WELLNESS CHALLENGE

Many health issues start small at first. You may not even have any signs or symptoms. But by the time you start feeling sick, it may already be a serious health problem. Screening… Continue reading

WEIGHT CHALLENGE

Many people focus on cardio workouts when they’re trying to lose weight. But have you tried increasing your muscle mass with strength training? You may be able to shed pounds more quickly this… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

If you have a hard time saying no, you may find yourself overbooked and stressed. So the next time you get an invitation, ask for extra time to respond. And then, decide whether… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Salsas are made by combining chopped fruits and veggies, spices, and herbs. They’re a great condiment and pack lots of flavor and nutrients. They’re also low in fat and calories. And you don’t… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Variety is the spice of life, and boot camp classes offer plenty of it. Many feature a mix of squats, pushups, lunges, and sprints. The class might also use free weights, kettlebells, and… Continue reading

WEIGHT CHALLENGE

You can avoid a lot of saturated fat and added sugar by making your own salad dressing. And it doesn’t have to be hard. Try a drizzle of olive oil with your favorite… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Legumes include black, kidney, and pinto beans, as well as lentils and peas. They are high in fiber, protein, and nutrients like iron and folate. Try legumes in chili, soups, stews, or puree… Continue reading

WELLNESS CHALLENGE

In the fall, go apple picking. In the summer, find a local farm that will let you pick your own berries. Bring family and friends and make a day of it. It’s a… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Qigong involves a mix of postures, movements, breathing techniques, and meditation. It is thought to aid in health and healing. It may also help lower stress levels, blood pressure, and chronic pain. Qigong… Continue reading

WEIGHT CHALLENGE

Nutrient-rich foods include whole grains, fresh fruits and veggies, lean protein, healthy fats, and low fat dairy. Just try to eat more of these healthy foods throughout the day. For instance, add a… Continue reading

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