Happy New Year! This is traditionally one of the busiest months for gyms. Every January, hordes of people emerge from their cozy, eggnog-laced, chocolate-soaked, couch-shaped stupor, put on neglected workout gear and sign up for a membership. They come thinking they’ve gotta suffer to get fit; some have wildly unrealistic exercise goals (like one gentleman in my class who asked me to help him lose 26 lbs in four days!). They… Read More »How Not To Fall Off The Exercise Wagon: 5 Stick-to-it Tricks Hint: Make It Fun!
The Most Effective Way To Combat Stress, Anxiety and Depression Most people know that exercise can improve physical health in many ways, from maintaining a healthy body weight and lean muscle mass to preventing obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure. But did you know that exercise is also one of the safest and most effective ways to combat stress, anxiety and depression? It’s not surprising that diagnoses of… Read More »How To Combat Stress, Anxiety and Depression Help May Be Closer Than You Think
Second-Hand Sophisticated: How To Make Something From (Almost) Nothing Fitwear Finds For Frugal Fashionistas!
“I love new clothes. If everyone could just wear new clothes everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.”
Finding activewear that’s unique, stylish and flattering but doesn’t break the bank can be tricky. Plenty of trendy stores will sell you stretchy pants in the latest colours, but these could set you back as much as a good pair of jeans.
Like Sophie Kinsella, I adore new clothes. But no matter how much money I make I’ll never be able to satisfy my Lulu-lust for brand new stuff. My solution? A creative combo of gently-used basics and DIY home tailoring. Sound complicated? It’s not. All you need is a sense of adventure, a few basic supplies and an eye for potential.Read More »Second-Hand Sophisticated: How To Make Something From (Almost) Nothing Fitwear Finds For Frugal Fashionistas!
A lot of people have trouble squeezing a workout into their busy day. And no wonder. Add up how long it takes to get to the gym, change, do your workout, hit the shower, change again — no surprise it’s tough to find the time! What if I told you there was an effective, scientifically proven workout that you can do in just seven minutes — in the comfort of your… Read More »Who has time to work out? You do!