Simple Health Changes: The Ideal Versus the Reality

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/simple-health-changes-the-ideal-versus-the-reality

When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system.

 

When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system. Obesity spirals more and more out of control and the vast majority of efforts are futile. Anecdotal evidence as well as recent studies support that over 90% of people who lose weight gain it all back, plus some, within five years.

 

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Simple Health Changes: The Ideal Versus the Reality

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/simple-health-changes-the-ideal-versus-the-reality

When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system.

 

When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system. Obesity spirals more and more out of control and the vast majority of efforts are futile. Anecdotal evidence as well as recent studies support that over 90% of people who lose weight gain it all back, plus some, within five years.

 

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Want to Nail That Handstand? Go For a Run

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/want-to-nail-that-handstand-go-for-a-run

If you’re trying to attain new motor skills you might want to do a quick bout of cardiovascular exercise to increase brain connectivity and efficiency.

If like most people you are struggling to walk on your hands, a very functional skill that will confuse the zombies in the proverbial Zombie Apocalypse, then you might want to go for a quick run after you practice your upside skills.

 

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Want to Nail That Handstand? Go For a Run

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/want-to-nail-that-handstand-go-for-a-run

If you’re trying to attain new motor skills you might want to do a quick bout of cardiovascular exercise to increase brain connectivity and efficiency.

If like most people you are struggling to walk on your hands, a very functional skill that will confuse the zombies in the proverbial Zombie Apocalypse, then you might want to go for a quick run after you practice your upside skills.

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10 No Equipment Needed Exercises for Sculpted Arms

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-no-equipment-needed-exercises-for-sculpted-arms

Dedicate some time to doing exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted.

When the weather is great, you want to show some skin. You didn’t hit the gym as often as you wanted to and your arms are looking a little flat. You might want to dedicate some time to do exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted so you are ready to hit the nightclubs, go on vacation with your besties, or look great in photos during an upcoming event.

 

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10 No Equipment Needed Exercises for Sculpted Arms

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-no-equipment-needed-exercises-for-sculpted-arms

Dedicate some time to doing exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted.

When the weather is great, you want to show some skin. You didn’t hit the gym as often as you wanted to and your arms are looking a little flat. You might want to dedicate some time to do exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted so you are ready to hit the nightclubs, go on vacation with your besties, or look great in photos during an upcoming event.

 

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Salad Recipes for Lunch or Dinner

Originally posted at: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/theleangreenbean/shaJ/~3/X0eb_kJSQek/

Looking for some salad recipes for lunch or dinner? These hearty salads are packed with fiber, protein, healthy fats and lots of veggies. Perfect for a quick summer meal!

Hearty Salad Recipes For Lunch Or Dinner

Hi friends!

A few months ago I shared 7 Easy Salads For Summer. These are some easy flavor combos that we’ve been enjoying for lunches and dinners at our house this spring and summer. Since then, I’ve heard from a lot of you saying you really enjoy salads as meals during the warm months but are always looking for new ideas.

So, I rounded up a few of the salads I’ve shared on my site over the years:

This Salmon Nicoise Salad is an easy, flavorful twist on a classic recipe. Made with roasted vegetables, baked salmon and a simple dressing, it's perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner!

Salmon Nicoise Salad

This Pulled Pork Fajita Salad is the perfect way to transform leftover pulled pork into a healthy new lunch or dinner. A pineapple black bean salsa and a light cilantro-lime dressing add extra flavor!

Pulled Pork Fajita Salad with Pineapple Salsa

This Mediterranean Turkey Spinach Salad recipe is packed with protein and flavor! Prep the components ahead of time and assemble for a quick, healthy lunch or dinner!

Mediterranean Turkey Salad

This Strawberry Chicken Spinach Power Salad is perfect for summer! It's packed with protein, fresh produce & nuts and topped with a lemon poppyseed dressing. A great recipe for lunch or dinner!

Strawberry Chicken Spinach Power Salad

Loaded with spring vegetables and topped with over-easy eggs, this paleo, gluten-free Spring Breakfast Salad is an easy and delicious way to start your day with more veggies!

Spring Breakfast Salad

This Steak Cobb Salad Recipe is packed with protein and nutrients, easy to assemble and makes a great lunch or dinner option as the weather gets warmer.

Steak Cobb Salad

As well as some brilliant and flavorful ideas from some of my blogging friends:

Shrimp & Avocado Taco Salad

Shrimp & Avocado Taco Salad 
via Iowa Girl Eats

Israeli Power Salad

Israeli Power Salad 
via Hummusapian

Blueberry Corn Chicken Salad

Blueberry Corn Chicken Salad 
via Eating Bird Food

Layered Cold Taco Salad

Layered Cold Taco Salad 
via Physical Kitchness

Grilled Chicken & Asparagus Chopped Greek Salad

Grilled Chicken and Asparagus Chopped Salad 
via Wholefully

California Cobb Salad

California Cobb Salad
via The Roasted Root

So there you go! 7 recipes from the original post plus 12 more ideas! The great thing about salads is they’re so customizable. Make them big or small depending on your hunger levels, swap out proteins if you’re in the mood for something else and play around with the toppings and dressings to make the salads unique to you! Hopefully you can use some of these delicious ideas for summertime salad inspiration.

Looking for some salad recipes for lunch or dinner? These hearty salads are packed with fiber, protein, healthy fats and lots of veggies. Perfect for a quick summer meal!

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

Endorphins Feel Acutely Euphoric, Just Like Opioids

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/endorphins-feel-acutely-euphoric-just-like-opioids

A natural high is the best high of all.

Our world is rife with polarity. From the fundamental building blocks of our physical world to the abstract opinions dominating our political landscape, and the foundations of morality; polarity is woven into the fabric of life. When looking at language, we can look at the words we use and quickly identify which of them hold negative and positive connotations. Where does addiction fall within our connotative spectrum?

 

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