We've all been there. It's that moment in the gym where you see a piece of equipment, you want to use it, but you're just not sure how it functions. You don't want to look silly or, even worse, injure yourself, so you just avoid it, sticking instead to the tried-and-true cardio equipment and free weights.
If you haven't tried a barre workout, this spring is the time. Perfect for toning, sculpting, and strengthening your core, barre classes are excellent for achieving your desired muscle definition just in time for your beach vacation. They are also just a ton of fun!
Do you ever find yourself walking into the gym or entering a studio for your regular fitness class only to ask yourself "why am I here?" It may sound silly – to ponder the meaning of your workouts – but it's actually an essential question that needs to be answered. "Why go to the gym? Why spend my time, money, and energy on exercise?"
We know that shopping for organic and local produce can be expensive and sometimes time-consuming. But it's so worth it. Not only is organic food better for your overall health and the environment (as is shopping local and seasonal), but organic food also tastes better.
The problem isn't only that Americans are skipping out on intentional physical fitness though. Rather the problem is that we're skipping out on movement altogether.