Rise and shine. There are many benefits to getting up early. I know that these include things like increased productivity, but it’s just so tempting to stay in bed. But as a mom of a newborn, I wake up around 5 a.m. to feed her. Like any sane person, I then usually go back to
Cardio and yoga both are exercises that reduce stress. But which one is the best for stress?
The best running pace for beginners should be a pace that feels comfortable, at least 12 to 13 minutes per mile.
It’s almost time to ring in the New Year. And this means we all start singing that same old tune of “new year, new me” mentality that includes losing weight and working on ourselves. In general. It is great to set goals. I am a huge goal setter. But the problem is that most of
There’s nothing more refreshing than gulping down water—and then splashing it all over our red faces—during a hot and humid run in the summer. Having water on hand is a must to prevent dehydration. But what about during those winter workouts? Is it still possible to be at risk for dehydration? Winter dehydration is real.
To moms staying at the hospital with their sick babies, You are so much stronger than you know. Every day you suit up with a smile no matter how much you are crying inside. You are skilled at using your weapons, the ability to inflict comfort and reassurance done with the gentle stroke of fingers
Stepping on a scale is a scary thing. I don’t care if you are super fit and healthy or looking to lose weight. But FitTrack is a smart scale that makes me actually look forward to using one. Call me crazy, I know. But I focus much more on the other insights FitTrack provides me
One of the many reasons why I go to the gym for its fitness classes. I much rather take a spin or kickboxing class than roam from machine to machine. The good news is my gym offers lots of great classes with many great fitness instructors. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any who
One of the first things we do when setting up our fitness tracker is setting how many steps we want to take each day. But the amount we are setting is really way off from what we need. And by that, we don’t mean increasing it to be more than 10,000. Since the beginning of
With a toddler I often find myself doing a whole lot of OMMMM and Woosha breathing techniques throughout any given day. I also find myself getting into poses like reaching down to pick up toys and curling up in fetal position to avoid getting kicked in my sleep. But in all seriousness, although the times