4 awesome exercises for hip strengthening

Having strong and stable hips is extremely important. We require hip stability for all standing activities, even just walking or running, and weak hips can set us up for pain and injuries along the way. Unfortunately, because most of us spend too much time sitting down, the muscles surrounding our hips are often weak and need strengthening through targeted exercises. You can try the four exercises below to strengthen your hips!

Office chair workout

Do you ever feel like you cannot stand another minute of sitting in front of your computer screen at your office job? I know that feeling all too well. Sitting down all day can make us feel tired and sluggish, and there's nothing better than a little bit of moving around to give us some fresh energy and help us focus once we get back to that screen. It works just as well as coffee!

4 mental benefits of exercise

Undoubtedly exercising offers physical benefits, but what about the mental ones? Exercising regularly can not only change the way you look, but also the way you feel, and many times, the mental benefits you experience are much more important than the physical ones. They are the benefits that make you stick with exercising for good, and they're also the most important gains you can make through your workouts.

If you work out, screw the scale!

As many fellow women will know, there's no better way to drive ourselves crazy than to step on the scale several times a day and obsess over our weight and any little changes we may notice. But is stepping on the scale even necessary to see if we're making progress when we're working out regularly?

Green citrus smoothie

Do you want to make a quick, healthy and delicious smoothie that does not require any crazy ingredients? Look no further! This smoothie uses ingredients that you likely already have at home, and if not, you can easily get them at any grocery shop.