Still trying to get a flatter stomach? How many crunches will it take? We all know diet and more cardio helps but there is another element. The missing ab muscle, the TA! Your abdominal muscles, also known as your “core” muscles, are composed of 4 layers of muscles. Let’s go through a brief anatomy lesson.
The “starvation” diet has long been panned by nutritionists as an unhealthy and inefficient means of losing weight, since most people over-indulge afterwards and pack on all those lost calories. The other drawback is that the body in starvation mode favors putting the fat back on. However, by the time you’re on day 2, the
Mindset is arguably the most important aspect of your fitness goals. You need to develop a mindset that will help you improve your mental focus, not only at the gym but in your everyday life. This isn’t a miracle post that will magically transform your mind and make you want to exercise every day. It’s practical,
What You Should Know About the “Dry Cold” of a Cryotherapy Chamber There is something inherently exhilarating about stepping into a cryotherapy chamber for the first time. You try to listen to everything the cryo studio attendant is telling you as you approach the futuristic looking pod or portal. But, nothing prepares you for when
Have you ever “hit the wall” when working out, running out of energy that it takes to complete your exercise? Then you may have experienced glycogen depletion. Your body runs low on fuel stores and gives you a warning sign to slow down or stop so you can replenish. This includes adequate hydration and intake
If you could only do two things to improve your health this year, I’d suggest exercise and spending more time with your friends and family. If you can combine them, that would be ideal! I’m lucky because my business partner, workout buddy, and best friend is my sister, Kelly. We have always been each other’s
My intentions were true, my goal was clear, and I still didn’t complete the 30-day yoga challenge at my yoga studio…or did I? The studio proposed to its yogis to take classes, post an image performing the pose of the day, a positive quote on Instagram, and take a few workshops offered during the month.
Rosalidia demonstrates sun salutations and explains why they’re so beneficial!
Having bad knees can be a huge obstacle to maintaining your fitness goals through a consistent workout routine. People who suffer from chronic knee pain due to joint, ligament damage, or previous injury tend to struggle when lifting heavy weights and when performing essential lower body movements like squats, lunges, step ups, and leg presses.
Most of us have a tipping point when we realize we need to change our lifestyle to be happier and healthier. For Lita Lewis, this happened while she was depressed, overworked and in desperate need of an overhaul. Deciding to return to the gym was exactly what she needed, and becoming physically fit helped her