Are you ready to create the habits that will keep you fit for a lifetime? Do you want to lead a healthier, more fit, active and vibrant life AND win gifts, prizes and coupons? The secret to a healthier, slimmer, more fit you lies in your daily choices and habits. Why do more of the same when it’s not working? Our Spring into Healthy Habits 30 Day Challenge will share exercise, motivation, nutrition/diet, and lifestyle tips to put you on the road to lasting change in just 30 days!
Today we share an inspirational story from Janice Taylor, aka Our Lady of Weight Loss! She lost over 50 pounds, but that’s not the part she is proudest of. For her, the exciting story is that she has kept the weight off. With grace, humor and insight, Janice shares how her self-talk and self-perception changed when she gave herself a kick in the tush! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to know Janice after you read her story. Click on the title (if you don’t, you’ll end up giving yourself a kick in the tush).
Once and for all (or at least for this week) we share insider secrets about the “best” time to work out. Are you better off in a group first thing in the morning or using your in-home treadmill when you have the place to yourself late at night? Is the secret related to calories and biorhythms or more to adherence? Click on the title to read that the secret is…
Trying to lose weight and need some inspiration? Track with Jack, who lost pounds and gained back confidence and his sense of humor. Be inspired, entertained, and reminded that getting healthy and fit is a lifelong process. And it’s worth it! Fun and Fit let some of our readers speak with you directly to reach our mutual mission of encouraging happy, healthy, hearty habits. First up – Jack Sh*t Gettin’ Fit as part of our Thursday People series.
Yoga has been around for centuries. Anything with that much history is obviously working. Can it be your path to weight loss? Flexibility? We are flexible in our answer. To read the whole post, please click on the title link. Clickity Click!
Myth or Magic: Can creams, massage, herbals, heat therapy, injections or surgery get rid of cellulite? What the heck is cellulite? And most importantly – Can I get rid of it if I exercise? By the way, you can only blame your parents for your cellulite up to a point. After that, you either need magic or movement! Please click on the title to read the entire post.
Waaay back in January, we answered a question about why people should exercise besides having the goal to lose weight. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic, we gave the top 7 scientific, “just the facts, ma’am” reasons. That got a few people asking us, “Come on now, what really motivates people, especially if they don’t check research to know why to work out?!” So we prepared our list of Top 7 Reasons People Really Exercise. You’re welcome!
If your baby is older than a year, can you still claim that abs that resemble a fallen souffle are due to “baby fat”? What is the difference between baby fat and body fat? No fair saying that the former is on the baby! Once you get rid of that baby fat (sometime before your kid heads off to college) what do you do to get the taut, tight, toned abs you once had? Pretend that traveling back in time to your pre-parental days is not an option.
Which diet is the “best” diet? And who wants to participate in something that has the word “die” in it? Just to satisfy our curiosity about diets, magic pills and quackery, let’s take a look back at a few diets that were trendy in their time (you know, like last week).
Are there REALLY any benefits to exercise? Or is it all a trick just to get us to wear ridiculous clothing? Mayo Clinic lists 7. How many can you name? I’m sure I’d sleep better, smile more, get more dates, be slimmer and healthier, be more energetic, and have waaaay more fun if I knew the benefits!