At a loss for what to give your yoga inspired friend this year? So were we. Our first thought was a new pair of yoga pants, but we soon realized that fit and style preference is often quite personal. And really, she already has a closet full. After looking around for a few ideas that were a bit more creative, we came upon some fantastic finds for yoga beginners. Some are so good, I'm sure several of these will go under the tree . . .
Self-care is critical to our ability to effectively care for others in our lives. But, we often neglect taking care of ourselves. And forget about taking care of ourselves FIRST. This ongoing neglect comes at a cost. And, eventually we'll have to pay. We know you've heard this time and time again. The problem is that we often don't know where to start or the idea of starting a new program is overwhelming. Another reason we delay self-care . . .
If you haven't heard about the plant based diet which claims, with good reason, to be the best eating plan for a long healthy life then, well - where have you been? And, don't you dare call it "vegan"! Plant based nutrition is about so much more than not eating meat or dairy. It centers on eating whole foods in their natural state with no added oils, salt or fat. Because who are we kidding? There are plenty of vegan junk foods out there. . . .
Are you looking forward to bikini shopping this year? Well, you will - once you add these treadmill workouts for weight loss to your fitness regime. Truth be told, the amount of fat and calories you burn during a workout is dependent on so many variables. Here are just a few: Intensity - How hard are you working during any given point of the workout? Is it low or is it high intensity? Are you varying intensity or keeping it stable for the . . .
Are you like me and know you should be drinking more water but like the taste of (fill in the blank beverage) way better? I know what you mean but this year MUST be different. The one thing that can be different are the tools we use to change our habits for the better. According to WebMd, water can improve your skin, support kidney functions, maintain bowel function and plain ol' keep you energized. Even though there doesn't seem to be a . . .