The new year is a great time to try out some new recipes. Whether you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or just made a resolution to eat healthier for the new year, there are plenty of recipes for you to choose from. Thanks to the internet there are thousands of recipes available at your fingertips and chances are you haven’t tried most of them yet.
The holidays are upon us, with all the feasting that entails. How is anyone supposed to maintain a healthy diet, when the dishes of the season are so tempting and rich? One solution that works if you’re hosting a party, contributing to a pot luck, or just trying to feed your family during this hectic season, is to prepare dishes yourself. When you make your own food, you know exactly what went into it, which gives you control over the calories, carbs, and fat so overabundant in many holiday dishes. With these healthy recipes, you’ll be prepared no matter what the occasion!
Every year millions of people head to the stores (or online) to purchase holiday gifts for their loved ones. The truth is that many of these gifts aren’t exactly what you want. Whether it’s a sweater or a fruitcake, many adults are obligated to pretend like they like all their gifts. It seems that children are the only ones that always get what they want for the holidays, within reason.
What are your New Year’s resolutions this year? Are you planning to eat healthier? Save money? Maybe you plan to work out more and make this the year that you really get into shape. Often, we start the year with the best of intentions, but we soon lose steam, and fall back into a familiar rut. What’s the secret to making your fitness resolution stick? There’s not really any magic formula, but these practical tips may help.
Each year millions of Americans sit down and make a list of New Year’s resolutions. Some of the most common resolutions involve getting in shape in one way, shape, or form. Many people commit to going to the gym more (or starting to go), eating better, and doing various other things to improve their physical wellbeing.
When most people think about setting up a home gym, their initial thoughts might picture a weight bench with free weights and dumbbells in a dark, dank basement or off to one side in a cluttered and dusty garage. While these are certainly areas in which you could design a home gym, you will want to give them a modern update to get the most out of your workouts.
Most of us have done it at some point. After reading about the latest fitness fad, hearing about a trendy new fitness studio from a friend, or maybe even getting a warning from our doctor about shedding a few pounds, we race down to our local gym and commit ourselves to a membership.
If you’ve decided to start working out, you are likely wondering about whether to exercise at home or at a gym. The truth is that, once you’ve considered what pieces you actually need,having your own exercise equipment can provide you with a host of benefits.
Whether you are working out on home fitness equipment or at a gym, it is not uncommon for you to hear tips and tricks from your friends, co-workers, and fellow gym members. While some of these might be true, in many cases the vast majority of the tips you are told may only be partially true or not accurate at all.
Many people are under the impression that the only use for a treadmill is plain, old running. Truthfully, that outlook is wrong! With a little creativity and pizzazz, it’s possible to create entire workouts based on this sole machine--workouts you’re sure to love. So challenge yourself (safely) with these four fantastic non-running treadmill workout tips.