Sunday, December 30, 2012
The American Heart Association offers tips on how to keep your resolutions to improve your health.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The following was submitted by the American Heart Association: It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. With more than 60 percent of Americans being overweight and obese, weight loss is very often the most common New Year’s Resolution. But unfortunately, people also very commonly fail at maintaining their healthy New Year’s Resolution. The American Heart Association offers simple lifestyle tips for jumpstarting your goals for the New Year and achieving optimum heart health. Mindless Eating Mindless eating is consuming food just because it’s there. It’s eating while distracted – watching TV, working at a computer or texting on our …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Five tips to help you keep your resolution.
Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable—making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal. For example, instead of saying you want to get fit, say you want to lose 10 pounds and tone …
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Why You Shouldn’t Make One.
First off, Happy New Year! I hope 2011 brings you everything you wish for and more. If you're like most in the United States, you're probably looking at today as the perfect day to set into motion your plan to lose weight and get in shape, get a new job, or, heck, maybe even write that book that's been kicking around your brain for the last, oh, 10 years. Well, here's my best advice: Don't. I know, I know, it will be hard to resist the urge to come up with New Year's resolutions but you'll thank me when you realize you're much better off doing what I'm about to suggest to you. Okay, say you want to lose weight this year – it could be as little as five pounds or it could be a life changing number – do yourself a favor and don't tell a …