“I don’t have time for a warmup”, “It’s common knowledge that you do not need to warmup before your workout” or even “Duh bro, stretching only makes you weak!”.
All of the above can often be heard in one form or another in gyms all around. Warming up has – at least recently – been an interesting topic of discussion as more controversial information has emerged. Thus, this is a great area to do some deeper digging. Read on to discover the pros and cons of warming up and stretching.
Everyone these days has a stiff lower back. Well 80% of everyone does, according to research. Why? Because we've prioritized things like productivity and quarterly profits over our personal well-being. Ever heard the catchphrase "sitting is the new smoking?". While recent research has added more nuance to the picture, a sedentary lifestyle has been clearly linked with depression, diabetes, and even cancer.
Alcohol is heavily engrained into the modern world and has been that for thousands of years. Could there be a way to enjoy a genuinely healthy lifestyle with the occasional drink as well?
It’s a no-brainer that too much alcohol can cause a myriad of issues ranging from a mild hangover to alcohol poisoning, and yes, even death. “Drink responsibly” is no joke guys. But to be clear, from a long-term health perspective, having a few drinks here and there will NOT destroy your body.
Social gatherings and parties such as weddings, Christmas, Chinese New Year, brunches and casual dinners with friends are some of the biggest joys in life! Hanging out with people we love around good food uplifts our mood and puts a smile on our faces.
Thing is, these events can be challenging on the ol' diet, as food overload is often part of the Instagram story. The average American gains a full pound of bodyweight per year, most of it during the holiday season, so there is a direct link between holiday overeating and weight gain.
Making the most out of your day is not just about the ways you think or approach everyday challenges though. In my opinion, optimization and effectiveness have a lot to do with simple habits and routines you develop and create in order to have you flourish and keep your energy levels high throughout your day.
In this post, I’ll focus on mornings and share a few simple routines I’ve found to be super useful in order to start my day energetic and invigorated. They’re all very quick and easy and won’t take up too much of your precious morning time. Read on and pick your favorites to optimize your mornings like a pro.
Why is it so difficult to eat a healthy dose of veggies every day? Unless you're five and think broccoli's for nerds, it’s probably because you’re not prepared. You don’t have the right stuff in your fridge and most of the time just the idea of chopping, peeling and grating forces you to eat a recovery donut. Don’t give up though, there's a bunch of easy ways to get your munch on. Here are my 10 tips how to increase your daily vegetable intake.
Surely you would expect a list of productivity hacks, allowing you to get more done, bust out more TPS reports and smash your Q3 quota. Maybe tips on geometric tie patterns to dazzle your new boss? At least an excel macro or two..? Heck. NO