At 6:30 p.m. every evening, when the young start to figure out who they will hook up with that night, or what the Kimye's are up to, I usually retire to my comfy chair to watch the evening news.
So you're ready to take your first barre class. Congratulations! You are on your way to longer, leaner muscles! But first, there are a few things this barre instructor thinks you should know before you step into the studio.
With warmer temps in full swing and shorter hemlines on the horizon, it's the perfect time to get your stems ready for some fun in the sun. But with the sunny spells coming and going as they please, a girl has to be ready to flash some leg at a moment's notice.
Have you ever felt a race slipping away from you after a strong start? Have you been passed, or run out of gas, just a mile or two from the finish line? Every runner can benefit from increased endurance. Tempo runs are just the thing to help you become better at running faster for longer periods of time.
you might be thinking that it's too late to get active, maybe you're convinced you missed your window, but that's just not true. Pending clearance from your doctor, you can enjoy sports and adventure; if you're wondering about how to get active at any age, read on for 10 great ideas.
Yoga and working out are both physical, of course, but the biggest thing that takes yoga to that next level is your intention. If you're consumed with the idea of "working out," burning calories and getting skinny, you're sacrificing your mind for your body. Why not engage both?
I live in the Pacific Northwest and you can call me crazy but I enjoy riding in the rain. The air is fresh, temperatures are cool and there's a lot ...
Brand-new research reveals that whether a child is normal weight, overweight, or obese at age 5 is hugely indicative of weight at age 50. If a child is obese at age 9, the correlation is even greater; at age 15, it's still worse. This extraordinary finding means that trajectories of weight gain starting at age 5 can be linked through ages 9 and 15 all the way to middle age.
It's a '90s nightclub, an '80s aerobics video, a self-help convention and a liturgy. It's a mass of steam pipe-sweaty believers all moving in primal groupishness -- forward, back, left, right, always on the beat, always on the beat, always on the beat.
There is an enormous benefit from even a little exercise, more benefit from more, and then a threshold past which returns diminish, but don't decline. The take-away message is that there is enormous potential for even a little bit of action to make our health, and lives, better.
If you're like me and prefer Pilates, yoga, and just the right amount of cardio in pregnancy and don't know which workouts to turn to, then look no further: I'm sharing with you my three favorite at-home pregnancy workout videos.
To get to a certain level of "me-time," I have to do several things, all of which help me depending on the circumstance. A lot of these tips involve organizational skills, time management hacks, and doing things in advance to prevent negative things from happening later on. (When did Noah build the ark? Before the rain.)
There are many ways to stall out and lose motivation along the way, but certain strategies can actually help keep you on track. From sleep to smart goal setting, here are five habits to help support your fitness goals and make you more successful.
We're in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is contributing to chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes at never-before-seen rates. Have you ever wond...
Turning today's ageist culture on its head, Dr. Christiane Northrup offers a new portal of understanding of what it means to move through time and space without declining in health or joy.
If you ask me, the whole point in putting it all out there isn't really about "opening the kimono" but rather about connecting with ourselves in a way that releases the hold that other people's opinions have on us.
Establishing a nightly bedtime ritual can help you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer and improve the quality of your zzz's. It doesn't have to be elaborate, just consistent. Here's to a good night's sleep!
I honestly never think about the number of years I have been on this planet. But I do think about the millions of miles my divine, wonderful and dependable feet have travelled, and it never ceases to amaze me.
In order to help preserve your balance and stability for when you age, consider training it at least three times a week. While many yoga classes have balance postures in them, sometimes doing these same postures stand alone, can have a positive impact on your balance too.
Sven and Jack are two hearty loggers. One day, Jack challenges Sven: who can hand cut the most trees in a single day? Sven, sure of himself, accepts the challenge.