February is American Heart Month, so let’s give some love to that muscle that keeps you alive (uh, your heart)! The stronger your heart is, the more blood your heart is able to pump with every heart beat. Which means the weaker your heart is, it takes more energy and more heartbeats to pump the same amount of oxygen throughout your body to the needed … Continue reading February Happy Heart Challenge
How’s your January Wellness Challenge going? We are back on plank day for this workout Wednesday and tacking on another 5 seconds. Remember to check all your safety points here. Continue reading Plank Day!
And just like that, we are on to the second week of our January Wellness Challenge! Day 7: Walk, jog, or run a mile for #MoveItMonday Walking Technique: Stand tall Abdominals in (30% out of 100%) Chest open Shoulders retracted and depressed Slight chin tuck – look straight ahead Swing arms forward and back from shoulder – not across your body Lightly walk heel to toe … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11
Day 4 of our January Wellness Challenge is all about slowing down and focusing on our breath. Each Friday in January is about adding in a meditation practice. 1 Minute Meditation: Sit cross-legged on the floor (or a pillow), or in a chair with your feet flat. Your hips and legs are planted, and your heart is open and light. Your head is balanced over your … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 4
We are on to day 2 of our January Wellness Challenge. Since it’s #workoutwednesday, let’s go ahead and do a *plank challenge this month. You don’t need a partner, or a magical forest – we’ll walk you through it. Why do we do planks? Every activity you do starts from the center of your body – your foundation. Your core foundation is made up of all … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 2
January 1: Focus on cancer-fighting dark, leafy greens for this #tastytuesday: Kale Spinach Swiss chard Microgreens Collard greens Arugula Endive Dare we say Romaine? 🙂 Add them to scrambled eggs in the morning, on a sandwich or in salad for lunch, and chop leaves small and put in your dinner recipe. Easy peasy! See full January Wellness Challenge here. Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 1
Over here at Live Happy and Well 365, we are ready to challenge you to focus on happy wellness for 2019. We all have New Year’s resolutions – there is nothing wrong with setting goals and trying to better yourself this new year. 🌱 Take small, attainable steps everyday, because they snowball into big changes and big results! #MoveItMonday: move #TastyTuesday: healthy eats #WorkoutWednesday: get … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge