Strong to the Core!
Apr09

Strong to the Core!

Core strength is mandatory for anyone who wants to remain healthy and injury free for life. I can tell you this from personal experience. I prefer simple, basic exercises that are efficient and that use the body’s own weight. The number one exercise that I recommend for core strength is the plank. With your body parallel to the floor, weight on elbows and toes (outstretched and bending upward so that the bottoms of the toes support...

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Avoiding the Flaws of Ill-Fitting Sports Bras
Mar31

Avoiding the Flaws of Ill-Fitting Sports Bras

Ladies! Can you imagine living your active lifestyle without the option of sports bras? Just the thought of running a 5K, doing yoga, or participating in a Zumba class with an obnoxious underwire bra on is enough to make you praise the existence of the sports bra. Sports bras are an essential part of almost every woman’s wardrobe these days, and they are certainly not difficult to come by. However, it was not that long ago when sports...

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6 Simple Tips For Softer, Smoother Skin This Winter
Mar03

6 Simple Tips For Softer, Smoother Skin This Winter

It’s been a long and very cold winter where we are and I don’t know about you but my skin is getting pretty sick of it. We are focused helping you look and feel good here at Pretty Hard Work. So today we bring tips from one of our guest bloggers about getting our soft and smooth skin back. And if you are cold like us – think positive – spring is only 15 days away!! BRR! This winter has been an absolute tragedy...

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Yoga Tips for Beginners
Feb11

Yoga Tips for Beginners

We love to get our yoga on at Pretty Hard Work. Are you thinking about trying yoga?  See what our guest blogger has to say about some of the most common and popular types of yoga. We hope you find one that’s just right for you – Namaste!       So you have decided to take the plunge and try out yoga. Hatha, Vinyasa, Bikram, Restorative – there are so many different types of yoga practices out there. So, how...

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Exercise – 6 Tips to Stay Motivated
Dec17

Exercise – 6 Tips to Stay Motivated

It is the holiday season and with the holiday season comes shorter days, longer nights and in most of the US cold temperatures.  The time of year makes our busy lives even busier with shopping and holiday parties.  With all this going on who feels like working out? But with all the stress of our daily lives and the additional stress from the holiday season exercise is exactly what we need.  We need to stay motivated to exercise. Here...

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