Blog

13_LastMinuteBikini

Last Minute Bathing Suit Exercises

Summer has arrived, which means you are bound to find yourself in a swim suit at some point. Instead of hiding inside, under a coverup, or loathing your appearance, you can do a few quick and easy moves that will make you feel sleek, light and beautiful. These simple moves target your most troublesome areas […]

11_HealthyDesserts

10 Healthy and Delicious Desserts

There’s a science behind our sometimes irrational craving for sweets after dinner. Sugar causes our brains to release the chemical serotonin, which we know boosts our mood and causes us to feel more relaxed. Further, we are creatures of habit, and a study from the Journal of Nutrition shows the regular consumption of sweets can […]

06_TonedThighs

The 4 Best Exercises to Tone Your Thighs

Toning your thighs can be a tedious process. Unlike conventional weightlifting, muscle toning requires the use of lesser amounts of weight and careful attention to repetition. Toning is a process vastly different from strength development. As opposed to building muscle mass, toning is a process of making muscle appear more defined. A successful thigh-toning workout […]

04_EllipticalVsWalking

What’s Better: Walking or the Elliptical?

When you’re looking for an effective cardiovascular workout, the array of machines at the gym can quickly become overwhelming. It can be hard to decide which machine will give you the best outcome and help you get to your goals. Do you go for the treadmill, the elliptical, or just head outside for a walk? […]

02_DietsDontWork

Why Dieting Doesn’t Usually Work

Are you about to start a new diet to lose weight? You might want to take a second look before you do. According to neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt, diets don’t work. In her TED Talk and research , she explains how our bodies gain and lose weight, why dieting isn’t the best way to get healthy, […]

30_LowImapct

5 Awesome Exercises That Won’t Hurt Your Joints

Getting into a consistent exercise habit is difficult for anyone, but those of us who have physical challenges that limit our exercise options, such as a bad knee or hip, are faced with additional challenges. When going out and taking a jog around the park, or running on a treadmill isn’t an option, what alternatives […]

30_SweatSuit

Don’t Even Think About Losing Weight By Doing This…

The weight loss fad is an on-going trend that millions of workout enthusiasts try to conquer as part of their customized exercise regimens. While losing weight is a definitive goal, it’s important to realize that weight loss will not happen overnight. Rather, it’s a steady process that requires commitment to intense bouts of exercise, and […]