Next time you feel yourself focusing on the negative, take a step back and consider all you have and all you get to do each day. The simple concept of adjusting your perception of a situation can drastically change your emotions and outcome.
In the first part of the series with Nina Marchione, we learned how to tighten and tone up the glutes with three simple (yet surprisingly difficult) exercises. In part two, Nina led us through a handstand progression. In part three, Nina shares her short daily routine that helps diminish physical, mental and emotional stress.
Jealousy is the emotion that ensues when we take a look at someone or something with envy and then tells us, “Why do they get that? I want that.” Sometimes this can actually be a GOOD thing, a motivator and an opportunity to take a look at ourselves and how we behave. But as we know, jealousy can also lead to very bad things, clouding our minds with doubt in ourselves and unwarranted hatred for someone else.
The body often tricks the mind into believing lies that undermine our desire to be healthy. These deceptions can make us overeat based on emotions, distort our perception of ourselves, and sap our energy until we’ve lost all motivation for change. The lies start small but can lead to a lifetime of health problems if we don’t challenge them.
We all know that training hard and eating healthy are keys to optimal health. But with the stresses of our daily lives, it’s also important to take the time to breathe, relax and calm the mind in order to be our best. So we turned to international yoga teacher Dashama Gordon for some advice.
One of the best ways to manage your overall calorie intake and your sugar levels is to have a strategic workout that will do a few things.
The holidays are here, and as a result, you may find yourself falling behind on your fitness. After all, your schedule is most likely packed with parties, shopping and other festivities that seriously cut into your gym time. But, here’s the deal… you can have your fruitcake and stay fit too.
In this Fit Life episode, Nicole demonstrates how to use a resistance band as a portable gym so you can train wherever, whenever. Check out this video & travel like a Pro this winter!
Alexa Robertson is a full-time nurse practitioner, mom of four, and just completed her second season of competing in the NPC where she placed top 10 at Jr. USA’s. Her “imperfect” journey and inspiration started here with FitnessRx for Women, and she is now a fitness role model for her daughters, friends and social media following.
Do you ever start the day saying, “I want to be more positive today” or “I would like to have more confidence”? Did you ever think you could do both of these things just by improving your posture, or by choosing a positive outlook?