When it comes to fit living, I’ve found that training consistently is usually not as challenging as eating clean consistently. For years, that was certainly the case for me. I would spend tons of time working hard in the gym and not see any change in my physique, because my diet was a mess. But, after years of successes and failures, I discovered what I believe to be the keys to mastering and maintaining a clean diet...
As it relates to salads, you can have fun glamming up your greens with simple skinny homemade dressings. Give my creations a try! Enjoy!
How many times have you heard or read something about the importance of mindset for fitness (and life) success? Probably enough times to not even bother processing it. You think, “Yeah, yeah…whatever. Easier said than done. Let me get back to counting calories.”
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.
If you’re anything like me, you can easily get in a rut with your ab training and find yourself just performing a few sets of crunches and leg raises to “check abs off the list.” But, when the work doesn’t result in an ounce of soreness or at least provide a good burn, it’s time to switch something up. My latest discovery for ab training is the TRX...
Sometimes we just wake up on the wrong side of the bed for no good reason. In fact, that was me yesterday. I was tired, cranky and unfocused. My workout stunk, and I felt like I was moving through molasses all day at work. Rather than turn to an energy drink or better yet, my bed, I improved my mood with food. It turns out that certain foods can improve mood and focus. So, if you are having a day like mine (or if you just want to avoid having one), give these good mood foods a try:
To help get your hamstrings in shape for all the spring and summer body-con looks, I thought I’d share a killer hamstring workout featuring some of my favorite exercises.
After being on the road for a week with minimal training time, I came home ready to sweat and with some extra calories to burn. (This summer countdown is on!) Looking for some training inspiration, I browsed through the FitnessRx For Women online content and was reminded of the ultimate HIIT workout: Tabatas.
After weeks of hard work in the gym and clean eating, your progress comes to a screeching halt. You tolerate the stall for a bit, but then you start getting antsy. You may begin hypothesizing that something is wrong with you, be tempted to drastically slash your calories and become a slave to the treadmill, or even decide to give up and eat a jar of peanut butter. Sigh. We’ve all been there.
If you’re looking for a little something to do to with your honey this Valentine’s, how about beginning a habit of couples stretching? Give a few of our favorite stretches a try.