You may be a regular gym-goer, never missed a spin class or may be totally addicted to running in solitude. As a result, your muscles are likely stronger and leaner. But are you forgetting to workout the strongest muscle in your body? (Hint: we’re not talking about your booty-licious glutes.) Read more →
Jennifer Nicole Lee is an international fitness model, author and motivational speaker who has appeared on Oprah, CBS The Early Show, Inside Edition, E! Entertainment and Fox and Friends. She is the author of the The Fun Fit Foodie Cookbook and was named one of the “Three Top Females in the Fitness Industry” of 2011 by Yahoo Sports. Catch her health and fitness tip videos exclusively on Vitacost.com.
Even if your health is not top priority, it shouldn’t get shuffled to the bottom of the deck. Remember that your body is your temple, and you only have one body and one life. That’s why I urge you to take good care of it — from the inside out AND outside in! Though it can seem like a long, hard journey to find body balance in a rather un-balanced world, I promise you can get there in only five easy steps. Read more →
The never-ending festivities we call the holiday season can feel more like chaos than celebration. And though it may be easiest to put yourself in autopilot and power through, this will only leave you feeling over-worked, over-stressed and over-looked. Stay true to your heart and set yourself up for happier, healthier holidays! Read more →
Are you afraid of commitment? If you’re avoiding joining a gym because you cringe at the thought of having yet another monthly bill , do yourself one favor: commit to yourself. All you need is a closet-sized space and a few easy-to-tote tools and all the world’s your gym…if you know how to use it.
Exercise isn’t easy — and it shouldn’t be! When you have a fitness goal (to lose weight, improve cardio health, run your first 5K…whatever it is), you must step out of your comfort zone in order to get results. That being said, you could be going too far past that sweet spot and well on your way to the doctor’s waiting room. Read more →
Don’t believe everything you see on TV. Though many infomercials suggest otherwise, fat is lost throughout the body — not just in one trouble area. Yes, your body shape and composition (muscle to fat ratio) is dependent on many factors, including age, gender, hormones and good ‘ole genetics. However, women tend to hold most of their weight in their midsection, hips and thighs. Call it a blessing or call it a curse. No matter how you look at it, try to see the whole picture when trying to drop body fat. Read more →
October is one of my all-time favorite months, because the weather is getting crisper (but not snow-boot crisp) and the leaves are beginning to change. Do you know what else is going to change this month? Your fitness mindset. Read more →
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