This Christmas season, instead of “avoiding” temptation at dessert time, why not create alternative options that are decadent and healthy? To prepare you for the upcoming holiday and wow your dinner guests, we’re sharing five Christmas-inspired healthy dessert ideas that are easy to make and rewarding to eat.
Grip strength is one of those areas that tends to get overlooked in the typical person’s strength and fitness routine. It’s also one of those things that we don’t really notice until it’s been negatively affected due to injury or illness, or if our grip fails us when we really need it (like during that one rep max deadlift).
But that saying “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” is all too true when it comes to your ability to grip, grasp, and hold things. Read More
8 glasses of water a day…is it really that important? Why yes, yes it is. Ideally, you should be consuming around one-third to one-half of your body weight in fluid ounces of water per day. This helps your body with everything from keeping your skin looking youthful to aiding digestion to accelerate post-workout recovery periods.
Yoga, an ancient healing practice that’s been around for thousands of years, is truly an individualized practice. Depending on your particular needs of the day, a yoga flow can be restorative or challenging, slow or fast, flexibility-focused or strength-focused.
Cable machines are great tools for resistance training. You can challenge your muscles effectively—and often more safely compared to free weights, since the cable and pulley systems allow controlled range of motion while isolating specific muscle groups.
Whether you’re hosting guests this winter or simply trying to spread a little joy and cheer among your family, you have an endless number of ways to decorate your home for the holidays. Fortunately, you don’t have to blow your holiday budget to do it, either!
Podcasts are the new wave in media content: awesome, free, downloadable radio shows that you can listen to in your car, as you workout, or even as you do chores around your home.
Staying inspired to workout can be a challenge sometimes, especially if you have a hard workout ahead of you or are feeling stressed out, frustrated, or any other emotion that threatens to derail you from your goals. To keep you feeling focused and motivated, check out the following quotes about fitness, and keep your favorites stashed on your phone.