Tag Archives: women’s fitness

Be happy with a healthy body

The world is trending away from the ideal body being a skinny one or that a woman should starve herself in order to be beautiful. The fitness magazine ‘Women’s Health’ recently joined in this “real-body” movement by banning the phrases “bikini body” and “drop two sizes” from its publication. Having the perfect figure is no […]

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4 flat stomach myths exposed

A flat stomach. You want it and it’s easy to see why. There is nothing better than going to the beach in a bikini and making everyone’s head turn. And with winter nearly upon us, you have time to get that dream body before your Spring Break or summer excursions to the beach. Unfortunately, there […]

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How to exercise after giving birth

New moms face a million and one challenges when transitioning to a life of motherhood, including finding time to get back in shape after pregnancy. With a new baby, you’ve so many responsibilities to worry about, not to mention requests for time from friends and family, that squeezing in a workout can seem impossible and […]

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Why Women SHOULD bench press

Despite what you have been told countless times, women should be completing the simple, yet important, bench press. It’s hard to determine where the notion that women shouldn’t do this lift came from, but it is simply not true. Let’s take a look at some of the myths surrounding the bench press and why women […]

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Legs for days: squats to shape your lower body

Think all squats are equal? Think again. There are countless types of squats and many of them focus on different areas of your lower body. Not only do squats tone your legs and perk up your butt, they are a great way to burn fat. While the boring, normal body weight squats are good, here […]

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Why women should lift weights

As a fitness fanatic, you’ve probably tried most exercise programs out there – from running on treadmills, spinning or hitting the hot yoga studios. These activities all have their advantages. But to really get the most out of any form of fitness training, you need to incorporate a little weight training into your workouts. Its […]

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4 activities to help you fight menopause

There is no way to completely escape the side effects of menopause. However, by staying active and exercising regularly, you can lessen the impact it has on your day-to-day life. Exercise can help you reduce your risk of hot flashes as well as fend off the troublesome weight gain and muscle loss that menopause can […]

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Cardio myths every woman needs to know

Cardio workouts, such as hitting the treadmill, exercise bike or elliptical, are a definite calorie burner and popular among women. Yet after sweating it out continuously for long hours, you barely seem to shed a pound – all of that effort and so little reward is enough to discourage any woman and lead into abandoning […]

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Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

A woman who is serious about losing weight and getting a toned body might purchase membership at a gym where she can benefit from using the full range of exercise equipment. She might jump on a treadmill, straddle a stationary bicycle or elliptical machine for an hour, then go straight home, thinking that her workout […]

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Home VS Gym: Where should you workout?

There are a hundred and one ways for women to build and maintain a physically healthy body but it is a balanced workout routine that works best for most people. But where is the best place for this? Is exercising at home better than at the gym? Well everyone has their own opinion. For some, […]

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