The Friday Five – Make the Most of Your Mornings
Want to start your day off right? Check out these five tips to make your mornings healthy and active.
9 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Weekday Mornings
Do you find yourself racing out the door on weekday mornings grabbing whatever unhealthy thing you can get your hands on? Or worse, going through a drive-thru for a coffee and now you’ve ordered a donut too? Check out Time Health’s (@) breakfast ideas with options for those who work, are trying to lose weight, vegetarians and vegans and many more.
Low Sugar Healthy Smoothie Recipes
Maybe you skipped the donut and stopped at a smoothie shop instead. A fruit smoothie must be healthy, right? Lots of these smoothies are made from sugary juices with even more additional sweeteners. Dr. Kristie Leong (@DrKristieLeong) suggests using The Blender Babes’ (@) low sugar healthy smoothie recipes. Tips include using water or milk as a base instead of juice, no added sweeteners, which fruits are the lowest in sugar, and a 60% fruit / 40 % greens ratio.
Here’s How You Can Meditate, Anytime, Anywhere
Are you thinking there is no way you will have time to meditate in the morning? Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche (@) says all you need is one minute to meditate! Two keys to success are focusing on what’s happening inside your head and being mindful and aware of your breathing. For more on how to start your day – even if it’s only sixty seconds – with meditation, read Huffington Post Living’s (@) tips for meditating anytime, anywhere.
No gym needed! 5 ways to get a workout in — all while still wearing pajamas
You know there is no possible way you can get to the gym in the morning so you cross off “working out” on your morning to-do list. But the Today Show (@) Health and Wellness page describes five easy ways to get some exercise in at the top of the day even if you are still in your pajamas.
Coffee: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information
Can’t live without your morning cup of joe? Turns out – that’s ok! Starting your day of with a cup of coffee is not the most unhealthy thing you can do. According to Medical News Today (@) the health benefits to drinking coffee include potential protection against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s and liver cancer, as well as keeping your heart healthy.