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Top 5 Natural Health Trends For 2016

The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) has revealed the top five natural health trends that you need to know about in 2016. As anyone who browses the Internet in search of the healthiest tidbits knows, trends are constantly evolving, making it increasingly difficult to keep up. So in order to keep you in the loop on what you can benefit from this year, the CHFA has done the research for you and comprised a list. Here are the top five natural health trends that could put you on the path to optimal health in 2016.

5 Ways To Cleanse Your Liver Naturally Post-Holiday Season

Most people can relate to the feelings of overindulgence and guilt post-holiday season. With the number of parties, family gatherings and celebrations over Christmas and New Years, it’s no wonder that you may feel like your body needs a reboot or a detox come January 1st. Yet, knowing that you need a cleanse is one thing, while figuring out exactly what your body needs is something entirely different that can often leave you feeling overwhelmed. That’s why this year we’ve done the research for you and suggest that you start with your liver. Although your holiday habits may take a toll on your whole body, your liver particularly suffers during the holidays, from one too many drinks, and calorie-laden foods. The liver is one of the main ways our body eliminates toxins, detoxifies, improves energy levels and prevents disease. So start this year on the right foot by following these 5 natural tips to cleanse your liver for a healthier you in 2016.

The 5 S.M.A.R.T Ways To Keep Your New Years Resolutions In 2016

After a month filled with feasts and festivities in December, people are often far more inclined to make some healthy changes once the New Year arrives. New Years resolutions can come in all shapes and sizes but more often than not, there is a heavy focus on health and wellness goals. So why is it that the gym’s are always so full at the beginning of January but then attendance steadily declines as the year progresses? The truth is, when you vocalize a goal without creating an action-plan behind it, things can frequently go awry. This year if you want to make a fitness and health resolution that you stick to, you just have to do it the S.M.A.R.T way. Here are the 5 S.M.A.R.T elements your resolution needs to have, in order to be a success.

Top Five Fitness Trends For 2016

With 2016 just around the corner, The American College of Sports Medicine has released its list of predicted fitness trends for the upcoming year. The annual survey polls fitness experts worldwide to garner an accurate prediction of what’s to come. Although some old favorites top the list like personal training, there are also some new additions to the list, which incorporate the ever-expanding technology sector. Here are the top 5 fitness trends that you should know about for 2016.

6 Ways To Prevent Weight Gain During This Holiday Season

With December upon us, this often means a slew of holiday parties are coming our way filled with unhealthy temptations. From office get-togethers to friend’s Christmas parties, these events normally all lead us to one thing- a lot of food and a lot of alcohol. Sure, New Year’s is fast approaching and you can always get started on your healthy resolutions then. But what if this year, you gave yourself an advantage by putting a stop to the holiday weight gain before it even had the chance to creep up on you? Here are 6 ways to prevent weight gain during this holiday season- because prevention is almost always easier than resolution.

Fitness Tips For Travelling

Whether you’re on a vacation or on a business trip, it can often be hard to find the time to exercise when you’re away from home and your daily routine. Yet with the wide range of transportable fitness equipment available on the market and with the help of a little improvisation, you can now transform virtually any space into a gym. Of course that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have the equipment you’re accustomed to, but you can still get a pretty great workout in no matter where you are by using what you do have at your disposal. So the next time you’re away from home, don’t let the excuse of a lack of a proper gym stop you from squeezing in a workout. At the end of the day when it comes to health, consistency is key. Here are five tips to help you exercise while you’re on the road.

The 5 Factors Of Fitness

Everyone has a different idea of what it means to be fit and yet scientifically there are five factors that come into play when determining how fit you really are. So whether you think a slender frame, muscles, a perfect hourglass figure or a number of other body types are fit, when it comes down to it, physical appearance doesn’t necessarily dictate how fit a person is. Despite what you may look like externally, here are the 5 factors that you need to take into consideration on your path to becoming fit. Ideally a well-rounded, effective fitness program should target and improve all of these areas.

5 Common Fitness Myths Debunked

Anyone with access to the Internet or a magazine stand today can relate to the frustration of being exposed to an overwhelming amount of information. We have access to more facts, figures, and opinions than ever before, and yet somehow it often leads to even greater confusion. Between separating fact from fiction and fact from fad, it can be difficult to determine what’s the truth when it comes to wading through health and fitness information. In order, to help clear up some of the misconceptions floating around, we are debunking five of the most common fitness myths.

The Four Ways That Clothing Affects Your Workout

Can your clothing choices really affect your workout? The definitive answer is yes! Over the years, there have been a number of studies conducted to support the claim that there is a correlation between fashion and fitness. The right outfit can not only make you look great and feel comfortable, but it can also affect your mindset- motivating you to work out in the first place. Here are the four ways that the clothing you wear affects your workout:

Getting The Most Benefit Out Of Your Meals

Making an effort to eat healthy is a huge step in the right direction. However, without the proper knowledge to support it, you may not be getting the maximum benefit from your new food choices. What do I mean by that? Simply put, there are a number of ways to increase the nutrient absorption from the foods that you consume. If you’re going to be devoting yourself to a healthier lifestyle you may as well go all the way to see the best results because that’s what you deserve!

Here are four simple tips to guide you on your path to a healthier you: