Ever heard of foam rolling? Me neither until a couple days ago! My gym recently created an hour long class dedicated to relaxing those pesky built-up muscle knots by using a foam roller. It feel like you’re giving yourself a deep tissue massage, and the best part is you can do it at home. Here are some basic exercises to try with a foam roller.
For more information on the health benefits of foam rolling check out my feature on Fit and Fab Living
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I never imagined myself to take on the sport of running. With two brothers at home, my interests revolved around basketball, and yes, WWE Wrestling. But as I started high school, my parents encouraged me to let go of my WNBA dreams and give running a shot. In retrospect, I’m glad I did. Cause let’s be real, I’m no Lisa Leslie.
Continue reading Running Changed My Life365 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:28 mins
Thanks to Asics, I think I am finally able to master the art of working out and looking good. And just in time too because I found myself in a desperate need for workout gear that wasn’t sweatpants. Asics was kind enough to hook me up with some workout gear from their Abby collection and a few pairs of running shoes for me to test out.
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In the summer I barley sit still. I’m always outside running, walking or riding my bike, but once winter arrives I’m the complete opposite.
Continue reading How Do You Workout in the Winter?194 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 47 secs
I’ll freely admit it: I usually gain weight during the winter. Maybe it’s a combination of the holidays, the rich foods we gravitate towards, and the time off from work that causes it. For me, I think it’s because of the darkness and cold in addition to the other three things. This year, I’m absolutely determined not to gain my usual 15 winter pounds, and I’ve found the perfect way for us all to embark on this crusade.
Continue reading How To Work Out In Cold Weather & Not Die358 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 1:26 mins
For me, a new pair of stylish running shoes or even a new athletic shirt can bring a new sense of motivation to go to the gym! Keep reading to see my new gym-worthy purchases, and how I used them this weekend on a 6 mile trek with my dog!
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Did you know that running incorrectly can cause injuries, and reduce the good effects coming from your exercise? Keep reading to see all the tips and tricks for running correctly, and we promise it’ll help you optimize your workout.
Continue reading There is Such a Thing as “Running Correctly”121 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 29 secs
Hi all! It’s Emilie, back again with more freebies to set your Friday off right! Keep reading to learn more about the Reebok InShape Fitness watch and how you can win this awesome prize! Ready, set, go!
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Fit Approach is a great blog that describes a personal journey to get healthy and understand the role proper food has in one’s life. Keep reading as we hear from one of Fit Approach’s founders Jamie, as she tells us about what’s important to her and how she started getting fit.
Continue reading Getting to Know You Monday: Fit Approach1986 words, 1 image, reading time ~ 7:57 mins
Who was the big winner on the Biggest Loser finale last night? Keep reading for the winner, diet tips and our best exercises for maintaining your weight loss!
Continue reading The Biggest Loser Winner Finale & Winner!318 words, 2 images, reading time ~ 1:16 mins