Your partner’s weight – not his sparkling eyes or sense of humor – may have been what drew you to him, finds research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Couples tend to share similar body fat levels when they meet – and are likely to stay that way over the years. Similarly other research shows that if one partner improves his/her habits, the other may follow suit. Here are 13 lifestyle tips to be healthy together.
Motivate and reward
Be it the extra inches around the waist or a belly, it’s important to not shame your partner over his body. Start by talking about fitness and adding that both of you need to dedicate some time to exercise everyday for a long and healthy life together. Set small goals like scheduling a run three times a week or losing 2 kilos, and reward each other for the hard work with a thoughtful gift. A reward system works well to stay on track. Also track your progress on your smart phone or tablet with apps like Nike+ Running, My fitness Pal or Calorie Counter. You could even start a Continue reading “10 simple and super effective ways to live healthy ever after.” »
Books on health, fitness and holistic living are becoming increasingly popular in the literary world.
Who doesn’t want to live a healthy and happy life? And this is exactly what the publishing houses are encashing on. As the fad for fitness grows among people, irrespective of their age, their quest for good health has gone beyond gyms. Books, internet and television shows have become the new sources of information on how to lead a healthy life. Thanks to this, the market today is flooded with fitness-related books. From manuals to diet books to celebrity confessions on looking good, they are all about teaching how to live that perfect life.
For all Holistic Junkies!
Everyone wants to lead a happy and healthy life. It is a worldwide trend. There is a demand for fitness gurus not just in terms of physical fitness but also mental health. Awareness of good health is at its peak now and Continue reading “Words of Wellness on Holistic Living” »
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Chocolates, candy, candlelit dinner…Valentines Day can bring all of that…But its still possible to stay healthy as you can celebrate this frequently indulgent day.
“Pour some sugar on me…” goes a popular track. That’s great, but all the sweets and the much-awaited four course wine-and-dine rendezvous on Valentine’s Day can spell a diet disaster. You may be able to keep away from the office candy dish or skip the fast-food counters during lunch hour, but doing away with ubiquitous Valentine’s Day goodies is a tough call, and one, thankfully, you dont need to make. Bet thats only if you stick to an otherwise healthy diet and regular exercise. Here are some ways to make the most of Valentine’s day and not feel guilty about it.
Tighten your regimen if you’ve lasted a month and a half, dont let your healthy resolution go down the drain- but you can give yourself a cheat day. Instead of sticking to a soup-and -salad dinner on your romantic date and giving up that box of chocolates, plan your diet and exercise schedule in advance. You may have errands to run, presents to buy and, ofcourse, your outfit and look to plan for that special evening out. You need extra time, yes, but make sure its not at the cost of your regular Continue reading “Love it or Leave it!!!” »