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Staying Motivated to Lose Weight

Staying Motivated to Lose Weight

Health
Almost anyone following a weight loss program has encountered the dreaded plateau: a time when weight loss slows down or stops as the body adjusts to new exercise and eating habits. Here are some tips for dealing with a plateau without losing weight loss motivation. Review the Reasons for Losing Weight Keeping a list of reasons for why the dieter wants to lose weight can be a terrific tool for weight loss motivation. The reasons may be a special occasion, a health concern, general fitness, or more enjoyment of life. Dieters should keep their list handy, so they can review it easily when temptation strikes. Food Journal to Get Back on Track for Weight Loss Sometimes breaking through a weight loss plateau can be as simple as monitoring food intake more closely. Recording ever...
Natural Protein As The Basis Of Healthy Nutrition

Natural Protein As The Basis Of Healthy Nutrition

Featured, Health
Yoga has become a part of many people’s life. It’s not just a lifestyle, but also a philosophy and a way to keep one’s body toned. You can often hear yoga is one of the most fashionable forms of exercise, as well as it is possible to change your body shape with the help of given practice. However, yoga is not just a physical practice that, obviously, has a good effect on a person’s life, but also a healthy way of living. Natural Protein And Its Benefits If you are into Buddhist philosophy, are interested in yoga and its forms, including Hatha, Karma and Bhakti yoga, you will definitely wonder which diet you should choose in order to keep your mind and body pure, active, and healthy. Most of the Yogis quit eating meat, since the philosophy salutes nonviolence in all its forms. So
How to Get Fit, Stay Healthy, Live Happy

How to Get Fit, Stay Healthy, Live Happy

Health
Eat 5 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day Fruit and vegetables are good for you, we all know that, but eating 5 portions of different fruit and vegetables a day will significantly improve your health. The World Health Organization recommends increasing fruit and vegetable intake to help combat obesity, and evidence shows it also helps to lower the risk of cancer and coronary heart disease by 20%. Fruit and vegetables are tasty, nutritious, packed full of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants and can help to fill you up. One portion is approximately 400g, equivalent to 1 apple, 3 heaped tablespoons of cooked sweet corn, a bowl of salad leaves or a glass of fresh fruit juice. Aim to get a variety of different fruit and vegetables into your diet each day, for instance by adding ch...
Some Exercises For Relieving Low Back Pain

Some Exercises For Relieving Low Back Pain

General, Health
Chronic low back pain is often responsible for hampering normal exercise routines. For chronic sufferers, doctors now recommend special exercises that strengthen the back, thereby subsequently minimizing low back pain. General Information Before Beginning Low Back Pain Exercises The following is some important information to keep in mind before beginning these particular exercises: -Be sure to wear loose comfortable clothing for any exercise regimen. -Have a thin mat or heavy blanket available for covering the hard surface you will be exercising on; having a small pillow under the neck is optional. -Consult with a doctor prior to performing these low back exercises and make sure to follow them in the order the doctor suggests. -Perform each exercise movement slowly and care...
Tips To Do Yoga At Office

Tips To Do Yoga At Office

Health
Yoga is one of the best things anyone can do for their body. It helps with flexibility, strength, posture and overall well-being. To get the most out of a yoga workout program, it is best to take a full hour class or set aside enough time at home to work a variety of poses. However, everyone who works for a living or has children to care for knows that an hour of free time may not always be possible. There are times when a workout has to be squeezed into the few empty time slots of the day. For those people with a serious lack of time, it is possible to sneak in a few yoga stretches during those down moments at the office. Yoga Breathing and Stretches at Work One of the easiest forms of yoga to do at work is abdominal breathing. Leaving the office chair is not a requirement. To d...
The key to having a long life

The key to having a long life

Home & Garden, Lifestyle
Most people want to live longer healthy lives if they can. We all know the basic rules for looking after day to day health, and these can do a lot to lower the risk of a premature death, but what should we do if we want to extend our lives beyond average life expectancy? The answers may not be what you expect.  Myths One of the biggest myths about longevity is that women naturally outlive men. In fact, there’s no biological foundation for this. Longevity has nothing to do with our sex chromosomes. What it has been found to be connected to is behavior which often differs according to gender. Bottling up emotion, which our society pressures men to do, makes a long life less likely, as does eating lots of red meat. Work, however, isn’t the short cut to death that many people think –