By Certified Personal Trainer, Mike Donavanik, for GalTime.com I love running and I usually run four miles per day. Running helps me center myself, it helps calm my mind and it helps relieve stress -- not to mention it keeps up my cardiovascular endurance. But I understand not everyone is able to run. Here are six solid reasons NOT to run and some great alternatives to be active and maybe even becoming a runner in the future. 1. THE IMPACT ON YOUR JOINTS
I stood on the swim platform at the stern of the Sea Satin, a 36-foot Dutch Steel ocean cruiser, shivering, teeth chattering with the frigid 60° F water of the English Channel lapping over my feet and ankles. I was wearing only my navy blue speedo swim suit, white silicone cap and green tinted goggles.
Here at YourTango, we're always looking for ways to challenge ourselves, physically and mentally. The Glam Media/Under Armour event we attended on Oct. 2 was the perfect opportunity to do just that! We attended a sweat-heavy exercise class, learned about Under Armour's #WhatsBeautiful contest, and got outfitted in the latest gear by Under Armour.
A new study on play and relationships has found that playfulness may be key to attracting a significant other. Among the survey participants (ages 18-26), three traits stood out as topping their lists of traits they sought in a mate: "sense of humor," "fun-loving," and "playful."
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!