Ankle weights have been around for years and have been very popular for adding a little extra resistance to things like hip and leg muscle workouts. They continue to be popular because they’re affordable, easy to use, versatile, and most importantly effective. Ankle weights are great for toning your legs, calves, rehabilitating after an injury, … Read more Best Ankle Weights for Women
Simple is nice right!? Eating correctly, really is simple. Notice I didn’t say eating correctly is easy. When it comes to proper nutrition simple and easy are very different. I’d be willing to be that you know more than you give yourself credit for. You know that you should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. … Read more Best Foods to Break a Fast
Working out at the gym regularly does involve some planning, especially if you are a busy bee and have to cram your gym schedule into your fast-paced life. Imagine going to the gym first thing in the morning and then heading to work straight from there. You would naturally need to carry a pair of … Read more The Best Women’s Gym Bag with a Shoe Compartment
This website is about helping women stay healthy and fit. But it would be dismissive to think that at the end of a long day, we’re all super excited to get a workout in. It’s just a reality that some women (and men) are on their feet all day long. This is especially true for … Read more Best Shoes for Nurses With Flat Feet
The gym is closed and you don’t have access to squat racks, dumbbells, barbells, and heavy weights, or any of the normal muscle building equipment you need. This means you’ll be doing your workouts at home, and this might scare you. The first thought might be “how in the heck am I going to do … Read more Tips on Building Muscle at Home
So prior to Covid, the most common place I would see equipment like the Bowflex and Total Gym was either in the garage covered in dust and junk, or in a spare room showing no signs of being used recently. It’s unfortunate actually, to see these machines sitting idle. But now things have changed dramatically, … Read more Bowflex vs Total Gym Review
Working out at home because your gym is closed or just trying to save a bit of money, by avoiding monthly gym fees? I get it! The best home shoulder workouts you can do without weights will increase the strength, range of motion, flexibility, and will prevent chronic conditions like tendonitis, and bursitis. The good … Read more Best Home Shoulder Workouts Without Weights
Magnesium is a critical mineral, particularly for women, and is used for a variety of activities that keep us healthy and functioning properly. Unfortunately, you’re probably not getting the recommended daily amount, and this can cause problems. Why We Need Magnesium Magnesium helps your heart, muscles, blood sugar levels, regulate blood pressure and immune system … Read more What Foods Are a Good Source of Magnesium?
BFR or Blood Flow Restriction (or sometimes called occlusion training) is a training and rehabilitation technique that involves the use of bands or cuffs placed around the limb during a workout session. It maintains arterial inflow to the muscles while at the same time prevents the veins from quickly returning the blood. This accumulation of … Read more What Are The Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction Training?
I love reading quotes! There’s something about a good quote that can stick with you. I’ve noticed that people usually have a favorite quote too. Like a favorite movie, song, book or whatever, if you ask someone what their favorite quote is, they usually can recite one. So what is it about a quote that … Read more Quotes About Being Healthy and Active