Thinking about hitting the gym to get yourself bikini body ready for the summer? Good going!. Motivation can make you or break you. So if you're able to push past motivation hurdles, then you're well on your way to success. Here's the thing. Your mind is a muscle that needs to be worked too. And it's easy to overlook that this is the very muscle that might be holding you back from your health … [Read more...] about Workout Motivation: You Got This!
You won't lose weight without breaking a sweat. But even if you're hitting the gym on a regular basis, you might eventually reach a weight loss plateau. Why? Because your body has gotten used too used to your workout routine and needs something new. For instance, you need to mix plenty of strength workouts in with all your cardio. Taking part in a few different gym classes and sports will help … [Read more...] about Get Sweaty: How to Bump Up Your Workout
I’ve gotten into running this year. Seriously, if you’d told me a year ago that I’d be running on a regular basis, I’d of been like, “stop it!” Rude, I know. But I would’ve never believed you. I’ve always avoided running until now. I'd embraced exercise, but not cardio. And one of the things that really helps me get moving on my most lazy days is my 80s and 90s playlist. Quite frankly, I like … [Read more...] about My Favorite Songs to Sweat to From the 80s and 90s
I talked a couple of months ago about my experience with a childhood illness and everything I’ve overcome physically. But here’s something that's been vital to my recuperation. I've realized that I have to approach exercise like little kids approach playing. Boredom is the enemy. And exercise classes should feel like recess instead of work. There are people who just love the feeling of their … [Read more...] about Boredom Crushing Exercise Classes to Bust Through Workout Blahs