How to Stick With Good Habits Even When Your Willpower is Gone
Most people think that building better habits or changing your actions is all about willpower or motivation. But the more I learn, the more I believe that the number one driver of better habits and behavior change is the choice architecture of your environment. Let me drop some science into this article and show you what I mean… Click here to read more by James Clear
Overuse injury: How to prevent training injuries.
Thinking of starting a new physical activity program or ramping up your current training routine? If so, you may be at risk of an overuse injury — which could ultimately prevent you from being active. Find out what can cause an overuse injury and how to safely increase your activity level. Click here to read more by Mayo Clinic Staff
How To Sleep Better: Proven Strategies From a Top Sleep Scientist.
While we often have lots of wants and desires around sleep, we can’t influence it with motivation, willpower, or attitude. (At least not for long.) Anyone who’s ever experienced insomnia or fallen asleep in an embarrassing situation can tell you that.: Click here to read more by Precision Nutrition - Jennifer Martin, PhD
The Most Dangerous Fat Is the Easiest to Lose
Even if you’re thin, you can still have visceral fat around the abdominal region—being “skinny” doesn’t necessarily mean you’re healthy. There’s no sure-fire way to tell visceral from subcutaneous fat short of an expensive CT scan, but it’s important for you to get a rough idea of what your visceral stores are. Here are a few tricks to figure out where your belly stands: Click here to read more by My Fitness Pal - By BY TRINH LE, MPH, RD
Good Stress Bad Stress
Here’s how to find your stress sweet spot. The same exact stressors — job pressure, kids, money, and, yes, an intense exercise and eating regimen — can energize and inspire you or sap your will and your mojo. Reaching your potential is about finding your stress sweet spot and using it to propel you to your goals. Here’s how. Click here to read more by Precision Nutrition - By Krista Scott-Dixon, PhD, Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD