A NOTE FROM KATE: MY GOLDEN GLOW TIPS

BY Kate Hudson

It can be hard to resist the temptation of a tan; being bronzed can definitely make you appear tighter and toned. I’m outdoorsy by nature and love taking in the sun’s rays while being active, but my dermatologist has limited me to 25 minutes a day. Now, to achieve a golden glow without damaging my skin, I turn to spray tanning. READ MORE >

MUST-TRY INTENSE EXERCISES

BY The Blog Team

In order to see quicker results, think BIG! Multi-joint and multi-planar exercises not only work your entire body but they also get your heart-pumping, which means more calories burned in less time! Complete each exercise for 50 seconds with a 10 second rest between each exercise, and repeat the circuit 2-3 times. These are must-try exercises that will motivate you to reach your goals this year! READ MORE >

HEALTHY COURGETTE NACHOS RECIPE

BY The Blog Team

Nachos are a snacking staple! Lighten up this popular treat by swapping tortilla chips with courgette, and processed dip with light, shredded cheese. Add fresh ingredients, plus protein, and voila, you have a healthy meal. Check out the easy recipe below, one bite and you’ll be telling everyone that courgette is the new tortilla chip! READ MORE >

GYM EQUIPMENT BASICS

BY The Blog Team

It’s that time of year when we’re inspired to dust off our membership card, lace up our trainers, and head straight to the local gym. But where do we begin? If you’ve never been trained on proper weight training techniques, machines are a great way to start. Machines guide us in proper movement patterns, which make them safe and easy to use, and with visuals and instructions, they’re also less intimidating. Best of all, machines provide much needed stability and assistance throughout the exercise, keeping our range of motion safe and effective and reducing our risk of injury. READ MORE >

A GUIDE TO STATIC STRETCHING

BY The Blog Team

Static stretching means holding a stretch in a stable position for a certain amount of time. When you static stretch, you are effectively lengthening and pulling apart the muscle, causing it to relax and extend itself. This type of stretching is best saved for the end of a workout once you’ve tired out those muscles and is designed to help your body lengthen, relax, and steer clear of any injuries. Here are the stretches you should master. READ MORE >