Dog walking is better than dieting… here’s proof! See the results from several dog walking research studies + How much you need to walk your dog to lose weight.
Fitness & Exercise
Here, health experts and people who simply enjoy staying healthy are sharing their favorite tips to help you lose weight and stay fit. Even if you don't like to exercise... we've got you covered! You'll find unique ideas to take your everyday walking, running, and yoga workouts to the next level, plus tips to help you lose weight that you won't find anywhere else. You don't need to go to a gym to build muscle or lose weight. We'll show you how!
Yoga in bed?! …Why not? It’s no secret that regular exercise is an important part of a happy and healthy life. And if you relax while exercising, that’s even better for your well-being! Yoga gives you the best of both worlds. See how to do yoga in bed… 5 easy yoga exercises you can do in your bed at home or in a hotel when you travel.
Thinking of getting a Fitbit activity tracker? I got one! Here’s my Fitbit Flex review including all of the Fitbit benefits and advantages as I see them, tips for using the Fitbit wristband, and how to use the Fitbit Flex tracker without a phone.
Kids fitness is important and shouldn’t be treated as a punishment to enforce for your children. Even if they aren’t overweight, children and families can benefit from fun exercises. From scavenger hunt hikes to washing the car there are tons of great ways to implement a great kids fitness routine in your family.
There are lots of wonderful benefits of yoga. These are my top 5 – especially if you’re not fond of exercising. Simply by breathing deeply and stretching fully with the yoga poses, you are helping your mind, body, and spirit become re-energized and stronger!
Learn how to meditate anywhere – indoors or outdoors, alone or with others. A yoga teacher shares 4 methods of non-traditional meditation practice you probably wouldn’t think about – 4 fun ways to meditate without even really trying!
Indoor gym workouts are fine — but I love being outside and I truly enjoy outside workouts. Don’t worry, you don’t need any outdoor gym equipment! Grab your shoes, bathing suit, and sunscreen and get ready for some fun outdoor fitness. Spice up your workouts with my very best outdoor gym ideas on the beach, at the park, in the water, or on the court!
What is a zumba workout? Zumba fitness features Latin inspired dance routines, combined with interval and resistance training. The idea is to take the work out of workout and make exercising fun. Most people taking Zumba classes forget they are even working out! There are 7 types of classes making it attractive for all ages and all fitness levels. You can do your first Zumba workout right here… by watching these free full length online Zumba videos!
Gym workouts are great, but what happens when you get snowed in, burned out, or just need a change? At home workouts offer a great alternative to gym workouts can save you money, gas, time, and energy by simply working out at home. Here are the best home workout ideas you can start doing today!
Holiday weight loss tips and advice from a guy who’s kept off the holiday weight but still loves his pies! My best tips to help you quickly lose weight for the New Year.
I walk 10000 steps a day. If you’ve got a fitness tracker, I bet that’s your goal too. Here are some ways you probably haven’t thought of to get more steps in.
Karma Yoga teaches you how to detach from your ego and practice mindfulness in order to provide selfless service daily — because kindness matters.
A healthy dose of fun! 4 outdoor activities & games that can be enjoyed by all ages. Burn calories in your own backyard. Staying fit has never been so fun.
How did I go from weighing 265 pounds to dropping down to a lean, mean 175 – without yo-yo dieting, throwing out every last trace of sugar, or opting for bypass surgery? Read my story about my obesity travails and triumphs to learn more.
Losing weight is never an easy battle, but having waged the war victoriously a few years ago, I was able to remove 90 pounds from my body. Here are 4 tips that will make reaching your weight loss goals even easier.
Weight loss stories can be both educational and inspirational. With my weight loss story, I aim to do the same – telling people how I lost 90 pounds and kept it off with relatively simple lifestyle changes.
Want to lose weight? Trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle? Think you’re too busy to workout? Try these 10 easy ways to get a little exercise every day!
If you boost your daily activity, you will burn more calories. It’s as simple as that. Here are some routine activities that most of us do every single day without even thinking about it, plus some easy ways to increase the number of calories your burn while doing those things. Simple ways to burn calories WITHOUT working out!
My goal is to stage a fun, beachy photo just for use on this printed yoga mat. Mine will have ‘writing in the sand’ and a barefoot photo taken on one of our favorite beaches. What will your photo yoga mat have on it?
I’ve found a number of neck stretches that really work for me to alleviate the tense pressure in my neck that builds up after spending time at the computer. This neck pain that usually lingers into the night. The following neck stretches are some of the same ones that the chiropractor and physical therapist recommended to me. They really work!
There’s a whole new way to get your work done AND exercise at the same time! It’s called the treadmill desk! Here are the pros and cons of using a treadmill desk at work.
Why not take a few moments to evaluate your hopes & dreams? You can use this as a guide to help you achieve only those things that are truly important in life…
Is there an actual science to sleeping positions? The Answer is “Yes”. Do you know what your sleep position says about you? Here’s a funny, yet practical look at how the best sleep position for you helps or hurts your relationship and what it reveals about your personality.
If you are a looking for neck pain treatment, then you’ll be thrilled to learn that help is right at your fingertips, and it takes less than 5 minutes to do these neck stretches… that REALLY work! Seriously, I suffered from chronic neck pain and it’s possible to find neck pain relief without spending a ton of money.
Steve Vaught has a weight problem, and he’s set out to tackle the issue himself. His plan: To WALK from San Diego, California to New York City in 6 months!
What to do when you sleep with someone who snores?… Invest in a good set of earplugs!
Do you feel like you’re running in circles? Spinning your wheels? Unable to focus? Overwhelmed? Got a ‘To Do’ list longer than your grocery list? Doing a lot of different things, but not getting anything ‘done’? It’s all about living your life so you’ll have no regrets…
Every time I do a bit of Yoga, I wind up a tad sore — in a good way — the next day. That tells me, I don’t do Yoga ENOUGH, but that’s beside the point. Truth is, every single time I do it, I feel SOOOOooooo completely refreshed, limber, healthy, and rejuvenated. I love Yoga.