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How To Work Out At Home

Don’t let Coronavirus prevent you from staying active. There are lots of different things you can do in small spaces to help you stay fit and healthy. Even if you hate working out, we recommend getting in some movement each day to boost your mood and mental health during these trying times. Zoom Workouts Were you attending a gym previous to this? Talk to the staff and see if they’ve started any Zoom workouts. You can do workouts that they have planned in the comfort of your own home and interact with them through audio and a camera.   Abdominal Mat Target your ab muscles while stabilizing your body with an affordable ab mat. In addition to using this for core exercises like sit-ups, leg lifts, and crunches, it can...

Kumail Nanjiani Got Swole & You Want To As Well?

  Kumail Nanjiani probably had one of the most surprising transformations for 2019. Dude got ripped! His shirtless pic that went up in December had everyone turning heads and clicking over to his Instagram account. After seeing his before and after, are you interested in making some lifestyle changes too? We don’t blame you. However, while it’s great to use him as inspiration, keep in mind that he is a celebrity, which means that he has perks that us normal folk don’t have. He had trainers, people to create his meals for him, and a studio paying for all of this to happen. It’s much harder to achieve all of this without what he had, but of course, not impossible. While you will need different foods and workouts...

Get Fit & Learn Self Defense!

Looking to do double duty with your workouts? There are lots of contact sports out there that not only help you get fit but teach you how to defend yourself too. When you learn how to defend yourself, you will be giving yourself not just confidence, but a sense of empowerment that will do wonders for your self-esteem. It can change how you see yourself and how you think the world sees you. Check out local schools to see if they have trial classes so that you can give a few a go till you find the one you connect with the most. Keep scrolling for some suggestions to check out today.   Boxing Boxing isn’t just about throwing punches (but obviously it’s a major part of it). You...

10 Funny Gifts For The Fitness Freak In Your Life

The world is full of so many funny fitness gifts now that it makes us want to learn what a clean and jerk is so we can understand even more of the jokes. Witty lines like “I TRAIN YOUR TRAINER” and “YOU CAN’T SQUAT WITH US” make us a bit giddy. When we see items like this, we start racking our brains for which friend we can buy it for because (obviously) someone needs to own it. Check out our favorite 10 LOL gifts for your fitness fanatic of a friend. I Train Your Trainer Top, $23.95 Because #GOALS.   Cycologist Mug, $16.70 Everyone needs a cycologist in their lives.   Sloth Yoga Art Print, $26.87 Sloths are everything!!!   You Can’t Squat With Us Tank, Was $23.99, Now $17.99 We’re having a Mean Girls moment.   Everything...

What To Get Now! Summer Fitness Sales

Whether you love working out or just want to look stylish while being ultra-comfy, this is the time to start shopping for fitness apparel. The summer months typically bring on some great sales. Stock up on everything from sleek track jackets and yoga pants to fashionable tanks and bodysuits, that can be worn to the gym or as athleisure wear. We love pieces that do double duty! Sweaty Betty T-Ball 7/8 Workout Leggings, Was $135, Now $67 Too cute!! It’s like you’re wearing knee-high socks, but you aren’t. This is great for those who love a retro look. Athleta Rashguard, Was $69, Now $30.99 We’re really into rashguards lately. They protect from the sun and allow us to go about summer activities without any slippage. Lululemon Define Jacket, Was $118,...

Get Fit After Baby With Your Baby

Looking to stay healthy and fit after having a baby? It can be super tough! We know that you’re already exhausted and it can be hard to get away without a sitter. Luckily, there are lots of mom and baby workouts cropping up out there so that you can spend time with your baby, while burning some calories and toning up. Give a few of them a try and see which ones are best for you and your little one. Stroller Classes Baby Boot Camp offers a variety of classes where moms can get in a great workout and not have to find or pay for a babysitter. Not only that, but a real sense of community begins to form when attending these workouts. It’s also a...

Tiny Giants: Modern Fitness Accessories

We get so focused on fitness outfits, that sometimes we forget that it’s the accessories can make the outfit –-- or in this case --- workout. Check out these fitness accessories that you are going to love adding to your arsenal. We’re having a major fashion meets function moment!   Fitbit Flex 2 Small Bangle Accessory, $99.95 Can’t leave the house without your Fitbit, but need something that doesn’t look so sporty and casual to go with your ensemble? This rose gold bangle casing is the perfect disguise! Sweaty Betty Weight Training Gloves, $40 Give your hands some comfort and grip with these palm fitness gloves. They are made with mesh and sweat-wicking materials. Nike Perforated Hat, $25 We know that when you work out, you actually work out. Keep cool and...

Get Ready! Adorable Dogs That Work Out!

Pooches have a special place in our hearts. We are big proponents of rescuing dogs whenever possible. And with the spring season, what better time than to adopt a pup to incorporate into your healthy living plans? Whether for a hike or a more formal workout, pup owners have been getting active with their dogs and we are 100% behind this. Check out some of social media’s furry superstars who are giving us a run for our money when it comes to getting fit! If you feel like this might be the time to add to your family, head over to PetFinder.com to find your new furbaby.   @my_aussie_gal https://www.instagram.com/p/BMNIMDYgD2U/?taken-by=my_aussie_gal We aren’t going to lie. Secret, an Australian Shepherd dog, puts out yoga skills to shame.   Eric Ko & Teeny https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPXS6Ge_Vqo Dog trainer,...

Train Like A Victoria’s Secret Model

Yep! You can now train like a Victoria’s Secret model right from the comfort of your own home. Supermodel trainer Justin Gelband is the mastermind behind a lot of their long, lean, and incredibly toned bodies. Whether you want arms that don’t flap, tummies that are taut, or a bootie that is rounded and high, Victoria’s Secret has released a whole series of videos that you can tune to. What’s fantastic is that you don’t need expensive machines. We’ve actually done a bunch of these workouts and have to say that they are not just doable, but once we had the moves memorized, we found ourselves doing them while watching our favorite T.V. shows, instead of just laying sprawled out like couch potatoes. Just be sure...

Summer 2016 Outdoor Workouts

Summer is on full blast and I don’t want to be locked away in the gym. I want to enjoy the bright weather, warm winds, and feel the sun against my skin (after slathering on some SPF, of course). If you’re anything like me, you’re going to want to start looking into some outdoor workout options. Not in one of the below cities? Google to see if there is something similar in your area, or start your own MeetUp group for like-minded individuals. Ballroom Dance In A Garden Those in Chicago should take advantage of the outdoor SummerDance program. Not only is it a great way to meet people, but ballroom dancing burns a ton of calories. New to ballroom dance? They even offer free lessons! Crossfit Hawaii Hawaii...