Redesigning Ledbetter Apparel - a year in the making.

Redesigning Ledbetter Apparel: A year in the making.

When beginning the design of Ledbetter’s new apparel line I first looked at what we hoped to accomplish with the brand.  We knew we wanted Ledbetter apparel to be high-performance and designed to support the body as well as promote well-being. We looked to empower and celebrate shape that is confident, healthy and comfortable in your own skin. As the …

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5 Ways To Keep Your House Cool With No A/C

Weather forecasts predict record-breaking temperatures this summer, which unfortunately for us, also means higher bills. The costs of blasting your A/C all day can quickly add up. The good news is, we’ve got 5 easy ways to keep your house cool when it gets unbearably hot – without breaking the bank. Keep your blinds closed during the day. It’s such a simple solution, but …

How To Stay Motivated and Fight Burnout

How To Stay Motivated and Fight Burnout

They say if it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you. In fitness, we become accustomed to pushing past feelings of pain and weakness. By always plowing full speed ahead, it’s inevitable that we will get burnt out. I recently struggled with this in my own fitness journey and had to learn how to bust out of burnout the hard way. It began when I lost sight of …

Spring Clean Your Fitness Goals

Spring Clean Your Fitness Goals

For most of us, the thought of spring cleaning elicits a few disgruntled sighs. But the end result of a deep clean and reorganization of our homes feels (and looks) oh-so-satisfying. What if we applied the same practice to our health and fitness goals? Sometimes we lose our way in the clutter and daily messes of life, so here are our 5 “spring cleaning” …

Sleep Deprived? 7 tips For better sleep!

Sleep Deprived? 7 Ways To Catch More ZZZ’s!

7 Tips for Better Sleep We all complain about being tired – with busy lives and hectic schedules, it’s hard to get the recommended 7-8 hours of shut-eye. Getting a good night’s rest however, is crucial to your long-term health. Common problems associated with sleep deprivation include: weight gain (due to increased production of the hunger hormone, ghrelin), impulsive behavior, …

5 Spring Break Ideas for Adventurers on a Budget!

5 Spring Break Ideas For Adventurers On A Budget

The collective relief of college students across the country can be felt with the commencement of Spring Break – the sweet bliss of a week free from school. It’s easy to get down in the dumps though when your friends are posting poolside selfies in exotic places and you’re strapped on money. If you’re stuck without travel plans this spring …

5 Ways To De-stress

5 Easy Ways To De-stress: Body, Mind, and Soul.

Has your life felt out of control lately? If you’ve been riding the struggle bus, rest assured that you are not alone. This time of year is hard for a lot of people, but it’s important not to let chronic stress go untreated. It can be taxing on your body and emotional well-being, as well as negatively affect productivity and …

If Only I had Abs...

If only I had abs…

Man, if only I had abs. A flat stomach, no pooch. Six pack…or even a partial six pack. It would change everything. If I could look more like that other person, it would transform my life: the way I present myself, what people see in me, my ability to be loved. They would like me. He would want me. I …

February Monthly Favorites

February Monthly Favorites

STYLE February is here, and we all know what that means; love is in the air. Whether you’re into the mushy stuff or not, loving yourself is a crucial yet often neglected component to achieving balanced health: body, mind, and soul. It’s a proven phenomenon that looking good can help us FEEL good too. Sometimes we just need a little …