December 28, 2016
The Benefits of Yoga
Are you looking for variety in your workout? Improved flexibility? An improved a peace of mind? Yoga might be the answer.
The Yoga Health Foundation reports that “yoga isn’t just a physical exercise program. It is a scientific system designed to generate greater clarity and harmony in life. With a regular practice, individuals often notice a stronger, slimmer, and more flexible body, in addition to a mentally sharper, more patient, and relaxed sense of self.”
Benefits of... Read More
December 28, 2016
Follow These Tips to Put Less Sugar, Chemicals, and Fat Into Your Diet.
A healthy lifestyle requires modifications, not restrictions. The simple act of swapping unhealthy foods for better nutritious foods can help you feel and look better. Small steps towards your health can further help you in developing healthier habits.
Check out these 5 healthy food swaps:
Refined, white sugar? Maple syrup, honey, agave nectar White sugar has been shown to suppress your immune system, that puts you at an... Read More
December 27, 2016
The Guide for Goal Setting
With the start of another year, comes the time to set a new goal for yourself!
A good way to set a new resolution for yourself is to follow these goal guidelines:
Specific – detailed and well thought out
Measurable – you can see your progress as you go!
Attainable – you believe you can achieve it
Relevant – something you truly care about
Timely – can achieve the goal within a specified time frame
SMART goals can help make your New Year’s Resolution much easier to... Read More
December 22, 2016
Reasons Why You Should Lift Weights
Are you tired of doing the same old cardio exercise? Well, weight lifting may be the workout you have been looking for.
Weight lifting is commonly known as the exercise of lifting a certain amount of weight through the use of barbells or dumbbells. Weight lifting can be used for those with the intention of strength training or body building.
Weightlifting improves health, builds muscle, and improves bone density. And, it’s one of the safest sports out there... Read More
December 9, 2016
Name: Tori Dumoulin
Department: Psychology major, Social Work and Dance minor
Position/Role at UNH: Student, Member of UNH Dance Company, Member of Love Your Melon Campus Crew, Treasurer of McLaughlin Hall Council
Year Started at UNH: 2015
1. What does health mean to you?
Health for me means eating a well-balanced diet, staying active, minimizing stress, and feeling good about where I am mentally and physically.
2. What do you do to make a healthy UNH?
To make a healthy UNH, I try to... Read More
December 8, 2016
Have you Heard About the Powers of Aromatherapy, or Essential Oil Therapy?
Aromatherapy is the process of naturally extracting essences from plants to support health and wellness. Certain scents can actually help balance, harmonize, and promote the health of your body, mind, and spirit.
Try these five key essential oils for a calmer mood:
Lavender Oil This smell will not only help improve your mood, but can help treat neurological symptoms such as migraines, stress, anxiety, and depression. It... Read More