Stretch of the Month
Lower Back Stretch
After partying in heels’ ease tension in your lower back with a simple twist.
- Lie down on the ground.
- Close your eyes and breathe deeply as you bend your knees and plant your feet on the ground, hip-width apart.
- Drop your knees to the left as you gently turn your head to the right.
- Hold for two minutes.
- Then drop your knees to the right, and turn your head to the left. Hold for two minutes.
Toast the New Year with just one glass of bubbly
You may be celebrating, but that doesn’t mean that that you should send your judgment on holiday. Alcohol can interfere with your blood sugar by slowing the release of glucose into the bloodstream; it also contain a lot of calories – 89 calories per glass of white wine or champagne, 55 calories in a shot of vodka, and 170 calories in a pint of stout beer. What’s more, alcohol breaks down your inhibitions and judgment, which makes you that much less likely to resist the junk foods that you would otherwise be able to pass up.