Sugar. Is. Everywhere. And it's associated not only with heart disease but with obesity, fatty liver disease, diabetes, and even stress. To live a healthy and happy lifestyle, you need to curb your sugar intake. Here are 7 easy and actionable steps you can take to cut sugar out of your life, starting today.
It's easier than you probably think. The "smart market" is exploding with devices, tools, and apps that promise to help you lose weight and live a healthier life. But how, exactly, can you use your FitTrack smart scale to make that happen? While there are fad diets out there that promote restrictive eating habits or severe caloric deficits in order to "lose weight fast," we at FitTrack advocate for a more sustainable approach. After all, many of the people who report losing weight on a restrictive diet are the same ones that gain that weight back—possibly even more than before—once they return to their "regular" routine. Life is a marathon, not a sprint. And you have to be the one...
Almost everyone knows the frustration that comes along with a few weeks of steady progress towards your health and fitness goals followed by a motivation-crushing plateau that you just can't break through. Here are five of the most common mistakes people make that result in a weight loss plateau (and what you should do about them).
Sleep deprivation is linked to increased risk of chronic illnesses like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and mental distress. Similar to the effects of alcohol, sleep deprivation can decrease reaction time and make it difficult to focus as well. All of which can make your next trip to the gym a total disaster. Read on for three ways sleep affects your workout, and three practical tips you can use to get a better sleep session, starting tonight.