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Diversity in Fitness

5 Platforms Cultivating More Diversity and Inclusion in Fitness

5 Platforms Cultivating More Diversity and Inclusion in Fitness A few weeks ago, I wrote “Why The Health and Fitness Industry Needs to Focus on Diversity,” and gave you the reasons why the health and fitness industry lacks diversity. Now, I want to provide you with the resources to achieve a more inclusive environment. When...

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5 Food Cravings

What These 5 Popular Food Cravings Are Telling You

Starting a better lifestyle through nutrition is hard. You try your best to pick the right foods, but then your cravings hit. Boom! You devoured ten pieces of chocolate, and your diet is ruined, right? Wrong. Sometimes when your body craves junk food, it is telling you it is missing something. When you know what...

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Exercise is Medicine

5 Reasons Why You Need to Exercise Immediately

Exercise is Medicine Exercise is generally used as a tool for weight loss, but it is so much more than that. According to healthypeople.gov, only 24.1% of adults are achieving the federally recommended guidelines for aerobics and strength training. That means the vast majority of people are not moving regularly, but here is why your...

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Health and Racism Silence

Why The Health and Fitness Industry Needs to Focus on Diversity

The Health and Fitness Industry Needs To Focus on Diversity I have been to several fitness classes and gyms over the years, spending a big chunk of my discretionary income on health and wellness. Yet one thing has become evident through this time of awakening. Many of my favorite companies and fitness providers lack diversity....

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Why You Need to Stretch and How to Do It

Why You Need To Stretch Do you have tunnel vision when you’re exercising and just do your workout, and rush home? There may be a reason for you to slow down and focus on stretching pre and post-workout. The importance of stretching is often overlooked. Having flexibility is an important component of health and fitness....

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15 Free Ways to Workout at Home For a Limited Time

With all the gyms closed until further notice, you may find yourself antsy at home. Don’t fall victim to the #Quarauntine15! I have gathered a list of 15 online and in-person fitness programs adapting to offer their programs online. Now is the time to try that workout you have been putting off. Snag your chance...

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Affordable Equipment For a Workout Anywhere

Do you want to work out more, but just don't have the time or funds? Not everyone has the luxury of going to a gym or fitness class daily. Whether you're a stay at home mom or a busy executive, you can get a great workout at home with the right tools. Here is my list of inexpensive essentials for an excuse free workout from anywhere you choose.  Yoga MatSoften any hard surface with a yoga mat. A cushioned mat eases up the pressure on your joints during kneeling or seated exercises. I like the all-purpose mats that have a......

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How to Eat and Train For Your Body Type

Did you know that there are different body types in the human body? The three main ones include ectomorph, endomorph, and mesomorph. Determined by genetics, your body type has different hormonal and physical characteristics. Knowing which category you fall in will help determine how you will respond to food and training techniques. What is your...

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