Squat Variations You Need to Try

Behold: The humble bodyweight squat. Not only will dropping it like it’s hot strengthen your quads, hamstrings, and glutes, adding squats to your regular workout routine could mean fewer knee injuries  . And you’ll increase your bone mass which will help you avoid osteoporosis as you age  . …

How to Lose Pesky Back Fat

Back bulge around the bra area and that pesky muffin top plague plenty of women, and there are lots of ways to feel more confident in your own skin with a little extra effort. Spot-reducing doesn’t work — but these healthy tips can …

How to Stop Making Exercise Excuses

It’s no secret that exercise is a critical component to a healthy life. In fact, a recent study pointed out that vigorous exercise, regardless of body weight or chronic disease status, can reduce early death significantly. Still, sometimes making excuses is easier than making instant …

Blueberry Bliss Bars

These blueberry bliss bars are vegan, gluten free and paleo.  This was my first time using creamed coconut and I have to say that it was pretty much exactly like coconut butter.  The only difference I noticed, was that creamed coconut seemed to soften …

The Beginners Guide to HIIT

The Advantages of a HIIT Routine For many of us, the idea of doing long, boring cardio sessions is a daunting thought. Luckily, there is an alternative. It’s called High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT for short. It’s a kind of training that will give you a …

Avocado 101

Say “avocado” and most people almost coo. It’s like the creamiest best addition to everything. Salads, sandwiches, eggs, chips, fish—on its own—avocado is just as tasty as it is healthy (good fats, what, what!). But do you know your avocado facts? We recently got the avocado …