How to Transition From Lazy to Active

Lazy: unwilling to work or use energy. Synonyms: idle, slothful, shiftless, inactive, under active, sluggish, lethargic…

How do you go from lazy to active? It’s probably safe to say that we all know what it’s like to be lazy now and again. Sometimes laziness slowly creeps into our days, and then our weeks, and then our months, and suddenly we’ve become lazy all the time. It can happen to us without even recognizing that it’s happening, and there are a plethora of different reasons why it happens. In this post, we won’t get into the why right now, but we will get into a few steps you can take to initiate the move from lazy to active. Continue reading How to Transition From Lazy to Active

Morning Exercise: 5 Ways to Get Yourself Up and Moving

Rise & Shine! It’s exercise time! Exercising in the morning can give your body some fabulous benefits. Morning exercise jump starts your metabolism and keeps you burning calories all day long. Morning exercise also helps you feel more alert and boosts productivity. Plus, by knocking out your workout first thing, you don’t need to worry about finding the time to squeeze it in later, especially when the unexpected pops up during the day.

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Ways to Squeeze In 10-Minute Exercises Throughout Your Day

Would you be able to squeeze in 10-minute exercises here and there, even on your busiest of days?

45-60 minutes is the recommended amount of time to be spent exercising for weight loss and fitness. But sometimes finding that chunk of time every day is a challenge. And other times, it’s just not going to happen. Life gets busy for us all, and then we’re left feeling guilty, tired, or defeated because we missed, yet again, another workout. But what if you only needed 10 minutes?

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Tips for Balancing Busy Schedules and Healthy Family Meals

Planning healthy family meals isn’t always easy, but we are convinced that having family meals together is always worth it. We understand that it can seem difficult to get well-balanced meals on the table during busy nights juggling sports, dance class, homework, and work or school events. Despite the challenge, the benefits of eating healthy family meals together outweigh the obstacles of achieving them. First, get the whole family on board to committing to a new, daily ritual and then follow these tips to get started and stick with it. Continue reading Tips for Balancing Busy Schedules and Healthy Family Meals

Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Family

Meal planning is an essential part of a healthy family. By planning weekly meals and eating at home, you can save time, control your portions, and avoid eating hidden calories. Additionally, family meals eaten at home are often less expensive and more healthful. Here are a few meal planning tips to get you started. Continue reading Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Family