How To Avoid Injuries On Your Fitness Journey

How To Avoid Injuries On Your Fitness Journey

It’s called a “fitness journey” for a reason. Fitness is something you do for the long term, it’s part of your lifestyle. With that being said, it’s hard not to pick up an injury or two along the way. However, you can try to minimize the risk of hurting yourself by keeping a few things in mind. Read on for my tips!


Two-Ingredient Fudge Popsicles To Die For [RECIPE]

Easy Fudge PopsiclesWho else loves to eat ice cream during the Winter?! I know I can’t be the only one. There’s been an influx of ice cream shops popping up all over NYC, from Thai ice cream rolls, to soft serve with cool flavors like ube and black sesame, you can probably try a new one every weekend. Being an ice cream addict can get expensive though, so why not make your own once in a while?

Try making these simple fudge popsicles for your next gathering. you’ll save on money, time, and calories! And if you love chocolate, you’re going to LOVE these!


Make 2017 Your Happiest, Healthiest Year Yet

2017 healthy and happy

Are you glad that we’re finally putting 2016 behind us? I don’t know about you but it’s been a tough year for me, even though there were tons of great moments too, I’m ready to rock and roll in the new year. If stress has got the better of you in 2016, it’s time to say so long, and start afresh. Here are some ways you can combat stress and make 2017 your healthiest, happiest year yet.


Why Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Plenty Of Yoga

Wheel Pose at Turks and Caicos

I’m not big on making new year’s resolutions because I prefer to make short-term and long-term goals throughout the year, but I know many of you do enjoy having a list of things to start fresh. So if you’re planning for 2017, you should include practicing yoga to your list! If you’re already a yogi but only practice a few times a month like me, your resolution could be to increase how often you do it to better reap the health benefits. 

Not sure that yoga is right for you? Keep an open mind and don’t believe in the myths you hear. This versatile exercise is perfect for pretty much everyone, and will do wonders for your physical and mental health. Still not particularly convinced? Keep reading for some great reasons on why you should pick up yoga in 2017.


Healthy Living Tips For The Home And Office

Healthy living tips for home and office

Hi, I’m Geydi Moreno Nuñez and I’m the owner of FinerStudio, a small yoga and Zumba studio in the Bronx. Today, I’m writing here on Aimee’s blog as a guest blogger to deliver some fitness tips from the point of view of sports professionals.

Majority of us spend over half of our day sitting in front of the computer: bad posture, not enough blood flow and a serious lack of energy. Despite all of that sitting, you still feel exhausted when you get home – so you often end up missing that exercise class you were planning to go to. If that sounds familiar, don’t worry! Here are some of my fitness tips and lifestyle advice that you can do from your home or the office.


4 Small Lifestyle Reminders For The Colder Months Ahead

Lifestyle Reminders for Fall

As the temperatures continues to drop, so does our energy and motivation to stay active and healthy. How many of you stop going to gym when it’s too cold or too dark outside? I personally don’t enjoy the cold and have the urge to hibernate once it’s below 65 degrees… serious side effects of the cold.

There’s a few lifestyle habits we should keep in mind to make sure we don’t fall into that deep dark hole we call winter. Keep reading if you need a lifestyle refresh for this season!


The Best Teas To Drink For Stress

Best Teas to Drink for Stress

Stress, stress, stress – such a common thing that we deal with as New Yorkers. It’s a modern plague that can truly devastate when left untreated. But is medication the right way to go? A lot of people prefer to stay away from manufactured medicine and go for something more natural, and a lot healthier. Exercising is a great way to relieve stress, my go-to is definitely yoga (I’ve been trying to get into meditation as well to calm my mind). Teas of various types are also known to reduce the effects of stress, and the practice of drinking these infusions dates back millennia. So there must be something in it. 

Take a look at the best teas to drink when you’re feeling stressed, and see which one takes your fancy.


My 10-Week Journey With Slendertone Connect Abs [REVIEW + GIVEAWAY]

Slendertone Connect Abs

Hey fitsters! Can you believe that Summer is coming to an end already? With Labor Day weekend officially behind us, who’s excited for Fall? Hope everyone enjoyed an amazing long weekend and continue to take advantage of the warm weather before the coldness invades us.

Anyway, some of you have probably seen me mention Slendertone on my Instagram, I’m finally ready to give my full review! I received one of their newest products, the Connect Abs belt around the beginning of July. The program was initially planned for 6 weeks (my lazy butt took 10-weeks to complete this) and now I don’t even get to show off my body since Summer is practically ending. Well, I’m still glad to have tested this gadget, because now I can let you guys in on how and if it worked!

The first smart toning ab belt to actively engage and tone core muscles, the Slendertone Connect Abs delivers clinically proven Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) technology through an interactive mobile app and online experience to help men and women tone, firm and strengthen their core muscles.

I was intrigued since the beginning. I’m not normally a big fan of fitness gadgets, the only thing I use is my Nike fuelband to track my daily activities. To be honest, wearing a belt for 30 minutes during each workout session that sends electronic pulses and promises me better abs makes me skeptical. So did it work for me? Read on to find out!


Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie [RECIPE]

Mint chocolate chip green smoothie

Sometimes greens can be boring. I’m a green smoothie drinker (almost daily breakfast routine) and even though I love them, my tastebuds get tired of the same old thing. It was time to remix the ingredients to freshen up the basics!

This mint chocolate chip green smoothie’s superpower ingredient is a handful of raw cashews. The cashews give the drink a creamy texture after blending, so it tastes just like a milkshake! I do love me a milkshake. =D They are also loaded with protein and healthy fats to keep me full until lunchtime. So, it’s basically magic. Not to mention, who doesn’t love chocolate chips?