Showing posts with label Health and Fitness. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Health and Fitness. Show all posts

Girl Talk: That Embarrassing Moment When Mother Nature Steps In. (Sponsored)

Girl Talk: That Embarrassing Moment When Mother Nature Steps In.


Welcome to 'Girl Talk' with Lush Fab Glam. Today we are discussing something that every woman experiences and that embarrassing moment many of us will never forget. For some it's been a one time slip-up and since then we have been extremely careful to not have it repeat itself. For other's it has occurred one time too many and we haven't quite gotten a handle on it. Read on for more...

Look Good, Feel Great & Dance Your Way To Fitness.

Look Good, Feel Great & Dance Your Way To Fitness.
 
Reebok Dance Gear Is back For Summer! Last year Reebok took a HUGE step into the dance category, supporting active women who enjoy and participate in fitness movements like Zumba to look and feel great.



Mid-cut and low-cut footwear options were debuted, as was a full line of apparel made for movement. Reebok's dance footwear products like the UR Lead Mid have been a hit with dance enthusiasts, combining function and fashion in a way no other sportswear brand has achieved yet. One of the hottest colors being bought is shown below:

June Is For Fathers: Get Dad A Cool, Fitness Conscious Gift.

June Is For Fathers: Get Dad A Cool, Fitness Conscious Gift.

It feels like the spring/summer months are just racing by, June is already here and you know what that means, Father's Day celebrations and finding dad that perfect gift to show how much we appreciate him. 

As much as we love the stylish father's day gifts like watches and work cases or the traditional gifts like tool sets and electronics. This father's day why not show dad how much you care by gifting something that will keep him fit, healthy and strong and ensure he's around for all the big moments to come and yes it's stylish too! Read on for more...

Seven Steps To Beach-Ready Abs.

Seven Steps To Beach-Ready Abs.

The care-free days of summer are here and whether you need to fit into your favorite summer dress or look fab in your bikini. We have a planking work-out routine that you can do for only a few minutes a day and up to 3 times a week to get your abs in shape. Get ready to look fabulous in your curve-hugging dresses, low rise jeans, crop tops and swimwear. Read on for more...


Beyonce Shares Her Post-Baby Weight Loss Tips.

Beyonce Shares Her Post-Baby Weight Loss Tips.

Need to shed a few pounds, shape up and tone up in time for spring and summer? Or are you a stylish mommy needing to shed your post-baby weight? Read on to see how superstar mom Beyonce who gained 57 pounds during pregnancy got her fab body back after giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy. Plus see more photos of her healthy and toned body from her Shape magazine photo-shoot.

New Year's Resolution: The Brain Food Challenge.

New Year's Resolution: The Brain Food Challenge.

A new year brings, new goals, new challenges and we often focus on resolutions like dietary changes and weight loss, while ignoring the overall health of other vital parts of our body like the brain.

Read on to see 8 of the best brain boosting foods to help you stay mentally alert and healthy while tackling all those other new year's resolutions.

For The Fit Fashionista: Look Cute But Be Comfortable.

For The Fit Fashionista: Look Cute But Be Comfortable.

For some daily work outs at the gym, or early morning/evening running and jogging sessions are a staple of life. For others we hardly have time to work an exercise/fitness session into our busy schedules, so we settle for the occasional outdoor walk through the park, trail or even speed walks to local stores while running errands. 


Whichever category you fall into staying active is essential to our health and well being, plus it keeps us in shape and the shoes that we wear plays a big role not only in our comfort but also in easing the strain on our feet, hip, back and spine. Choosing the right pair of shoes to wear during you fitness routine makes all the difference between an enjoyable and effective workout/walking session and an aching feet, strained muscles and regretful one.

Unfortunately we tend to put less thought into the types of shoes we buy and wear for everyday use and workout sessions, although it should be a more pertinent and careful decision. Read on to see our recommendations for choosing a cute but comfortable pair of womens new balance walking shoes, whether you're using it for routine workouts, jogging or every day comfort...

Summer Salad Recipe: Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad.

Summer Salads: Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad.

