5 Simple Steps To Cut Down On Sugar

5 Simple Steps To Cut Down On Sugar

I know I can’t be the only one, who else has got a problem with sugar consumption?! I’m such a sweet tooth, dessert is practically my middle name, but cutting down on sugar is and has been a goal of mine for some time now. Excess sugar is one of the most potent enemies for those trying to stay fit. The problem with sugar is that it’s highly addictive, sometimes it’s hard to ignore the cravings. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to reduce your sugar intake. Here are five simple steps, which will help you cut down on sugar and improve your health.

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Getting In Shape: 4 Key Things To Keep In Mind

Getting In Shape- Things to keep in mind

Hey fitsters! It’s the end of February, hope none of you have dropped off the fitness bandwagon yet. It’s clear that many people have, at least from what I can see at my NYSC. But hey, that’s less waiting time for machines and more space for my gym shenanigans. 🙂

Anyway, for those of you who are still going strong in the fitness game and striving to maintain this healthy lifestyle, there are a few key things that you should keep in mind when you’re trying to get fit.

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6 Health Practices To Help Get Your Life Back On Track

6 Ways to Get Your Life Back On Track

Being stuck in a rut can have tremendously negative effects on our health. Oftentimes it can be caused by stress, lack of sleep, or not having the right outlook on life. Whatever the reason, if you’re reading this, it means you’ve made the choice to get your life back on track. Put the focus on getting healthier and everything will start to fall in place. Here are some tips that can help you do just that…

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5 Simple Ways To Maintain Your Healthy Weight

Maintain Healthy Weight

So you’ve worked hard at finally achieving the figure you’ve always wanted. Well done, you! It takes a lot of time, dedication and willpower to stick to a certain way of eating and being consistent with a fitness routine, especially with the busy lifestyles that we all lead these days.

Now that you’re at your healthy weight and are feeling like your best self, you’re at the maintenance stage of keeping fit. There are a few simple things you can do daily that can help you maintain. 

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Yoga Might Be The Solution To These Health Conditions

Improve Health Conditions w/ Yoga

I rave about yoga all the time, it’s amazing for mind, body, and soul. Perhaps you didn’t realize that it’s also a great way of treating specific health conditions. I’ve pulled together five conditions that yoga can help you with – and each of them has scientific evidence behind them.

Of course, yoga isn’t an instant cure-all. You should always consult a doctor and seek out proper medical treatment if you suffer from any of these problems. But, as a compliment to your regular treatment, yoga can be a great help. Let’s take a closer look at the different health conditions and how yoga can benefit you.

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Delectable Two-Ingredient Coconut Macaroons [RECIPE]

Coconut Macaroon

I LOVE coconuts and coconut flavored foods. Oh, did I also mention that I LOVE easy recipes? Anyway, I think these 2-ingredient coconut macaroons I’m about to show you will blow your mind, or rather, your taste buds away. 🙂 Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, they make for the perfect gift for a friend, for your valentine, for your boo, or maybe you just want to devour it all yourself (we won’t tell). Bon appetit!

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Yoga 101: Guide For Beginners

Dancer Pose, Yoga 101

You all know that I LOVE yoga, and over the past few years, yoga has become an incredibly popular form of exercise. It may not burn as many calories as HIIT or going for a run, but the benefits it can have on both the mind and body have made it one of the world’s most practiced types of exercise.

If you’ve never tried yoga before, I urge you to give it a try. It might seem a little daunting – all those poses and stretches, but it’s really not. Don’t worry about what the downward dog is, the meaning of namaste or how to do the lotus position, instead focus on the benefits of yoga.
To help make starting yoga a little less scary, I thought that I would share a few pieces of advice with you. So that come time for your first class, you are prepared and know what to expect.

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5 Ways To Get Fit On A Budget

Fitness on a Budget

Getting fit at the gym doesn’t just take willpower and hard work; it also takes a lot of cash, especially if you’re one of those boutique gym-goers. Even regular gym memberships don’t come cheap, usually costing you anywhere between $20 to $100. If you’d rather save that money and spend it on your groceries, here are some cheap ways to get fit without shelling out your monthly spendings.

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Snack Smart: Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart Bars [Review + Giveaway]

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart Bars

With so many junk foods and tons of poor snack choices out there, who wouldn’t want to snack smarter? I know your 2016 best self wouldn’t want to jeopardize any of your resolutions so early on in the year, am I right? The good news is, there are plenty of low-calorie, good-for-you snacks that you can create, or if you’re too lazy to make anything of your own, there are healthy choices like these Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart Bars.

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Beneficial Nutrients You’re Probably Missing

Benefitcial Nutrients

The quality of diets and what people eat has really gone downhill in recent years. Most people are having less and less home-cooked whole foods, instead choosing to swap them for the processed foods you see filling the supermarkets. It’s especially difficult for those of us in our twenties who are working long hours and living a jam packed schedule. If you want to start living in a healthier body, then you’ll need to improve your intake of unrefined foods. Vegetables, fruits, grains, etc, are subjected to very little processing, making them richer in various essential nutrients. Here are some of the nutrients you’re probably missing out on, and ways you can get more of them…

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