Most of us know that in order to be “totally fit” we need a combination of strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility but many of us only focus only on the cardio part. We do our running, cycling, elliptical, or walking with little to no regard for resistance training or stretching. Perhaps we justify it because […]Read More There’s More to Workouts Than Just Cardio!
On January 1st, Jason and Sara Lowery purchased LiveWell from Grady W. and Helen Lowery. Here are a few facts about the new owners: They have two boys: Grady is 13, and Sawyer is 10. Both are homeschooled. Jason and Sara are Fighting Texas Aggies. Whoop! They have lived in Lufkin for 10 years. Previously, Jason worked as an […]Read More Did you know that LiveWell has new owners?
2016 rings in a renewed commitment to health and fitness for many people. If you have the right tools and support, a solid plan, and are really committed to accomplishing your goals, YOU CAN DO IT. Here is a checklist of steps to get you started. Although you have probably heard these before, you might have missed […]Read More Make It Happen In 2016!
By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine 16. Be a weekend warrior You’ve been following your diet plan to the letter, but enter: the weekend. To deal with three nights of eating temptations (think: birthdays, weddings, dinner parties), up your activity level for the week. For instance, try taking an extra 15-minute walk around your […]Read More 30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 6)
By Leslie Barrie From Health Magazine 13. Turn your cheat day around Feeling guilty about that giant ice cream sundae you enjoyed at your niece’s birthday party? Don’t beat yourself up! It takes a lot of calories—3,500—to gain a pound of body fat. “So really, that one off day doesn’t usually result in any significant […]Read More 30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 5)
by Leslie BarrieFrom Health magazine 4. Relieve Those Achy Muscles After a grueling workout, there’s a good chance you’re going to be feeling it (we’re talking sore thighs, tight calves). Relieve post-fitness aches by submerging your lower body in a cold bath (50 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit; you may have to throw some ice cubes in to […]Read More 30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 2)
By Leslie Barrie from Health Magazine Curb Your Sweet Tooth Got a late-night sugar craving that just won’t quit? “To satisfy your sweet tooth without pushing yourself over the calorie edge, even in the late night hours, think ‘fruit first,’” says Jackie Newgent, RD, author of The Big Green Cookbook. So resist that chocolate cake siren, […]Read More 30 Simple Diet and Fitness Tips (Part 1)