During the hot and scorching summer months staying cool and hydrated is essential. Do so by enjoying a  Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad. It's delicious, filled with nutrition and wonderful salad for lunch or to serve to your guests. Read on to see the complete and easy to prepare recipe...



Eye Health and Safety Tips That You Should Practice.

Eye Health and Safety Tips That You Should Practice.

We recently came across a very interesting and informative article about 'Women's eye health and safety'. Since our readers are primarily women we thought this information would be beneficial to you, like the surprising health facts that many of you may not be aware of.


Did you know that over 70% of legally blind people are women? Yes it is an astounding percentage and we immediately wanted to know more, like why women were so greatly affected by blindness and what we could do to help prevent it from happening to us and the ones we love?...

Creative And Tasty Summer Salads: Apple-Fennel Salad With Prosciutto And Walnuts.

Creative And Tasty Summer Salads: Apple-Fennel Salad With Prosciutto And Walnuts.

One of the best things about spring-summer is the abundance of fresh and tasty fruits and vegetables, which makes it so much easier to find new and creative recipes to use when preparing family meals or entertaining guests. 

The Apple Fennel Salad with Prosciutto and Walnuts shown below is a perfect example of the deliciously healthy salads you can create. Read on to see the complete recipe...

Source: Chatelaine

A Smile Is An Inexpensive Way To Change Your Looks.

A Smile Is An Inexpensive Way To Change Your Looks.

When we focus on beauty, we often get stuck on the more marketed notions like skin care, hair care and cosmetics while ignoring one of the most important factors 'a healthy smile'. Without it our makeover or other facial improvements just don't seem as beautiful.

Charles Gordy once said that 'A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks' and he was right. Remember that awkward look someone has when they can't produce a real smile, where their lips are sealed tight. Now remember how inviting and heart-warming it feels when someone beams a beautiful smile at you, with their perfectly aligned pearly whites.


While many of us do the basics when it comes to caring for our teeth like brushing at least twice a day, flossing and regular visits to the dentists. There are additional ways to ensure that our teeth remain properly aligned as we grow/age. 

That's where a visit to an Orthodontist comes in, it is estimated that more than half of the US population have misaligned or irregular teeth and jaws...

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Delicious & Healthy Mexican Recipes.

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Delicious & Healthy Mexican Recipes.

Are you heading out to a house party for the Cinco De Mayo celebration or are you the one hosting the festivities? Either way we are going to show you how to whip up two delicious Mexican dishes, which are a staple at every Cinco De Mayo party. 

Except we're doing it the healthy way, so you won't have to regret over-indulging once the celebration ends. Read on to see our recipes for making a tasty Mango Tomato Salsa and the Guilt-Free Guacamole dip...

1. Mango Tomato Salsa (Serves 8)

Body Care: Reduce Toxins and Inflammation Naturally with Nopalea.

Body Care: Reduce Toxins and Inflammation Naturally with Nopalea.

Many traditional ideas of using plants and fruits for their health benefits have gone on to become scientifically proven ways to care for our bodies. Today we're introducing you to a natural and ancient way to optimize your health, cleanse internally, neutralize toxins in the body, and reduce inflammation.


The Nopal Cactus (Opuntia Ficus Indica) has been used by Native Indians for centuries because of its healing properties. Rare antioxidants (Betalains) have been sourced from the Nopal fruit to create an anti-inflammatory wellness drink called Nopalea. Read on to learn more about the health benefits of Nopalea and for details on how you can try it for free...

Special Discount Available for Joining Walgreens Prescription Savings Club!

Special Discount Available for Joining Walgreens Prescription Savings Club!

This post brought to you by Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine.

Walgreens Pharmacy currently offers more 24-hour and drive-thru service than other pharmacies in the U. S. ensuring that customer access to their medication is convenient and affordable. 

As of January 1 2012, Walgreens was unable to negotiate a new contract with Express Scripts which acts as a middleman between pharmacies, employers and health plans. As a result Walgreens ability to service and provide prescriptions to their customers has been disrupted. 

Read on to see what this disruption means for Walgreens Pharmacy customers and the special discounts they are offering to minimize the impact of this disruption...

