Take the Time to Create a Healthy Habit

Creating habits takes time.  Try using this advice from our expert guest blogger to create a healthy lifestyle that lasts by forming healthy habits. 30 Days to Make It – 30 Days to Break It If practice makes perfect, then what does more practice make? Reflexive behaviors – so deeply ingrained that we don’t even think about it. That’s what healthy eating habits can be! Start with the understanding that it may...

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Plank for Great Abs

Planking is more than just a silly trend! It’s a fast and effective core strengthening exercise that packs a punch! While it may look simple enough, holding the plank position for a full minute may take some time to work up to, but you will quickly notice your core becoming stronger. Plankety Plank Don’t waste your time slaving away on the floor doing dozens of Ab crunches and leg raises. Most people don’t do them...

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Hoop It Up for Great Abs!

Hula hooping is one of those exercises that makes you feel like a kid again! SO much fun! Rach was excited when we told her she would be hula hooping as one of the ab exercises this month. I LOVE hula hooping! My sons and I do it all the time in the summer. We have competitions and try to make each other laugh by walking while spinning the hoop or trying to do more than one hoop at a time. The day after we do this – my core is...

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How to Get Gymnast Abs!

Today’s guest blogger suggests  one of our favorite ab exercises! It doesn’t take a whole lot to do it – but over time, building up your endurance and being able to hold it through all of the shaking is a great way to continually tone your abs. Rach shows you how to get this move done: Take a Page from Gymnastics Gymnasts have amazingly strong and lean bodies and we can learn a lot from them. A great way to...

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Best Pre and Post Workout Meals for Optimal Performance

We all know that a healthy meal won’t just appear on our table after our workout.  It is tempting to grab something quick or skip our post workout meal entirely if we are not prepared.  Our experts have spoken – pre and post workout meals are an important component for an optimal fitness routine. Learn what foods are good to have on hand and how you can be prepared ahead of time, making it easier to eat properly before and...

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