If you sometimes cringe at photos of yourself, or wish you could fit into those bargain smaller size jeans you bought in optimism, you’re not alone.
The CDC reports that over a third of Americans are obese. In a real-world scenario, among the workplace, parks and grocery stores, over a third of the people you see are likely to be heavier than ideal.
However, picture-perfect Facebook and Instagram accounts remind us every day of sun-kissed lean bodies. Somehow that has become the new normal.
It’s incredibly difficult to see through other people’s carefully filtered posts and view our own bodies clearly and kindly. And yet, it’s so important that we do, because -- believe it or not -- stress can actually sabotage weight loss.
Sometimes, working out feels more like a boring chore you have to do than something that is good for you. It's no surprise such an attitude takes all the fun out of it.
Whether because of a busy lifestyle or constantly trying to catch up with everything you need to do (sometimes there just aren’t enough days in a week), you get so tired that exercising is literally the last thing you want to do.
Here are some great anti-workout workouts for those who don't feel like exercising… or just plain hate it.
Did you know that people who sit for less than 30 minutes at a time have the lowest risk of an early death?
Leading a sedentary lifestyle has been linked to so many health problems, including cardiovascular disease and cancer, that it makes laying on the couch and binge-watching your favorite show way less appealing.
It is also a major risk factor for a potentially fatal condition known as Deep-Vein Thrombosis.
To make sure we age like the fine wine we want to be, it’s important for both men and women to have regular health exams.
Hims recommends the following preventative screening tests men and women need to have throughout their life.
20s – 30s Screenings: Blood pressure – every 3-5 years Cholesterol – every 5 years, more frequently if at risk for heart disease Diabetes – if BMI over 25 STD – depending on risk factors Pelvic exam and pap smear – every 3 years