As a busy mom, we all know it can be difficult to get to the gym on a regular basis. It may even be hard to escape to the garage gym you created for yourself. But it isn't difficult to sneak in daily exercise when you're running errands and going about your daily chores. Here are eight simple (and fun) ways to sneak in exercise that you an start incorporating into your schedule today. You've probably read it or heard it somewhere, but do you follow the advice? Park your car as far as you ... Continue Reading
Sneaking in exercise and activity can help you get fit and healthy without a gym membership.
Have you gotten off track with your New Year’s resolutions? If so, here are some tips to help you get back on track and help you stay on track.
It is nearly March and many of us who jumped into New Year’s Resolutions with gusto are finding that we have run out of gas. Or maybe we even left our resolutions to die by the roadside. How do we get back on track? The first step is to reevaluate your resolutions. Were they too vague? Were they too broad? Did they lack a reward system? Were they unrealistic? Did you make too many? These are common problems, but can be easily remedied simply by refining your resolution or creating steps to ... Continue Reading
Incorporation Svadhyaya philosophy into exercise, and thinking about your motives when it comes to exercise.
In yoga there are many principles for healthy living. One of these is called "Svadhyaya" - which translates to self-reflection or examination. While the New Year is an excellent time to reflect on the past year and look at ways we want to improve our selves, Svadhyaya should be done regularly, even seasonally or in the natural course of life. Exercise and health are often at the top of many “resolutions”, and often the first ones broken. While many people have different reasons for ... Continue Reading
Increase your self confidence in 2012 by refocusing, planning, and finding a healthy balance.
January can be a tough month for a lot of people. You may have overspent or over ate or over drank or just plain overdid it during the holiday season. Knowing you overdid it may lead to unhealthy thoughts about yourself. Now, it’s January and you’d like to clean up your act, right? There is no reason to look back and moan and groan about what you should have or could have done. What better time than the present to refocus and plan for an exceptional year? The following is a list ... Continue Reading
Yes, you cab sabotage your fitness gains unintentionally. Learn how to stop yourself from sliding backwards.
You've gotten into a fitness groove. You're eating well and hitting the gym. Then suddenly you sabotage your fitness gains unintentionally, without even really knowing it. Take Jane for example. Jane has been steadily dropping inches of her waist, thighs, and arms. She has been increasing her resistance and difficulty level at her local gym for the last several weeks and her eating habits have greatly improved. She switched from a Starbucks Latte and Pastry to a high protein breakfast of ... Continue Reading
Benefit from the pilates principals by using practical methods around the home.
Pilates is a great form of exercise and you don’t need to visit a studio to benefit from many of the principles taught in a formal class. In fact, Pilates is taught to equip you with practical things you can do everyday to keep you healthy, fit and help manage stress. Here are some elements of practical pilates anyone can do regardless of your fitness background: P–osture - Be mindful of your posture throughout the day. When your body is in proper alignment, all your body systems work ... Continue Reading
Lift heavy and change your diet and watch your body transform in just six weeks.
You know you've seen this title before. Transform Your Body in Six Weeks. It graces the covers of women’s magazines in every grocery store across America. Just follow X, Y, and Z steps. But, how many of you have ever gone to the gym with an article ripped out and performed all the exercises as prescribed - even one time? Most of us read the articles, think about them, and then file the article away, never to be seen again. And in my opinion, that's okay. I don't think these articles ... Continue Reading