Posted by: jjiral | July 10, 2014

Count Calories? Count Your Seconds Too

The key to leading a more active lifestyle is to fit exercise into all aspects of life. Small changes and small movements can make big differences. Like consciously holding in your stomach throughout the day will tighten and strengthen stomach muscles and flatten your ‘at rest’ stomach. So, instead of trying to read email or texts while driving, sit up straight and suck in that stomach!

The Freshman Minus Fifteen


As our wonderful chef proves above, you can multitask exercising. Believe it or not, everything you do burns calories, and if you move a little more throughout the day, you’ll burn more calories that day! In fact, doing little exercises, even if you don’t think they’re very difficult, will help you get closer to a fit and healthy body. They’re even quite entertaining when you’re bored during class or an office meeting. Or brushing your teeth.

One move I always do when I brush my teeth is leg raises. Think about it, when you brush your teeth, you’re just standing over the sink brushing and brushing and brushing for the suggested two minutes. Why not use your valuable time wisely and do some leg raises to burn a few more calories? It’s also a great way to time how long you really are brushing your teeth, because honestly, do you…

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