and spend time with our significant) many of us seem to have a energy sucking effect on us. With our busy lives the common cold or flu can cause havoc to break lose in any household. Ironically, the best way to preserve our health and maintain our busy lifestyles is to give ourselves the time we need to slow down, treat our bodies right, and get the proper nutrition and rest we need. By eating a plenty of antioxidant-rich foods, boosting our resistance with herbs, and getting adequate sleep and relaxation, we can remain healthy, even through any season.
Well winter has arrived and you are now a winter athlete. To get the most out of the winter months pay careful attention to your nutrition. Otherwise, lack of food and fluids can take the fun and motivation out of your outdoor activities. These tips will help you get the most out of your cold weather workouts.
Like all seasons summer comes to an end and with it comes the chill morning run and the need to change a few of your habits. While some athletes embrace winter’s chill as a welcome change from the summer heat. Others have questions about how the weather change will affect their health and workouts.
Halloween is coming up fast and we all know what that means…parties and costumes with all the food and drinks to boot. Then comes Thanksgiving and Christmas, followed by the New Year. Which means more parties and more food, family and friends. It’s kinda crazy that we have these holidays that come right before the New Years which is when a lot of people resolve themselves to losing weight and getting healthier.
Let’s face it, there is a new trend coming out about health and fitness every other day. New tricks and detoxes, exercise short cuts and diets fads that are bombarding your Facebook, emails and store shelves. You even see them on commercials and cleverly worked into the shows or movies you are watching. But do they really work? Are they even remotely do able or safe? These questions and doubts are always there in the back of your mind as you contemplate whether or not to try them.