We spend a lot of time and money on physical strength - the health club industry alone makes over $81 billion a year. There’s much less focus on mental strength, despite it being the driving factor in achieving physical goals. You can't reach your fullest potential without setting the stage for success. Here's what you can do to build a strong mind and emotional backbone.
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Feeling good doesn't always come naturally. When life gets you down, it isn't always easy to bounce back up. Like staying in shape, emotional wellness is a muscle that needs to be worked on. Here's what our panel of lifestyle bloggers, pro trainers, and wellness gurus do to cultivate happiness.
These days, work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat. Technology makes workers accessible around the clock. Fears of job loss incentivize longer hours. In fact, a whopping 94% of working professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half said they worked more than 65 hours per week in a Harvard Business School survey. Experts agree: the compounding stress from the never-ending workday is damaging. It can hurt relationships, health and overall happiness.
All work, no play: nothing will burn you out faster. In the bustle of our daily duties, it can be a challenge to prioritize time for self-care. To help us tackle the dilemma of work-life balance, we got advice from some of the busiest people we know. Among these multitasking pros are entrepreneurs, business owners, creative directors, bloggers with day and night jobs, trainers, and any combo of the above. Find out how they can have it all - and keep their sanity!
Whether you live to eat or eat to live, there's no doubt that healthy food and a healthy life are closely tied. You are what you eat, so let's make it good! Our favorite food, lifestyle, and fitness bloggers teach us what "Eat Your Best" means to them. What does "good food" look like for you?
Not getting the results you want from your workouts? Chances are, you’re working the wrong metabolic energy system in your body. Each type of fitness goal (weight loss, cardiovascular, toning, etc) requires efficient use of the body’s three energy systems. The best and easiest way to know which system you’re working is by monitoring your heart rate.
Running water never goes stale; so stay fresh, train hard, and move to your best self. Our favorite lifestyle, nutrition and fitness gurus weigh in with their advice on motivation, go-to workouts, and ways to get moving. Here's what they had to say....
If you're in San Francisco, you probably know for a fact that we don't feel the effects of the different seasons much, but I know you all felt the following phenomenon - the days are shorter, night comes faster, and waking up in the mornings seems to be a little harder than usual.