5 Tips On Coping With Joint Aches And Pains

Tips to cope with joint pains

If you workout consistently or regularly play sports, you’ve likely suffered from some form of joint pain at one point or another (or it could be a sign of old-age… jk =D). But joint pains are definitely no fun!

Besides making daily life difficult and uncomfortable, it hinders your ability to continue to play sports or go heavy at the gym. Nobody wants to lose all their gains because of joint pain! It’s a problem that usually goes away on its own as long as you let it rest and give it time to heal. If you want to speed up the healing process, read on for a few ways that might help.


8 Simple Tips To Up The Quality Of Your Z’s


Messy Bed, tips to sleep better

There are three ingredients to a healthy lifestyle: eating nutritiously, exercising often, and sleeping well. We talk a ton about nutrition and fitness here but not enough about the importance of sleep, and so many people neglect this. If you’re a millennial like me, chances are you stay up late often (doing God knows what), especially on weekends. A good night’s sleep not only helps to heal and rejuvenate our body, it also helps to prepare us mentally and physically for the next day. With that being said, here are 8 simple tips that can up the quality of your Z’s…


30-Minute Fat Burning Jump Rope Routine

30-Minute Fat Burning Jump Rope Routine

It’s been said that jumping rope is an amazing exercise to kick up any cardio game and great for burning fat quickly. The jump rope is a tried and true method for building balance, agility, bone strength, and improving overall conditioning and coordination–– which is why it’s been a stable part of many boxing gyms and they now exist across commercial gyms everywhere. I personally love a good jump rope routine, and have incorporated it into my weekly high intensity training.


Hiking: The Perfect Outdoor Activity To Get Happier And Healthier [+GIVEAWAY]

Hiking on Bear Mountain

I went hiking recently with a group of friends and it was a reminder of how much I enjoyed being outside! I’m a huge fan of outdoor activities, being able to combine my love for nature (yasss to scenic views) with a chance to exercise really puts me at my happy place. Not to mention, the weather in NYC have been amazing lately, perfect for taking a hike.

Comfortable workout attire is recommended during hiking, I wore my PrAnA leggings with some beat up Nike sneakers (hiking can be dirty). Oh, and don’t forget to slather on the sunscreen. The UV rays along the trail is no joke. My boyfriend learned that one the hard way…


Sweat In Style With PrAna Sustainable Activewear [Review + Discount]

PrAna Leggings

I came across PrAna last year through the Instagram yoga community (such an amazing group of people if you haven’t noticed!), many yogis are big fans of the brand and it seemed to be right up my alley. I mean, who wouldn’t love a company that gives back to the community and are mindful of our environment? PrAna is that and more. Their mission is to inspire healthy, active, and free-spirited living.

We create versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories that you can wear during every activity, every adventure, every day. How do we know? Because we base our designs on our own experiences. You see we’re more than makers, we’re doers—yogis, climbers, and world travelers—and we use our knowledge to make clothes that look good and play hard. We like to focus on the details, and aren’t afraid to go bold when it comes to colors and whimsical patterns. We love to combine classic style with modern materials, ever mindful of where and how our creations are made.

PrAna and Fit Approach kindly sent me a pair of their Lennox Leggings to try and gave me a 15% off discount code to share with my fitsters so you guys can shop for your very own PrAna gear! Read on to find out!


The Fitness Lover’s Guide To Creating A Home Gym

Home Gym Exercises

The most common reason many of us fail to exercise as much as we should is due to a lack of time. Sometimes, there just isn’t enough time before or after work to hit the gym, or the place you go to are out of the way, making it inconvenient in our daily schedules. Between our hectic work life and family commitments, time is often short. However, that doesn’t mean you should put your exercise regime on the back burner. It just means that you’ll need to get a little creative about how you get in your workouts.

How about building yourself a home gym? If you’ve got a spare room at home or even if you don’t, it’s well worth considering creating a home workout space. Okay, so it might be a little costly, but it doesn’t have to cost a lot. Plus, in the long-run, it can save you tons of money – no more expensive gym memberships to pay for. To give you an idea of what’s involved, let’s take a closer look at what you’ll need in order to create your own home gym.


Childhood Activities That Make Fitness Fun

Childhood Fitness Fun

Remember the good old days where life had no worries, bills seemed to pay themselves, and our top priority was playing with friends. Damn, I sound old. Anyway, those were good memories and it’s time to bring back some of our childhood activities to help make our adult fitness routines more fun. Here are 3 activities you can do… the nostalgia is real!