Yoga and Pilates offer a lot of health benefits to their practitioners. Aside from providing a unique way to relieve one's stress, it also gives people a way to develop their flexibility, endurance, and strength. But with all the benefits that both have, how do you choose between them? Here are some differences between Yoga and Pilates
When I got my first job as a fitness instructor at the tender age of 17 I knew I had found my calling. I loved it! My passion for fitness and my desire to help others sparked something in me that I knew I wanted to pursue. It has led me down an exciting, challenging, and rewarding path of entrepreneurship that I would not have found working in a traditional 9-5 job. As a mom, I pray for my daughters to find the same spark and purpose in their lives that I have been blessed with. If they do decide to follow in my footsteps, there are some things I want my daughters to know about entrepreneurship.
When I first started my business I had no idea what I was doing. Like most new entrepreneurs, I had a dream to help people around the world with my positivity and fitness expertise. I thought that would be enough to make my business succeed, but boy was I wrong. Now, after years in this business, I have learned a thing or two about what it takes to thrive as an entrepreneur. If you are dreaming of becoming a successful lady boss then this article is for you. Keep reading for my all time top 10 things women need to rock their business.
Regardless of your fitness level, sitting at a desk for long periods of time can wreak havoc on your body. Your back becomes tense, your neck muscles get stiff, and your wrists become strained. Even worse, If you don’t work diligently to counteract these damaging effects they will only get worse over time. Sitting all day at a desk will cause painful hip and joint problems by shortening your hip flexors. Poor posture causes back problems and poor spine health can lead to painful premature degeneration. Don’t let your desk job steal your health from you! If you sit at a desk most of the day, these three daily movements are a must-do!
Being a fitness instructor is awesome! Not only do you stay in excellent shape, but you get to share your love of fitness with other people. There is such a sense of fulfillment that comes from helping others on their fitness journey. But being a good fitness instructor involves more than just telling a group of people what exercises to do. It takes a high level of confidence to walk into a class and command the attention of a group of strangers. While this level of confidence comes after some experience, there are ways to increase your confidence when you’re a new fitness instructor. If you are a new fitness instructor struggling with feeling confident in front of a crowd, these 10 tips are for you.
With the world transitioning to staying and working at home more, you may be looking for ways to transition your fitness to a more at-home style. If this sounds like you, resistance bands are the workout equipment you need. Maybe you’ve heard of them, but have been too skeptical to give them a try. It’s time to stop resisting the resistance band! These miracle pieces of elastic will take your workouts to a whole new level. Resistance bands resemble bungee cords or oversized rubber bands, but don’t let their appearance fool you. Once you try them, these unassuming pieces of equipment will rival even your favorite go-to workout.
The holidays are so hard for people trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle! Between the scrumptious turkey and macaroni and cheese to the decadent desserts it’s no wonder so many people don’t stay on track with their fitness goals during the holidays. So how do you stay on track during the holidays? These tips will help you maintain your healthy lifestyle during the holidays and make you feel proud of yourself.
It doesn’t matter if you’re new to the business world or have been at it a while- being a woman in business is hard! Whether you work for someone else or yourself, making it in the business world demands so much of your time, energy, and emotions. On top of work demands, many women also face a constant battle of balancing work and home responsibilities. No wonder so many women struggle to feel valued and empowered in the business world! If you want to make your mark in the world you must discover how to become a confident and empowered woman. Strong women know how to value themselves and know what they are worth. Read more to discover how to feel empowered as a woman in business.
It’s a no-brainer that having good posture is important to living a healthy and pain-free life. Your posture affects so many aspects of your health and says a lot about the health of your joints and muscles. It directly affects how you look and feel. Having consistently poor posture can be dangerous and lead to muscle and ligament imbalances that cause problems like chronic neck and back pain, headaches, stiffness, muscle atrophy, digestion issues, and so many more painful ailments. To avoid the negative side effects of bad posture, check out these back and shoulder workouts for good posture!
What is it about stress that makes us want to stuff our face with junk food? Craving carbs during stressful times is completely normal (thanks, genetics). Your body equates stress with you being in danger so it thinks you need those extra carbs to keep you safe. And who hasn’t been a giant stress ball this year, am I right? Why we can’t crave celery and peanut butter, I don’t know, but stress eating is not a habit that you want to let continue. Thankfully, some preparation and management on your part will help you stop stress eating once and for all.
Without regular exposure to natural light and fresh air, you can live your life feeling lethargic, anxious, and mildly depressed. That’s no way to live! But the good news is, this is an easy problem to fix. Nature is and will always be the best cure for pretty much anything. But how?
Who in the world does not love guacamole??? The combination of fresh avocado, tomato, onion, and seasonings makes for a delectable and healthy treat. Guacamole is a well-loved treat, and for good reason. It has all-natural ingredients that are amazing for you, tons of fiber, and even more delicious taste. There is literally nothing better than digging into a fresh batch of savory guacamole. Guacamole has been around for centuries and people have experimented to find the best ways to make it. Check out these five unexpected guacamole hacks to make your next guacamole experience even better.
We’ve all been there. The week starts with high hopes of cooking delicious homemade meals with fresh veggies. You dream that this is the week that your kids ask for a banana or fresh strawberries for a snack instead of their usual potato chips. So you fill your grocery cart with fresh produce and head home. Then life got in the way and your nights of homemade meals turn into drive-thru meals on the way to ball practice. If you love having fresh fruits and vegetables but hate losing money when they go bad, this post is for you.
For many people, running is a way of life. It motivates them to push themselves to limits they never thought possible. For some, running is a form of therapy. No matter the motivation for running, every runner can agree that they want their body at top performance when they are in the zone. The fuel a runner puts in their bodies before a run is crucial to the success of the run. Before you head out for your next cardio session, look at this list of what not to eat before a run. It might just make the difference in your performance.
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