What is a goal? A goal is an aim or a purpose. A goal is an idea of something you want to achieve. An idea that can become an obsession and something very personal to you. An idea that you want to turn into a reality. A goal is something you want to become a reality. A vision of what you want to achieve and setting goals has been proven many times to be a fundamental aspect of achieving success. Goal setting works on various levels; big goals which are often called Visions, t
Water is an essential part of you. Actually, it's most of you. Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. Among other functions, water is essential to smooth digestion and excretion, oxygen flow throughout the body (including the brain), temperature regulation, and tissue and joint lubrication. Are you thirsty? How do you know? Too little and you might: feel unsatisfied or un-full lack of muscle coordination and balance feel brain fog or slow thinking feel sluggish or fatigu
The quality of your posture can make a big difference in your life. Good posture can make you look and feel younger, stronger and more confident, and can help improve your breathing, advance your sports performance, decrease your risk of injury and improve your biomechanical efficiency. And over your life, good posture can prevent painful physical strain in your joints. So how can you tell if your posture needs improving? Here are some telltale signs: - Collapsed arches in yo
What's around you? Changing your body doesn't just mean changing your mind; it means changing your surroundings, too. It’s movie night. As you file into the theatre, a nice man hands you a giant bucket of free popcorn. He says it’s some kind of theatre promotion. Cool! As you settle into your seat and the lights go down, you dig into your popcorn. Your first few bites don’t really taste that great. The fluffy kernels are chewy and tough, like little salty nuggets of shoe leat
Should we eat everything on our plates? It’s no secret that people are larger today than ever before. Waistlines have expanded over the last forty years and studies show that potion sizes have grown as well. Researchers from New York University found that average portion sizes started to grow in the 1970’s, rising quickly in the 1980’s—and this phenomenon hasn’t shown signs of slowing. A “large” order of fries from McDonalds’ weighs the same as 1998’s “Supersize” fries. Keep
Issac Newton, Charles Darwin and Nelson Mandela all had 24 hours in a day. One of the most common excuses people give for not exercising more, is they don't have the time. If that was a legitimate reason then the most successful people in history wouldn't have achieved what they did. It is not about how much time you have, it is about what you do with the time you have and how much you value the time you have. In this week's infographic from our friends at Precision Nutrition
Trying to change your habits, you may be surprised to meet our “inner child”. In the middle of learning to live without old habits, our toddler selves might be pouting, saying “No! Mine!”, kicking our heels on the oor, and whining. Waaaaaah! I wanna cookie! Or maybe our adolescent selves might be wanting to rebel, break rules, or shock imaginary parents who are, like, totally boring and stupid and don’t understand anything. This sucks! You can't tell me what to do! I'm eating
I first wrote this article at the start of the year, but it applies to any time of the year. I say this as the start of the year is the most common time of the year for people to decide to make changes to their health. I also write this while I live in the Northern Hemisphere. A time of year that is in the middle of winter, when not a lot of things are happening. The Christmas holidays are over and the daily routine of going to work and spending weekends around home kicks in.