You know that line on Pitch Perfect, “Don’t put me down for cardio?” Well, that is basically how I have lived the last decade of my life. Don’t get me wrong, I love my fitness classes like hip hop and turbo kick but when it came to that dreaded treadmill there was no way I was getting on board. Still, even without a treadmill, I have managed to change, maintain and love my body using so many different methods. For those of you who are newer to fitness or are just sick of getting nowhere, you have got to check out these 12 ways to get the body of your dreams without stepping foot on a treadmill. There may even be one added bonus tip in there too!
I spent way too many years of my life battling with food. It seems silly when you think about it because I really love food. So why did I fight with it so much? In the beginning it was a battle with over-eating. Then it was making sure I ate the perfect amount and panicking when I didn’t. From there I found weight loss shakes that eventually lead me to fruits and vegetables. From fruits and vegetables it went to vegetarian, to vegan to gluten free. All of which lead to heart palpatations and constant muscle aches. I wish I would have known that it didn’t have to be like this. Starting a healthy diet doesn’t have to be from one extreme to the next. In fact, smaller steps lead to better lasting results. So before you go doing anything drastic, check out these 11 super simple ways to start a healthy diet that sticks.
You can do a lot with a year. Or you can totally waste it. The choice is up to you. As we enter a new year, however, I have decided to make a list to go with each new day. Try new things. Declutter. Simplify. See what works, and ditch what doesn’t. I hope you can take some inspiration from these 365 ways to live a better life in 365 days ideas. Got any extra ones? Feel free to share in the comments!
I have always known clutter has a negative affect on me. Just looking at it makes me feel anxious and crazy. When watching the show Hoarders, I swear I start to break out in hives. I can’t be the only person who starts instantly cleaning and decluttering after viewing a 30 minute episode. We all know hoarders have a “problem” yet most people are suffering with the same issues just in a less obvious form. Too often our lives become so chaotic and we consume too much that it has aided in the rise of anxiety and depression. So how can a minimalist lifestyle help? Many studies have backed up the fact that a minimalist lifestyle can ease your anxiety and depression. Keep reading and I will touch on the top points and share some practical actions you can take.
The debate has been great in my mind. Do I quit the gym and put the savings toward paying off our debt, or do I keep reaping the benefits of the gym life because I truly feel better afterwards? Working out has truly become more than fitness or appearance for me. Now it’s more about stress relieving and keeping my sanity. Sometimes I like weights, sometimes I need to cool it down with yoga or pump it up with a kickboxing class. Whatever I have needed, my gym has had my back. But that doesn’t mean I don’t cringe when the bill comes each month. Then I found out there was a way to quit my high paying gym membership and still get high quality training and the variety that I love. PLUS you get 30 days totally free!!
There are so many health and fitness fads that have taken the world by storm in the last few decades that it’s hard to keep up! We all know there is always some new craze everyone is talking about whether it is a diet plan or new super food. One thing that not many people may realize is that having a healthy lifestyle may be doing serious damage to your bank account. Believe me, I’m guilty of this myself. I have listed out 5 ways your healthy lifestyle is making you broke and these come from my own experience as a person who strives for healthy living and as a holistic nutritionist that has worked with clients aiming for better health.