Tips to Start the New Year Right
A new year is a great time to reflect on the year before and think about what we want the next year to look like. What will you change, improve, or do differently this year? In order to help you start the new year right, we’ve compiled some of our best articles on topics like goal setting, exercise, wellness, and healthy eating and drinking habits. We hope they inspire you not only for start your new year right, but to keep you on your healthy journey all year long!
We all start the new year with the best intentions for making the most of a clean slate. Unfortunately, life often gets in the way of sticking to a plan. This article provides tips and things to consider to help you reach your goals.
No matter if your goal is related to health and fitness, saving money, a career change, learning a craft, or anything you want to achieve, take some time to think about what you want, and why. Here are tips for setting goals to help get you to where you want to be.
Exercise & General Wellness Tips
Exercise is a crucial part of health and well-being, but that doesn’t mean it comes easy. If you are starting a new routine, there are things to keep in mind to prevent injury and ensure you start off on the right foot (so to speak). Ease into exercise with our helpful tips and stay motivated throughout the year.
Whether you’ve been avoiding the gym due to the pandemic, you don’t have one you enjoy attending, or you can’t work driving to and from a gym into your schedule, don’t worry — you can get a great workout at home! This article offers suggestions on where to find workouts online and what moves are easy to do at home.
If you are looking for ways to manage stress and anxiety, learn more about journaling for mental health. It’s easy to do at any time and has many benefits.
If you are new to running there are many things first-time runners should consider. For instance, it’s very important to make sure you have the correct shoe to support you in your new endeavor. The right shoe will help you avoid injury and pain. While choosing a shoe for the first time can be confusing, these tips should help you get moving in no time!
If you have a fitness goal, you don’t have to go it alone! Use an app to monitor your efforts, or connect you to people who have similar goals in order to help you stay motivated and inspired. Here are 5 wellness apps to try as you work on meeting your goals.
Walking or running stairs strengthens your muscles, heart, and lungs. Get outside and enjoy the fresh air while getting in some serious cardio. We’ve got a list of seven of the best places to walk or run stairs in San Diego.
San Diego dogs — and their owners — are blessed with a great choice of awesome dog parks! Whether your dog is small or large, a swimmer or prefers to play in the dirt, there is something for everyone in San Diego. Check out this list of SD dog parks, and try them all until you find the perfect fit for you and your pooch!
Healthy Eating & Drinking
It’s easy to eat and drink in excess during the holiday season! Many people begin over-indulging in sugar, carbs, and booze at Halloween and continue through New Years Eve. Start the new year right by switching gears to more healthful practices. Whether you want to cut back on drinking just a little, or do a fully sober January, this article can help you make a plan.
Switching to a plant-based diet has become popular for many reasons, including benefits like prevention of type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease, and more. Whether you want to ditch animal products completely or just incorporate more plants into your current diet, check out this article for things to know and tips on how to transition to a plant-based diet.
You probably know that you should be drinking more water. So, what’s stopping you? Check out this article for a reminder of the reasons why you should increase your H20 intake and some ways to make drinking water easier.
Meal-prepping is a great way to ensure you always have a healthy and delicious meal or snack waiting for you when you need it. Planning ahead makes it easier to avoid tempting treats at the office, or the impulse to head to the drive-thru. While it does take a little effort, it’s worth it! We cover the basics to help get you started to turn meal-prepping into a regular part of your routine.
You may have a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier and cook more, but you’re going to want to eat out from time to time. Don’t worry — you can still eat healthy while enjoying the occasional takeout or dinner with friends. This article recommends healthy choices when ordering from seven different types of cuisine.