It might be obvious, but if you have never been to a yoga class before, find a beginner-friendly class and teacher. A good teacher is able to teach each student as an individual, but those who are completely new to yoga often feel most comfortable if their first class is with a group of other beginners.
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Many people today approach exercise and fitness in one of three ways: they avoid it, they hate it, or they are obsessed. Make your fitness goals part of a routine that isn’t a chore. Aside from the obvious benefits of weight loss, toning, and cardiovascular health, getting more exercise induces the production of chemicals in […]
So here’s where I lay it all out in public view – I figure the best way to stay on track is to build in some motivation and accountability is to make a public confession. Vivian was born and I quickly signed the book deal for Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) – […]
Exercise helps me stay in shape whether it’s swimsuit season or sweat pant weather. While I don’t always like hitting the gym, I love the results so I make an effort to maintain a regular fitness routine throughout the year. The holidays always throw my routine into a loop, though. Between shopping, entertaining guests and […]
Do I need to be flexible to do yoga? Is yoga a religion? Yoga makes you flexible but what about strength? Can you get fit by doing yoga? You have probably read about the health benefits of yoga, but are some of the yoga myths stopping you from going to your first-ever yoga class? Myth: […]
How do you look after your health when you have practically no time for yourself? It is too typical for women to put ourselves and our own health and well-being last. Always looking after everyone else, forgetting your own needs and neglecting your health is too easy when you’re busy at work or at home […]
I’ve decided to work through some of these fitness DVD’s I’ve been sent to review so I’ll be working through each one with one workout and giving a review of. A One-Day Workout for each DVD. First up is Sara Holliday’s Postnatal Total Body Toning Workout DVD. While I’m almost 6 months postpartum, I also […]
I want to demonstrate a healthy lifestyle for my children. I want to be fit and active. And as I mentioned yesterday, I want to fit back in those jeans! Quaker Oats is turning their focus to healthy living with their Quaker Oats Heart Health Challenge. They’re encouraging women to stay motivated in their fitness goals. I’ll […]
Can you believe that Vivian is already two months old? Today in fact. Astounding. So much has happened since my 4 weeks postpartum post and one of the most exciting things is that I’ve been offered a book deal! That’s right – I’ll be writing Backyard Farming on an Acre (or Less) and the book […]
When I found out I was pregnant with my first child, my husband and I were quite nervous and excited all at the same time! I had many questions about the when’s, how’s and why’s of pregnancy and childbirth. I scoured the internet and was overwhelmed by the sheer number of sites devoted to different […]
Whether you are the sedentary type or very active, you can do something to encourage others in your community to become more active and lead a healthier lifestyle. Starting a walking/running club and/or a bicycle club can give people who wouldn’t ordinarily exercise a chance to get out and exercise with others. People tend to […]