Erica Wenzel

23 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Following | @EricaWenzel59ed | Keep up with Erica Wenzel 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 “Erica Wenzel”

30-Minute Meal-Prep Recipes So You Aren't Spending Sunday in the Kitchen

Meal prep is meant to be a simplifying strategy, designed to make healthy eating quick and effortless throughout the week. But when you’re spending …

Healthy Eating

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

The Best Leg Workout Under 25 Minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

This routine’s 2:1 work-to-rest ratio optimizes both your workout and post-workout calorie burn, says the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Last week, <i>Men’s Health</i> published a story called “The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes.”<p>The article was based on new research from North Dakota State …

Workouts

Ramp Up Your Savings by Having Two "Zero-Dollar Days" Per Week

If you’re looking to tighten your budget so you can put a few more coins in your piggy bank, this simple approach will get you spending less and curb …

Personal Finance

Light Your Shoulders and Abs On Fire With This At-Home Workout

All you need is an exercise partner and some floor space<p>Your swolemate might be all the gym equipment you really need.<p>In this circuit, <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer uses his workout partner and fiancé Christina Jensen to provide resistance during a shoulder press and balance during a core …

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Sabotage Your Success | Inc.com

Your thoughts not only affect your emotional state, but also influence your behavior. When you think positively, you'll likely feel better and perform better. When you think negatively, your despair will be reflected in how you feel and behave.<p>Everyone experiences unhelpful, unrealistic, and …

Self-help

The hot new gym equipment is just an old dishrag

Fitness marketers know what buzzwords make consumers believe their product is the best for a "tighter core." But c'mon, most of them just want your …

21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

Extreme Sports

Screw the Gym! Do This Lower-Body Workout Anytime, Anywhere

This iso squat challenge will hammer your glutes and quads for as long as you can take it<p>This iso squat ladder challenge pits you against gravity.<p>By adding an extended pause during the toughest part of the squat—the bottom—you intensify the exercise without adding weights. The isometric hold …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

Workouts

Here's the Perfect Anytime/Anywhere Workout for When Going to the Gym Is Not an Option

Here's the Perfect Anytime/Anywhere Workout for When Going to the Gym Is Not an OptionBrandon Deines, of Longmont, who trains with Coal Creek …

10 Things that Change your Brain - OpenMind

Using the most advanced <b>neuroimaging</b> techniques, science has identified some activities that permanently modify our brain, either by changing its …

A Two-Minute Video of the Earth's Yearly Cycle of Plant Life

NASA recently released an animated video of the Earth’s yearly plant life cycle. Researchers used satellite instruments to measure several years’ …

Burn Fat, Build Muscle: 3 Killer Circuit Training Workouts

These three circuit workouts from Daily Burn 365 will help you fit in a workout anytime, anywhere — no equipment required.<p>There’s nothing like a …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

Fitness

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

How to eat right for your age. Fitness and nutrition strategies for your 20s through to your 80s.

<b>Good health and a killer bod might come naturally in your 20s… but what about your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and yes, even 70s? Here’s how to eat right for</b> …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Active Body, Active Mind

The secret to a younger brain may lie in exercise, according to a new study.<p>Published in the journal <i>NeuroImage</i>, the study shows a direct relationship …