To get that lean, toned look and to feel great all day, we must be selective with the types of foods we select. You need foods that work hard for you.
Believe it or not, the scale doesn’t hate you. It’s just doing a job— reporting your weight. It doesn’t assess your worth. It isn’t judging you. It isn’t out to get you or trying to ruin your day. We, our harshest critics, do all of that by assigning bogus meaning to the number it reports.
Spring is here, so it’s time to get outside and sweat! One of my favorite ways to turn up my training intensity is to hit the local high school track and stadium for a fat-blasting, leg-shaping, boredom-busting workout. Give it a try, and let me know what you think!
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.
One of the best ways to keep your diet exciting without getting off track is to have fun with veggies. High in fiber and low in calories, vegetables are the ultimate clean-eating companions. Now, I’m not one of those people who can snack happily on raw veggies. Boring. Rather, I love my veggies steamed, grilled, sautéed or, especially, roasted.
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.
April is Stress Awareness Month— so grab your green tea, take a few deep breaths and let’s talk about how we can stress less! Let’s be honest about stress— it’s everywhere and unavoidable. If not managed well, its effects can lead to anxiety, depression, illness, sleeplessness, exhaustion, water retention, weight gain… and the list goes on and on. None of these help us to achieve our best in health and life. But, the good news is that stress can be managed...
Today, my training buddy and I decided to put together an upper body workout that also served as a killer abdominal workout. We didn’t incorporate one abdominal crunch; rather, the majority of the exercises we performed required balance and serious core stability
Just when I had just about given up on the day, I found my motivation on the FitnessRx for Women Facebook & Twitter pages. Readers had answered the question...
We’ve all been there. After having strung together weeks and weeks of healthy, clean eating and consistent exercise, you experience something that causes you to go off track. Maybe it was a vacation, a special event, a major life stressor, a celebration after attaining a goal or perhaps just a weekend of weakness?