In recent months, life on the farm has included some activities that I never envisioned myself doing. The trash situation was slightly out of control, and since most of it was mine after a pointless juice fast, I used a wheelbarrow to load the soggy mess into the back of my pickup truck.
It’s that time of year again: You vow to lose those 10 extra pounds, make the gym a daily occurrence, and eliminate junk food from your diet. New Year’s resolutions, however well intentioned, are often short-lived mantras.
Gym memberships tend to increase in January, giving the fitness industry an annual boost, but often, new members set themselves up for failure with unrealistic expectations, rather than setting healthy lifestyle patterns that stick, local trainers said this week.