Fitness isn’t just about having a “rocking bod” to hook your Significant Other or looking your best on your wedding day. Fitness has health benefits that promote long term health, well-being, and even can have benefits on your relationship and love life. Taco and Mandy discuss the benefits of finding fitness as a couple and for yourself, and how to motivate each other to integrate fitness as part of a healthy lifestyle.
By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Potatoes USA and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.
Today we’re talking about one of the most misunderstood vegetables at the market. The one everyone associates as a “bad” food. The guy everyone shames in favor of their supposedly superior orange cousin. That’s right – today I’m going to be setting the record straight on the POTATO.
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February brings is not only the month of love, but also brings awareness to the strongest muscle in our body: the heart. Lots of emphasis is put on relationships this month with Valentine’s Day approaching. But the most important relationship of all is to care for your heart and the heart health of your significant other as we celebrate American Heart Month this February. Continue reading “Couples Heart Health: Two Hearts That Beat As One”
#HIITmebaby31times was such a HIIT, I’m doing another workout series this August. I’ll be posting daily HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts this month (running Aug 8-26) AND make it a contest! The theme of this month is incorporating PROPS into your workout. Since I don’t believe in cost as an excuse NOT to exercise, my focus is on utilizing household items if you don’t have “official” exercise equipment at home. Let’s enjoy some August fitness together as we incorporate our props! Continue reading “#MadPROPStoAugust – NEW HIIT August Fitness Series”
Need some added Monday Motivation after the long holiday weekend? Check out tips from myself and fellow Registered Dietitian Nutritionists for staying fit during the holiday season. Continue reading “Tips for Staying Fit During the Holidays”
With the Winter Solstice upon us and shorter daylight hours, it’s easy to end the day early and skip a workout altogether in favor of relaxing on the couch after work. But I am a stickler for No Excuses when it comes to working out. So just in time for the shortest day of the year, I present to you the Couch Workout. Continue reading “The Couch Workout”
This couples-only workout was originally created for Yogasmoga.
Working out with a partner makes many exercises more dynamic and challenging. Exercising with your significant other brings a whole new dimension to working out together. Working out with your significant other heightens your physical and emotional connection. Your partnership motivates each other while working towards a common goal. The following workout is perfect to do at home or even while traveling, as it is all body weight exercises and requires no additional equipment. Start off by doing 10-15 reps of each exercise, working your way up to 3 rounds of this workout. Add in 30 seconds of cardio between each exercise, such as jogging in place, high knees, or shuttle runs to make your hearts grow stronger.
Does the thought of going to the gym with your boyfriend have you picturing his Grunt Face while heavy lifting? Or constantly waiting for your girlfriend to finish up on the treadmill bring tears of boredom to your eyes? These are some of the reasons that discourage couples from exercising together. But did you know that separate workouts can actually be doing your relationship a disservice? Couples exercising together strengthen both their bodies and relationship. Working out as a couple can make the most important muscle of all stronger: the heart. Get these benefits of working out as a couple.
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