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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

3 Ways The Olympics Helped Me Become a Better Parent

Being a mom and being an Olympian have a lot of similarities. Both pursuits are challenging and exhausting, but an Olympic journey is only four years long. It’s also filled with lots of rest and people are there along the way to support your performance. It’s safe to say that parenting does not usually come with these benefits.… Read more »

In a Rut? Here’s How to Recharge Your Spirit

We all know keeping up with a regular fitness routine can be beneficial for our physical health, but what about our mental and spiritual health? The body, mind and spirit are all interconnected, and when our body isn’t feeling good and we have low energy, our mood becomes affected. It’s hard to stay motivated about life in general when we’re feeling down in the dumps. To be the best version of ourselves, we need to remember that a healthy body leads to a healthy … Read more »

How to Get Your Kids to be Active

I was fortunate to grow up in a household that valued physical activity, sports, and outdoor play. From a young age I discovered the freedom of movement and the joy of challenging myself through sport. I wasn’t aware of it at the time but my numerous opportunities to play with my family outdoors and participate in … Read more »

Why Working Out Can Cause Weight Gain

You start an exercise program, only to see the number on the scale start to go up. Sound familiar? Don’t panic. While exercise is important for your health and your weight loss, if you aren’t careful you might find yourself gaining weight. There are a variety of reasons for this, most of which will diminish if you keep at it.… Read more »

3 Quick Moves You Can Do (At Your Desk!) To Tighten Your Butt

If your daily schedule is just too jam packed to make it to the gym, don’t give up on your fitness goals just yet. You don’t have to quit your job to get a butt that won’t quit! Just try these simple exercises you can do at your desk. (Disclaimer: please do not hold us responsible for any strange looks from coworkers, but do remember us fondly when you start seeing results.)… Read more »

Your Guide to Group Fitness

For some, exercise is a solo enterprise. Some of us prefer to run, swim or stretch by ourselves, with nothing but the sound of our heartbeat, podcast or carefully curated playlist to keep us company. But others prefer to get sweaty in the company of others. Group exercise classes have become a spiritual experience, with an inspiring and endorphin-generating workout combined with the social benefits of joining a like-minded community of passionate,… Read more »