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Barbell basics for women

Some women believe that barbells are made solely for men. However, this is far from being true. A barbell is one of the most effective and versatile pieces of equipment a woman can use to work out the upper and lower body muscle groups and strengthen the body.

Reach your best health with these nutrients

While almost everyone knows the merits of eating fruits and vegetables, many of us forget that there is another key ingredient that is needed to achieve your best health: minerals. Yes, most people know it’s important to get enough calcium for strong bones and teeth, but what are the other minerals your body needs on […]

How to avoid joint injuries during exercise

Exercise provides various health benefits, including improved cardiovascular fitness, weight loss, blood pressure control, and so much more. However, working out too hard or for too long can put a lot of stress on your joints, thereby increasing the risk of joint injuries.

The benefits of eating ginger

Originating in China, ginger is a flowering plant that has a long history of use in alternative medicines. From fighting colds to treating nausea and indigestion, ginger has served as a natural remedy for people all over the world for centuries. So why is this herb so powerful, and how can it improve your health? […]

5 ways to tone up with dumbbells

We’ve all heard the myths about lifting weights making women bulky. However, that’s far from being true – when you pick up heavy things, your muscles get stronger, not necessarily bigger. That’s why every woman should incorporate weight training sessions into her workout routines, in order to get a leaner and stronger body.

Outdoor winter workout tips

Cold-weather exercising is a common practice for winter-sport athletes such as snowboarders, skiers, and hockey players. However, for an average exerciser, the chilly climate can prove discouraging, and it’s all too easy to skip your workouts and instead take refuge in the comfort of your home.

Why you should avoid diets after the holidays

Dieting may be the furthest thing from your mind at this time of year. But you may start thinking about how to shed all those holiday pounds come January 1st, or be toying with the idea of a new diet as part of your New Year’s Resolutions. If you want to lose weight next year, […]

Work off that sweet cherry (or any other) pie

It’s the time of the year where pie becomes the official dessert of just about every occasion. Not only do these delicious treats make their way onto our plates, but they will also find a way to end up on our hips, belly and booty as unwanted fat. As ladies, we have worked far too […]

How to combine shopping and exercise

Whether you are mingling with the masses on Black Friday, rushing to the supermarket for some much-needed groceries, or are simply spending more time shopping than at the gym, you don’t have to neglect working out altogether. We’ve complied this handy list of alternative exercises that can be done while you are out shopping.