Tuesday, February 5, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. TELL US: Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below. -------- Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
At the Y, the focus is for you to recognize your own path to wellness.
Sunday, January 13
By Kushuna Exford The word resolution can be such a firm and unforgiving word, yet many people begin their New Year with a list of these “plans.” For many by the first week in March these “plans” are forgotten and tossed to the side for other things that take priority. The folks at the Y realize that a healthy lifestyle is important to people and they want to help you get to your desired wellness through collaboration and goal setting, not making “plans.” The staff at the Y understand that the journey to health and wellness looks different for every individual; they take the time to set goals and stay connected with you as you reach them. At the Y the focus is for you to recognize your own path to wellness. As you begin this New Year go …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Several phone apps are available to help with those New Year's resolutions.
From Loganville Patch I began working out with my daughter several weeks ago and at the end of each "event" in the gym, she pulled out her phone and began TEXTING! I mean, seriously ... Actually, she wasn't texting, she was logging in her information to an app on her phone that keeps up with her diet, her exercise, and her general progress with her program to get fit. She uses myfitnesspal to track her progress. Even when we work with a trainer, she puts that workout in ... and when she stops at Taco Bell on the way home, she logs that in. Myfitnesspal is a free app that boasts: "We believe — and medical studies prove — that the best way to lose weight and keep it off forever is to simply keep track of the foods you eat. Gimmicky machines…
Sunday, January 2, 2011
We're on a mission to help you cross that resolution off your list early. First up: fitness.
It's that time of year again. Norcross residents, along with the rest of the world, are making lists and checking them twice--not for Santa, but to chart their hopes and goals for the new year. Macy Lee, a twenty-something barista at Starbucks in Norcross, wants to pick up her running habit again, having found little time and less motivation to do so over the holidays. Fitness probably shows up on most people's lists, but it is all but impossible to go from couch potato to 6 a.m. runner overnight, now matter how good it feels to write that down as a goal. And the recent bouts of freezing weather in Norcross have deterred all but the most hardcore outdoor fitness enthusiasts, so don't expect to keep your resolution to complete a few laps …