We spend a lot of time scouring the web to stay up on the hottest health and fitness trends, and each week, we’ll be sharing with you the best of what we read. (It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it!)
Meeting your health and fitness goals isn’t just about training your body — it’s also about training your mind. Some of our favorite reads this week looked at the link between what we think and how that affects our overall wellness.
It’s All in the Attitude
If you’re trying to lose weight to no avail, your attitude, not diet or exercise, may be what needs changing. A new study shows that whether you view your workout as fun or not may influence how much you eat afterwards. (Well Blog)
A new study shows that young women may have worse outcomes after a heart attack than their male peers. Researchers believe undetected chest pain and both work and life responsibilities impacting some women’s health could be to blame. (Self)
You know Instagram inspires us to stay fit and reach our goals, but many traditional yogis are all up in a twist over the idea of instructors promoting themselves via social media or “yoga celebrity.” They feel it sacrifices the purity of the practice. We say: whatever gets you moving! (New York Post)
Good news for diet soda addicts: New research shows that swapping high-calorie sodas for zero-calorie options could result in greater weight loss. Just be sure to read the fine print. (NPR The Salt)