I got hooked on fitness for vanity reasons many years ago. But now that I'm a working mom, I do it because of the energy, focus and confidence it gives me. Exercise allows me to focus on something positive and forget the rest of my life for even 20 minutes, and that's so therapeutic!
When your professional title is "Skinny Girl," of course wearing your 4-year-old's pajama set is going to spark controversy. Bethenny Frankel's fortune gets bigger as she "helps" women get physically smaller.
It is time to stop perpetuating this cycle of men and women being considered "normal" and "praised" for unhealthy relationships with food.
To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!
We've all had run-ins with the internal naysayers, the limiting beliefs, or those inner-critics that keep us from showing up as our best selves. It's ...
July Fourth is a day in the U.S. where we celebrate freedom. I never really understood how incredibly important freedom was to me until I had gotten m...
It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last-minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.
We can become more aware of how we feel about our bodies, and what our bodies need by reminding ourselves that hunger is not always about food. Food and emotions are deeply connected.
It was a long rough winter and if you're like me, there may have been a couple of lapses in your exercise and nutrition regimen.
If you live with chronic pain, life might seem unbearable at times. Unlike acute pain, which is the body's way of telling us that something needs sw...
Being liked by others starts with liking yourself first. If you want to be liked, you have to like yourself. Because no one else can instill in you a quality, such as likability. It has to come from you.
Adding raw juice to your diet is a good way to consume more essential vitamins and acclimate yourself to a healthier diet.
You might think that a vegetarian lifestyle would be hard on your wallet. But by keeping it simple and being a little creative, you may actually be able to save.
I was born a woman. But, I had no clue about what it meant to truly be a woman. Instead, I learned from the well-meaning women in my life that being a...
Exercise compulsion is a very real problem for many individuals struggling with eating and body-related disorders.
I had imagined a triumphant moment that involved eating a whole cake with my hands without breaking eye contact and saying, "YES, I HAVE BEEN A BULIMIC AND ANOREXIC FOR SEVEN YEARS. BUT NOW I AM BETTER. I AM EATING THIS CAKE BECAUSE I WANT IT AND I'M HUNGRY."
I believe there will come a day when we no longer see one another's flaws and instead witness one another's beauty. I believe confident people laugh often and forgive easily. What do you believe?
My travel from heavy to thinner and back taught me how deceiving the allure of appearances can be; that confidence comes from a strong will of speaking your truth, and that sustainable health and happiness stems not from calories in vs. calories out, but of an attitude of gratitude.
Robyn Lawley, who is a size 10, calls herself a "plus size" model. So you did not insult her in any way. You basically said she was a "plus size" model because everyone else does as well.
Running isn't exactly a team sport. You don't depend on anyone but yourself to make it to the end and win. It's a solo sport, what I call reflective, because while running you're releasing your stress reducing chemicals and processing your day and what's bothering you.