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

6 Fun To-Dos to Spring Out of Your Winter Rut

group of friends on a nature hikeFeeling bored with your routine, or stuck in a rut? It happens, after a long winter and maybe a little hibernation, we all can use something to spring us into a fresh season. Add a few new to-dos or change up your environment to “unstick” yourself, starting with this list of six simple, fun ideas.

  1. Try a new food every day. Meal planning takes on a whole new dimension when your goal is not just to count or limit what you can eat, but instead, to eat outside the box and find something new you can try. Start with the produce aisle and you can hardly go wrong with anything from pea shoots to starfruit. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

How to Feel Good in Your Skin

Happy Woman Smiling - Feel good in your skinMaybe beauty is only skin deep, but how we feel about our skin is part of how we feel about our appearance overall—self-esteem and first impressions are key to “feeling good in your own skin.” That confidence, plus the fact that your skin is your body’s largest organ, makes knowing how to care for your skin an important part of knowing how to live well in a healthy lifestyle.

There is a lot to like about innovation and modern medicine when it comes to our health and wellness, and yet sometimes we find the best prevention is a bit more old school, and relies on simple things we can do for ourselves, like eating healthy and being fit. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

How to Stop Taking Stressors to Heart

Woman MeditatingReducing stress and managing your emotional state is sound advice for keeping your heart healthy. Strategies to reduce your heart attack risk can also teach you how to live well.

Perhaps it’s not surprising that feelings, especially stress, fatigue, depression or anxiety, can have a profound impact on the heart. Studies have shown that intensely negative emotions, especially from major life events like losing jobs or loved ones, are risk factors for stress and anxiety—and it’s these emotional states are shown to be risk factors for a heart attack.

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