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Benefits Of HIIT Yoga Fusion

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                                                      (Photo credit: Health.com) If you know anything about HIIT or high-intensity interval training, you know that you only need to do 20 minutes a day to see results. Unfortunately, most HIIT workouts include sprints or burpees which can be uncomfortably hard and demotivating to want to get started. Typically people who don't do yoga might think it's only restorative and not a form of "real" exercise. However, that simply isn't true. Yoga provides several payoffs including upper and lower body strength, and toning of the butt and thigh muscles.  Physical aspects aside, yoga can also reduce migraine headaches, lower back pain, less sleepless nights, and better sex. HIIT yoga prevents joint damage and pain associated with regular HIIT workouts. Most HIIT yoga fusion workouts implement plyometric exercises such as jump lunges with your sun salutations to blast calories. Be expected to do the work if you want to burn f

Grocery Shopping on a Plant-Based Diet

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S Starting a plant-based diet is one of the smartest choices you can make. It's the latest trend that's here to stay thanks to its proven results. We all get excited when we start something new especially when it comes to our health and wellness. A new diet can get overwhelming when it's time to hit the grocery store. The key is to start simple and not be afraid to make mistakes here and there. Think of this new beginning as a time for trial and error and to see what foods and flavors work for you and what doesn't. The hardest part of starting a plant-based diet is staying away from processed foods especially snacks. On a plant-based diet you're asked to avoid processed foods. For those that can do it great! I however, cannot no matter how hard I try. I keep only one or two processed snacks for myself that are quasi-healthy. I make sure to read the ingredients carefully and look for non-GMO, organic, and vegan. Typically, I snack on lentil and bean chips which isn