By Muscle Trainer
Does this scenario sound familiar? It's 6:15am and you feel a tad nudge on your hand courtesy of a cold wet nose. You turn over, only to hold that nudge coupled with a whine and then a elevated pitched bark. Yes, it is time to walk the dog again, but the bright part is that pets are great for holding you... Read More
You've worked hard all week to stick with your healthy diet and keep up with your weight-loss goals, but the weekend can mean diet sabotage for even the most committed dieter. When your weekend schedule is full of family events, entertaining guests, heading out to a sporting event or simply filling up your day with errands, you can easily fall into the habit of eating on the run and reaching for unhealthy foods.
The best way to get through your... Read More
Choices are the best tool for preventing and stopping power struggles and rebellion. There are a few ways that parents can run into problems, however, so here are a few guidelines for using choices effectively.
- Don't give a choice if there is no choice. "Do you want to take your medicine?" sounds like the child has a choice. Instead, say "You need to take this medicine" Do you want chewable or liquid?" Or "Do you want to take it before or... Read More
Keeping up with a regular fitness routine gives you a chance to burn off excess calories, get in shape and boost your metabolism. Working out can also help you stay on track with your healthy eating plan, giving you some motivation to keep up with a healthy lifestyle and ward off extra pounds. But did you know that exercise can also give your brain a boost? Experts say workouts that increase the heart rate, speed up circulation and release endorphins... Read More