How To Keep Healthy When Travelling

As I apologize for the recent silence, I should explain that my family was travelling to Paraguay to visit my wife’s family.  Staying healthy while travelling is a challenge, I can attest.  This guest post by Natalie Athanasiadis addresses that quite well.

Stay Fit While TravellingWhile you might have a meticulous diet and fitness plan at home, when you’re travelling, it’s a different story. When you’re on the road, your usual routines get thrown off and you do things you normally wouldn’t do at home where you have a regular 9 to 5 schedule and must make nutrition decisions that can impact your entire family. While taking a break from your regular schedule is essential at times, don’t do so at the expense of your health! Here are some tips that can help you maintain your health on the road.

Don’t always choose the easy take-out option

Everyone knows take-out isn’t the healthiest option, but it’s something everyone resorts to at one point or another. While the speed and convenience of take-out is undeniable, ordering take-out on a regular basis can be detrimental to your health and wellbeing. If you are adamant about ordering take-out often, try to find healthier take-out options such as fresh salad sandwiches, as opposed to unhealthy ones like fried chicken.
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How to Avoid Having Loose Skin After Losing Weight

Your progress begins to show on the scale, but then your friend tells you something that makes you a bit leery of losing this weight. They tell you that people who lose weight end up with saggy skin, which you think kind of defeats the purpose of losing the weight in the first place. Lucky for you, there are ways to lose weight without ending up with loose skin.

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Swim For Better Heart Health

swimming

For those who want to have their exercise routine help maintain a healthy heart, consider the pool. Swimming is a great way to get yourself in shape, which will translate into a heart that has to work less during everyday life. Here are some things to consider:

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20 Slow-Carb Meal Ideas (Photos)

This was at Applebees. Smart choices are available when we want them!

One of the most difficult challenges folks seem to run into while working out their slow-carb diet is coming up with things to eat. It seems that the things people go to always is eggs, spinach, and lentils for breakfast and some ground beef, beans, and broccoli for lunch and dinner.

But if more is what you’re after, but you’re still having trouble coming up with ideas, here are some photos of actual slow-carb meals I’ve prepared (or my wife has prepared) to give you inspiration.

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Introducing the Slow-Carb Meal Planner

The Slow-Carb Meal Planner

Meal planning is critical to success on any type of diet, but it takes time. You have to sit down and actually think about what you’re going to eat for an entire week, and then you have to write up a shopping list. For busy people like you, it’s tough to take that time. I’ve created a service just for you.

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