One beautiful thing about being a mother is, even when you lose your mind in the midst of all the noise and chaos that is going on around you, you are still able to weather the storm, remain collected (maybe not calm), and handle your business like a boss -- like only a Mommy Diva can.
Almost everyone faces a little stress from time to time, but when that stress builds up or becomes chronic, it can be powerful enough to prevent fitness gains from happening altogether. Here are three reasons why stress can be such a fitness killer, followed by some practical techniques for de-stressing.
Nearly two-thirds of boomers plan to stay in their homes after their baby chick flies off to Wilderness University. Whether you're feeling bummed or jumping up for joy, take comfort in knowing that you have an extra room in your home to do WHATEVER YOU WANT!
by guest blogger Gina Kim, Women's Health editorial intern Wrangling my foot around my body and arching my back into position, I find it almost imp...
By Amy Marturana for Well+Good Thanks to the fast-paced, push-you-to-your-limits, and forget-your-worries nature of a spin class, it's easy to let e...
Running is where I feel God because running is where I find myself. It is also where I break down and can't go any farther and need help most desperately. It's where I focus on my own body and the reality of mortality, that I'm going to live in this world for a little while, and if I want to really live, I'm going to take risks and sometimes fail.
Exercise is crucial, especially for people who are new to the college lifestyle. If you throw it in your routine right away, it will never feel like you're missing out while you're at the gym.
These eight exercises are all body weight and involve multiple muscles and joint movements.
Did you think the Olympics was the most spectacular event you could ever witness ? Then you obviously missed out on the heartwarming Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
They say breaking up is hard to do and well, the same can be said for those devices and technology that promise to make our life easier and wellness goals all the more closer!
Your body is your first instrument and your heart keeps it alive. And you have to keep active every day, so that this wonder of the universe continues to be perpetual.
I've convinced myself that I don't really care about my time in the Midsummer Night's Dream, 5K race in Lexington Kentucky. Then I just put on the race shirt. All of that "non competitive" talk goes right out the window. I want to win this baby. Or lose giving it everything I can.
The summer may be winding down, but you'd never guess it from this month's workout playlist. While June and July featured an assortment of sunny pop songs, August's top picks are more eclectic in two main ways: tempo and genre.
There is hope for us all. I have never really had to make much of a comeback in my fitness, except for a few surgery recoveries, so, for me, fitness has been easy. It is simply a matter of doing what I did yesterday. It's like being on cruise-control.
As I approached from the southern end of Manhattan, where the sun had just risen, I couldn't quite believe what I was witnessing. She moved gracefully, dramatically and with intent all over the Mason and Hamlin -- sitting, leaning, standing, en pointe.
Society tells us that this is a good thing. We hear about athletes that are never satisfied until they have reached the top. We hear about entrepreneurs who worked like crazy to build a business that changed the world. The basic idea is that to be driven, you also have to be dissatisfied. Dissatisfied with second place. Dissatisfied with average.
Exercise doesn't make women lose weight as easily as it does for men, because women's bodies are different. In fact, exercise makes people hungrier and doesn't work for weight loss overall, according to research.
Working out consistently lets you get better and better and feel stronger and stronger and like the way you look and feel. So why not take a plunge into exercising and get the two great things (not to mention the many other great things) exercise is guaranteed to do for you!
Even if you do have self control and you actually eat less or the same amount of a food that you perceive to be health food or fitness food, the fact is that many of these foods still contain ingredients that aren't doing you any favors in the fitness, fat loss or health department.
I love a success story. Just two years ago, the unique TV series City Walk took its first steps, exploring urban environments from Portland to New York City in a hip, revisionist way: by strolling them.