• Why you should toss your fat-free salad dressings, Craisins, veggie chips and other not-good-for-you foods posing as healthy options. [Fitness Magazine]
I used to tell my personal training clients that they shouldn’t step on the scale. I knew that it could be an emotional experience for someone trying to lose weight.
“Don’t worry about the number,” I’d say. “Gauge progress by how you look and how you feel.”
Truth was, I wanted them to focus on making strength gains in the gym and complying with their nutrition plan.
But in the past several months, I’ve done a total 180. When I’m helping clients with weight loss, I now recommend they weigh themselves every single day.
Welcome to our new Monday feature, the #BWPSelfie of the Week! Read about why we’re celebrating selfies—and the sweaty Philadelphians who take them—below.
Name: Michelle Haughton
Day job: Instructional aide
Where she snapped this: Cheltenham High School Track
How often she does track workouts: I try to go to the track at least once per week. It’s a great place to run speed drills and focus on my pace.
The number to remember for your workout this week is 25, guys. That’s 25 reps of each exercise for a whopping 25 rounds. Just kidding! Scared you, didn’t I? Here’s the real deal: You’re going to do 25 reps of each exercise for four rounds. Easy, right? Try to move through the rounds as quickly as possible, taking breaks only when you need them. You’ll end up doing 100 reps of each exercise—that’s 900 reps total! Pretty impressive, if I do say so myself.
Here are your exercises. Happy sweating, Be Wellers!
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Good news, King of Prussia yogis! Without Walls, Urban Outfitters’ fitness brand, is hosting a free class outside the KOP store on Sunday morning. Because you can never have enough free yoga, right? This time, it gets even better: After class, you can refuel inside the store with smoothies and other goodies courtesy of Honeygrow, Vita Coco and KIND. Read more »