The Best Low Carb Thanksgiving Sides

The Best Low Carb Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving is a day of eating with loved ones, but typically you’re eating high-carb sides, sugary desserts, and fried foods. So, you could easily at 1,000 calories or more from just Thanksgiving dinner alone! And if you’re on the keto diet or you’re simply trying to lower carbohydrate intake, you’ll want to go with sides that are lower in carbs and higher in good fats and protein, instead. It can be hard to know which ones to pick though, and if they’re even available. Here are the best low carb sides to choose from—and if you aren’t sure if you’ll have them at your Thanksgiving table this year, feel free to make them yourself to guarantee you have plenty of low carb options to enjoy. Roasted Green Veggies You can often find roasted Brussels sprouts (yum!) or string beans as a Thanksgiving side. And if you load up on greens... Read More
5 Stretching Exercises to Combat Hours of Sitting

5 Stretching Exercises to Combat Hours of Sitting

It can be hard to stay active when you’re stuck behind a desk all day. Add endless Zoom meetings and months’ worth of canceled plans into the mix, and many of us are breaking personal records for hours spent sitting. And as you may have noticed, the longer you sit, the worse you feel. Sitting for too long can lead to tight muscles, stiff joints, and. lower back pain — not to mention sapped energy stores. The good news is, you can help counteract all that chair time with a few quick-but-effective stretching exercises that target the entire body. Add one (or more) of these stretching exercises into your WFH routine when you need to relax and loosen your muscles after a long day of sitting. 1. World’s Greatest Stretch This dynamic stretch hits multiple muscle groups, including the calves, hamstrings, quads, glutes, lower back, shoulders, chest, and neck. “If there’s one stretch to choose when you’re... Read More