While the holidays kept us rushing around, we may have gotten off-track. We were trying to fulfill our checklists, make appearances at parties, and maintain routines as well. Sure we were expending a lot of energy, but we probably weren’t fueling up with the healthiest foods or working out consistently.
No worries! Let’s jump back into a healthier mindset and body with some smarter food choices and quick exercises that can be done while on the go.
Rather than skipping lunch to cut calories, have a salad. If you’re out and about or grabbing lunch at work, salad is available at nearly all dining establishments. And, if you’re at home or pack your daily lunch, check out these winter salad recipes for a lighter meal packed with nutrients.
– 1/2 a butternut squash
– 1 plate of spinach
– 1 small zucchini
– 5 chestnut mushrooms
– a dozen cherry tomatoes
– a handful of pine nuts
– a handful of pumpkin seeds
– a handful of pomegranates
– 1 limes
– olive oil
Exercise may have been lost in the holiday shuffle, so fitness instructor Shawn Dunn has demonstrated some effective exercises that can be done anywhere, even in a quiet corner in the office.
These simple yet effective suggestions can help you get regain balance before the New Year rings in!