Tag Archives: fitness

Why all single girls need to work out

I haven’t always been the biggest physical fitness buff. There have been periods of my life where I didn’t work out at all. And let me tell you, I regret them! Re-discovering working out has been one of my best gifts to myself. Working out has made me such a better version of myself. I feel stronger, healthier and more alive now that I work out on a regular basis. Also, I feel like I’m able to be a better partner. Read more

5 Terrible First Date Ideas

While I'm a huge proponent of health, fitness and not allowing yourself to fall into the lovely-but not at all healthy-happy relationship black hole of pizza, couch, sex, repeat, sometimes healthy living and dating just don't mix. Here are five healthy activities best enjoyed on your own or with friends, not when you're trying to impress a first date. Read more

5 Fitness Friendly Date Ideas

couple takes surfing lesson for a date
While I don't consider jogging on side-by-side treadmills at your local gym the definition of romance, it is possible to get your sweat on while on a date. Taking a fitness class together is a great date idea, as it allows you to get to know each other in a low pressure environment--no awkward silences here! It's also a good test to see if you can relax and have fun together without worrying about how you look because nobody looks perfect and sexy at all times when they are working out . Not all fitness classes are ideal for couples though, so instead of inviting your crush to an advanced Crossfit class, consider these more date-friendly options instead. Read more

Is Your Boyfriend Making You Fat?

Cozying up to a new guy? Make sure his favorite foods aren’t part of the relationship. Guys are notorious for bad eating habits—beer, chips, and chicken wings, to name a few. If you’ve existed on salads and lean protein and suddenly find yourself on the sofa (what gym?) throwing back a rack of ribs, you may be headed for the boyfriend layer. Yep, that’s the layer of fat that sometimes comes along with the happiness, safety and security of a new relationship. Relationships and food are complex and intertwined. Here are some other things about relationships that may be sending you straight to the refrigerator: Read more