Monthly Archives: December 2014

Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 6

Goal #6 Learn Something New Add exercise to your daily routine and improve your learning processes! Recent research found that cardiovascular activity increases attention span, improves reading comprehension, and boosts memory.  Further, exercise increases dopamine activity in your brain, contributing … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 5

Goal #5 Earn More, Save More Do you want a higher paycheck? Exercise! Employees who committed to an exercise program (weight-lifting or cardiovascular training) witnessed a 6 to 10% salary increase compared to their colleagues who did not exercise.  Further, morning or … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 4

Goal #4 Stop Smoking Have you tried to quit smoking and received no luck? Exercise! Physical activity can help you effectively manage nicotine withdrawal and prevent relapse. In addition, exercise will lower your risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 3

Goal #3 Fall in Love Fall in love with exercise? No! But, regular exercise will increase your self-esteem and libido (for both men and women). Lorenz and Meston (2014) found a stronger positive impact on satisfaction when women performed 20 to 30 … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 2

Goal #2 Eating Healthier Recent research connects regular exercise to healthy diet choices.  However, you need to be aware of how many calories you burn during each exercise session and how many calories you consume after your workout. Oftentimes, people think they … Continue reading

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Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 1

Goal #1 Losing Weight Exercise can facilitate a weight loss program, however you cannot neglect diet. Increase your cardiovascular activity to burn excess calories. Perform 150 minutes of light to moderate cardiovascular activity each week (30 minutes, 5 days per … Continue reading

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How To Have A Stress-Free Holiday Season

What gift to I get for this person? Do I need to get a gift for that person? Which recipe should I prepare for tomorrow night’s party? Will the entire family get along and bring a peaceful holiday dinner? While the holiday … Continue reading

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