This Thanksgiving, we hope that your physical well-being is something you can be truly grateful for, no matter what stage you’re at in your health and fitness journey. But if you’re traveling to give thanks and spend time with loved ones, you may find that being on the road is a bit of a roadblock when it comes to staying healthy!
If you spend any time at the gym, chances are you’re keenly aware of killer core workouts, ab-blasting moves and bicep builders. It’s likely you’ve witnessed people pushing out squats and bench presses to pump up their most visible muscles. It looks impressive! But, you know what’s really smart? Zoning in on those less visible muscles too, in order to stave off injury and get the most out of all the moves you do.
Did you love playing sports as a kid, and find yourself missing the thrill of competition, the discipline of practice, and the joy of learning something new? Joining an adult sports club or league may be the perfect thing for you! Plus, it can be a great way to get more active without always having to head to the gym.
If you want to mix up your training, a 15-30 minute swim sesh may be just what you’re looking for. Never thought about jumping in a pool before? Consider that everyone from elite level athletes to senior citizens utilizes weekly swimming to maximize their physical potential.
If you’re anything like me, you burn like 5 minutes after the sun takes a peek at you and that can definitely throw a damper on your day (or a few days if you burn badly). Though the sun is beneficial to us and none of us could survive without it, it can be a bit of a nuisance when you’re trying to get your workout done outdoors. Whether you’re running, walking, doing a park workout, or going for a bike ride, follow these tips to keep from getting a sunburn.
Does your energy flag midway through your workouts? Are you always achy after hitting the gym? Discover how essential oils can improve your training.
Yoga has been shown to help with so many health problems that it’s a wonder more doctors aren’t “prescribing” it as medicine. From anxiety to arthritis, PTSD to chronic pain, yoga and its associated mindfulness and breathing exercises have helped millions of people reclaim their health.
You look at your clock for the fifth time in the last hour. Paranoid, you know you won’t be alert at work tomorrow if you don’t fall asleep quickly. You can’t believe you’re experiencing difficulties getting to sleep for the third time this week. If you can relate to this common, troublesome scenario, consider implementing one of more of the following 6 simple solutions for insomnia symptoms.