8 Ways to Focus on Getting Fit

Forty percent of all chronic diseases can be prevented through a healthy lifestyle, which includes eating a healthy diet and working out regularly. Yet Americans have become increasingly obese and sedentary. “People just aren’t making the connection between unhealthy lifestyle choices and disease risk,” says Alice Burron, MS, spokeswoman for the American Council on Exercise…

Meditation Really Does Lower Body’s Stress Signals

Meditation may help the body respond to stressful situations, according to a new study that took a rigorous look at how the practice affects people’s physiology when they’re under pressure. In the study, people with anxiety disorder took an eight-week course in mindfulness meditation, in which they learned to focus on the present moment and…

Beware of these Weight loss mistakes

WEIGHT LOSS MISTAKE #1: YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A QUICK FIX AND WANT TO “TRICK” YOUR BODY INTO LOSING WEIGHT 99% of diets are set up to play a little TRICK on your body and manipulate it into losing weight. This is usually done by cutting out a macro-nutrient group (think protein, carbs, fat) or limiting calories.…