Physical fitness

By Elly McGuinness | Exercise and physical fitness inspiration tips to help you grow stronger, keep moving and pump your blood!

Fitness Mom: My Complete Post Natal Fitness Blog

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>I started my post natal fitness blog as a way to help inspire other …

Sleep or Exercise? Why You Shouldn't Work Out When You Lack Sleep

<i>Sleep or exercise? Which one should you prioritize if you have to? Sleep is one of my favorite topics so I’m excited to have Sarah from The Sleep</i> …

Online Fitness Coach vs Trainer | Why choose a Holistic Health Coach?

What’s the difference between online personal training and online fitness coaching?<p>Page Contents<p>What’s the difference between online personal …

Holistic Health

Home Workout Routine - Top Tips to be Successful in Getting it Done!

<i>If you follow my blog and social media posts, you’ll know that I always encourage you to ‘think outside the gym’. A gym program is great for some</i> …

Exercise

Yoga During Pregnancy: An Expert's Guide Through Each Trimester

<i>This guest post is written by Kosta Miachin, creator of VIKASA yoga method. Kosta is an expert yoga instructor who understands the changes that a</i> …

The Best Sports Sandals - Xero Shoes Z Trail Review

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>Xero shoes review| What are the best sports sandals?<p>I recently went …

Christmas Fitness Tips To Stop You Falling Off The Wagon!

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>How to keep your Christmas fitness habits on track<p>Wow, another year …

Gifts for Fitness Lovers - 12 Awesome Health and Fitness Gift Ideas

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>The best gift ideas for health and fitness lovers<p>Buying gifts for …

Workout Clothes For Women - Mollyhopp Yoga And Running Clothes

Body positive workout clothes for women<p>Bright, funky workout clothes for women are more popular than ever. Many women are looking for something other …

Exercise Resistance Bands - Your Complete Workout Guide

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>What are exercise resistance bands and why would I use them?<p>Exercise …

6 Yoga Poses You Can Do That Don't Require Any Flexibility Or Stretching

As a yoga instructor, I can't even explain to you how many times I've heard people say they don't think they'd be good at yoga because they're "just …

Yoga

The Best Gym Is Your Floor

According to science, push-ups are better at training your chest than you think.<p>When I was a freshman in high school, Bench Press Day was sacred. I thought about it all week, meticulously assembling a HEAVY CHEST playlist and carefully timing my consumption of breakfast, lunch, and disgusting …

Exercise

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

10 Most Beautiful National Parks on Earth Nature Lovers Must Visit

1. Lake District National Park, England<p>Located in a region that inspired artists and writers like J.M.W. Turner, William Wordsworth and Beatrix …

Hiking

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.<p>It Happens<p>It's a common scenario: Your family guilts you into taking a two-week vacation …

9 Ways To Relax Your Muscles After A Workout That You Haven't Thought Of Before

So, you've just had an amazing, hard workout. You feel great. But your body kind of hurts. It's understandable, of course: Working out taxes the body …

Exercise

How Strength Training Changes Your Body For Good

Dr. Dena Oaklander, a psychiatry resident—who also happens to be my sister—is the last person you’d ever expect to become a bodybuilder. She’s …

Watch: How to Do a Plank

The plank is a classic exercise that can be done virtually anywhere. Seriously—you can do it in your living room, in the office, and of course, in a …

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

Workouts

Why it's harder to build muscle now than when you were young — and the best way to overcome it

Today, it might seem the opposite is true. You have to hit the gym several times a week just to avoid losing the muscle you <i>do</i> have.<p>In fact, the average 30-year-old loses about a quarter of her muscle strength by her 70th birthday and half of it by age 90, according to a Harvard Medical School …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Exercise

The Scary Things That Happen When You Ignore Pain and Keep Training

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Medical Conditions<p>Should I Work Out With DOMS?<p>The Scary Things That Happen When You Ignore Pain and Keep Training<p>Shares<p>There …

Mount Hikurangi - The Overnight Hike That Pushed Us To Our Limits

Mount Hikurangi on the East Cape of New Zealand’s North Island provides a breath taking and challenging two day hike. Here I take you through my …

Hiking

Exercise Adherence - How To Stick To Your Fitness Plan

This article may contain compensated links; see our DISCLAIMER page for more info<p>Achieve exercise adherence – 6 steps to help you reach your fitness …

Exercise

6 Things You Never Knew About Muscles—But Totally Should

Everything you need to know to keep your muscles strong (and your metabolism humming).

Tip: The Shoulder Stretch You Need

Still have poor overhead mobility? Loaded stretching could be for you. Here's what to do.<p>Overhead pressing issues come in two varieties: strength …

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

5 Things The Most Successful Runners Do Every Day

Some runners seem to have it all together: they’re always healthy, running well and enjoying every moment of their training.How do they do …

Study Finds: Head Outside For The Happiest Workout

Spend three hours hiking outside versus walking on a treadmill and you’ll have more energy, a better mood, and less anxiety. Those results published …

Hiking