As an introverted mama in a house full of boys, I have come to learn how to stay centered amidst the noise and busyness. There are daily and weekly routines I have put in place, as well as techniques I use throughout the day when I feel my stress level rising.
In a workout playlist, balance is key. Too much familiarity can be boring. At the same time, too much novelty can be jarring. Getting the right ratio often takes a little work, but the songs voted into this month's top 10 list manage the feat naturally.
With one of the greatest food-related holidays around the corner, don't let your fitness progress take a dive. Here are 18 ways you can avoid overeating this Thanksgiving, and still come out on top!
Elite athletes have every right to be proud of their accomplishments. They also should be role models for the rest of us. There is no good reason to disparage those who are joining the race with modest goals.
by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS Even after being a personal trainer for nearly 15 years, starting with a new client is still always exciting f...
I had a really cool experience a couple of weeks ago. It was a bit of a wake-up call of sorts, if you pardon the pun. Recently I spent nine days doin...
There are two things I want to achieve before I die. To continuously experience the Divine Loving that I Am, and a Perky Ass. Not because I'm vain and...
Now, the concept of "going to the gym" has been increasingly overshadowed by niche fitness classes. All of them promising to be the best workout you will ever get on planet earth. These classes also come with pretty package incentives, which are absurdly overpriced and can hardly be considered motivation to join.
Through experience I believe a healthy mind, body connection is the ultimate step towards happiness. To finish I'll leave you with a thought: If you're physically very fit, are you consistently mentally in a good place to be present, accepting and judgmental to enjoy the benefits of a fit body? If not what will you do about it?
Some women launch record-breaking social media campaigns. Some volunteer in Haiti. Some raise three children -- while they're launching their own business, finding time to exercise and (even!) meditate. Danica Kombol, CEO of Everywhere Agency, does them all.
Work-life balance: the portmanteau once used in casual conversations has now become an integral component of companies' mission statements and employee interactions. It's like the gluten-free of the health food world -- many claim to value it, but few can describe what it actually means.
Ernestine "Ernie" Shepherd proves age truly is just a number. At age 79 she is a personal trainer, a professional model, a competitive bodybuilder and happier and more fulfilled than she's ever been in her life.
When Kathie Lee Gifford wants to shed a few pounds, she does it by making a rule for herself; not to have bread, for example, or maybe sweets, for ...
Once we have this realization we can actually move into the body and out of our heads and use our body to connect to our heart and free our ego based mindset. This is where your true strength will take form.
I began to heal and surrendered myself to the experience. Just like yoga, life threw at me experiences that made me want to collapse but I released the need to control. I accepted it and "got comfortable with the uncomfortable."
We've all been there: You see an Instagram photo of one of your favorite celebrities after a workout looking super fit, and you think, Who's working that magic? The most likely answer: a personal trainer who is in even better shape than his or her famous clientele.
I had the honor of speaking with four amazing women who shatter the stereotype of what it means to be a yogi. I am so thrilled to share their stories in hopes that they will inspire you as much as they do me.
no one eats perfectly 100 percent of the time, but if anyone out there best knows what foods to avoid, it's definitely the experts who make a living showing others how to eat healthy. Here's a look at the foods and products nutritionists and dietitians said they certainly wouldn't consume:
Day in and day out, we need to stay active and at the very least, an easy rule of thumb is to break a light sweat at least once a day. It does not have to be intense, but on a non-working out day, it's a good rule to follow. This can be achieved by doing things like taking the stairs or carrying your groceries home from the supermarket.
To put it plainly, pretty people get paid more, and not just in occupations like modeling, entertainment, sales and marketing, and prostitution. To what extent do good looks matter in the workplace? What physical characteristics are most rewarded? You might be amazed by the answers.