For those of you who live outside of Ottawa there are plenty of outdoor activity resources available online. Play tourist and visit sites like tripadvisor.com. Sites like this list a variety of activities available in your area
From Jennifer Lopez's legs to Kim Kardashian's mega posterior, we're taking a look at what stars have embraced about their bodies and how it has done wonders for their spirits. While some of the ladies below had to work hard at this self-love, others have merely accepted their natural beauty, which is what we all should do.
Summer is the season when everyone wants to look good and let loose. It is also the season that most people struggle to diet and exercise their way into the best bikini on the beach. Here are seven tips to get a toned and lean body this summer, without hitting the gym.
By Harry Papas, certified dietician specializing in obesity issues and author of the book: Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight
According to a study conducted at the University of Westminster, stronger men make awful boyfriends. The study surveyed 327 straight British men, more than a third of whom were single, and discovered that the more muscular the participant, the more likely he was to have sexist beliefs and hostility toward women.
Stars including Miley Cyrus, Naya Rivera and Vanessa Hudgens have already flaunted their fit figures in two-pieces. Here are 7 simple tips from Les Mills trainer Steven Renata and physiotherapist Bryce Hastings on how to tackle those tough-to-tone areas—your abs and your butt—before slipping into your swimsuit or swim trunks. Because let's face it, guys want to look good too!
Conventional wisdom says that people in relationships usually gain weight, thanks to a variety of factors like high-calorie date nights and skipping yoga in favor of snuggling at home. In addition, people who work out in the hopes that their toned physique will snag them a suitor might relax their gym routine once they’ve found a mate. Obviously this isn’t true for everyone, though...
Belly fat doesn't work well with your bikini and it isn't good for your health. Summer is coming fast and you want to look and feel your best. Who doesn't want to burn belly fat? It's not complicated if you follow a good workout routine and meal plan. Of course, this is easier said than done, right?
Food fuels your body, and exercise keeps it fit, firm and ready. It’s obvious to say nutrition and fitness are important, but the real goal is to nourish and challenge your body efficiently and appropriately. Avoid wasting time in the gym and in your pantry by sidestepping these 12 common myths. Myth #1: You should eat carbohydrates before you exercise.
Since its creation in 1992, Mary Evans Young, the director of the British group "Diet Breakers" (someone sign me up, please!), not only is International No Diet Day about accepting your body and the fact that no two bodies are alike, but it's also dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and that moderation is your friend.
Studies have been performed that suggest fatty meals could make fighting with your partner super-stressful. The Ohio State University is attempting to prove that foods rich in saturated fat will increase stress hormones and thusly affect our emotional responses. Shape Magazine has a few great tips on how not to let eating lead to fighting (unless, of course, it's a sexy food fight). I'd suggest being very complimentary of each others' cooking as a start.