We all know that we should be making healthy decisions and trying to put our health first as much as possible. However, knowing and doing are often very different things. Busy daily routines, or too many commitments and a seemingly never-ending time crunch make losing sight of your health goals and slipping into bad habits all too easy.Read More >
For many of us a resolution to try and get – and stay – fitter in 2018 is certainly one likely made as the ball drops on 2017. And to help in those efforts you may be tempted to invest in a fitness tracker. Or you may have even found one among your gifts this holiday season.
Most wearable fitness trackers are rather small and lightweight. Necessity says that they must be in fact, in order for them to be usable during physical activity. And yet despite their small stature they can all do quite a lot, thanks to just a few tiny sensors nestled inside.
But just how do fitness trackers work? How is this little electronic bracelet actually tracking the metrics it claims to? Here’s a brief look:Read More >
Your Grandmother probably used to tell you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day – and doctors and dietitians agree that she was quite right. However, if you do not have a lot of time in the morning it can be tempting to skip it or to buy an unhealthy snack when you pick up that morning coffee to go.Read More >
Most people know by now that remaining properly hydrated throughout the day is a must for overall good health. Many people however only really pay attention to the amount of water they consume in the summer, when they know that the summer sun will be depleting their body and dehydration is a risk. What many don’t realize is that dehydration can be a problem in winter too.Read More >
You’ve heard it time and time again and in your sensible brain, you know it’s true; you should be doing everything you can to make sure that your health is a priority. But it always seems like real life just does not cooperate.
For instance, you finally make an appointment with a chiropractor to get that nagging back pain checked out and then have to cancel at the last minute because there is a mandatory meeting at work. Or you spend so much time taking your kids to their various activities and yes, to their doctor’s appointments, that you never actually think of seeing one yourself. Read More >
As the weather begins to get colder, the days get shorter and sunny skies are replaced by drizzly, cloudy ones it’s very tempting to stay inside – and on the couch – far more often than you did in the summer, when the nice weather made it much harder to stay indoors.Read More >
The signs are there! The turning leaves and the return of pumpkin spice everything can only mean one thing; fall. The long, bright days of summer are over and that slight chill in the air at night is only going to get chillier.
While the end of summer is a little sad, the fall really is a great season, and for some it’s even their favorite. With the beaches closed, the tank tops packed away and the kids back in school life does change quite a lot though, Read More >