Workout ensembles.. Good Motivation?

outfitHi Ladies!

It’s Wednesday, and I want my Wednesdays to be based around healthiness, and how to live a more healthy lifestyle. I did a post on Cardio importance, and I want to cover the basis of a good cute workout ensemble, and how much does it motivate our workouts? Well I have to say for me, that wearing a cute outfit always helps me to feel better when going to the gym. I feel when I have a good pair of dri fit shorts, or great comfortable stretch capris on, that I move better, and feel more comfortable, and less stressed during that hour. I LOVE workout clothes, and I can never have enough of Lululemon. I find that I am on their website each week looking at their amazing clothes, and I feel just having good comfortable clothes on, whether I’m taking a class, or running, or the occasional bike ride with my daughter, that I feel better. There are so many brands including www.athleta.com , or www.lululemon.com,  to name a few of my favorites , that they are making comfortable clothes quite fabulous. I have so many yoga cardigans and shawls that I take with me on nights out, just because they are  fashionable,  yet comfy. Who doesn’t love the matching tanks with the great looking pants. I love fashion, and fashion doesn’t consist of casual wear. for me , it extends into fitness. If you want to look good when you go to your dinners, why not look good when you go to the gym, minus the makeup of course. Do you have a great workout ensemble you would like to share? Please send your photos to fit and Bliss! We would love to share them.

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Cardio Importance

Hi Beauties!

Hope your hump day is off to a good start. Mine has been great. I headed off to a great class this morning , followed by a 4 mile walk with a friend to catch up on some girl time, and it has been great. Cardio workouts are so important for a number of reasons .Besides, the importance of maintaining a healthy heart, it helps us burn calories, and helps us take any weight off  FullSizeRender (1)that we may have put on. Running or any type of cardiovascular exercise helps your heart stay strong , so that it doesn’t have to work nearly as hard. With aging, we know that if we don’t stay healthy, we are at a higher risk of heart attacks, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, and following some sort of cardio exercise helps reduce those things. As we age, so do our hearts, so its so important to keep it healthy and strong. With any sort of cardio exercise, it helps us feel great with more energy through out the day. I couldn’t imagine what I’d feel like if I had no exercise planted in my day. Cardiovascular fitness also helps us sleep better, and helps reduce stress of all kinds. Running to me relieves any type of stress because it gives my mind a chance to calm down. You DO NOT need to be any sort of workout fanatic to get a good cardio workout in. Walking is also amazing for the heart. If you have no idea what kind of cardio fitness you like, then first figure out what kind of activities you enjoy. You can even jump on your bike, and take a ride, or go for a hike. Moving is the first step to getting to a healthier you. Any movement that get your heart rate up, is a good cardio workout. There is no “best “, or “worse’ cardio. Its what fits to your personality and your needs. Getting atleast 30 minutes a day in is great for your heart. I actually enjoy runnjng , and I feel amazing after a good run, in the body, mind, and spirit. We were put on this earth to move, and explore. Get motivated to find what works for you. Your heart will thank you!

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