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6 Morning Routines to Kickstart Your Day

By |2016-11-30T02:00:36-05:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Life Hacks, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A morning routine is an integral part of a productive day. In fact, how you spend your mornings can make or break your day. For example, if you wake up in a bad mood, you are more likely to have a bad day. Your day should, therefore, begin with the right routine that consists of healthy [...]

Four Ways to Stay Healthy on a Road Trip

By |2016-11-04T21:04:29-04:00November 4th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Nothing says freedom like jumping in the car and taking a road trip. With the breeze flowing in your hair and the open road ahead of you, your options are virtually endless. Unfortunately, a broken-down vehicle or an illness can quickly put a damper on your excursion. From obstacles in the road to unhealthy snacks, a [...]

5 Easy-to-Do Yoga Poses That Will Make Your Belly Look Fit and Flat

By |2016-11-01T00:24:07-04:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Weight Loss, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Got belly fat? Then you probably know how hard it is to get rid of that stubborn flab where your waistline used to be. The reason why you can’t seem to lose belly fat could be unrelenting stress. Studies have found long ago that chronic stress leads to accumulation of fat in the mid- section area. [...]

The Mindset Changes that Lead to Life-Changing Actions

By |2016-09-08T21:31:50-04:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Positive inspiration, women's health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I am human. Because I’m human I am prone to make mistakes but it also means that I have the ability to correct my path. Sometimes it takes years before a good habit sinks in but they all have one thing in common: it begins with a single step. Changes take time. For many we never [...]

Shaping Up: The Road From Fat to Fit – Infographic

By |2016-08-08T19:21:49-04:00August 8th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s no secret that the health and fitness market is growing rapidly as well as the number of snake-oil books, videos and supplements on exercise, nutrition, and weight loss. Tens of thousands of people who are unhappy about their fitness are spending a huge sum of money on unsuccessful supplements and books hoping that one of [...]

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Everything You Need to Know to Go on a Yoga Retreat – Infographic

By |2016-06-14T10:53:08-04:00June 14th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Healthy Living, Travel, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

I have always loved to travel, however, most of my trips have been fun, yet typical, tourist vacations packed with busy days spent sightseeing, eating, taking photos and exploring the traditions, history, arts and culture of the area. From Istanbul to Casablanca to Dakar--and many other stimulating locales--I have truly grown from my wonderful sojourns. But, despite the [...]

5 Ways to Improve Posture and Core Strength

By |2016-05-25T18:42:38-04:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Like exercise, correct posture is necessary for maintaining health and fitness. By posture, we mean the specific position of the body. A posture in which bones, joints and other body muscles maintain a correct alignment is known as good posture. Correct body posture helps in reducing strains, injuries and fatigue. And good core strength helps in [...]

7 Fit and Fab Reasons to Start a Regular Yoga Practice – Infographic

By |2016-04-18T11:45:28-04:00April 18th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

We know living a healthy, meaningful life is incredibly important and that being healthy always requires balance. However, the arrival of spring reminds us that all of those warm, hearty meals we indulged on throughout winter are still sticking around, despite our best efforts to eat as many spring salads as possible. Weight gain during the [...]

The Top Four Exercises to Prevent Heart Disease

By |2016-04-14T02:00:02-04:00April 14th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , |

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 610,000 people die of heart disease every year in the United States, accounting for one in every fourth deaths. And that’s despite the fact that U.S. healthcare spending surpassed $9,500 per person in 2014. The statistics may be dire, but with so many people suffering [...]

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Change Your Life With a Yoga and Meditation Retreat

By |2016-03-12T01:39:33-05:00March 12th, 2016|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , |

The hustle and bustle of daily life can cause extreme stress. As a result, there are many people who decide to go on a yoga and meditation retreat. There are a number of benefits that are offered by these guided visualization meditation retreats--and more than a few attendees who claim that it changes their lives. Are you [...]

When to See a Doctor About Back Pain

By |2015-09-30T16:34:14-04:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Most of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives and while it can be uncomfortable and even debilitating, this problem is often short lived and is something we can manage ourselves without having to take a trip to the doctor. The trick is to know how best to deal with this discomfort [...]

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A New Year, A Better Body: The Importance of Stress Detox with Yoga, Meditation and Massage

By |2015-03-25T14:12:53-04:00March 25th, 2015|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you often stressed out? I am. I bet most of us agree that the lives we lead are full of stressors—at work and at home, financial stressors, and personal stressors. Does it seem to you that we are busier than ever on our cell phones, tablets, eating out, and trying to squeeze in time for friends, family, even workouts? These are times [...]

Yoga vs Pilates: Which One is Right for Your Needs? – Infographic

By |2015-01-23T13:47:00-05:00January 23rd, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab|Tags: , , , |

Guest post by Tasha Leu  Do you practice yoga or pilates? Which one do you prefer? Both yoga and pilates are extremely popular these days. We often hear discussions about which is better and why. Both sides of the argument have their merits and people swear by their chosen methodology. It can be difficult to answer [...]

Thinking About Practicing Yoga? The Healing Benefits of Yoga and Meditation

By |2014-03-17T16:07:09-04:00March 17th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Yoga|Tags: , , |

Yoga helps you achieve a type of mind/body harmony. Lately I have been thinking seriously about mastering yoga. Sure, I have taken yoga classes here and there, but I don't practice it consistently. I have always been more of a cardio girl--walking, biking, spinning, dancing, using exercise machines, rebounding and taking assorted fitness classes. But the [...]

How Not to Fall For "The Lazy Gal's Guide to Detox": Exercises that Help You Cleanse

By |2013-08-13T17:32:46-04:00August 13th, 2013|Categories: Detox, Exercise, Fit & Fab|Tags: , , , , , |

How not to fall for "The Lazy Gal's Guide to Detox". Do exercises that help you cleanse. Does this scenario sound familiar? You've been feeling out of sorts for a while. So you decided it was time to give your system a break and detox your body. You thought you did everything right. You [...]

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