Mary Michaels

Mary Michaels

Mary Michaels, 28, Los Angeles. Beauty & Fitness Editor.

Staying inspired all the time is hard to do, but staying inspired at least for a little while every day is very important to achieving your goals and keep you motivated. I am going to share some tips on How To Stay Inspired for the day. Staying inspired is as important as

Flexibility, relaxation, less stress, even if you’ve never stepped foot in a yoga studio, you’ve probably heard all about the mind-body benefits of a regular yoga practice. It’s true: Getting your “om” on will help fire up your core and hone in on those hard-to-reach stomach, legs and harms muscles. In this simple routine

Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene. Fitness is having a moment in fashion, where Yoga pants are the new jeans, neon sports bras have become the “it” accessory and long athletic socks are hipper than high heels.

Zumba is a Latin style dance class (including salsa, merengue, cha-cha, cumbia, soca and samba), combined with hip hop and reggaeton, as well as international styles of dance like bellydancing, flamenco and African. Many classes will utilize an interval style of trainingcombining slower dances with faster upbeat songs and songs

The secret to scoring a dancer’s trim and toned shape is to work your muscles less than you’re used to. Yep, you read that right. Dancers practice concentrated movements that function as deep sculpting tools to create long, lean muscles. Those coveted results are what have inspired dance-infused fitness programs

When you pack your gym bag before a workout, there are a few necessities you can’t do without, like your sports bra and your sneaks. Here are some other items you should consider stowing in your gym bag to make your post-workout life better 1. Headband & Hair Ties: Nothing is

Most people probably don’t feel super cute when waking up at the crack of dawn to hit the gym. Sleepy eyes, no make-up on, and bed head hair is not the hottest look. And to make matters worse there are likely to be many attractive people—even famous ones—starring at you

1. Keep hydrated Given that it’s the cheapest and easiest way to prep for a bikini day, you really don’t have any excuses. Staying hydrated will keep your skin looking dewy, your metabolism humming smoothly, and actually combat water retention, since drinking stimulates your body to release fluids. 2. Stay

Mesh—at once functionally breathable and peek-a-boo coy—is now an integral part of most stylish fitness fashion labels. One reason mesh has become so hot? Its ability to spice up everyday pieces: Basic black leggings suddenly become totally edgy with a streak of mesh down the side—ditto your workhorse workout tanks and sports

1. Too much heat Every time you overdose on heat you are seriously damaging your hair. Do not set your tools on the highest possible setting to get the job done quicker. Instead opt for a cooler setting. 2. Washing your hair too often Daily washing strips the hair and