Keeping your fitness momentum going as the seasons change may seem like a challenge. And the fact is, the arrival of autumn and winter may impact your mood and health and affect your daily routine. There’s scientific evidence explaining why some people tend to feel down during the colder months.
Ever heard of the 80/20 rule? It essentially suggests that one of the keys to weight-loss programs is watching what you eat. Whether you’re trying to bulk up or lose weight, the results will largely depend on what — and how — you eat. And it all begins with what you put in your grocery cart.
It doesn’t take much to decide to sit on the couch all day and watch the latest binge-worthy TV shows. But to get your butt to the gym, you often need a million reasons. This pattern will repeat itself if you don’t watch it.
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, adults need 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week to stay healthy.
Intermittent fasting — perhaps you’ve heard about this “diet” in the office, or maybe you have friends who are raving about it.
Kourtney Kardashian, Halle Berry, Chris Pratt, and Hugh Jackman have all tried and swear by it. Intermittent fasting sounds like something you should follow, but what is it exactly?
What is intermittent fasting?
Intermittent fasting is a dieting pattern that involves eating only during a specified window of time.
Many yoga practitioners love to travel, but, despite good intentions, keeping up with the practice while on the road can be challenging. As you explore new places, cultures and foods, it’s easy to forget about the routines of your normal life, yoga being one of them. So how can you maintain your yoga practice while […]
If you ever need to relieve some stress after a frustrating day of work, why not try martial arts? It is a great way to get in shape and offers a high intensity workout that activates your body on a different level. What’s more, is you’re also learning some valuable self-defense moves in case you […]
Many people exercise alone. A quick look around at the gym will verify this as you notice solo runners on the treadmill and muscly dudes moving across the free weight floor. The truth is a lot of us don’t consider bringing a friend to the gym. But why not? And why not bring one of […]
As a runner you’re going to find yourself at a crossroad. Should you work up a sweat outside or do you pay your local gym a visit and run on their treadmill for 30 minutes? This is a question that many runners face and while some may think that both are exactly the same, there […]
“I tend to think of myself as a one-man wolf pack. But when my sister brought Doug home, I knew he was one of my own. And my wolf pack… it grew by one… And six months ago, when Doug introduced me to you guys, I thought, ‘Wait a second, could it be?’ And now […]
Competition and yoga are two words you don’t see put together very often. It’s also quite difficult to imagine yoga as anything more than a class that you go to after work. However, it’s a thing, and the world of competitive yoga is making great leaps to establish itself as an Olympic sport. Already celebrating […]