5 True Excuses (and why they don’t matter)

Call them excuses, call them reasons, the truth is that there are probably some legitimate obstacles standing between you and your resolution to eat healthier and exercise more.  Unfortunately, the legitimacy of the excuse for not exercising does not bring back the health benefits you are losing. 1)    Not enough time This is true.  There …

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5 Great Workout Habits

Working out is a key part of a balanced, healthy life.  Making the commitment to be your most physically healthy self is a gift that you give yourself every day.  In order to ensure you keep that commitment, there are some things you can put in place in your life to make it easier to get to the gym.

Top 5 Workout Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Workout mistakes?  What?  If you’re anything like me, you want a hero badge just for showing up!  Face it, there are a lot of other if not fun at least productive things we could be doing with our time at 5:30 in the morning (like oh, I don’t know, SLEEP).  But the fact is there …

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Mitigating Stress: Avoiding and Adapting

Because of the range of problems resulting from prolonged stress it is very important to learn how to manage it.  Some key approaches are to avoid the stress, adapt to it or alter your response to it, adopt a healthy lifestyle to combat the harm it does and to add more fun and relaxation to your life.  This is not an either or approach.  Not every stressor can be treated the same way, every time so it is important to be aware of what is stressing you out and reacting appropriately to preserve your health and well-being.