Everyone has times when working out is the last thing they feel like doing. Whether you’ve become unusually busy, don’t feel well physically or mentally, or are undergoing major life changes, it’s only natural that there will be times when your fitness motivation wanes. The problem is not that a fitness rut occurs, but that
Stubborn belly fat is a problem that most of us face at one point or another on a weight loss journey. While exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do to manage your weight, that’s not the end of the story when it comes to trimming your waistline. There are various factors
When you’re trying to lose weight and get healthy, the hardest part can be avoiding indulgences. That chocolate cake or pint of ice cream starts to sound really appealing after eating lean for a few days (especially if we’ve had a hard day or still feel hungry after dinner). However, an important part of getting
Fall is in the air and with it comes crisp air, cozy sweaters and comfort foods. But just because you’re craving hearty soups and casseroles doesn’t mean you get to exclusively eat calorie-laden meals that will leave you feeling stuffed. Here are seven healthy fall soup recipes that will fill you up without filling you
Right after a vigorous workout, you might feel a number of things—proud, sweaty, and more confident, to name a few. Your muscles, however, usually wait a day or two to say how they feel about things. This is called delayed onset muscle soreness, and it typically occurs 24-48 hours after you’ve done a challenging workout.
Whether you’re a committed vegetarian, need to get some extra servings of veggies in your diet, or just want a few quick and tasty recipes, these meatless meals are straight-up mouthwatering. The belief that vegetarian meals have to be bland or unsatisfying is completely untrue—with the right ingredients, you can easily get enough protein and
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When you’re trying to eat healthy and lose weight, one major saboteur to your new lifestyle changes can be alcohol. You don’t want dining out and ordering a cocktail that’s mixed with a ton of sugary syrup and other calorie-laden ingredients to counteract all the hard work you’re doing to stay slim. Never fear! You
Several years ago I gained about 37 pounds. It just literally crept up on me! I began to feel miserable. I found myself hiding from pictures, not going out to events because I felt so bad about myself… losing my confidence. Then I realized this behavior wasn’t my normal personality! I had never been this heavy, except for when I was pregnant (and I was able to take that weight off). I was getting depressed and feeling tired all the time.
Leah Zahner is a Personal Trainer (NASM Certified), Group Strength Training Coach, and Pure Barre Instructor located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Coming from a strong musical theater background, Leah’s workouts frequently utilize music and rhythm as well as the elements of balance, core integration, and flexibility work that helped her career as a dancer. Leah’s philosophy