With the popularity of fitness apps, fitness trackers, and the fitness tracking apps for those trackers, I can track almost anything, from the sprint from my home office to the bathroom to every piece of chocolate I consume. Now I can even track my vaginal exercises with the special kGoal Smart Kegel Trainer and its accompanying app.
From eating more veggies to sweaty being dubbed the new sexy, here are several scientifically-proven ways being healthy gives your love life a boost, regardless of your relationship status.
If women are emotional creatures, then men are visual creatures. There's nothing more distracting to a man than a gorgeous woman walking by. Men don't just notice the face either because their eyes love to wander. If given the opportunity, most men will eye a woman up and down to check out her legs, waist, and her other prominent assets.
Do you or someone you know suffer from an eating disorder? Licensed Psychotherapist Leora Fulvio discusses what Binge Eating Disorder is and how you can get away from it to change your life for the better.
My partner remains proud of the fact that his fastest 13.1 miles are faster than mine (so are his marathon times), chiding me while simultaneously expressing pride over my accomplishments. In front of friends and families, he is my biggest fan, boasting that I'm the "athlete in the family," but at home, when it's just the two of us, he drives me mad with his ceaseless competitive nature.
She's flexible in more ways than you know, is happier and more reasons you should date a yoga lover.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so the phrase "survival of the fittest" is about to take on a whole new meaning.
Last night as I was winding down, I sensed there was too much “noise” in my head, unproductive fear and worry, to promote a good night’s sleep. I knew I needed to do something about it before I climbed in bed, so I left my family in the living room, enjoying “Chopped” on the Food Network, and went to my room. I grabbed a pen and notepad and wrote down all my fears and worries (aka journaling.) Thinking I’d quieted the “noise,” I went to sleep assuming that my “before bed” activity was a guarantee that I’d sleep well.
We can’t control everything that goes on in our environment. We can’t control when things are going to go completely south just as much as we can’t control when we might suddenly hit huge success. We work really hard in our lives for various things and then one day our mother gets cancer or, conversely, we win the lottery and BAM! If we don’t have a solid, deeply rooted foundation we can get knocked so far off course it’s not even funny.
It's no newsflash that staying active and healthy while pregnant is the best thing for both mama and baby. But did you know that exercising while pregnant might actually boost your baby's brain? The New York Times recently covered a new study that suggests pregnant moms who are physically active may produce babies with more mature brain development.
Great at coming up with reasons NOT to exercise? These four fitness benefits will change you and your significant other's mind.
Reducing sodium intake, losing weight and medication aren’t the only ways to lower your blood pressure. Recent research suggests that alternative therapies (including aerobic exercise and isometric hand grip exercises) can be effective as well. While alternative therapies shouldn’t replace conventional ones, they can be a great complement to a medical regime, helping to improve results and boost overall wellness.
Sex Fact: Did You Know? Sex burns a minimum of 3-5 calories per minute! It's time to SEXERCISE! Different sexual techniques burn more calories than others. Obviously performing oral sex or sex in more physically challenging positions will burn more calories than simple kissing or caressing, but on average, sex burns 3-5 calories per minute. Next time you are thinking you can't drag yourself to the gym that day, skip the traffic & hassle & get your cardio through Sexercise! ;)