Hey Siri, what are the best fitness apps to download? Hey Alexa, what’s the best app to help keep me on track with my summer goals? Come on, I know I’m not the only one who’s googled this or asked my device to find me the top option, right? This summer, I’m all about crushing my fitness goals; and if you’re like me, you’ll take all the help you can get – even if it comes from an app. Read More
After sitting at a desk for 8+hours a day, the last thing I want to do is stay indoors on a beautiful day. Lucky for us Bostonians, the Beantown outdoor fitness scene from June-September is robust with workout options for everyone. Whether you like yoga, HIIT, barre, Crossfit or Zumba – the Boston summer scene has a FREE workout for you! Lace up your trainers, grab a friend and head to one of these scheduled events under the sun. Read More
With summer slowly creeping up on us, it’s time to kick our workouts into high gear. The one area most of us will inevitably focus on in the next couple of weeks is our core. Because of this, we’ve put together some of the best ab workouts from around the web for healthy abs and core. Read More
As a lover of self-help books geared toward health and wellness, I often wonder: what truly makes people happy? Looking around the gym at people working out intensely, what motivates them? Walking by a Newbury Street outdoor restaurant and seeing a person laugh at dinner, what is making them happy? Obviously, happiness can be defined in many ways, but how is it defined by healthy and happy individuals? After doing a bit of digging, I’ve highlighted 6 different trends that seem to be commonly present in the lives of the healthy and happy. Read More
For a lot of us, this (LONG) Winter season has served as a great opportunity to get back on our fitness schedules. I know for me, it was entirely too cold to venture “off-schedule” unless it was absolutely necessary. I went from home to work, hit the gym then went right back home. On weekends, I tried to do only things that were essential like grocery shop and the occasional visit with family.
Let’s face it: setbacks happen. If you have a sweet tooth like I do, stress = chocolate, which can give you relief in the moment but can leave you with a serious case of chocolate guilt. Why are we prone to think that way? Chocolate gets a bad rep due to its fat and sugar content. If consumed in moderation, chocolate can have great benefits for your overall health. Read More
There is a reason why a select few people champion their way to the Olympics: the training is grueling; both mentally and physically. Many spend years honing their craft. Some spend decades and won’t settle for anything less than a gold medal wrapped around their necks and a podium beneath their feet. Read More