Learning to Let Go of Body Image Insecurities

woman writing positive affirmationsEver wonder if you’re attractive enough, or feel negative about your body? Building a positive body image is a good way to live well and beat insecurities that get you down.

Letting go of a self-critical nature can be tough, especially when we’re surrounded by the kinds of images we tend to find throughout the media, on billboards, in stores and more. It can be hard not to compare yourself to others, and unconsciously decide they are in better shape, thinner, stronger or even happier than you are. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

Health Benefits for Dog People and Cat People

woman petting a cat and a dogThere are many reasons you love having a pet—affection, protection and entertainment help you live well. Here’s another: dogs and cats can bring fitness and health benefits!

Owning a pet provides a number of healthy perks for the body, ranging from the potential for improved cardiovascular health to a reduced risk of asthma and allergic reactions in children exposed to pet allergens. Not to mention, wellness goes beyond the physical aspects, extending to psychological wellbeing—who hasn’t realized that cuddling with a furry friend truly feels good? LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

10-Minute Tricks to Help You Feel Great Every Day

woman writing in a journalYou feel better when you take good care of yourself: get sleep, avoid stress, eat healthy, be fit. It’s surprising how ten minutes can make a big difference and help you live well!

Whether it’s on the way to work, after a long day of chores, while you’re recovering from a big event, or on your lunch break, you can make choices that help you feel great every day. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

Put Some Spring in Your Step with New Shoes

Woman tying running shoeEven with April showers, it’s time to break out of “cabin fever” mode and live well this season. Spring cleaning, spring sales…while you’re at it, maybe you need to pick up new fitness shoes?

Whether you’re changing your fitness routine or replacing worn out shoes, you’ll see plenty of new styles on the fitness shoe shelves. But there’s more than looks and price to consider when it comes selecting a new pair of workout shoes this season. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here