Sleep and weight gain, yes, they're related.

Do you know how much sleep is enough, and how exactly sleep affects your weight? Expert are saying sleep is critical to leading a healthy life and maintaining a healthy weight. If you are falling short of your weight loss goals and feel like you’re doing everything right, you may need to clock in some extra hours of zzz’s. It’s true, most of us are stressed, overworked and over muli-tasking trying to fit it all in, which affects our sleep. Does this sound familiar? So what actually happens when we don’t get enough sleep? Our hunger hormones get out of balance leaving us hungry and craving the wrong kinds of foods. The two hormone culprits are Leptin and Ghrelin. Studies show 7-9 hours o

One exercise that delivers serious benefits!

Who doesn't want a great exercise that you can do anywhere with no equipment, uses large muscles, tones, burns fat and calories and improves balance? Look no further than lunges! Lunges are a great and simple way to increase strength in the quads, glutes, core, lower back and improve balance. This is one exercise you should be doing on a regular basis. It helps you to run, perform better at sports, as well as daily functional exercises such as climbing stairs, standing up from a chair or the floor, and lifting objects. Here’s how to perform a lunge properly. Standing straight, take a large step forward and bend both knees 90 degrees while keeping your shoulders over the hips and the front

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