3 Benefits of Walking for Weight Loss
Everyone knows how important exercise is for our overall health, not to mention how we feel about ourselves –– which is also very important. Popular exercise plans often promise six-pack abs, sculpted glutes, and a lean silhouette if you work harder than you ever have and consume less than has ever satisfied you; neither of which are sustainable. However, it is possible to get the results without the strain of intense training. Are you looking to bulk up or slim down? If you have athletic ambitions or you want to increase your strength, then weight training and strenuous aerobics will be the sport for you. But for those who want to be slim and healthy, then walking is ideal. All-Around…
Health Benefits of Ginger and Lemon Tea
Drinking a hot cup of tea has many health benefits, aside from just making you feel great! A cup of tea (or two or three, LOL) a day not only makes you feel soothed and relaxed, but it can also energize you and kick-start your day. Are you ready to start your tea-adventure? Then start with ginger and lemon tea which is not only a great choice of drink every day, but it is also a great alternative to coffee! If you are a non-coffee drinker then you are on the right track, and if coffee is something you can’t live without, maybe switching to tea every so often would be a great…
8 Natural Ingredients for Glowing Skin & Hair – That are Probably in Your Kitchen!
Most of us will go through a lot of trouble to keep to a strict beauty regimen so that our skin, hair, and nails look gorgeous all the time. People across the world spend millions to reach their beauty goals and to try and prevent themselves from going under the knife eventually. The beauty industry is a multibillion-dollar business, and most of the products are not your typical home ingredients, but commercial products, packed with chemical ingredients; some of which can often cause allergies and damage to your hair and skin if you aren’t careful. That can be pretty daunting for some people to keep trying product after product looking…
6 Amazing Benefits of Coconut Oil
With more and more people discovering the wondrous benefits of coconut oil, it’s no wonder it seems to be all the rage nowadays. From skin and hair care to dental care and improving immunity, coconut oil is proving to be a must-have item in anyone’s home. Although the number of benefits you can expect from using coconut oil is far greater, I chose the 6 most amazing benefits you can count on: Many people hesitate putting anything oily or greasy on their face, but coconut oil will make your skin look absolutely fabulous. It can be used as a cleanser and makeup remover, or in place of a moisturizing cream.…
Find Out How I Walked Off Almost 40lbs!
Paired with a cleanish diet, which I’ll talk about in a later post, I lost almost 40 lbs walking 6 miles a day starting off and 2 miles a day after the first six months! I know some of you may be sitting there thinking, “Ashley…babe…honey bunches of oats…are you crazy? Six miles a day? Who has time for that?” Well, that’s what I said to myself too some five months ago. When I was just over 240 lbs, exhausted and aching 24/7, and unhappy with how I looked. I guess you can look at it how I did. Every day is going to go by whether you decide to…
Get 50% Off – ActiveGear Knee Sleeve
I received my ActiveGear Knee Sleeve in the mail and have been wearing it around my office and on my daily walks for the last week-ish. It has been great!
The Benefits of Drinking Warm Lemon Water
Drinking warm lemon water is one of the biggest health food trends right now, with celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé, and Martha Stewart swearing for it. Naturopaths especially are touting it as a highly effective habit and home remedy for a number of reasons. Ancient traditions from China, Japan, and the Ayurvedic philosophy promote the benefits of drinking warm water, now Western science is telling us to add fresh lemon juice to the mix. This drink is credited for weight loss, anti-aging properties, fighting the common cold, eye health, treating kidney stones, digestion, and improvements in blood pressure, among other things. Many health claims are real and some are just…
How I Lost 30lbs in Four Months
Like a lot of people, I’ve struggled with weight loss and body positivity for most of my 28 years of life. Fortunately for me, I stopped hating my body in my early to mid 20’s when I was on my first health journey and lost somewhere around 30 lbs. Though I didn’t keep the weight off the self-love and body positivity I learned did stick around. But that doesn’t mean I was happy with the way my body looked at times. I’ve probably lost and gained – and lost and gained and lost and gained – somewhere around 50 lbs in the last few years. Mostly gained in the last…