The UN released their annual World Happiness Report last week, and the happiest country in the world is…Denmark.
The U.S. came in at No. 13, up from No. 15 last year.
Today I’m going to touch on a subject that nearly everyone is interested in: Eating Less and Losing weight.
Now, I’m sure you’re familiar with many of the health benefits you can gain by dropping a few pounds.
Brain exercises? Just like your biceps need an exercise regime to stay, so does your brain. Although you may not love going to the gym, brain exercises are pretty fun… and really effective to boost cognitive functions, including memory, speed, calculation, concentration, and more. Also known as neurobics, brain aerobics can be performed by anybody at any age. Like cross-training for your brain, neurobics are a great way to retrain your brain to develop new neurological pathways and improve mental fitness. But that’s not the only way to prevent memory loss and boost mental fitness.
What if this year, your New Year’s resolution isn’t to lose as much weight as you can, as fast as you can? What if, instead, it’s to shed unwanted fat as smartly as you can, as safely as you can?
If you’re working on losing excess weight, the safe rate of weight loss (according to the UK’s National Health Service) is approximately 1 to 2 pounds a week.1 Of course, creating a calorie deficit is the benchmark of successful (and consistent) weight loss.
But, if you add these six weight loss hacks to your new routine, you’ll not only be able to lose weight and keep it off, you’ll be investing in your overall health. And as you get older, that really is the ultimate goal.
The holiday season is finally here. Over these seven weeks, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re faced with every food and drink temptation imaginable. And that makes it difficult to maintain peak health and fitness. For example, if you’ve been overweight in the past or are obese currently, your average holiday weight gain, according to studies, will be around five to seven pounds! Here are 14 strategies that will help you maintain your weight during the holiday season: