Intermittent fasting is one of the fastest (excuse the pun) growing trends in the health and fitness industry. But does it work? Is it for you?
It's that time of year again! Allergy season. Sniffing all day, itchy, watery eyes and nose, and that feeling where you just want to lay down and sleep for a month. That's allergies for you. They can really drag you down and make you want to stay indoors till it's all over.
Everybody needs a little TLC in their lives. There's nothing wrong with taking care of yourself, treating yourself, and showing yourself some love. This Valentine's Day, don't forget to show yourself a little love too!
Things can start to get a little stuffy in the winter time. People get cold and tend to want to stay inside. After a while, you may get a bout of cabin fever and start to feel cooped up, so why not take your workout outdoors, get some fresh, crisp air, and have some fun!
It seems healthy subscription boxes are all the rage right now. The problem is there’s just too many to choose from! Well, lucky for you, I’ve taken the time to research some of the best options on the market today, so you don’t have to. Without any further adieu, here are my top 5 picks for the healthy subscription boxes you won’t want to miss.
If you've set yourself a New Year’s Resolution related to health and fitness, then right now there’s a good chance you’re sat there hoping January doesn't come around too soon because secretly you're really not ready to make the changes you’ve planned.
After you finish a fantastic workout, most likely nothing sounds better than a chance to sit down, relax, and recover. Now imagine that you can do that while also increasing your endurance and boosting your blood circulation-- without having to move a muscle. These are just a few of the benefits of a sauna.
"HIIT" isn't just the shouted refrain of a crazed boxing instructor, but an exercise methodology where participants alternate between short flurries of rapid activity and short recovery periods. The acronym itself, short for High-Intensity Interval Training, covers both entire workout sessions made up of these varied intervals, as well as specific exercises that can be incorporated into a broader routine. Given the ramped up intensity, getting ready is more important than ever, but that doesn't mean you can't also incorporate HIIT warmups before any primary workout.
When most people develop a game plan to lose weight and shed fat, two things typically come to mind: calorie restriction and cardio. While there's definitely nothing wrong with a good, sweaty cardio session or counting your calories, it's important to realize that lifting weights can be just as effective in helping you reach your weight loss and overall fitness goals. Contrary to what many believe, it's totally possible to lose weight while lifting!
Sometimes the weight loss journey can be a long road full of interesting diets, fun and challenging new fitness routines and in some cases, special treats that promise everything from a flat tummy to a head full of luscious hair. Instagram and Twitter are both full of people trying to sell you Fit Teas or Tummy Teas and let's be honest, all of these people look super slim and healthy. It is just tea, right? Could there be any harm to drinking these specially designed detox teas every day? Take a look at the science behind fit teas and see if they're just another #InstaTrend to start reposting or something worth investing your time and money on.