Summer has ended and the cooler weather is starting to creep in (in some places). Put the hot chocolate down, peel yourself off the sofa, and get moving. That’s what you will need to do to stay in shape during the winter and not lose all the hard work you put in over the summer.… Read More Women’s Fitness Motivation Boosters: Cold Weather Edition
If you’ve already got an exercise routine, then that’s perfect because you’ve already conquered the hardest part of getting fit and healthy. The most difficult part of working out is always to get going. From there, it’s just a matter of tweaking your routine and figuring out what you like and what works best for… Read More All Pain, No Gain: Are You Working Out Effectively?
For a while, I worked in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers where the patients were predominantly elderly. I enjoyed talking to them, learning about their lives, and getting a peek into their wisdom. But for many of them, their health had declined as a result of the way they lived their lives. One of the… Read More Look After Your Body So It Will Look After You
Why can’t skin be soft, smooth and supple all the time? Why can’t it be blemish free? Why does it have to mark and scar so easily? These are all the questions we ask ourselves countless times all through our lives. Skin, and how it looks, is so important to us. Our face is exposed… Read More Skin Issues We Hate & How to Deal With Them
Let’s take a moment to discuss an issue that can be pretty serious but not always taken seriously. That is alcohol. I’m not talking the occasional glass of wine or social drink here and there. I’m talking staying sober because, for some people, drinking is a coping mechanism that can turn into a bad habit… Read More Go Sober For October: The Health Benefits of Not Drinking
Are you sick of how long it always takes you to get party-perfect hair? Lots of women spend hours getting ready to go out, and most of that time is spent doing their hair. Does it really have to take so long? You’ll be glad to know that you don’t always have to spend forever… Read More Party-Ready Hair in 5 Steps: Straight & Wavy
The mere idea of eating fruit even being considered as a foe is a strange one, isn’t it? For years, thanks to the famous food pyramid, we’ve all seen fruit as the good guy. We should eat more fruit. Fruit is good for us. Fruit is beneficial. A lack of fruit is inherently bad for us.… Read More Eating Fruit: Is it a Healthy Friend or Foe?
Good health is the number one priority of most people. You want to be within your ideal body weight range, eating healthy food, and being physically active enough so that you don’t see a scary number if you ever set foot onto a body fat monitor. However, more recently the emphasis has not simply been… Read More 3 Reasons Why Exercise Is Also Good For Your Mind
The more you exercise, the more weight you will lose, right? Well, it doesn’t always work like that. There are lots of people who have found that they haven’t lost any weight by upping their exercise routine. Some may have found that their weight loss has hit a plateau. Thankfully, there are ways to get… Read More How to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau
I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not always so easy to make exercise part of your daily routine, especially when we already have so much going on in our lives. If we have mouths to feed, bills to pay, and friends to catch up with, it can be difficult to find the time… Read More Struggling To Get In Shape? Try a Fitness Vacation!