Here is a truth we all need to face: our goals are not days or months away from us. Usually, they take years.
In today’s consumer society that wants instant gratification, “instant” solutions do very well. The “Six Minute Six Pack” and the like attract masses of people who sometimes don’t know that what is promised is impossible. And even if they do know, they may try it anyway — we’re very good at convincing ourselves.
Do we want to believe that results can come without putting in real, consistent effort over a period of time? Maybe we do. Maybe there’s something inside of us that subconsciously guides us toward easy solutions.
However, if you want to enjoy real, long-term improvements in your looks, health, and general well-being, read on.
Thirty day challenges are popular because they involve pushing yourself and your body in a way that you can sustain for the short-term. While this may not a long-term plan, it helps jump start good habits. Results are motivating, and a 30-day challenge is a great way to see results. The beauty of a 30-day challenge is that it can be anything you want it to be. In order to create the perfect challenge for you, consider your goals, set realistic expectations, mix and match plans, make your plan, and celebrate any success.
Fitness is an essential part of health that people often set aside in order to focus on other aspects of their lives. Sometimes other tasks take priority. Sometimes people are simply not up for the task of focusing more on their fitness.
Many people fear the process of getting fit. They think that eating healthy and being active are big chores with a high risk of failure. They are comfortable where they are and don’t know how to adjust to the changes. However, we’re here to tell you that it’s not as scary as you think and you definitely can make it work!
Many people think that to get in shape, they must hire an expensive professional trainer or invest in some really pricey gear. But everyone can enjoy a morning run on a regular basis. However, some people don’t run because they think it’s a complicated process! Fortunately a morning run is one of the easiest ways to stay fit and there are several DIY tips you can do to ensure an amazing run.
Have you ever visited an osteopath? You probably should. If you have back pain, joint stiffness, movement issues, or even an old sports injury that impacts your everyday life, osteopathy treatments could be the difference between continuing as you are and living a pain-free life.
New to Yoga? Here Are Some Easy Ways to Get Started
Yoga can be really beneficial for both your physical and mental health. But if you’re just starting off, it can be a little daunting. If you want to learn more about yoga, or find out how you can get started, consider these 10 useful tips.
It’s Important to Keep Your Kids Active During the Summer
It’s easy to ditch healthy habits and active routines when kids are out of school. While kids aren’t always guaranteed the 60 recommended minutes of physical activity as part of their school’s PE curriculum, those classes and recess activities at least provide some escape from the sedentary lifestyle of computer games and television watching.
It’s important to continue these healthy habits as the summer months go by. With that said, here are 11 ways to keep your kids active which won’t break the bank, but might just help you stay in shape, too.