Guest bloggers, Jill Slane and her husband, Rod, developed Prescription Audio in 2005. Prescription Audio offers a wide variety of portable MP3 and CD programs that promote healthy living through natural wellness. For more information, visit Prescription Audio.
Does it ever feel like your mind is literally working against you when you’re dieting? That’s probably because it is. Many of our choices about what, when and how to eat are subtly and overtly influenced by a host of factors every day – including work schedules, sleep patterns, travel time, exercise plans, available food options, their relative costs, advertising, our families and peer groups, along with many other influencers.
Our bodies are so stressed by the rigors of modern life we often switch our brains to autopilot without even noticing when faced with thousands of daily decisions. That’s one reason why it’s so hard to break habits and partly explains why we have to literally retrain our minds to achieve long-term dieting and health success.
Just in time for the Biggest Loser finale, included in this giveaway is everything you need to get started and become your own Biggest Loser. The only thing additionally required is for you to take the necessary action. (more…)
The premiere of Kirstie Alley’s Big Life, the star’s new reality show, premieres Sunday, March 21 on A&E. The show will follow along on her continued weight loss journey while she raises two teens in Hollywood and promises to be short on the drama and high on hilarity.
We want you to join in the fun by creating your own ‘My Big Life Workout iMix’, since a good playlist can be the motivation to get up and move in your own living room or at the gym.
Win a $30 iTunes Gift Card!
Creating and sharing an iMix playlist is easy and free, and we’ll show you how below. Make a ‘My Big Life Workout iMix’, share a link to it in the comments below and tell us why this mix makes you move. One participant will be eligible to win a $30 iTunes Gift Card, courtesy of A&E Home Entertainment. The winner’s iMix will also be shared via A&E’s Facebook and Twitter. Winner will be selected 3/22/10. (more…)
Chef Devin Alexander and DietsInReview.com introduce the Cook at Home Challenge, in which we want you to cook five more meals at home during the week than you already do. Then, share your experiences with the Cook at Home Challenge community by posting blogs, videos or photos, and you’re entered to win prizes each week. Prizes include a variety of cookware packages, all leading up to our Healthy Kitchen Makeover grand prize package, valued at $1,895. You could even win a copy of Devin’s new book “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening!”.
Watch now as Chef Devin explains more, then click here to join the challenge or continue reading to learn more.
Just released to iTunes, Authentic Yoga with Deepak Chopra, featuring yoga teacher Tara Stiles, is the newest app from Signal Patterns. Deepak Chopra, bestselling author of more than 45 books, is recognized as a leader in self-help and alternative medicine. Tara Stiles is one of New York City’s leading yoga trainers and personally trains Dr. Chopra. The combination of these two experts started when they met at an event where he was speaking and she was leading a yoga class. After becoming friends and practicing yoga together, they collaborated on this new iPhone app to bring you a tool to help “cultivate a vibrantly healthy body, a clear and focused mind, and root you firmly into your own uniqueness.”
Like Stress Free, another of Chopra’s and Signal Patterns’ iPhone apps, Dr. Chopra is featured in several videos in the Understand Yoga section of the Authentic Yoga app. Deepak briefly mentions other types of yoga in explaining that this app focuses on Raja yoga. (more…)