• Tips to Get Back in Shape After Pregnancy

    May 24, 2018Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Getting in shape after pregnancy can be extremely difficult. Aside from gaining weight, you gain a larger appetite, go through random cravings, lose some mobility and will soon lose out on some “me time.” With that in mind, it requires a bit of determination and a little help from your friends and family to get you back on track to have you looking like your old self again…or maybe even a new you! Take Naps While it may seem near impossible to get as much sleep as you once used to, taking naps and catching some Z’s is crucial when it comes to losing and maintaining your weight. Lack of sleep slows down your metabolism, thus preventing you from losing weight or even causing you…

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  • Our Favorite Workout Videos That’ll Kick You Into Shape

    April 2, 2018Fitness

    You don’t need to pay a ton of money for a gym membership or even have a ton of equipment to get in shape. You can get in the best shape of your life in the comfort of your own home…for free! With a little space, some internet, and little to no equipment, you can have your own personal trainer at the tip of your fingers. We’ve put together some of our favorite workout videos that are sure to kick you into shape. Just make sure you’re ready to sweat! Jeanette Jenkins Get ready to keep your heart rate up for an entire 45 minutes. This workout video, led by celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins, keeps you moving throughout the entire workout to reach up to…

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  • What Really Goes On In Your Body When You Work Out?

    March 22, 2018Fitness

    You’ve always been told that exercising is good for you, therefore you should do it. What exercising does for you is among the most important things in your life to maintain a healthy body and an even healthier life. But do you know what really goes on in your body when you work out and why it is so good for you? We’re breaking it down from head to toe to spread a little knowledge about what goes on in that body of yours while you are putting in some work! Brain Exercising is just as good and important for your brain as it is for the rest of your body. As you work out, your brain not only fights against shrinkage and diseases such…

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  • How to Get the Most Out Of Your Post-Workout Recovery

    March 5, 2018Fitness

    After you’ve put in the work, you deserve to see some results and feel good after. But you have to remember that the work just doesn’t stop after your actual workout! A lot more goes into what your body needs in order to get the most out of every single workout and enjoy a nice recovery of feeling rejuvenated and healthy. Read along to see what you need to do to get the most out of your post-workout recovery. Stretch While stretching is important for you to not injure yourself during your workout, it’s also crucial for your recovery as well. Don’t leave that gym, track, or wherever you worked out before stretching, or even sitting down for that matter. A cool-down stretch is important…

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  • 5 Reasons Athletes Are Great Hires

    February 5, 2018Fitness, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Playing sports growing up taught us many virtues: the value of teamwork, personal responsibility, hard work and discipline, among other life lessons. As business owners or management, the qualities you look for in a hiree are often found in the people who dedicated their lives to sports. Here’s why: Naturally Team Players First and foremost, athletes know what it means to be part of a team. Even an individual sport, like tennis or swim, has a team consisting of coach and player. An athlete knows how to sacrifice for the benefit of the team, communicate interpersonally, how to utilize their strengths, and depend on their teammates and coaches. Flip these into a professional setting, and you have an employee contributing trust, sacrifice and a team…

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  • At Home Workouts For Those Cold Winter Days

    January 8, 2018Fitness, Health and Wellness

    Now that winter has officially arrived, you may think that this is your opportunity to skip out on some workouts. With the cold air and the winds blowing, chances are you aren’t going to want to go out for a nice run to freeze your butt off. But just because the weather isn’t on your side, that doesn’t mean you can skip out on those workouts that you promised yourself to do. You can get in shape in the comfort of your own home, even if you don’t have any equipment. So, no need to worry about the weather because these workouts are all about staying inside and using what you have at home. Tricep Dips A post shared by MAI : I AM enough…

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  • Six Tips to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

    January 4, 2018Fitness, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    It’s inevitable that New Year’s resolutions are broken every year by millions of people. Whether your resolution is to work out more, eat right, or even just to quit biting your nails, we’re here to help you stick to your goals so that you don’t fall under the line of resolution breakers. But, before making a resolution that is pulled out of thin air, remember that these resolutions aren’t for you to make drastic changes to your life, but act as a way to reflect on the past year and see what you can do to improve your life. We don’t want you to change who you are as a person, just find a way to improve your meaning or way of life. Now that…

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  • The Best New Year’s Resolutions

    January 1, 2018Fitness, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    The first day of two thousand eighteen starts TODAY. Which means it’s a fresh new week on top of being a brand new year. Being thoughtful of the year to come, these New Year’s Resolutions have the theme of time; how do you spend it and where. This year, let’s aim to work hard and play hard. Set goals that grow each time you accomplish one. Set A Time To Exercise More If you don’t already have a consistent workout schedule, this year is the time to make one. Discipline and consistency are everything if you want results. And not just for physical appearance, but also to keep your body healthy. Exercise promotes blood flow, can help with cholesterol, anxiety, and many other healthy benefits.…

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  • Best Gifts for Your Fitness Lover

    December 21, 2017Fitness, Lifestyle

    Still working on your holiday shopping? Well you’re in luck because we’re here to be your personal shopper if you’ve got a fitness lover on your list. These are the best gifts this year for your loved ones to open up this season that are sure to make them feel like they hit the holiday jackpot. From clothes to equipment, and everything in between, consider this your guide to be the best gift giver for all of your fitness fanatics on your list. Samsung Gear Sport A post shared by Samsung Mobile (@samsungmobile) on Nov 7, 2017 at 5:00am PST Price: $299.99 The Samsung Gear Sport is the perfect gift for someone that enjoys tracking their fitness from their workouts to their meals. Designed in…

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  • Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    November 16, 2017Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

    Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that cycles between eating and fasting. It has become one of the most popular health and fitness trends amongst men and women worldwide. But what’s all the fuss about? We’re here to break down the benefits of intermittent fasting so you can decide whether or not to hop on the IF bandwagon. Weight Loss Weight loss is the most common reason why people do intermittent fasting. It makes you eat fewer meals, thus leading you to a decrease in caloric intake. The fewer the calories, the more weight lost. It will also change hormone levels, which facilitates weight loss. One thing you must remember is that the main reason you lose weight from intermittent fasting is the decrease in…

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