10 Tips to make working out in the morning more bearable

For those focused on improving their fitness and losing weight, one of the hardest things to do is to maintain a regular, consistent workout routine. This can be especially difficult if you attempt to workout at the end of a long day of work when the body and mind are already exhausted and relaxation is really the only thing on your mind.

Here are 10 tips to help motivate yourself to wake up early and get a great workout in before the hustle and bustle of your day gets underway.

Weight-Loss Smoothies: Spinach and Avocado

Half an avocado per serving makes this smoothie totally worthy as a meal replacement. To make it even more filling (and flavorful), Cassie Johnston-whose new cookbook Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My! is out now-adds peanut butter.
Makes 2 servings

2-Minute Morning Workout

No time for fitness? No problem! Just carve two minutes out of your morning for this quick, energy-boosting workout. These short bursts of high-intensity exercise are just what you need to burn mega calories and pump up your major muscle groups.

Key Benefits Of Performing Yoga For Heart Health

Yoga is an ancient technique that focuses on breathing, meditation, and the body. Practicing yoga instills a deeper awareness of your emotions, mind, and physical well-being, whichallows you to be more in tune with your mind, body, and spirit. Those who choose to perform yoga for heart health reasons get the added benefits of improved cardiovascular health along with increased lung capacity, and better respiratory function as a result. It's a great way to naturally decrease inflammation, build muscle, and boost blood circulation.