HEALTH & FITNESS TIPS

From America's Fitness Coach®

Do these 5 things to be happier and healthier — May 13, 2016

Do these 5 things to be happier and healthier

In a recent study, four hundred scientists set out to discover simple easy to accomplish things that could make a profound difference in one’s personal wellbeing. These actions, they say, are so simple that everyone should aim to do them every day. As I considered the millions of books that have been written on promoting and improving one’s mental health and emotional health, I found this study very fascinating. Because what they discovered was not incredible deep hidden secrets of the universe, but rather very simple ordinary things, things that I think were more naturally evident in my life when I was a child.

Here now is the conclusion of the study… (click on sound bar to listen)

Make these simple changes and enjoy big benefits — May 2, 2016

Make these simple changes and enjoy big benefits

Make these simple changes and enjoy big benefits

DID YOU KNOW?
Not paying attention to your posture can put an abnormal amount of stress on particular muscles. Poor posture can be due to weak core muscles, which prevent you from holding your torso and hips in proper alignment. It can also be caused by tight muscles, a common issue for those who sit long hours throughout the day. Long-term poor posture effects include problems with bodily systems such as digestion and breathing.

Why laughter is the BEST medicine — April 25, 2016

Why laughter is the BEST medicine

Why laughter is the best medicine

Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze. When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness. Laughter also triggers healthy physical changes in the body. Laughter makes you feel good. And the good feeling that you get when you laugh remains with you even after the laughter subsides. Humor helps you keep a positive, optimistic outlook through difficult situations, disappointments, and loss.

Apple Cider Vinegar – Hype or Help — April 20, 2016

Apple Cider Vinegar – Hype or Help

Apple Cider Vinegar – Hype or Help

Have you heard that apple cider vinegar will help you lose weight? The only study to test the idea in people was done in Japan. In the study, 175 obese but healthy people took either vinegar or water daily for 12 weeks. Their diets were similar. They kept food journals. At the end of the study, those who used vinegar had lost slightly more weight. On average, the vinegar group lost 1-2 pounds over the 3-month period. They gained it all back after the study was over.

5 tips for improving your brain power before you get to work — April 15, 2016

5 tips for improving your brain power before you get to work

5 tips for improving your brain power before you get to work

DID YOU KNOW?
Our brain is an amazing organ that acts as a control center by receiving, processing, and sending sensory information throughout our body and controlling our motor function. As we age, our brain starts to lose its ability to process information. Days that we can’t seem to concentrate become more frequent, and we tend to forget more. Although age-associated cognitive decline is something we all have to face, there are some natural ways to slow down the process and improve overall brain function.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,246 other followers

%d bloggers like this: