Girly and Strong Blog
Many people have had episodes with lower back pain, and I include myself in this group. It comes out of nowhere and it feels like something really horrible is happening! But usually nothing traumatic has caused the pain, like you haven’t had an obvious injury.
“New Years Resolution” season is here! Getting in shape or losing weight is a goal many people share and there is generally a big push for people to join gyms. There are many promotions from various companies to get you to join their gym. Planet Fitness offers incredible deals, as low as $10 per month! But even with that low price, is it worth the investment?
Deciding you want to lose weight is a big step, but now what? Losing weight is more of a mental challenge than a physical one. So you need a strategy. Following are some tips I have compiled that I think will assist you on your journey.
It is hard to find a person, in today’s world, who wouldn’t tell you they were not chronically stressed. But what does that mean exactly? Who causes or creates stress? It seems like we just think that stress “is”. But, ultimately, all stress begins with a thought.
I’m a fairly disciplined person, or rather, I used to be a disciplined person. Ever since March, I’ve been taking a slow trip down the road to “bad habitville.” I have all types of excuses, possible valid reasons on some level.
There is a looming health care crisis in America and that is obesity. The CDC reports that as of 2018, 40% of adults are obese. When you include overweight Americans, 70% are either obese or overweight. These are staggering numbers!
There is nothing but bad news regarding the Coronavirus. We are isolating and wary of any human who crosses our path. It is not uncommon to come across people wearing protective clothing and face masks when just a couple of weeks ago this was unthinkable.
Vitamin D is not like the other vitamins. It is actually a steroid hormone that our bodies manufacture via exposure to the sun’s UV-B rays. It takes about 10 minutes of midday sun exposure (no sunscreen) for a fair skinned person to produce 10,000 IU’s which keeps your levels of Vitamin D high.
Physical inactivity is linked to many common and often preventable diseases. The average person spends the majority of their day sedentary. Many sit at a desk for work and then go home and sit in front of a TV. If you sit for more than 8 hours per day, you are increasing your risk of negative health conditions like heart disease, cancer and Type 2 Diabetes.
Do you read food labels? Do you have a hard time figuring out if a product is good for you or not? Especially when it comes to how much sugar a product contains? If you read the ingredients list you may not be aware that sugar or sweeteners appear several times because there are at least 100 different approved sweeteners.
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