Finding the right kind of fuel to fire any goal, dream or hope is the right way to start any routine. We talked to medical experts, weight losers (and gainers), Olympians, climbers and even martial artists to hear how they find inspiration to keep working past this month, next month, and the next year
“The main thing is balanced fitness. A lot of people think they only need cardio or only strength, but they need both,” Harwick said. “Balanced fitness is the key. Sometimes people think the strength side is so much harder that they need a trainer.”
A 4-ounce glass of white wine or session ale loads about 130 calories or so onto your day. But a sumptuous imperial stout? Tipping over 300 calories there
“The easiest way to rack up calories is with alcohol, because it adds up pretty quickly,” she says.
Even you can take on the fitness craze taking on the nation
Then, cleaning a few often-overlooked areas in the kitchen could offer additional protection from E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria, yeast and mold, according to NSF International, a non-profit organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that has been promoting proper cleaning of kitchen tools and appliances since the 1940s. NSF International has put out recommendations on kitchen hot spots based on studies done in 2011 and again in 2013:
“Some people are just incredibly selfish” by skipping shots, said Dr. James Cherry, a pediatric disease expert at the University of California, Los Angeles.
“We all get caught like this,” says Home Depot spokesman Dan White. “We know it’s coming, but we wait until the last minute to get ready. … If you’ve already got some of these things installed, they’re going to save you a lot of headaches.”