Small, Healthy Changes: Drastic Resolutions Are Not the Solution

WARNING: The stress of making New Year’s resolutions alone may cause a decline in health. According to the American Psychological Association, stress itself is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, liver cirrhosis and suicide. You probably tell yourself the same thing every January. Make a resolution. Lose. Drop. Change. Count […]

Mindful During Madness: Practicing Mindfulness During the Holidays

Despite the holiday season’s precedence on love and family, it’s easy to get caught up in negativity. Traffic, air travel, the mall or anything that has to do with people can be downright stressful. Even more, this stress may trigger emotional associations with holiday food, making matters worse. But there is hope: mindfulness. With mindfulness, […]

Worrisome Winter Weight Gain: Myths, Facts and Prevention

It begins at Thanksgiving but lingers throughout the coming months. Then, when it’s finally warm enough to wear short sleeves or shorts, you notice it: the weight. Most of the time, it’s not a lot. According to most studies, it’s about a pound or two for the normal weight American and up to five pounds […]

Mindset Over Matter: Improving Your Weight Loss Mentality

Weight loss is daunting, and our need for quick results makes it worse. Luckily, shifting you mentality may help you stick to your program.

Back to School: Pack Your Things, Not the Pounds

70 percent of college students gain weight in their college careers, but you can be the minority. It’s easier than you think to maintain a healthy weight.

Drink Up or Go Down: Prevent Dehydration and Hyponatremia

Enjoy summer’s warm weather safely by preventing and proactively treating dehydration and hyponatremia.

Why You Should Strength Train if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to make your clothes fit better and improve your overall appearance and health, you need to incorporate strength training into your workouts.