Wednesday , October 18 2017

Yoga

6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making in Yoga Class

Photo: Twenty20 Turns out, there’s more to yoga than flattering pants and downward-facing dog. Beyond learning the poses, there are a host of other factors that can make or break your practice, from the proper gear to your mindset while you flow. To help you enjoy your yoga class even …

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8 Fall Cookbooks to Get You Back in the Kitchen

Fall signals a time to re-assess our routines and put more focus into the goals we set earlier in the year. Was meal prepping healthy meals on your list? Did you decide to go Paleo or dairy-free? How about diversifying your recipe repertoire to include different cuisines? To get your …

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How to Calculate Your BMR (And Why It Matters)

Photo: Pond5 Think you need to run a marathon just to burn off breakfast, lunch and dinner? Think again. The human body requires a significant amount of energy (i.e. calories) just to function regularly. Each day, your body must breathe, blink, circulate blood, control body temperature, grow new cells, support brain …

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3 Easy Yoga Poses to Help Wake You Up

Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn Some mornings, getting out of bed can feel like a serious chore. But instead of hitting snooze on repeat — which often leads to a stressful start — step into a more peaceful headspace with this simple yoga flow. “Yoga is a great way …

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5 Downward Dog Variations to Strengthen and Stretch

Photo: Twenty20 Downward facing dog (adho mukha svana in Sanskrit) is one of the most recognizable yoga poses, but it’s far from basic. Melissa Hernandez, a CorePower Yoga instructor in New York City, says, “Downward dog is full-body work. It not only strengthens your arms, shoulders and low-back, but your …

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Printable Meal Planning Templates to Simplify Your Life

Odds are good that you plan your vacations in advance. You probably plan your budget, too. You plan birthday parties, weddings and family gatherings. But do you plan your meals? Meal planning is the most effective way to start building healthy habits, says Jenny Champion, Daily Burn Nutrition and Fitness …

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7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism

Photo: Pond5 Metabolism: We’ve all got one, but some people’s are “faster” or “slower” than others’. And that matters, because the rate at which your body burns calories and converts fuel to energy can also affect how easily you gain or lose weight. It also says a lot about how …

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5 Healthier Ways to Detox (That Aren’t Juice Cleanses)

Photo: Pond5 Forget colonics and ultra-low-calorie juice fasts. If you want to clear out toxins and boost your overall health, there are smarter and safer ways to do it. Here are five expert-approved tactics that are guaranteed to make you feel like a better, fresher version of yourself. RELATED: Is …

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What to Know About the 5:2 Diet and Intermittent Fasting

Photo: Twenty20 Diets designed for weight loss make big promises, like dropping pounds and boosting your health — without struggle or deprivation. And that’s one of the big draws of intermittent fasting diets, including the 5:2 Diet. RELATED: Does Intermittent Fasting Really Work? What the 5:2 Diet Is All About …

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