(Photo by Haber Photography) One of the hardest things to balance when you’re striving for success in the workplace is fitting in time to work out. In fact, when the work begins to pile up, fitness is usually the first to go. It’s much easier to focus our attention on work during the day and […]
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About Nora Tobin
Nora Tobin is Shape magazine’s Fitness Editor, monthly columnist and featured model. She also writes weekly articles for Shape’s website, Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, SheKnows and her own blog, noratobin.com. Nora is a Performance Enhancement Specialist, CPT, Nutrition Specialist, Corporate Wellness Director and rescue diver. Nora's wellness program is featured at the El Encanto (Belmond hotel) in Santa Barbara.
Nora is a model and brand ambassador. She has been featured in national ad campaigns that have included billboards in Times Square, Sunset Blvd and Miami as well as ads in Glamour, People and ESPN Body Issue.
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Looking to flaunt a sexy, sculpted bikini bottom this summer? All it takes is a few moves to lift and tone your rear. Photo credit: imagewers/Getty Images Since the weather is beautiful it’s much easier and more fun to perform your workouts outdoors. This workout can be done anywhere and does not require any weights. […]
Indulge During Bikini Season I love dessert, but cookies and milk every night don’t exactly keep my body camera ready. My secret for enjoying sweets without packing on extra pounds? Homemade vegan treats! Why vegan? I used to eat an assortment of everything (in moderation). But when I faced surgery to help treat my […]
How many times have you walked intro the gym and imagined all the other places you’d rather be? A few that repeatedly come to mind: sunbathing in the tropics, attending an extravagant dinner party, or curled up on my couch watching Desperate Housewives. There are times when I can convince myself to forget the workout […]
Turning your body into a fat burning machine requires a few important factors: strength training, cardio and diet. When it comes to exercise, the combination of lifting weights and performing high-intensity cardio activity is the most effective way to burn fat and build lean muscle. Strength training increases metabolic rate and improves glucose control. Excess […]
I have discovered that the way I start my morning sets the tone for the entire day. I used to immediately check my email, as soon as I woke up – It didn’t matter how early it was, I’d lie in bed going through emails and texts with my eyes half open. This instantly began […]
Finding time to workout is not always easy in the midst of our crazy schedules. Between early meetings, cocktail hour with the girls and an endless to do list, there’s very few extra moments left for training. Fortunately, you do not need to dedicate an hour in the gym to look and feel better. The Fit […]
As seen on http://roxy.com/blog/ I grew up in Lake Tahoe where my family and I did every outdoor sport in each season. We would have fun competitions to see who could get the most activities in one day. We spent the majority of our time together on a ski run, trail or lake. Nature became […]
Coachella is almost here and we are on day 3 of getting that stunning silhouette you will love to rock at the festival. You can decide to participate in as much or little of the plan as you’d like. Be sure to listen to your body and do what is best for you. The total plan is designed […]