Newton's first law of motion states that an object in motion will stay in motion, while an object at rest will remain at rest. This will happen to infinity unless some other force acts upon the object to stop, start or change its direction.
The struggle to lose weight, gain weight, or even maintain a healthy one can be a frustrating journey indeed. The prevailing knowledge would have us believe that weight loss is merely a simple equation of thermodynamics — meaning, energy in has to equal energy out.
To live a healthy life you need to stay active, eat well, get enough rest, manage your stress, drink copious amounts of water, breathe deeply, spend time in a quiet place, and follow a plethora of other measures.
No matter your fitness goal, you want to build muscle. Your muscles do so much more than move your bones around. They metabolize the energy you take in and store, burning the calories you eat and the fat that you store.
Valentine's Day is synonymous with images of red hearts with tiny cherubs aiming their little arrows right at them. In honor of these iconic images, let's focus on the organ from which the special day takes its inspiration.
In essence it means balance. Balance as in integration, holistic, wellness, health, core and walking the center path. These have become buzzwords for a philosophy meant to guide our daily thoughts and actions away from high stress and its effects on our lives.