Big, toned and defined arms (particularly bulbous biceps) have long indicated that an individual takes care of his or herself in the gym, perhaps because they tend to poke out of t-shirts and are generally on display more than, say, abs or legs. Because of this, many individuals fresh to the gym or new to the whole fitness game, in
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So you want to lose fat and gain muscle? Almost everyone does, and burning off fat and putting on muscle size doesn’t need to be an overly complicated procedure. All it really comes down to is your diet and how you exercise. They need to be in conjunction with each other, and on-point, in order to get a well-sculpted body. You can
Image Credit More than ever, people now realize the importance of staying fit. However, many fail to recognize the value of nutrition in achieving their fitness goals. Look at it this way: if you are getting junk into your body system, you don't expect to attain your fitness goals as fast as someone who takes weight loss supplemental shakes. If
Yoga combines many popular stress-reducing techniques, including exercise and learning to control the breath, clear the mind, and relax the body. As yoga becomes increasingly popular, more and more people are discovering the benefits this ancient practice brings to their stressful lives. Simultaneously increase oxygen uptake and spark happiness by moving your body in the opposite direction, opening your chest
Lunges are right up there with squats on the list of Best Exercises You Can Do. Not only does the lunge work your entire lower body and core, but it's also super functional—which is just a fancy way of saying that it helps you do everyday movements comfortably. You can do lunges with just your body weight, or you can easily make lunges
Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between? When you lift weights, your workout plan will usually specify a certain number of sets and a certain number of reps. But what are reps
Everyone wants shapely calves, but not many of us regularly train our lower legs. (With the glutes, hamstrings and quads monopolizing so much of our focus, who has time?) But consciously working the ankles and calf muscles should be part of every smart woman’s training plan, and in fact, neglecting your lower legs could take you out of the training game
Working out is a great way to improve your overall health as well as your confidence. When you're active and feeling good about your body, it shows in all aspects of your life. And the great thing about it is that you can create a routine that targets whatever aspect of your body you want to focus on. For a
It's time to emerge from your cave. Spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner. If you want to cut the belly flab and get your beach body back, try the core-crusher circuit. These stability exercises hit your lower abs, upper abs, and obliques, strengthening and chiseling your middle in one go. It's easy to hibernate during the
Although there’s a lot to be said for the power of dark denim jeans or a well-fitting midi skirt, wouldn’t it be nice to stride around, from the bedroom to the beach, with nothing but love in our hearts for our thighs? Well, if you follow our workout for thigh exercises, you will find yourself feeling that way in no