Fitness

Tips on how to get a good night’s rest

Goodnight room, goodnight moon, goodnight cow jumping over the moon ... ... goodnight laptop, goodnight TV, goodnight face cream, goodnight phone ... So it’s time for bed, you’ve brushed your teeth and snuggled up under the covers, and yet, your…

Aminopure's health and beauty supplements

It could be the Kona winds. Those extra cosmos during happy hour. That time of the month. Whatever the case may be, you're not feeling super hot right now. If only someone somewhere could whip up a magic potion that…

Strike a Pose

You're already bending over backwards for your boss's fifth "high-priority" report this week when your just-broken-up best friend texts AGAIN ("He said 'take care'... Does that mean he misses me?"). Looks like a sunset sob session will bump your plans…

Happy Renew Year: Sweat Equity

Broken Resolution #3 – Get in shape. Your biceps are burning. Your traps are tortured and those hard working gluts and quads are just about to bottom out. And that’s just from getting up off the couch. Looks like you…

Toes on the Pose

LC: Is there a problem? ATF Officer: Are you aware of HRS 134-9? LC: I have a license to bear arms. ATF Officer: But those floppy triceps you're packing are federally offensive. It wouldn't be so bad if you concealed…

Best of Lei Chic 2011: Vertically Challenged

As we ring in 2012, Lei Chic is taking a look back into our archives and bringing you some of the best stories we published during 2011. Enjoy happy new year! 
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Originally published January 21, 2011 Stairmaster, treadmill, elliptical, repeat.…

Snack Attacks

It starts with leftover Halloween candy and ends with sugar-loaded cocktails and canapés sometime after midnight. Welcome to the start of your Season’s Eatings. The only workout that fits in your busy holiday schedule is bicep curls with your Black…

Lean With Envy

You know you should be proud of your bestie for dropping 30 pounds. But really, all you can think about is the fact your clothes-swapping days are over and that suddenly at bars every guy comes to talk to you,…

Vertically Challenged

Stairmaster, treadmill, elliptical, repeat.   Your New Year’s resolution to get fit really isn’t working out. Three weeks in and you’re already bored of anything that involves a rotating belt and you jiggling awkwardly in place.   You’re looking for…

On the Flip Side

Forget the Thanksgiving pants. Last year you stuffed your face with so much stuffing that you needed an entire Thanksgiving closet. This time around, keep the rolls strictly on your plate with a few Pilates lessons courtesy of the new…

Mat Trick

When it comes to yoga you’re kind of a poser. Sure you own the mat and the pants (mostly because they make your butt look a-ma-zing), but when it comes to actually making it to class, the only stretching you’ve…

The Thigh's the Limit

You: Wow, when did cottage cheese take up residence in my thighs? I really need to start exercising again. Thighs: Wait, we thought you and the gym were splitsville? You know, after that time you couldn’t figure out how to…

Sponsored Edition: Jean Therapy

You’ve invented a new dance move. You call it: “getting into your jeans.” It’s a mix of hip wiggling, hopping, groaning and breathing strategically that you’ve been perfecting over the past few months. But you’ve got a sinking feeling that…

Model Behavior

You might be a model employee at your desk job. But you're not fit to model anything else with measurements like these:   Bust: ...ing out of all your favorite tops.   Waist: Has ceased to exist. Hips: Need major…

Surf and Turf

Every day you drive your mini compact to work, where your cramped little cubicle is two inches away from the annoying lady who wears too much Red Door. You eat your itty-bitty diet meal for lunch, then head home to…

Roll Call

Normally, you're a kitten-loving, sweater-knitting sweetheart. But there are some things that bring out your evil twin, Ms. Nastypants. Like that time you had to elbow-check that chick who tried to snake the last pair of Louboutins out from under…

Out of Africa

M: Agent 808, it’s time for you to face the music. My sources say you’ve changed your appearance pretty drastically in the last few months. You: It was time to blow the covers and body guards, and show some muscle.…

Blades of Glory

Last night’s awe-inspiring Olympic figure skating performances have got you dreaming of a career as a professional ice princess. Too bad your only experience hitting the ice involves chilled Crown shots and a triple toe trip to a sit spin…