Over the years, the perception of strength and beauty has been misinterpreted. Female bodybuilding competitions, until recently, had encountered stigma that many female competitors had to endure— forcing many to withdraw for fear of ridicule. In fact, recently promoter Tim Gardner brought back women’s bodybuilding in the IFBB Chicago Pro Olympia qualifier.
There is something about the female spirit that was bred to be fierce while also the most nurturing beings. This dichotomy is what makes women truly embody everything the superhero Wonder Woman represents. So, how do we ignite our inner Wonder Woman? Here are my seven top tips to unlock the Wonder Woman that lives inside all of us.
Imagine throwing the scale out your window and never needing to worry about it again! Health coach and motivational speaker Michelle Myers is the reason many women are doing this and still achieving their fitness goals. I caught up with her to learn a bit more about her fitness story and share her “recipe” to living leaner, happier and even richer.
Thanks to researchers at the University of Temple, a new study has shown that by using extra-virgin-olive oil it can help to improve cognitive function and help to avoid the dreaded Alzheimer’s disease.
Aside from body image issues and the possibility for peer-to-peer bullying/teasing, why is childhood obesity even an issue? Why should it be of any concern? They'll grow out of it…right?
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.
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.
Your alarm goes off in the morning, waking you for your day— what’s the first thing you do? If you are anything like me, you grab your phone and start scanning to see what’s been going on while you were off line in your slumber. The morning starts with a quick briefing on what friends and family have been up to, a cute puppy clip, someone angry about politics, some advertisements and some news. Before getting out of bed your brain just received more information than brains used to receive all day!
Today we are sharing a transformation story featuring Bombshell Fitness member Crystal Anderson! Crystal was the People’s Choice Winner of the 2016 Bombshell B-Transformed 12-Week Body Challenge. This challenge was judged on improving one’s body shape and fitness, in addition to demonstrating internal transformation.
Americans gain an average of 1.3 pounds during the holiday season that they don’t lose. While this doesn’t seem like a big issue, it can really add up over time, equating to a gain of 26 pounds over the next 20 years! Losing weight is never easy, but these tips will help you reframe your approach to ditch the pounds for good.
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