Tumeric can help to improve your body and your brain. This spice can decrease heart disease and inflammation and increase your mood.
Yoga poses for strength can be used to build a strong, lean physique. While most yogis focus on the mental benefits of developing a practice, yoga helps you build strength and increase muscle definition and tone by requiring you to use your own body as a weight. Here are a few basic yoga poses for […]
The best stretches for running prepare your body for whatever damage you are about to inflict, whether you like to take the trails, the road, or the treadmill. Your calves, ankles, glutes, hamstrings, and hips all have to be warmed up. Here are the best stretches for running: Best Stretches for Running Hamstrings: Modified Hurdler […]
Home workouts are becoming more popular. The mass exodus from gyms is being brought on by a few factors. Gyms are expensive. They are inconvenient. You have to drive to and from the gym, wasting precious time. Many people are choosing to use what nature gave us: the outdoors and our own bodies. If you […]
High-Intensity Interval Training Basics High-Intensity Interval Training alternates short bursts of pushing your body to its limits (70%-90% of your maximum heart rate) with shorter rest periods (60%-65% of your maximum heart rate). There isn’t a standard amount of time for the intervals. One program might have you work out 55 seconds and rest 5 […]
Finding the Best Running Shoe for Your Foot Type Choosing the best running shoes is complicated. Expert opinions on the best style for foot health range dramatically from barefoot shoes to shoes with extra cushioning. Of course, you can solve the conundrum of “What’s the best running shoe?” by focusing on the individual. You have […]
Your goal is to lose weight after having a baby. You’ve learned to appreciate your new body, a bit stretchier in places now. But you know that being a healthy mom means being a healthy weight and you’re prepared to do the work to reach your weight goals.
Though you have heard the word “Fitbit” thrown around for nearly a decade, you are still asking yourself, “What does Fitbit do?” What started as a very smart pedometer has grown into a portable health monitoring system. Sleep, exercise, diet, and heart rate are logged and recorded. Then the information syncs with your online account […]
Meal plans are schedules you make about what you are going to eat for the week. This could include beautiful presentations, 21 individual meals where breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all decided, and perfect macronutrient ratios so that you optimize your health. Or meal planning could mean 3 dinners that you are dedicated to making […]
You want to get fit but struggle to stay motivated. You aren’t alone. Over 160 million Americans are overweight or obese. Here are a few ways to get on the right track: Set SMART Goals to Stay Motivated Setting unrealistic goals is setting yourself up for failure. Vague objectives give you no place to end […]