Before this past year, I thought I had the workout thing all figured out. I had a set schedule, and I could easily accommodate a multi-bridge bike ride or a ninety-minute yoga class into my daily routine. I would be surprised when people told me they hadn’t practiced in over...
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As we know, the benefits of Activity go far beyond small waists and sculpted arms. The key to Activity is consistency. So how do we make this happen? How do we get ourselves to show up for our health day after day? The answer: by making it as easy and...
It’s the day after a vigorous spin class and your glutes are so sore you can’t sit, stand, or lie down comfortably. While you could pop a few ibuprofen, finding relief from post-workout muscle soreness could be a bit simpler. We’re talking about CBD, which you’ve probably heard of in...
Breathing is one of the most important activities we engage in. Our lives are dependent on a constant flow of oxygen being delivered to each cell. In the yogic tradition, the breath is said to carry a person’s life force. “Pranayama” is a Sanskrit word made up of the two...
Yoga is catching the world by storm. We know that yoga can help us sleep better, live happier, reduce stress, eliminate toxins and loosen up those tightly wound muscles. Clearly, there is no doubt that yoga deserves a consistent spot in our weekly wellness routine, but can we also count...
An indoor trek on a spin bike can be as effective, motivating, and challenging as any outdoor training ride, but it’s never a bad idea to assess your spinning skills and class culture to make sure you’re getting the most out of your ride. Remember that there are a few...
There’s no getting around it – our bodies change as we approach middle age. Along with the appearance of grey hair and laugh lines, our metabolism begins to slow down as early as our late twenties. This shift tends to begin around the same time we settle into our careers...
Women around the globe are going crazy over BBG, a popular fitness program from Australian personal trainer, Kayla Itsines. What is BBG, exactly? Does it really produce the chiseled abs Itsines posts in her jaw-dropping transformation photos? Grab your protein-filled Daily Shake – we dug deep to dish on everything...
We’ve all had those days when we throw on layer after layer of deodorant without even batting an eye because we are really sweating it out. But have you ever stopped to think what is actually in those magic little sticks? Going on the 21-Day Clean Program helps us find...
New workouts and weight loss trends are a dime a dozen, but this year, one fairly new fitness style had staying power. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) came to workouts in the form of 305 Fitness, Orange Theory, KORE, and more. No matter the packaging, the main tenant of HIIT...
Many of us consider Activity as a good way to lose weight. It is easy to get caught up in superficial side effects. The benefits of Activity go much farther than simply the calories burned. Activity positively contributes to a higher quality of life. Just to start, it helps keep...
We all know stretching is important to keeping our muscles healthy, strong, and flexible. However, it’s not the only thing we should be doing before and after each workout. Foam rolling is a type of self-massage using a lightweight piece of dense, cylindrical foam, which helps loosen sore muscles and...