January Jump Start Blog - Page 2

Vitamin Essentials

Vitamins are essential for healthy systems function. Because we do not make vitamins within the body, we must ingest them from food or take in an extracted form. There are two categories of vitamins: fat-soluble and water-soluble. Vitamins benefit the body in a number of ways. For example, vitamin A or retinol benefits eyesight, among other things. As will be discussed, vitamins aid in cardiovascular health, immune function, and optimize physical fitness.

Week 4 Focus: The Importance of Stretching and Flexibility

As we age, our muscles naturally begin to lose strength and size. They become less supple and stiffer over time, which can affect the range of motion in all of your joints. However, incorporating stretching into your workout routine can help improve your flexibility and range of motion. Read on to learn more.

Challenge Inspiration 3: Get Moving

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. Paul Dudley White | Physician and Cardiologist

Battling the Winter Workout Blues

Okay, so winter is officially here. The cold weather can make it even more difficult to force yourself to venture out of your warm house to continue your workout routine. Here are a few tips to help you stick to your health and fitness regime and battle the winter workout blues.

Week 3 Focus: Get Moving

While many people set out to become more fit and healthy by joining gyms and taking classes, most don’t realize that one of the healthiest and easiest forms of exercise is walking. Read on to learn more.

Be Sure to Get Your Answers to the Week 1 Lifestyle Questions in Tonight!

The deadline for the Week 1 Lifestyle Questions is tonight at 11:59 PM EST.

Shopping Healthy

Getting ready for some grocery shopping? Are you feeling intimidated? Fear is frequently driven by the unknown. So here are some great tips to getting started. Here’s to a brand-new experience at the grocery store.

Remember to Submit You Goals for the Challenge!

Submission for your goals for the Challenge closes tonight at 11:59 PM EST.

Week 2: What to Expect & Lifestyle Focus

Welcome to week 2! Feeling a little off your game? If so, don't worry - you're not alone. Learn why you have a lot to look forward to and about this week's lifestyle focus: your diet transition.

Tightrope vs. Road Map

When making changes to your diet, it’s important to follow a nutritional program that’s built to set you up for success. While there are many opinions out there, the Lurong Living Challenge series balances freedom, choices, and restrictions like no other program able. Learn why we developed the Challenge like a road map as opposed to a tightrope.

Remember to Set Your Goals for the Challenge!

Submission for setting your goals for the Challenge is now open. What do you hope to accomplish?

Week 1: What to Expect & Lifestyle Focus

The Challenge has begun! Before you had off to the races, check out the first weekly update so you don't miss anything, you know what to look for, and you can learn about this week's lifestyle focus: Setting Goals.

Submission for Starting Weight and Measurement Opens Today

Submission for your starting weight and measurements opens today.

Meal Plan Release and Bonus Tools

Now is the time to prep for the start of January Jump Start. We're proud to release our 2 brand meal plans. No matter your initial diet level goal, or your diet path, you have what you need to be successful from start to finish. Study it, print it out, save it to your smartphone, and get started.

Last Weekend to Register for the January Jump Start Challenge!

Getting Started

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