4 Strategies for Developing an Appreciation for Exercise

4 Strategies for Developing an Appreciation for Exercise

Do you truly enjoy exercising? Or does it seem more like a chore? If the thought of putting your body through strenuous drills is keeping you from working out, then it’s time to switch things up. With some willpower and focus, you can jumpstart your…

The Weight Loss Solution for Women Who Love Spicy Foods

The Weight Loss Solution for Women Who Love Spicy Foods

Maybe you want to lose weight, but you’re turned off by bland fare like cottage cheese and rice cakes. Women who love spicy foods can still eat healthy. Have your chili and eat it too by trying these suggestions for managing your food choices and…

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Tight Calves

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Tight Calves

Many women have strong calves, but that firmness can also make your muscles short and tight. Flexibility training will loosen up your lower legs, as well as get rid of aches and spasms that cause discomfort and interfere with daily activities. Learn how to keep…

Introduction to Strength Training for Weight-Lifting Novices

Introduction to Strength Training for Weight-Lifting Novices

So you’ve spent the last few days admiring the muscle tone of people at the gym. You’ve compared their muscle tone to yours. You now realize that your muscles aren’t nearly as impressive! All those months at the gym have unfortunately failed to produce the…

Is Protein Powder Right for You?

Is Protein Powder Right for You?

Protein powder has gone mainstream. It used to be a product used mainly by bodybuilders and athletes. Today, more than 10% of adults have tried protein supplements, and annual sales are projected to reach $8 billion by 2020, according to some trade groups. With so…

The Mindset Every Woman Needs to Have to Create Sustainable Weight Loss

The Mindset Every Woman Needs to Have to Create Sustainable Weight Loss

Fitness involves both your body and mind. To keep pounds off, you may need to change the way you think. Use these suggestions to develop your long-term game plan for sustainable weight loss. Changing the Way You Think about Eating 1. Choose foods you like….

The Yoga Breathing Miracle for Busy Women

The Yoga Breathing Miracle for Busy Women

Pranayama is the other side of yoga. While asanas like Down Dog condition your body, breath work gives your mind a workout. Even if you’re swamped with responsibilities at home and on the job, a few minutes of focusing on your breath will lift your…

How to Stay Motivated Even When You’re Working Out Alone

How to Stay Motivated Even When You’re Working Out Alone

Workout buddies and group fitness classes make it easy to stay motivated. You feel accountable for showing up, and it would be a little awkward to lounge around when everyone else in the room is doing pushups. Still, there will probably be times when your…