Archive for August, 2011
Are you committed to working out, but tired of repeating the same exercises every day? The truth is, changing your exercise routine will not only alleviate your boredom, but also help your body avoid hitting a plateau because it will be responding to new stimuli. Here are some alternative workout options that will have you freshening up your routine in no time.
Rock climbing used to carry a label as an “extreme” sport, but that’s not really the case anymore. Participants find the activity physically and mentally engaging. Climbing encourages flexibility, strength training, and endurance, while serving as a confidence builder as people conquer new feats and develop skill. Best of all, climbing can be done outdoors or indoors when facilities have appropriate structures.
That’s an astounding statement, but it’s actually true. We should always chew our food well. You see, when you chew your food thoroughly you ensure that you get the most nutrients out of your food. When you get all those nutrients it will satisfy your body, so you will need to eat less. Another benefit of chewing well is that it helps aid the process of digestion. But by far the best reason to chew your food is that you’ll end up eating slower. If you eat slower, it gives your stomach enough time to send signals to the brain that you’re full, thus you’ll eat less and lose weight.
Between dropping the kids off at school, work, looking after the house, and cooking dinner, you have barely any time to think of your personal health. The health-food industry has the answer: fresh, healthy meal-plans, delivered straight to your doorstep. Meal planning has never been so easy.
We can assume that this innovation, prepackaged but “healthy” food, originated from Lean Cuisine, a division of Stouffers. Lean Cuisine works directly with Weight Watchers (the weight program based entirely on “points,” determined by the amount of calories in a food) by labeling its boxes with the amount of Weight Watchers points it contains.
While Lean Cuisine and products like it are fast, easy, and extremely low in calories, they also contain preservatives and unhealthy additives.