Looking to burn some calories but no time to hit the gym? Good news--you can get a serious workout in just by tackling your household chores. Believe it or not, a marathon cleaning session of your home can actually work various muscle groups and burn a lot of calories. But much like regular exercise routines, some tasks are more effective than others. So what kind of housework are the best for doubling as workout?Continue Reading >
Brazilians have some of the best butts out there, so it was no surprise that supermodel Izabel Goulart--who happens to be Brazilian--rocked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last week. In fact the beauty's enviable assets are so perfect that there isn't even any sign of cellulite in sight! Many women dream of having a dimple-free derrière and struggle to either mask their bumps or improve them.
Well, we have some fun ways to shape up that booty that you may not have expected!Continue Reading >
For the longest time we've been told we should do the traditional crunches and sit ups to get flat abs, but guess what? There are WAY better exercises you can do to get rid of that tummy--and they won't have you uncomfortably crunching on the floor. These moves not only strengthen other parts of your body, but give your abs a full on workout too.
Curious to find out what exercises these are? Read on to find out!Continue Reading >
Victoria's Secret model, Alessandra Ambrosio has one of the most enviable bods in Hollywood. As a matter of fact, the angel revealed that she is currently prepping for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in December. That means it's crunch time!
Ambrosio revealed her get fit secrets that are so easy you can follow them yourself all year round. Keep reading to find out what they are.Continue Reading >
In a perfect world we'd all look like Victoria's Secret supermodels and eat whatever we want and not get fat. Unfortunately that's not the reality and there has to be an effort to eat well and exercise to stay in shape.
However, that doesn't mean that getting a bod like a model's is impossible. In fact, we found the secret to every supermodel's weight loss regimen that is SO easy, you can do it too!Continue Reading >
A controversial picture that was posted a year ago showing a super fit mom with her three kids went viral again this week. What originally threw people in a tizzy was the message "What's your excuse?" written across the top of the picture.
Many moms seemed downright angry about the photo, feeling that this mom was rubbing the fact that she made time to look good while raising her kids in their faces. Well, Maria Kang, who owns two fitness oriented non-profit organizations, FINALLY responded to the backlash!Continue Reading >
Exercising usually takes place in a gym, but what if I told you that you can do your favorite ab moves in the comfort of your bed? Yes, you read that right! Normally you're used to doing crunches on a yoga mat or other activities on the floor, but honestly there are days where you just want to stay in bed. Forget having to throw on your workout clothes and having to trek outside your home.
Instead we're bringing the workouts to you and you can get that flat tummy you always wanted just by laying in bed. Wait till you see what you can do without leaving the covers!Continue Reading >
Finally there is a workout for the woman who LOVES shopping. A London-based gym called easyGym has created a 30 minute workout plan that trains all the muscles you use while shopping. The shopaholic inspired workout is complete with lunges, squats, planks, and so forth in order to get you in your best shopping shape yet.
If you think about it, working out these muscles can make carrying piles of clothing over your arm much easier! And not only is the workout going to have you fit and ready for the next Black Friday sale, but is easy enough for you to do daily.Continue Reading >
If you're looking to shape up and are tired of doing cardio all the time, you may want to take up strength training. Initially most women panic at the idea of lifting weight because they're afraid of bulking up. Full disclaimer here: It's impossible for that to happen because we don't produce as much testosterone as men. This only happens if a woman is taking steroids and other drugs intended to make them bulk up.
So now that I've disproved that myth, you should know that you will receive many health benefits and some physical ones if you start strength training. If you want that J.Lo bod, you have to work for it just like she does!Continue Reading >
Although I'm an avid exerciser, I can admit, I have my lazy days too. Sometimes you would rather veg out on the couch watching mindless TV as opposed to getting all sweaty at the gym. Usually that type of mentality means you dread your workout because it feels like work and takes up so much time that you'd rather ditch it.
There is a difference between a rest day and lazy day and the latter just requires some motivation and fun ways to make that workout feel effortless.Continue Reading >