Without ever setting fitness goals, I had been working out for over a year and thought it was going well. I felt like I was getting stronger. I didn’t seem quite as winded during my workouts. Playing sports with friends was going a bit better. And yet there was something missing in all of this. It took me a rather long time to figure it out because, as great as I thought everything was going, in reality, I was clueless.
Employee wellness is becoming a topic of focus as headlines and our insurance premiums are making it painfully obvious: healthcare costs are increasing, in part to our increasing waistlines. And while employee wellness is a difficult and delicate issue to handle, it should not be ignored.
The idea that one can prevent diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., seems foreign to some people. But as a clinical dietician I can say with certainty that it’s true. And here are the 5 best ways to prevent diabetes from taking hold in your life or the life of a loved one.
What people ask, “How much should I weigh?” what they really need to know is their “healthy weight” range. But there’s more to being healthy than merely your weight. Let’s take a look at 3 popular metrics to help determine if your healthy weight range is really indeed healthy: BMI, waist circumference, and body fat percentage.
All my life I’ve been told to wait until ______________, then I’d understand. Boy were they wrong!
Don’t listen to the masses. I’m sure glad I didn’t.