Are you a quick fix queen?

We live in a fast-paced world designed for instant gratification. But in regards to changing our bodies there’s much wrong information and these too-good-to-be-true solutions, are oftentimes just that.
These solutions are not solutions at all, they are hacks and cons, developed and marketed by a company that cares more about their bottom line than your health.
Here’s why you should skip the 30-day promises and overnight magic solutions.

Is Your Diet Too Fatty?

Fat is an incredible and important macronutrient. Having a diet with ample fat means your body will run smoothly and recover quickly.
However, there is “too much of a good thing,” being the most calorically dense macro means it’s easy to overeat fat and thusly having too many calories; ultimately slowing down your fat-loss goals.
Here are 8 ways fat is sneaking into your diet.

9 Ways to Spice Up Your Protein

Baked chicken and steamed fish would bore anyone to tears and undoubtedly lead to the demise of one’s diet efforts.
A dancer within the DWL community felt this tension rising and asked the rest of the DWL Fam to weigh in on their favorite ways to make protein more exciting.
Here are the top 9 responses!

Debunked! 7 Fitness Myths Dancers Should Stop Believing

When I started my journey with fitness, I wanted as much information as I could get my hands on, but something so frustrating was the conflicting information from what I had been told in my years of dance training with what I was learning about the body and strength training.
In fact, it seemed there were several “myths” that dancers have heard over the years. So today I’d like to take a moment and clarify the 7 myths dancers should stop believing.

FLEXIBILITY vs. MOBILITY: Is passive stretching overrated?

Guest post by Emily Dadmun
Flexibility; something every dancer wants and can never seem to get enough of. The more flexible the better, right? It is flexibility, after all, that allows the body to create the beautiful lines that hallmark a dancer.
But what exactly is flexibility and should we (as dancers) be more focused on our mobility?