*We are happy to present this guest post by freelance writer and proofreader, Mandy Sleight.* Who doesn’t want to get fit and save money in the process?? There are so many different ways to get fit these days, from spending money on a gym membership that is rarely used, to becoming part of paid challenge groups on social media. For most busy women, it’s hard to find the time to dedicate to a fitness program that actually works in a . . .
Do. Not. Quit. We mean it. Making the decision to get in shape was the toughest part. Yes, really. Even if you've only worked out once since making the decision to get fit - that was the toughest part. It doesn't matter if you've eaten just one clean meal since you decided to regain your health. The toughest part is done. The decision was made. Many people "think about it" and never take any action. You’ve stepped into a new . . .
At a loss for yoga gift ideas? So were we. Our first thought was a new pair of yoga pants, but we soon realized that fit and style preferences are often quite personal. And really, she already has a closet full. Then there are yoga mats. Useful. Yes. But, predictable. And she already has one. Finding the right gift for your yoga inspired friend can take time but we hope that we have at least cut the time in half. After looking . . .
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 is . . .
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 a treadmill workout for weight loss to your fitness regime. The HIIT method of training is fairly popular but on its heels is the Bite Method which also promises fantastic results. This method claims to not only help you lose weight but run faster than ever before. Truth be told, the amount of fat and calories you burn during a workout is dependent on so many . . .