71 Weight Loss Tips and Secrets Updated: January 22, 2014Author: Rod Ferris B.A., CPT (ACE, YMCA), CPAFLA To lose weight you need to go about it the same way you would achieve anything. Set realistic goals, expectations and fill yourself with the most up-to-date knowledge out there. 1. Write it down Studies have shown that simply writing down your workouts will help keep you in the gym longer and keep you progressing.
50 Best Cheap Date Ideas - Handmade Wedding Posted July 20, 2012 | 110 Comments The weekend is right around the corner and we thought it was a great opportunity to share this fun weekend-ready post. For some couples, once they get engaged the ‘dates’ go right out the window, traded in for constant wedding planning. We say… bring on the date nights! Take a (temporary) wedding planning break once in awhile to remember why you’re tying the knot in the first place. Be spontaneous. Foods That Heal It’s always exciting to learn multiple uses for products that you eat or have lying around the house. I have a firm belief in healing yourself with food. That’s not to say that you should avoid going to the doctor or taking real medicine, but food has some incredible healing powers that you’d never realize.
100 Healthy, Delicious and Easy Lunchbox Snack Ideas on FamilyFreshCooking One of the most important features successful lunchboxes have are the snacks you tuck inside. You need a main meal for lunch & to keep energy levels high throughout the day it’s best to have well balanced, tasty and healthy snacks at the ready. Snacks don’t have to be over thought, they just need to provide essential nutrients and calories to keep you going. Reaching for overly processed items in vending machines and the school cafeteria are costly, filled with sugars, salt, also empty calories. Abs on Fire Workout Take your abs to the next level with a workout designed to sculpt them fast. This will really set your abs on fire but it will also give you some great results. Six challenging exercises and three different levels are designed to help you sculpt stronger abs. What it works: Upper, lower and lateral abs. Tip: Every time you tense the abdominal muscle wall exhale. This flattens your lower stomach and brings the abdominal muscles into proper alignment, increases the pull exerted on them and sculpts them faster.
How to Make Spaghetti Slime Today I am going to share with you a quick and super fun Kid’s Activity that I guarantee kiddos of all ages are going to love. I came up with the crazy idea to make Spaghetti Slime and our kids had a blast playing with it. These are the best couple of dollars I have ever spent! Homemade Energy Drink I started out with the intention of coming up with a recipe for a homemade version of the store bought energy drinks, but after doing some research and discovering how unhealthy they are for you, I decided instead to try and design a less sugar/caffeine fueled way to help myself through the workday afternoon sleepy slump. What I landed on was a system of three drinks and some energy boosting ideas that are going a long way to helping me keep my energy up all day long! Here's the good on the drinks: The Fire Hydrant (left) - 3-4 8oz glasses throughout the day filtered water 1 slice lemon 1 pinch cayenne pepper
Easy Hazelnut Chocolate Avocado Mousse While scarfing down lightly munching on a bag of dark chocolate chunks (the type clearly meant for baking) last night, I decided the chunks just weren’t cuttin’ it. My chocolate craving was a little more sophisticated than I had previously thought. Grow up, Katie! Fine. 10 Benefits of Rising Early, and How to Do It “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” – Ben Franklin, famously “Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as set forth by the infatuated Franklin …” – Mark Twain By Leo Babauta 200 Words Instead of 'Said' - WritersBeat.com Not that anyone is asking me (but that has never stopped me before and it won't stop me now), but I do try to avoid using 'said' too much. It gets a tad tedious, I find. On the other hand, using a substitute simply for the sake of - well, using a substitute - can be ineffective. I thought your list was interesting, Somesh (beware whenever anyone says something is interesting