Most people attribute weight gain to overeating and unhealthy eating. However, there are many factors other than our diets that contribute to weight gain. An article in NewBeauty Magazine states that sitting at a desk all day is one of several lifestyle factors that affect our body. Here are 4 reasons why sitting for long periods of time is unhealthy for you:
1. Being sedentary and sitting all day leads to weight gain, especially in the mid-section. Sitting for long periods of time causes cortisol levels to rise, which is linked to fat storage in the mid-section.
Did you know most people only consume about half the fiber they need each day for their body to function properly? The average American consumes only 10 to 15 grams daily of the recommended 25 to 35 grams.
Many people fear the effects of too much fiber and a potential restroom crisis. However, it has been shown that consuming the recommended amount of fiber may actually ease or reduce feelings of bloating, gas and bowel distress.
Here are 6 reasons why you should consider incorporating more fiber into your daily diet:
If you’re having trouble getting into shape, the problem could be right in the palm of your hand. In a study by Kent State University, high cellphone usage was linked to low cardiorespiratory fitness. The study showed that students who spent large amounts of time on their cellphone were least fit. Conversely, students who spent the least amount of time on their cellphone were the most fit. Cellphones, all though mobile, contributed to a sedentary lifestyle. To help manage the time you spend on your cellphone and maintain your healthy lifestyle, here are some do’s and don’t’s for your cellphone...
Leading an active lifestyle is one part of the ageLOC TR90 program. To achieve the best results from your TR90 program, physical activity should be included with your ageLOC TR90 products and simple eating plan. Here are some tips to include physical activity when you only have a short amount of time.
Need ideas for workouts? Try these:
Climb stairs – Find your favorite set of stairs and step up one foot at a time. Climbing stairs for 30 mins, will burn roughly 200 calories*
Air squats – No weight needed and simple to do. Check out our...