Added by Tracey Mallett on January 2, 2012 at 7:49pm — No Comments
Check out the latest trends in fitness featuring the Pilates Jump board class at my studio ATP Specific Training, exercises at your desk and snacks on the go. A new national show called CUSTOM FIT with Lori Corbin definietly worth watching for the health…Continue
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Simple Stretches to Release Lower Back Tightness
It’s not surprising that most of us suffer from lower back tightness considering the amount of time we sit down at our…
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According to ACOG, you can safely engage in 30 minutes or more of moderate exercise on most, if not all, days of the week. Walking, swimming, riding a stationary bike, using the elliptical, and doing low-impact aerobics are perfect cardio options as your pregnancy progresses, since these activities don’t put any pressure on your joints, loose ligaments, or
pelvic floor. However, if you were jogging or spinning prior to your pregnancy, then it’s…
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Kick your bad habits to the curb starting January 1, 2012 with the following tips to help your personal clean-up!
Experts believe its takes 21-18 days to break a habit and usually about the time for most people to finally take action. We all start with good intentions but then we procrastinate until finally most of us give-up. So don’t be a procrastinator this year but a DOER!!
Bad habit #1: Not Getting Enough…
New moms have so much going on...what is your advice on getting back into an exercise routine post-baby?
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Quick Abs Ball Blast
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Once your doctor gives you the all-clear for postpartum exercise, what’s a good first step to help women get moving again?
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A fake tan is not only safer than the sun’s dangerous UV rays (which lead to deadly skin cancer, so don’t even think about laying out in the sun or on a tanning bed), but it gives you great color in no time flat and your legs will look hot. Plus, it hides cellulite pretty well. I swear I felt like I won the lottery the day I discovered that.
1. Research has indicated more than 15-20 minutes sitting down at desk can be harmful to the back. Try standing and performing 20 squats or lunges to release tension in the lower back and work the legs at the same time every 20 minutes throughout the day.
Added by Tracey Mallett on May 16, 2009 at 11:01pm — No Comments
Whether you are an avid coffee or espresso drinker or just the occasional sipper, you need to know exactly how caffeine affects your workout. There is a lot of mixed opinion out there about the benefits and drawbacks of caffeine. It is important, like any other advice, to research and make sure you know your body. Before you load up on that cup of coffee, be sure you know exactly what’s in it! For a pre workout ramp up, a study in Australia recently… Continue
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Journaling your way through fitness is highly beneficial. Writing down your goals, successes, and even tribulations is extremely crucial to your fitness development. It’s proven that when you write something down you are more likely to stick to it. For example, when food journaling, if you know you will have to write down that you ate a snickers bar, you might be less inclined to eat it. Journaling also helps to show you how far you have come in your… Continue
There's rarely a day that goes by that you don’t think about what to eat. No, I’m not talking about breakfast or dinner; I’m talking about what to eat for snacks. For starters, healthy snacks are not bad, they’re a necessity to keep your sugar levels consistent and stop you from over indulging at your next meal. When in control snacks can give you the energy your body needs to make it through those long days, and keep your metabolism on fire. Just… Continue
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Most of us have heard the time honored saying, “drink 8 glasses of water a day”, but some may wonder why exactly? Who decided 8 glasses was the magic number? What does it really have to do with my exercise? How about my body? Water affects many things in life, not just your workout, but also your skin, your organ health and even your mood. Let’s break down each of these categories and get some much needed answers about water.
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