There 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
You 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
We’re finally feeling the end of the chill in the air, and you’re not stuck indoors for the long haul. Have you been battling with spring fever and the need to get out more?
That’s a good sign, because enjoying the arrival of nicer weather is one way to live well and breathe easy. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here
Even 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
Feeling 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.
- 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
Maybe 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