Weight Loss Tips From Actress Jennifer Hudson!

Weight Loss Tips From Actress Jennifer Hudson!

Academy Award winner and music artist Jennifer Hudson has gone from being overweight at 236 pounds to a healthier but still curvy version of herself right before our eyes. She covers the February 2012 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine where she shares her weight loss secrets and tips on how she maintains her fabulous new body. 


Dishing on everything from how the Weight Watchers program helped her lose the final eighty pounds and how she slimmed down from her peak weight of 236 pounds post-pregnancy. To sharing her everyday nutrition and exercise regime suited to the average person who may not have the motivation for grueling fitness and diet plans. Read on for excerpts from her interview...

Need to Get Back Into Shape After Thanksgiving? Try Nicole Sherzinger's Abs-Firming Workout.

Need to Get Back Into Shape After Thanksgiving? Try Nicole Sherzinger's Abs-Firming Workout.

Overindulged at thanksgiving dinner? Now that the turkey, stuffing and ham are all done, the realization of the amount of calories consumed sets in and all the hard work to keep fit has been tossed out, but it's not too late to get back on track and get your abs in great shape in time for the NYE parties.  

Former 'Pussy Cat Dolls' singer and 'X Factor' Judge Nicole Scherzinger recently shared her fitness regime with Shape magazine. The workout designed by her trainer Adam Ernster promises to get your abs sculpted  within a month. Read on to see more of Nicole's workout routine...


'Footloose Star' Julianne Hough Shares Her Fitness Regime With Self Magazine!

'Footloose Star' Julianne Hough Shares Her Fitness Regime With Self Magazine!

Julianne Hough is a professional dancer, served as an instructor on TV show 'Dancing With The Stars,' and she also stars in the new 'Footloose' movie remake. In the November 2011 issue of Self magazine she shares her secrets to keeping that perfectly toned body and washboard abs. Like many of us Julianne gets bored with rigid exercise routines, which is why she recommends mixing up your exercise with fun, outdoor adventures that you enjoy.

Read on for more from her exclusive interview with Self magazine including her secret to keeping her abs so flat...

The Painful Truth: The High Heels We Love Are Ruining Our Feet!

The Painful Truth: The High Heels We Love Are Ruining Our Feet!

Many of us are guilty of wearing high heels everyday and keeping them on even when it feels like we can't take another step but we endure the excruciating pain all in the name of fashion. And while it looks good and makes our legs longer, leaner and more statuesque, the question we should all ask ourselves is, whether it's worth it in the long run?

"According to a recent study, 39 percent of women say they wear high heels every day, and 75 percent of those women say they experience regular shoe-related foot pain and suffer from bunions, arthritic big toes, calluses, hammer toes, and plantar warts...

Stress Relief the Natural Way: Six Easy and Organic Relaxation Techniques!

Stress Relief the Natural Way: Six Easy and Organic Relaxation Techniques!

Stressed, tired, need to relax and unwind from the daily cares of work, relationships and what ever it is that's got you all wound-up? Here are six easy, natural and healthy ways to reduce your stress hormones, get some much needed rest and relaxation and improve your mood.

Lavender: Lavender, which is native to the Mediterranean basin, has been shown to treat mild insomnia. Made from the dried flowers and essential oils of the plant, lavender products are available in many forms, including potpourri, body lotions, teas and candles...


Body Cleanse: Detox Methods & The Benefits of Chamomile & Green Tea!

Body Cleanse: Detox Methods & The Benefits of Chamomile & Green Tea!

Beauty, body and skin care extends far beyond methods that are only skin-deep and includes natural D.I.Y ways to cleanse the blood and internal organs like our livers and kidneys from the buildup of toxins that we ingest through our foods. As well as the toxins we absorb from chemicals on our skin or breathe-in from our environment.

Today we're introducing you to our favorite natural, healthy and inexpensive ways to detox your body and internal organs using ingredients you already have at home like teas, soups and juices. It is important to change your eating habits during a detox diet by giving up foods like sugar, meat, milk, coffee and alcohol, while increasing your intake of healthy vitamin and minerals rich fruits and vegetables... 

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