Travel Tips: How to Have a Healthy, Inexpensive Vacation

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Are you in need of a fun trip, full of activity but hesitant to take your trip in fear of breaking the bank? You’re in luck! There are lots of great places to visit that give a lot of bang for a little buck. My fiancé and I recently returned home from a super relaxing yet active trip to the breathtaking Smoky Mountains! We did a lot of research on where we wanted to spend our vacation and looked for fun, free activities to engage in while we were there. Getting prepared ahead of time allowed us to have a fun-filled trip while sticking to our budget! Here are some tips to help keep your costs down and have a wonderful, guilt-free vacation! Continue reading “Travel Tips: How to Have a Healthy, Inexpensive Vacation”

4 Tips To Break Your Winter Workout Rut

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Snowflakes are falling, it’s 15 degrees outside, and you have zero desire to get your routine workout in. I don’t blame you! It’s so easy to fall into a slump during the winter and forget all about your regular regime. During the winter, we generally eat more, endure higher stress levels, and rest less so it’s especially beneficial to push ourselves to get our legs moving and our hearts pumping! Here are some pointers to help you get back in the groove. Continue reading “4 Tips To Break Your Winter Workout Rut”

Science & Health Today: 3 Ways to Stick with Your Healthy Resolutions

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By Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist

How about a little reality check on that New Year’s resolution that you made to lose weight, eat healthier or start exercising?  Are you still going strong?  Or, do you prefer not to talk about it? Don’t feel too bad if your enthusiasm for change has faded to frustration — as many as 80% of New Year’s resolutions are abandoned in time to indulge in Valentine’s Day chocolates. But, hold off on waving the white flag just yet.  I have a few strategies that may help you find the motivation that’s missing and give you a fresh perspective on your goals. Continue reading “Science & Health Today: 3 Ways to Stick with Your Healthy Resolutions”

Reliv February Prodcast: Keeping Nutrition and Fitness First

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Host Steve Hastings shares his insights on how Reliv is showing its commitment to help people stay healthy and fit. Joined by Tina Van Horn, Reliv Product Marketing Specialist and Angie Janes Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist, you’ll hear about the importance of community fitness and the success Reliv’s own corporate fitness program has had on improving morale.

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Reliv January Prodcast: Healthy Tips for the New Year

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The usage of nutritional supplements continues to increase as more evidence of the health benefits reaches consumers and health professionals.  Understanding all of this information can be a challenge.  Fortunately, Reliv, under the guidance of Dr. Carl Hastings, has helped make nutritional supplementation simple with cutting-edge products.  Dr. Carl will share his insights on the nutritional supplement industry and the science behind the Reliv product difference.

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Science and Health Today: Why the World Needs Reliv Now + LunaRich X

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We often hear warnings about the dangers of the standard American diet and lifestyle. The increased demands on our time compel us to seek more convenient, fast food options that are often highly processed and low in essential nutrients. We often lament the fact that we don’t have time for physical activity, are stressed out and don’t get enough quality sleep. All of these things lead to weight gain and New Year’s resolutions to lose that weight. Perhaps even a bigger issue is that the standard American diet leaves us with nutrient deficiencies making it even more difficult for our bodies to deal with the stresses of modern life. And this is a lifestyle that is becoming more common around the world, not just in the U.S.

But what about when we do everything right? We eat a balanced diet full of fresh produce, get regular physical activity, manage our stress, practice good sleeping habits and get those 8+ hours in and maintain a healthy weight. Are we doing everything we can for good health and getting all the nutrients we need? Possibly, but this is very dependent on what you’re eating and your individual needs. This can be very difficult to know for sure. There is also a difference between getting just enough of a nutrient and getting the optimal amount.  Continue reading “Science and Health Today: Why the World Needs Reliv Now + LunaRich X”

12 Health Tips for the Holidays

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SHThealthyholtipsDecBlog Making sure health remains a top priority during this special time of year

For a time of year that brings so much joy, the holidays can sure do a number on our health. It is cold and the flu and other viruses are everywhere.  You’re also carrying an extra sugar load from all the delicious holiday treats that seem to surround and follow you.  Maybe you’ve missed a few days or weeks of exercise (after all, it is the holidays), and the family is all coming to your place for the holidays so you better hurry to make sure your house is spotless, decorated like a catalogue, and everyone’s gifts are wrapped and ready to impress. This is a lot of stress for anyone’s body, mind and spirit. How about those of us who maybe haven’t been good all year health-wise?  Continue reading “12 Health Tips for the Holidays”

Reliv December Prodcast: Holiday Health Tips

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Host Tina Van Horn talks about navigating the temptations of the holiday season while maintaining healthy habits. Learn how not to “over-do” the holidays, how to maintain your focus on weight maintenance, and control your stress levels during this entertaining but challenging time of year. Tina will share how Reliv products are an essential part of the solution and you’ll hear inspiring success stories from Reliv consumers.

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We Challenge You! Get the Attitude for Gratitude

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Thanksgiving is often recognized as a day to be thankful and to show our gratitude for everything in our lives. Although it is wonderful to give thanks on this day and to celebrate Thanksgiving with our closest friends and family, we each have so much to be thankful for every day! Taking time out of our day to be appreciative of every person or object in our lives is also proven to make us happier.

If you think about it, it makes sense. I know when I start thinking about all of the wonderful people in my life, the places I’ve been, the opportunities I have and the abundance of tangible things in my possession, I can’t help but smile and feel so blessed!  I saw this quote a while ago and always revert back to it when I catch myself feeling down, “If you woke up tomorrow with what you were thankful for yesterday, what would you have?” If we each spent five minutes of our day being mindful of all of the magnificent blessings in our life, how much happier would we be? Acknowledging all of the good things we have going, quickly diverts our attention to positivity and keeps our smiles bright.

The next time you feel alone or empty, take a few minutes to grab a pen and paper and write down as many things as possible that you are thankful for. Your dog, the clothes on your back, the food in your refrigerator, your children and spouse, your new shoes, your favorite book, your health and well-being and the freedom and opportunity that Reliv can provide.  Whatever it is, give thanks and be grateful. We only have one life to live so why not live every day happily!

As Thanksgiving is approaching and we are paying more attention to giving thanks and being grateful for the abundant blessings in our life, we encourage all of you and ourselves to celebrate giving thanks each day rather than just on Thanksgiving! We challenge you to take an extra five minutes out of your day to give thanks.