Today, we know that both strength and cardio components of a full-body workout are important, which is where high-intensity interval training (HIIT) comes in.
They don’t call it middle age for nothing. Right around our 40s and 50s, something starts to happen to our middles. The question is, how much of a role do hormonal changes and menopause play in weight gain, and are there things we can do to help prevent menopause weight gain?
We exercise for several reasons. Most of us want to get healthier, lose or maintain weight, and become stronger and more toned. Another reason we work out is for mobility, so we can go through our daily lives with optimal range of motion.
“I’m going on a diet.” We’ve all heard it, and most of us have said it, too. But the phrase “ON a diet” implies that you will hop OFF it and return to your old eating habits once you reach your desired weight. For far too many women, that’s the vicious cycle of dieting they get caught up in.
No woman is immune to ageing. As we get older, we all start to notice differences in our skin. One of the biggest contributors to ageing skin is the loss of a protein called collagen.
Any woman who exercises knows: a full-body workout makes you feel good. You get a boost of energy, a sense of accomplishment, and sometimes, a feeling of euphoria. These positive sensations are due, in part, to endorphins.
The chicken farro salad is a delicious meal packed full of flavor and protein!
You know why you engage in a workout program—you want to get healthier and stronger and (possibly) lose weight. But despite your best intentions and end goals, sometimes it’s downright difficult to get yourself to the gym to do your workout routine.
The day after a tough workout, your muscles talk to you. They may tell you they are annoyed by being stiff and sore, but they are also thanking you and reminding you they got a good workout.
In a world full of processed foods, following a healthy diet can be hard. Many foods advertised as being good for you are unhealthy foods in healthy food clothing. The secret to avoiding processed and sugary foods is to educate yourself on what you’re getting.