Exercise

Strength Training for Women

Most women are aware they need regular exercise to strengthen their heart and lungs and tone their bodies. Yet some women resist training for strength because of some common myths. Let’s debunk some of these common falsehoods about strength training. Myth: I don’t...

How Much Sadness is Normal?

Depression affects 16% of the population. If you haven’t experienced depression, it’s likely you know someone who has. Depression is a serious medical condition, but it's still confused with ordinary sadness. Grief is normal after a traumatic experience, such as a...

Ten Tips for Busy Moms to Stay Fit

Many moms struggle fitting in exercise into their schedules…unless you count juggling multiple schedules and sweating the small stuff as exercise. How can you  fit in working out when you barely have time to go to the bathroom by yourself? With caring for kids, work,...

9 Attainable Health New Year’s Resolutions To Tackle In 2017

In theory, a New Year’s resolution is a great idea. January is as good a time as any to change habits and make changes. In practice, many ambitious goals made on January 1st dissolve into disappointment. But that doesn’t mean that all New Year’s resolution need to end...

Five Tips for a Healthy Fall

Why wait for another New Year’s party to sip champagne and vow to be healthier in the next year? Fall is a fabulous time to jump-start health resolutions. Many people consider autumn the best time to rethink and restart. You’ll create good habits for the winter (where...

3 Reasons Every Woman Should Get in the Water

Swimming is hands-down one of the best workouts for women. What other workout burns so many calories, firms every muscle, boosts metabolism, and de-stresses you like swimming does? And you don't have to be an Olympic gold medalist to reap the benefits. Swimming Blasts...

Can I Continue Practicing Yoga During Pregnancy?

You love your asanas, but what can you safely do while you’re pregnant?  Yoga helps you relax and focuses your breath, which can help you healthily cope with the demands of pregnancy, labor, birth and motherhood. Continuing your yoga practice is definitely possible...

Five Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

All resolutions are full of inspired hope, usually created in an optimistic swirl of confetti. But for long-term success, a detailed and sustainable action plan is crucial. Let’s get you on your way to making 2016 your healthiest year yet. 1. Commit to one thing Don’t...

Staying Fit While Pregnant

Move baby, move. Contrary to some prevalent myths, pregnancy is the ideal time to start exercising. Whether or not you tend to count fridge-opening as bicep curls, experts agree that the real hazard is inactivity. Even for formerly sedentary women, walking is safe to...

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