Yoga For Abs
An effective, 12-minute ab-sculpting Yoga routine that is designed to get you in tune with the deep space in the torso to strengthen the core, develop strong, healthy abs and clear the mind to leave you feeling energized and refreshed. Activate your abdominals and tone your entire body with World-Renowned International Yoga Instructor, Author, Producer, and founder of Miami Life Center, Kino MacGregor as she guides you through this fat-burning, muscle-toning journey and takes you a step closer to becoming the best version of yourself. Build lean definition as you engage the muscles of the abs, obliques, hips, thighs, legs, back, butt, arms, shoulders and chest to improve posture, release tension and build power.
You will need a Yoga Mat, a towel and a bottle of water to complete this workout that can be modified to fit all fitness levels. Re-shape the body, quiet the mind and restore balance as you grow stronger each day, right from the comfort of your own home.”
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Cardio | What It Is And Why It Is Important
After gaining a better understanding of why Cardio should be an important part of your health & fitness regimen (above), watch these 5 Effective Cardio Workouts for you to try.
5 Fat-Burning Plyometric Exercises
"These high-intensity plyometric exercises will build strength and speed while providing an all-out cardio workout. The best part: There’s no running required! Follow along for the complete plyometric workout."
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100 Waist Whittlers Challenge
The waist whittler is a Pilates exercise that flattens your abs, whittles your waist line and strengthens your oblique muscles. Try to knock out 100 of them with Cassey of Blogilates.
Anxiety and Sleep Deprivation | How to Sleep Better
If you’re frequently exposed to stress due to work or school, conflicts with family or friends, or even while sitting impatiently in a traffic jam you may be at risk of developing anxiety or anxiety-related symptoms.
Anxiety is a common condition experienced by many and it’s oftentimes created by prolonged stress. Unfortunately, with an abundance of normal everyday struggles, many people aren’t even aware that they may have anxiety. In fact, classic anxiety symptoms like fatigue, irritability, and muscle tension actually mirror those of stress. In numerous cases, anxiety can lead to sleep disturbances (insomnia) and, ultimately, sleep deprivation.
Sleep deprivation is especially problematic because a lack of sleep is among the most common yet frequently overlooked factors that contribute to disease and other health problems (learn more here). You might not be aware that what you eat and what you do on a day-to-day basis can greatly influence how well you sleep. As such, implementing positive lifestyle modifications with stress management skills can lead to remarkable changes in your sleep patterns and overall anxiety levels.
If you’re one who regularly experiences insomnia or other anxiety-related sleep disturbances, here are six easy-to-implement strategies that help fight anxiety and promote better quality sleep.
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