As I’ve matured as an athlete, I’ve learned many things. But the most important lesson has been that you can learn to do a lot more in less time. You can spend ten hours a week training for a marathon. You can move mountains to get to a yoga class twice a week. But all of that takes time out of your busy day, away from kids and family, and away from your normal commitments. It doesn't need to be that way. If your goal is to get fit, all you need is fifteen minutes and a commitment. Some ... Continue Reading
Have you gotten off track with your New Year’s resolutions? If so, here are some tips to help you get back on track and help you stay on track.
It is nearly March and many of us who jumped into New Year’s Resolutions with gusto are finding that we have run out of gas. Or maybe we even left our resolutions to die by the roadside. How do we get back on track? The first step is to reevaluate your resolutions. Were they too vague? Were they too broad? Did they lack a reward system? Were they unrealistic? Did you make too many? These are common problems, but can be easily remedied simply by refining your resolution or creating steps to ... Continue Reading
Good resolutions have three things in common. They are specific, timely and measurable.
Whether you are successful at achieving them or not, chances are, every January 1, you start off with a new list of resolutions that you intend to keep this year. Some of us are better at setting and reaching these resolutions then others. So what’s the trick to making sure the goals you set for yourself the first week of January don’t fall by the wayside in a few weeks? Good resolutions have three things in common. They are specific, timely and measurable. Be Specific. How many times ... Continue Reading
When crafting your goals or resolutions for the upcoming year, consider these unique New Year’s resolution ideas for work at home moms.
As the close of the holiday season ushers in the New Year, many work-at-home-moms begin to reflect on their past accomplishments and mull over any regrets of unachieved goals. For many, these thoughts inspire them to make New Year’s resolutions for the upcoming year that will make up for previous failed attempts and build on the achievements of the past year. Trying to craft and then stick to the perfect New Year’s resolution can be a daunting task. Many turn to the more common ... Continue Reading
Keep this New Year’s resolution with proper motivation and determination.
Every year it becomes a cliche to make a New Year's Resolution in December and then end up breaking it two weeks into the new year. Most of our resolutions come as the result of a drunken statement right before the clock strikes the midnight hour on New Year's Eve. While our intentions are good, Psychology Today reports that 22 percent of resolutions fail after a week and 40 percent fail after a month. While this is a nice way to think about the holiday, the only thing that actually changes ... Continue Reading
The benefits of green tea include increased fat loss, perfect for getting that pre-baby belly back.
Having a baby comes with many compromises. Moms trade in their years of peaceful slumber nights, fresh smelling clothes and romantic evenings for the benefit of nurturing your new bundle of joy. Good news moms: one area where you won't have to barter any longer is regaining a sexy belly. A recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that drinking organic green tea combined with a moderate exercise plan helps you melt away those last few pounds lingering in your tummy. The test ... Continue Reading