Are you aware of the importance of magnesium? Do you know how magnesium affects your body? You probably feel sore after hard workouts; wouldn’t you like to change that? Have you been sleeping well lately? Sleep deprivation can have detrimental effects on your mood. A bit of magnesium can change all that. Magnesium is a […]
When you exercise, your muscles lose glycogen which is a stored energy reserve made out of glucose and carbohydrates. That combined with micro tears in the muscle tissue results in post-workout muscle soreness. Once it sets in, you’ll have a hard time maintaining the exercising routine. It will even be hard for you to get up in the morning. Even though the pain can be quite strong there is no need for you to resort to painkillers. There are better ways to help your muscles recover.
Meal prep is an essential part of many busy fitness fanatics’ lives. However, the usual grilled chicken and broccoli made on a Sunday and eaten five days in a row can get hideously boring and uninspiring. Thanks to Winnie of Winnie’s Balance, here are 9 meal-prep hacks to take your meals from blah to brilliant. […]
We Sweat Journalers love our healthy foods, but for most people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would you ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it’s because not only is it a good idea […]
Break out the bakeware. Sure, you’ve learned a lot about different ways to squeeze in a quick exercise, but working out if only half the job. Every fit mom knows that killer abs are made in the kitchen, so in addition to your new yoga mat and medicine balls, you’ll also need to be equipped […]
Healthy or Unhealthy? That is the question. The world of health and fitness is awash with myths to debunk, and the most popular questions floating around the internet have something to do with cutting out certain foods. Health & Wellness forums are filled with comments that usually read somewhere that fat / carbs / protein are bad, […]
So, you’re on a diet? Now, you will have to eat boring foods and totally discard your favorite foods… Think again! You can actually keep eating all your favorite “comfort foods.” It’s just a matter of changing up a few ingredients that will still give them that great taste you love, just healthier. By changing […]
This just in: Dieting is overrated. It’s 2016, and the number of “get-slim-quick” diet plans has hit an all-time high. Whether it’s the Mediterranean, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig or the “TLC” Diet, you’re bound to have tried at least one diet regimen if you’ve ever had hopes of shedding some weight here or there. Outside […]