Though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to trudge along, we know significantly more about how the virus spreads than we did 18 months ago – and all of this knowledge has helped businesses, schools and other institutions develop new guidelines to facilitate safe in-person gatherings.
And speaking of “in person,” many employers are now adopting a hybrid work schedule for their team members as a means of transitioning them back into the office environment. But this return to the office could have an impact on some new positive habits that many workers adopted during the work-from-home phase of the pandemic. For instance, exercise. Continue reading How to Keep Exercise in Your Back to the Office Routine
Feeling “SAD” now that summer’s over? Seasonal affective disorder isn’t all in your mind. Most people will experience at least minor fatigue and depression as their exposure to direct sunlight dwindles. But for others, SAD can have a truly negative impact on their quality of life. If you’re one of those people, trying even just one or two of these lifestyle changes can have a big impact. Continue reading How to Combat Seasonal Depression
Eight glasses a day keeps the doctor away.
We’re talking about water – good ol’ H2O. Sixty percent of the human body is comprised of water, so it only makes sense that you’ll have to drink enough of it each day to fuel yourself. In this post, we’ll discuss why it’s so important to stay hydrated – especially when you’re pushing your body to its physical limits. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know: Continue reading Key Benefits of Staying Hydrated
We know that working out can improve our weight management, reduce our health risks, and strengthen our bones and muscles, but we tend to forget the important mental benefits of devoting time to exercise.
“Exercise is not just about aerobic capacity and muscle size. Sure, exercise can improve your physical health, and your physique, trim your waistline, improve your sex life, and even add years to your life. But that’s not what motivates most people to stay active,” says the HelpGuide.Org. Continue reading Mental Benefits of Devoting Time to Working Out
Stretching can help reduce or even reverse many of the effects of aging. It can help keep you strong, flexible, and healthy.
As we get older, we tend to start losing mobility, which can affect almost everything that we do. Any steps you can take to help maintain mobility will have a significant effect on your overall quality of life.
Luckily, stretching not only helps maintain mobility, but it also feels good, relieves tension, and doesn’t require a lot of time. Continue reading Why Adults Should Stretch
Fitness experts say that less can be more when it comes to exercise. Exercise recovery, ranging from rest between high-intensity training intervals to recovery days and sometimes even weeks away from core activities, plays a big role in maximizing your workout benefits. Continue reading Do Not Overlook the Importance of Exercise Recovery
When you work out on a regular basis you might think the pay off is “look good, feel good”, but many of the benefits of exercise are unseen but important.
Continue reading The Benefits of Exercise: More Than Meets the Eye
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has kept many of us at home the past nine months, has led to historically high stress levels among Americans. Continue reading Work From Home Fitness Options to Help Relieve that Stress
When the ball drops on New Year’s Eve there is usually a wave of nostalgia as we say a fond good-bye to the previous year, but for 2020 most of us will be saying “good riddance!” at midnight on December 31. For sure, it has been a trying year, especially the previous nine months, with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic taking an economic, mental, and physical toll on almost all Americans.
Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: 5 Tips for Getting and Staying Healthy in 2021