For a quick calm-down, progressive relaxation can work wonders. Working from the feet to the head, tense and relax each major muscle group one at a time. This exercise will leave body and mind feeling serene in no time.
For many of us, getting the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night just isn’t possible. Avoid nodding off during the day (so embarrassing!) by penciling in a 10 to 20 minute nap after lunch. The brief slumber will recharge your batteries to keep you yawn-free all afternoon.
Instead of pounding the pavement or hitting the trails alone, grab some buddies and sign up for a fun themed race. From dashing through clouds of colored powder to trekking across obstacles to sprinting away from zombies (!), there’s a fun run for every taste.
From avocados to zucchini, there are hundreds of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds that are jam-packed with important nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Check out our A to Z list for ways to incorporate these superfoods into any meal.