Whether you wake up feeling like a bear coming out of hibernation or your eyes pop open with the sun, ready to tackle the day, adding healthy habits to your morning routine has been proven to reduce stress, improve sleep, aid time management skills and lead to overall better physical and mental health.
A healthy lifestyle is about a lot more than just eating your veggies and squeezing in some cardio, but learning how to be healthy in a society that prioritizes a rush-rush-rush attitude and exercising only for the sake of trying to meet external and subjective beauty standards can be a challenge.
Truly healthy people — those who seem to naturally glow from within — know that staying healthy means sticking to a routine, even when times get tough. Following these health tips every day before 10:00 a.m. can help more than you may realize!
It’s July Friday the 13th and Pride has begun in Hillcrest, San Diego, CA. In preparation of many hours of dancing, drinking, parades and memories I started drinking gallons of water and relaxing poolside.
“Abs are made in the kitchen” – this is a motto ingrained into me back in my competitive bodybuilding days of the 1990’s.
A multitude of infomercials, supplement suppliers and well-paid spokespeople try to promote a quick-fix six-pack solution, although there is no such thing as a cutting diet, abs diet, mass-gaining diet, etc.
Bottom line is the “Law of Thermodynamics” – weight reduction can only take place when there is more energy burned than consumed.
Kick the diet beverages and vitamin enhanced money traps and reach for good ‘ole H2O instead. Drinking water helps people feel full, and as a result, consume fewer calories. Drinking water also significantly elevates resting energy expenditure (basically the number of calories we’d burn if we sat around all day) and lower water intake is associated with obesity. Continue reading “Science backed ways to lose weight. Part IV”