I apologize for the sporadic postings, but work and my freelance business have been absolutely INSANE. I hope to post regularly again after the new year once these projects die down. In the meantime, here are some ninja niblets to get you through the week.
Current Workout Songs
Good Feeling by Flo Rida
Super Bass by Nicki Minaj
Good Life by OneRepublic
Shape Magazine: Top Diet Trends of 2011
An interesting post of the top 10 diet fads and trends for 2011. The majority of them are ridiculous, some are dangerous (hello HCB diet) and almost none of them seem successful. If you want to lose weight, start exercising regularly and keep a food journal. Cut calories gradually with your journal and you will see results that will last more the than the lifetime of these fads.
Fitness Magazine: 7 Soup Recipes
It’s freezing cold outside and you long for comfort food to warm you up. Soups are a great way to get warm and the majority of them are healthy or with a few substitutions can be made healthy. Try these from Fitness Magazine and eat them with a warm roll or half of a grilled cheese sandwich and you can have a fairly healthy, but very filling meal.
Self Magazine: 100 Calorie Snacks
T’is the season for tons of goodies showing up in work break rooms, mom over baking and cookies on every corner. Try some of these goodies from Self Magazine’s 100 Calorie Snacks and save your waistline during the holidays.
Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you all have a safe and wonderful holiday. Don’t OD on the candy, but definitely indulge a little bit and enjoy this fun time of year.
Just a few niblets to get you started this week.
FitSugar: Weight Loss Fact or Fiction
There are so many facts floating around out there about weight loss, it’s hard to discern what is a myth and what is a fact. What diets work, what doesn’t, what type of exercise is best, the list goes on. Read this quick post from Fitsugar.com and help get some answers.
Shape Magazine: Halloween Candy That’s Double the Trouble
Tonight is the night to indulge in your sugar cravings a bit, but it’s good to have some knowledge of what you’re consuming before you go on a serious candy binge you may regret later. Some candy really is better than others. Shape Magazine offers a quick quiz on which candy is better for you.
Self Magazine: Healthy Candy Choices
Believe it or not, some candy is actually healthy for you, in small doses. Dark chocolate is great for your heart, popcorn is full of fiber and chewing gum keeps you alert and gives you an energy boost. Check out Self Magazine’s sweet healthy options.
Self Magazine: Halloween Pets
And finally, it’s Halloween, so let’s have some fun. What can be cuter than an adorable dog in a great costume! Enjoy this fun photo slideshow from Self Magazine. Have a great Halloween!
Quick post with some helpful links and tips to get your workout or diet going.
Current Workout Songs
Last Friday Night by Katy Perry
Rain Over Me by Pitbull
Lighters by Bad Meets Evil
Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People
SELF Magazine: 6 High-Fat Foods That Are Good For You
SELF Magazine: Eating in 5 Places That May Make You Fat
Fitness Magazine: Healthy Lunches Under 400 Calories