Healthy Ways to Use Office Breaktime

There are healthier ways to make use of your office breaktime than simply engaging in small talk with friends and colleagues. While small talk can help you improve your social relationships, it does, however, drain you of the much-needed energy that should be used to last the rest of the day. Here are some healthy ways to make use of that precious time we call lunch break. Eat the right foods.  An hour before your lunch break, you will already feel exhausted, like all of your energy has been sapped…

Fitness-Related Precautions During Recovery From an Achilles Tendon Injury

To accomplish your fitness goals, you need to be physically active. Going to the gym, engaging in outdoor activities, and participating in sports are great methods to achieve physical fitness. If you’re not careful, however, you can also suffer from injuries such as an ankle sprain, muscle strain, ankle fracture, and Achilles tendon injury. The Achilles tendon is a strong band of fibrous tissue connecting your calf muscles to your heel bone. You can injure the Achilles tendon by unintentionally overstretching it, leading to a tear or a complete rupture.…

Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2018

Nowadays, people have become more concerned with their health. Aside from sticking to a healthy diet, they find it more important to engage in physical fitness activities. Gyms have sprouted and one can see men and women lining up for the use of the equipment in the gym. This trend continues to the year 2018. Still, the basics continue to attract more and more people who aspire to have a fit and healthy body. Based on the findings of the latest survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine…

How to Set Achievable New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Along with the coming of the New Year, people set up their resolutions. These are the things that they want to achieve for the current year. Having a New Year’s resolution can motivate you to work harder, do better, and achieve your goals. But when the resolutions that you set are not achievable, you can end up feeling frustrated and unhappy about yourself. Here are some tips on how to set realistic New Year’s resolutions. Have a time frame to achieve your goal. People who are overweight would include in…

7 Ways to Beat the Post-Christmas Bloat

Christmas season is over and it leaves behind many things. Aside from piles and piles of discarded gift wrappers to remind you of the past season, you gained something that you cannot easily get rid of – your bloated tummy. It is difficult to control your craving when you are presented with platters of delicious food. Even those who swear never to gain a single pound during the holidays usually find themselves a few pounds heavier. It might take a few days or weeks to regain your flat tummy but…

8 Simple Ways to Remove Junk Food from Your Diet

Most people crave for junk foods especially when they are stressed or when they have nothing else to do. Munching on fries and other crispy things seems to be fun. Yet, this is an unhealthy way to fill your stomach and satisfy your craving. Some people cannot give up this habit because they just do not know how. But there are lots of ways to do it and here are some tips so that you will stop wanting foods that are bad for your health. Stay away from junk foods.…

Spice Up the Boring Ol’ Treadmill Workout

The thought of spending a few hours running on the treadmill every day to keep a healthy weight can be boring. You go to the gym, run for several miles, then go home. Doing this exercise every day for a long period of time can make your gym time dull. You need to have something different to look forward to, something that is more challenging. To add spice to your daily routine, here are some twists in the use of the treadmill to make your exercise more fun and exciting. In…

6 Tips to Stay Healthy on Vacation

Are you planning to have your dream vacation in the next few weeks and get away from all the stress of your job? That will be good for you as long as you do not make your holiday an excuse to take a break from working out and to indulge yourself. If you do, you will find yourself weighing some extra pounds. Instead of feeling relaxed and happy after your vacation, you can end up worried and stressed on how you can lose the extra pounds once again. You might…