30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 22

When I ask people what type of exercise they do, I most commonly hear things like, “I run on the treadmill.”, or “I have an elliptical at home.”, or “I use an exercise bike.” But when asked about resistance training, many people can’t remember the last time they picked up a weight. There is nothing…

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30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 21

Sometime it’s just too hard to go it alone. If you’re looking to make any big change in your life, you’re usually going to be in for a bit of a battle.  Having someone beside you to lean on can make all the difference. Find a trusted friend with similar goals and challenge each other…

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30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 20

If we are what we eat, then most of us have no idea who we really are.  Just look at the labels on some of the processed foods in your pantry and try to figure out what some of that stuff is.  And if that weren’t bad enough, did you know that there are chemicals…

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30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 19

I’m not sure when walking barefoot became taboo, but it’s unfortunate that so many doctors advise their patients never to go barefoot if they are experiencing any type of foot discomfort.  I can’t tell you how many people I’ve come across who were instructed to wear shoes every waking hour of the day, essentially casting…

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30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 18

Developing the habit of journaling is one of the most productive things you can do.  There is no set formula for journaling, so don’t worry about getting it right, just focus on getting it done. Besides increasing your productivity by tracking your thoughts, ideas, experiences, etc., there are some great health benefits to jounaling. It…

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30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 17

I don’t need to tell you that the more consistently you exercise, the healthier you are in general. But a new study recently reported in Time Magazine suggests that even if you exercise daily for the recommended 30-60 minutes, the long-term benefits might be negated if you spend the rest of your day sitting.  You…

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30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 16

It’s been said that your mind is like a muscle.  The more you use it, the stronger it gets.  Well just like a muscle, if you don’t give your mind the proper rest it needs, you might experience some burnout. We are all victims of sensory overload nowadays. Is seems that everywhere we turn we…

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