Walk into your average sweatbox and it’s a safe bet that you’ll see guys grunting in the free weights area whilst girls hog the cardio machines. It’s partly because they have diverging goals, but it’s also socialization. Hence the advent of pink kettlebells and “broga”: we’re so conditioned to what athletic pursuits are considered suitable for our respective gender that we rarely think to question them.
Many of us spend our nighttime hours flailing from side to side, flipping from stomach to back, yanking covers, doubling flat pillows, putting on socks, taking socks off, etcetera, etcetera. So it shouldn’t be all that surprising that we wake up feeling a little bit…discombobulated. And even those of us who sleep peacefully need a good stretch after 7 to 9 hours of zzzs—all that time on your back is bound to make you feel a little creaky. Here, a 5-minute stretching routine that will start your day off right.
Drinking just one extra cup of water each day could seriously benefit your diet and add up to major calorie savings.
Our bodies need protein for pretty much everything. It’s the building block of all the cells in our bodies—skin, muscles, bones, cartilage, hair, you name it. Eating enough of it every day is essential for our bodies to repair damaged cells and to create new ones. When you get too little protein, over time, it can impact every aspect of your health.
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Let’s face it — it’s tough to find the motivation to exercise outside these days. During the work week, sometimes both legs of our daily commutes are completed in utter darkness. And while weekend sunshine is appreciated, it doesn’t do much to warm up our wintry surroundings. But before you throw in the towel and restrict yourself to the crowded, stuffy gym for the next few months, it may be worth giving the idea of a winter workout a second thought.
New Year new you? We all want to live a little healthier, but that doesn’t mean we have to make massive changes. These easy health tips are simple and sustainable ways to increase wellness in a big way…
This year was full of high energy songs to motivate you in the gym. Our Music Director is here to bring you the top workout tracks of 2016 and where to find them on Fit Radio!
1) Rihanna Ft. Drake-Work
2) Skrillex Ft. Rick Ross-Purple Lamborghini
3) Sia Ft. Kendrick Lamar- The Greatest
4) Fat Joe & Remy Ma- All The Way Up (Feat. French Montana & Infrared)
5) Tujamo Ft. Inaya Day-Keep Pushin
6) Fitz And The Tantrums-HandClap
7) Galantis-No Money
8) Jax Jones Ft. Mike Dunn, MNEK- House Work
9) Chance The Rapper- No Problem
10) Dua Lipa- Blow Your Mind (Mwah)