Ever wonder why your friend's perfectly coiffed ponytail stays in place through a long, hard workout and your droops within seconds? Well, just as with everything in life, what works for one person, might not for another. How you style your strands for a workout (and how they look after) depends largely on your hair type. Not sure what your ideal style is? We chatted with Cynthia Alvarez, Celebrity Hairstylist for Dove Hair, to learn her pro tips for preserving every type of hairstyle through a workout.
Grabbing a bite to eat after a strenuous workout is a must, as proper nutrients are essential to replenishing your body! We know, we know, you’re dying to start your "cheat meal a few days early, but you don’t have to sacrifice taste for health. We talked to Brooke Alpert, a NYC-based nutritionist and founder of B Nutritious, who knows exactly what your body needs to stay fit and healthy long after the workout is over. She dished to us a list of delicious snacks to treat yourself post-workout.
For anyone who's ever sacrificed a good hair day in favor of a workout, listen up! Now you no longer have to give up your pretty mane in order to break a sweat. We chatted with two top hairstylists to learn how you can preserve your blowout, waves, or styled strands through a sweaty workout sesh. Heck, even a summer 5K doesn't stand a chance!
The achievements I got so far: This week I completed 3 challenges: F-16: for lifting a total of 20 000 kilo's. Going strong: for being active for over 10 hours. Crunch: for doing 200 crunches. Squatter (the actual one, the last one had another name in Dutch but I the translation is the same):… Continue reading This weeks fitness update
For about 2 weeks now, I've been going to the fitness, Basic-Fit. For those who don't know this, it is rather cheap and it has 419 clubs in Europe, 159 of them are here in Belgium. So, it is very popular here. My gym's slogan: Making the world a FITTER place! I absolutely love this… Continue reading I started going to Basic-Fit
Grabbing a bite to eat after a strenuous workout is a must, as proper nutrients are essential to replenishing your body! We know, we know, you’re dying to start your "cheat meal a few days early, but you don’t have to sacrifice taste for health. We talked to Brooke Alpert, a NYC-based nutritionist and founder of… Continue reading Post-Workout Snacks to Refuel and Replenish
For yogis, finding your intention is a constant goal. To help you locate your own, first ask yourself, "What do I want to bring into my life?" Whether it's stress relief, self-love, or happiness—your first step is to set your goal and you guessed it, intention. To help you sort through your thoughts and goals, we… Continue reading Unexpected Ways To Find Your Zen
Any woman who routinely attends workout classes has ruined a couple of great hair days. As tempting as it is, we think it’s time to nix the habit of skipping the gym to preserve a blowout. After all, there’s no need to sacrifice a good sweat session when there are a number of holy-grail post-workout products… Continue reading Top 5 Hair Products for Your Gym Bag
Spring is fast approaching! As the weather heats up, so too do most workout routines. Everyone wants to get that beach body ASAP. In the spirit of spring, rejuvenate your diet with five protein-packed snacks to keep you free from cravings and full of energy! 1. Cottage Cheese + Fruit Parfait What you will need:… Continue reading DIY Protein-Packed Snacks
Protein is an important part of any workout. It's essential for muscle building, fat loss, and workout recovery. Plenty of protein-filled products have infiltrated the market but choosing the right post-workout snack for you is essential to making the most of your gym time. These are the top protein snacks on Influenster: Luna Protein Bar… Continue reading Protein Bars and Powders for Gym Devotees