Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
If you've visited a theme park with your family, you know what it's like to leave the hotel room for the day. I call it the mad scramble. Does everyone have a park ticket? Room key? For older kids, an ID and cell phone? At least two (and soon more) of these essentials will be easier to keep track of with Disney's new Magic Bands.
Maui is one of my favorite island destinations. Living in Seattle, it's a snap to get to with nonstop flights on Hawaiian Air. Usually, it's a go-to destination for leisure and relaxation, but recently I learned there are opportunities to give back while getting your Vitamin D on. As in voluntourism opportunities involving of my favorite marine mammals - sea turtles.
According to The Star, for months, dozens of green sea turtles have been showing up every evening at this same spot on Maui.
In a decidedly big step towards better health and fitness, Chicago's O'Hare International Airport just recently opened a yoga room, offering travelers an option for unwinding in the midst of the world's busiest airport.
Over 39% of Americans who were surveyed said they overeat or eat unhealthy foods when they feel stressed. With food available everywhere, it's easy to see how easily food can be being used as an unhealthy form of stress relief. Unfortunately, using food to relieve our stress is temporary at best, with the long term consequences ranging from obesity to poor health, to a lack of confidence, poor self esteem and more. Want some healthy alternatives to dealing with stress when it hits? Here are 10 tips to reduce stress related bingeing.
With the best of intentions, many of us start off the New Year with a commitment to improve our body, health and lifestyle. Whether that means eating healthier, exercising more, sleeping better, spending more quality time with loved ones or making time for some much needed self care, we start January 1st with the determination to make this year our best one yet. We may have declared it out loud or silently said it to ourselves but either way, this was the year we'd finally create that body, health and lifestyle we want most.
Unfortunately, that determination often quickly fades as the days progress and as you're reading this, you may have already slipped back into some old familiar habits that you were determined to break. No worries! Need a plan? Let's create some strategies for you to get back on track right now so you can unleash that lean, fit, energetic, vibrant and confident self you're meant to be.