Archive for Getting Fit

Tips to Get Food Fit

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

eatwellIf you’re hoping to get more fit in 2013 and change unhealthy habits, remember that small, persistent steps are the best way to reach your goals and stick with them. So let’s talk about some small steps to get you started…

Planning your meals ahead of time can make it much easier to ensure healthy ones. Like the old saying, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” (paraphrased)

Whether you want to simply get fit or lose weight, slowing down when you eat (and chewing thoroughly) is healthier. When you eat fast, you don’t know when you’ve had enough and you’ll keep eating. Proper chewing is also best for your digestion. If you’re a “fast eater” try listening to soft, comforting music. It may help you slow down and enjoy your food more! Read More→

Getting Fit and Staying Fit

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!” (Jim Ryun)

exerciseWe all know we “should” exercise and many of us will make resolutions to fit that into our busy lives. That’s a good thing! Don’t forget to add the fact that after exercising it’s good to relax for a few minutes in a sauna, if possible, or a very warm bath (not hot), if a sauna isn’t available. This is an excellent way to release fat stored toxins in your cells.

In addition, researches have found that exercising to music helps you to stay with it longer! So put on those tunes and have some fun while you exercise. In fact, the Brunel School of Sport and Education in England found that high-energy music listened to by treadmill runners had 15% more endurance and felt more positive afterwards! Read More→