Category Archives: fitness

How to Build Up Your Beautiful Backside

Our bums sure do get a bum rap in this day and age. They’re underappreciated, overly scrutinized, a threatened target when we’ve been bad, a curse word for people we think are lazy or loathsome. No wonder most of us are so hard on our bums when checking them out in the mirror. Bums have been denied the respect that… Read More

The Forgotten Machine at the Gym That Gives You a Gorgeous Bootay

While everyone’s making their habitual beeline for the elliptical, treadmill or stationary bike at the gym these days, perhaps its time to cast a long forgotten glance towards the ol’ school neglected piece of machinery that’s lost its lustre (and line-up) since the wave of higher tech equipment: the stair climber. Here’s five good reasons to climb back on, and… Read More

Top 10 Ways to Scorch the Most Calories

When you’re looking for an exercise routine that will work for you, there are a lot of things to consider. Like: Will you actually ever do said exercise? (Here’s how to guarantee that you’ll exercise regularly, AND actually start loving and looking forward to it.) Are there any injuries or physical limitations that make certain forms of exercise unadvisable? Like… Read More

What Millennials Can Teach Us About Weight Loss

Whether you are a millennial, or you poke fun at millennials (you only get to be one or the other), what everyone can agree on is that one of the defining features of the twenty-something generation of today is an obsession with health and wellness culture. And while there’s a lot about life that millennials can learn from their elders… Read More

Top 7 Ab Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain is often a symptom of weak abdominal muscles. At the same time, many popular ab exercises that strengthen these muscles – think sit-ups and crunches – seem to only exacerbate back pain. It’s a frustrating cycle, and leads many chronic back pain sufferers to just give up on core training all together. Here are 7 great… Read More

New Study Says: Short on Exercise Time? Don’t Worry About It

Whether you love to exercise or absolutely dread it, fitting it into an already jam-packed schedule is always a tight-rope juggling act. We know that exercise is absolutely critical for long-term weight loss, disease prevention and good health, but feeling tight on time is one of the major reasons that people give for why they still don’t do it. Good… Read More

The 10 MINUTE WORKOUT That Can Change Your Entire Body!

One of the things that people with a hectic schedules hate hearing the most is to “just make the time” to exercise. The reality is that no amount of wanting or willing or wishing can magically create that extra 25th hour in the day, or can spontaneously eliminate one of the many other priorities that are super-glued to your plate.… Read More

5 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

We all have that one familiar die-hard spandex-clad runner that we always see, pounding the pavement at the same time every day, rain or shine, snow or sun, freezing or breezing. Whether you love her, hate her, are her or wish you were her, rest assured that there are tons of other ways to torch calories and lose weight for… Read More

How to FINALLY Make Your Weight Loss Resolutions into Realities This Year

In the delirium of New Year’s inspiration (and New Year’s binge drinking), you promised yourself that this year, you’re going to make a fresh start. You’re going to stop just talking about losing weight – this year, you are going to make sure it happens. But now that the parties are over, the countdown’s complete and the year has officially… Read More

5 Surprising Reasons You Put On Winter Weight (& What to Do About It)

Why does it seem like you gain an extra layer of pudgy padding from more than just your puffy coat every winter? Cold weather seems to bring out the bear in all of us, causing us to want nothing more than to slow down, move less, eat more, curl up, get cozy and take a long snooze until it warms… Read More