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The Average Girl’s Guide to Running

I hope you all had a great weekend! Mine was low-key and relaxing. I actually ate healthier and exercised more than I normally would, probably because all my friends are out of town. This post isn’t really a guide to running, since I’m no expert. It should be called “The Inexperienced Novice Clumsy Girl’s Guide to Stumbling and Shin Splints.” But I like to give myself more credit. On Friday, I completed an Insanity workout and ran two interval miles on the treadmill in 22:50. I did the first mile in 11:09 and pushed myself to complete one more. I ... Read More »

4 Ways to Entertain While Exercising with a Toddler

It is important for parents to have the opportunity to exercise on a regular basis, but this can become complicated by having a toddler in your home. After all, they are no longer young enough to simply put them in their crib for a nap when it is time for your daily workout, so you need to find alternative methods to keep them entertained and safe long enough for you to hit your fitness goals. Fortunately, there are many ways that you can keep a toddler safely distracted, and this should make it relatively easy for you to get in ... Read More »

Do it Yourself Physical Therapy to Aid Accident Recovery

Auto accidents can be difficult to deal with from many perspectives. The physical trauma can be frightening for everyone, including all of the victims and their families. This is why it is so important that those who are injured make every effort to repair damages, from physical recovery to financial compensation. For instance, there are many exercises that can be done on a regular basis that will ease soreness and pain, while an accident lawyer can help to recover damages for car repair costs, medical expenses, loss of income and pain and suffering. Physical Recovery The first order of business ... Read More »

How Safe Is Your Gym? 5 Things You Should Look For

How Safe Is Your Gym? 5 Things You Should Look For Gymnasium memberships can be a great way to maintain your health or work on specific body weaknesses. They can also be a great advantage in rehabilitation of any injury, especially when the training staff is knowledgeable of a treatment or exercise regimen that can quicken the healing process. There are some distinct characteristics that can help a novice decide on choosing a gym that offers the necessary equipment and environment to assist any new customer with getting started or transferring a membership from another facility. An attractive building is ... Read More »

How To Adjust Your Life And Your Workout Routine Now That You’re 60

Turning 60 is a milestone that many women approach with fear. The thought of getting older and slowing down is just unfathomable to them. Good news! There’s no law that says you have to. Sixty is the new launching pad for a brand new start. Realistically you may have to make adjustments to your old routine, but you’ve been doing that all your life, right? So one more round of changes to accommodate your age and health, should be no big deal. The point is to make the changes that will allow you to remain healthy, active, and happy. Opting ... Read More »

Disability & Working Out: How to Find the Gym That’s Right For You

Having a disability can make things a little more complicated in your life, but it does not have to prevent you from enjoying your life. There are ways to work around your disability. The trick is to do a little research and find ways to still enjoy what you love. One of the most common concerns that people who find themselves with a new disability have is going to the gym or staying in shape. This new disability can often prevent them from being as active as they once were, and they do not like the effects it is having ... Read More »

Top 12 Benefits of Bikram Yoga

Yoga works on entire body along with mind and soul. Yoga offers a wide variety of health and fitness benefits to promote tranquility, inner peace and also it reduces the stress. Yoga is synonymously known as a stress buster. There is a wide range of yoga types practiced around the world. Bikram yoga is one of the interesting forms of yoga. Bikram yoga is also known as ‘Hot’ yoga and is one of the yoga forms which have become too popular in last few years because of their effective outcomes. It’s a little different than other forms of yoga as ... Read More »

Circuit Training at Home

Image: miss_flynn Circuit training refers to any series of strength and cardiovascular exercises performed in a set rotation for two or three times with little rest between sets. Circuit training is excellent for people who want to lose weight while building strength and cardiovascular capabilities and is well suited for people who prefer to exercise at home. Convenient and Practical Because rest intervals between circuit training sets are minimized, your heart rate remains elevated throughout training, increasing the amount of calories you burn significantly. Circuit training burns 30 percent more calories than a “normal” weight workout. Rest periods between exercise stations ... Read More »

4 Apps To Help You Get Bikini Ready In No Time

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Once the weather warms, everyone’s thoughts turn to the pool. When temperatures rise, the layers are shed and there is no more room to hide winter weight gain. In today’s world, it is easier than ever to find high-quality fitness tools that will help you shed those winter pounds and reveal a bikini-ready body in just a few weeks. These four apps provide a variety of health-focused content that will keep you on track and ready to go before swimsuit season starts. GymPact Overview: Find it hard to get to the gym every day? No need to worry! GymPact will ... Read More »

Five easy tips to get (and stay) fit

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Sometimes it can seem like fitness is a full-time job. In order to achieve your goals, whether they are to run a marathon, fit into your skinny jeans, or lower your blood pressure, the overall task can be daunting. Keeping in mind that we all have busy lives, I’ve compiled a list of five easy things you can do that will add up to big results. 1.)    The hardest part about a fitness routine is starting it. There are few people who will readily sacrifice an extra hour of sleep to run outside on a cold, dark morning. But there ... Read More »