Tag Archives: workout do’s and don’t’s

Happy Women’s Health & Fitness Day!

What a day to celebrate! Local organizations all across the country are hosting events today to focus on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. You can find events and read more about Women’s Health & … Continue reading

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How-To: Get Beach-Ready Buttocks

Those girls. With the butts. The ones who can make guys everywhere turn googly-eyed. Their bathing suits fit perfectly, and we hate them for it. How do they do it? I spoke with one beach bod goddess (sorry guys… she prefers to be left … Continue reading

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Ten Simple Ways to Awesome Abs

Since bathing suits have been out on the racks since February, it’s time to start whipping those abs into shape, don’t you think? But — before I start sharing some awesome ab workouts — I have to back up a … Continue reading

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Workout Do: Finding the Right Kind of Underwear

Remember rule #1, never dressing up for the gym? Well, while I’m not saying that you should purposely “dress” or MATCH your outfit for the gym, I’ve decided that I should be a bit more specific. I failed to tell … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m not Sorry for this PSA

It’s not a secret that I think taking care of your body and health are two (if not the same) very important things. Another fave is to see the elderly working up a sweat in the gym. These folks show … Continue reading

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Runner’s World: Finding the Right Pair of Shoes

Nike. Adidas. Asics. Motion-controlled. Cushioned. Performance-Training. What type of running shoes are best for you? So I started that half-marathon training… Very poorly. Needless to say, it’s not happening this year. I couldn’t walk right for a week and still … Continue reading

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Workout Don’t: Foods to Avoid Pre-Workout

Heading to the gym? There’s nothing worse than an upset stomach or the feeling of exhaustion mid-workout. You’ve heard of energy-boosting foods before that can increase the quality (therefore, quantity) of your workout. But what else should you be thinking … Continue reading

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Workout Do: Getting (off the scale and) On Track to a Better You

Some of the most common New Year’s Resolutions every year have to do with losing weight, eating healthier, and/or changing lifestyles. If you’re setting one of these goals this year, good for you! A new year is the perfect time … Continue reading

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Workout Do: Stretching

You’ve heard it before, and I’m saying it again. No workout is complete without a good 15-minute stretch before AND after it. Going for a run? Stretch out those hammies, calves, quads, and abs ahead of time. Post-workout, muscles need … Continue reading

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Workout Don’t: Dressing Up for the Gym

For someone getting back on track of a personal, routine gym schedule, a workout list of Do’s and Don’t’s is extremely necessary. So this is only first post of what I’m sure will become a list of many. Workout Don’t … Continue reading

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