New tweaks to exercise guidelines are making it easier for Americans to cross “workout” off their to-do list, all in time for the holidays. While the guidelines still say to shoot for 150 minutes of rigorous physical activity a week, you no longer need to sweat in chunks of 10 minutes or more to reach your goal.
Everyone has bad habits, and many are contemplating which to break after the ball drops. There are of course the popular no-brainers — exercise more, eat better — but there are many others that are just as important. Here are three resolutions people frequently overlook.
The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year. They can also be the most stressful. If your plans are creating anxiety, it’s time to reassess. Nearly a quarter of Americans experience “extreme stress” during the holidays, so much so that nearly half would prefer to skip them altogether.