Cassie Chou

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | 9 Followers | @CassieChou2oo4 | Keep up with Cassie Chou on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Cassie Chou”

The Fitness Rule That Women Forget All the Time

Allow #FitnessFriday to refresh your memory.<p>Yeko Photo Studio/Shutterstock<p>You know that to reach your fitness goals, you need to fuel properly, stay hydrated, and keep on trucking.<p>But there's a to-do item missing in that list, something a lot of us forget to do: give ourselves a break every once in …

Average Guy: Vertical Leap

<b>The Test</b><br>Grab a piece of chalk and stand next to a wall. Reach your arm overhead and mark the spot your hand hits with chalk. Next, stand perpendicular to the wall with the chalk in your hand closest to the wall. That’s your starting point. From there, jump as high as you can while reaching your …

Introduction: 5K Week

We're dedicating July 14-July 18 to racing 3.1 miles.<p>The 5K - some say 3.1 miles is the perfect racing distance because it caters to <i>every</i> runner no matter his or her experience level. If you're new and looking to toe the line for the first time, the 5K is a great introduction to racing. Or, if …

5 Tips for Staying Motivated for Your First 5K

Making running a habit is tough for beginners but here's how to do it to make it stick.<p><i>Amanda asks: I'm training for my very first 5K and I'm having trouble sticking to my training routine. Any suggestions for how I can stay motivated?</i><p>Congratulations on starting training and welcome to running! …

Hey Fran Hey — BeFiT Beginners Yoga “Bikini Body Yoga Workout...

<b>BeFiT Beginners Yoga</b><p>“Bikini Body Yoga Workout with Kino MacGregor is a 12-minute total body-toning Yoga routine that was engineered to burn calories, …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

7 things you didn't know yoga could do for your body

1. Improves digestion<p>There are plenty of high-fiber and probiotic-rich foods that can help get things moving, but practicing yoga can also benefit …

14 Beautiful Fruit-Infused Waters To Drink Instead Of Soda

Healthy, hydrating, and homemade.

Flavors

Changes Ahead: How to Create a Personal Transformation

It seems we are experiencing extreme changes, adversity and obstacles now more than ever and yet, now is not the time to feel overwhelmed, helpless or resist change in support of the status quo. During these times, we must resist the urge to disappear and avoid dealing with situations which may be …

Self-help

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

Running yoga: 3 poses to prevent injury - CNN.com

Forward lunge: Develops core stability and balance.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p><i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better.</i> …