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Is Social Media Making Eating Disorders Worse

Social Media Side-Effects. Good or Bad? Pro-eating-disorder social-media sites are dangerous to girls and young women. We don’t mean “pro-eating” as in “professional eating”. We mean it to say those people and sites who are FOR eating disorders. What? you mean such a thing exists?…

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Weights for Women

Why Women Who Lift Feel Better As a woman, you’re missing out on a huge feel-good factor if you don’t lift heavier weights, (beyond those pretty pink, green and purple one to five pounders). Many women dread the idea of lifting weights. After all, men…

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Metabolism Booster Tips

Rev up Your Metabolism It’s the rare person who’s not looking to boost their metabolism. After our third decade, this begins to become more true, and definitely after the fourth, when the big 4-0 announces to our metabolic system that it’s okay to slow down even…

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5 Things Slim People Do

Lifestyle Fitness – and Secrets of the Perpetually Slim Slim people… you know the ones: that guy who seems to eat like a horse, and yet stays slim? Or that “perfect 10” lady in your office who effortlessly glides past the snack station without ever…

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7 Agility Moves to Fire Your Fibers

Agility Exercises, Burn Calories and Create Your Safety Net  Agility moves increase your speed and focus, while developing strength, cardiovascular endurance and activate your fast twitch muscle fibers that help keep you from falling. If you’ve never done agility training, you can ease into it,…

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Easy Weight Loss

Easy Ways to Lose Some Weight No exercise, no diet…? Maybe something to lose! People are always on the lookout for easy ways to lose weight. However, we’ve also become hesitant when it comes to “easy” claims, and rightfully so. We are all familiar with…

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Low Fat is Out, Healthy Fat is in

9 Low-Fat Foods to Avoid Low-fat sounds logical if you want to lose fat. So how is it that our country.. and the world, if fatter today than 20 years ago? Yet it’s still a common misconception that “low-fat” labelled foods will make you lose weight.We’ve spent…

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Pilates for Low Impact And Core Strength

By Anne Pyle Teach Your Body How To Move We all tend to have favorite exercises, but it’s good to change things up periodically, because different kinds of exercises can benefit your body in different ways. This is why our fitness plan should include a…

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Calorie Counting and Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

by Anne Pyle Losing Weight: There’s A Formula For This! Some of us like to follow a recipe “to the T” when we cook, and some of us like a bit of leeway to do our own thing. If you’re into structure and like to…

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Run Like a Pro – Running Tips You Need to Know

Quick Tips to Hone Your Runner’s Zone When you’re just starting out as a runner, it’s always a good idea to get to know the pros, the long-timers who’ve picked up all the useful knowledge. They can tell you all the wheres, whys and hows, what gear…