Health and Fitness: What You’re Doing Wrong…And How to Do It Right
Learn how to eat, sleep, work, and exercise right to live a healthy lifestyle in 2013.
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In every aspect of our livesâ€”in how we eat, sleep, work, and yes, even exerciseâ€”we’re inadvertently doing ourselves harm. But the New Year is here, which means it’s the perfect time to start turning things around. Here, we diagnose your problems and provide helpful, easy-to-implement solutions for your new healthy lifestyle.
On the Job:Â Itâ€™s not just the work thatâ€™s wearing us downâ€”itâ€™s the office space, too. Hereâ€™s how to ease your pain, including alternatives to the standard chair, powerful poses to relieve stress, and more.
On the Move:Â Okay, so you sweat like a proâ€”the six times a year you work out. Hereâ€™s how to get fit the right way, whether that means running up and down the hills of Boston, chasing the bus, doing squats, or even washing dishes.
On the Menu:Â Thereâ€™s a better way to approach meals. Learn how to eat mindfully, quit sugar, and recognize the right stuff to eat, even at fast food restaurants like Dunkin’ Donuts.
On the Pillow:Â Every morning, more Americans wake up feeling tired than refreshed. Hereâ€™s how to sleep right, with tips including: make your bed, turn on a fan, and most importantly, unplug. Plus, an expert evaluates the world of sleep aids.
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