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Ways to Ease Back into Working Out After a Break

Ways to Ease Back into Working Out After a Break

 Fitness is meant to be fun and adventurous, not a daily chore or job. Decide what kinds of activities are enjoyable, whether outdoors, at a local fitness center, or at home. Then, slowly begin to incorporate those options into each day’s routine. It’s worth noting that every workout and timeframe won’t look the same. Some days will allow for a quick, 10-minute calorie burner, while others may be up for a full-body 60-minute session. Do what works, and don’t feel guilty if it doesn’t happen some days. If one pushes too hard, too quickly, burnout and, even worse, injury is likely to be the outcome.

Why You Have Sugar Cravings and How to Stop Them

Why You Have Sugar Cravings and How to Stop Them

If cravings hit at work and there is a box of doughnuts in the break room, try chewing gum. Gum can help control your cravings and keep the mouth busy. Chewing on gum can distract from any tempting food. Additionally, it provides a distraction so that the cravings are put aside until real hunger strikes. Chewing gum can keep the brain busy and avoid overeating.