May 29 2014

Hey You! You're Better Than Who You Think You Are

How wonderful would it be to see ourselves through someone else's eyes

by: Sharon DeVellis

Seeing Yourself Through Someone Else's Eyes

My thighs are too big.
I wish I had better skin.
I’d look good if it wasn’t for this muffin top.
I don’t want to go out tonight, I feel fat.
Ugh, these bags under my eyes make me look 70.

Are you guilty of saying something like this to yourself?

I am.

We’re our own god damn worst enemies, aren’t we? If anyone ever said something like this to our kids or one of our friends, we’d go all, “It’s on like Donkey Kong” on their asses. Yet, we have no problem saying these things to ourselves. Every. Single. Day.

May 27 2014

Coloured Flowers: The Magic Of Science In One Little Glass

Teach Your Kids How A Flower Draws Water Up The Stem

by: Sharon DeVellis

How To Make Colored Flowers

This is an easy experiment to show how a flower draws water up its stem and into the petals.

Materials Needed:

Flowers (preferably white)
Food colouring
Drinking glasses
Water

What To Do:

1) Fill a glass with water.

2) Place eight to ten drops of food colouring in the water. (In our experiment we used red.) The more food colouring you use, the brighter the end result.

May 20 2014

8 Phrases You Will Probably Hear At Boot Camp

And What They Actually Mean

by: Sharon DeVellis

phrases you will hear at boot camp

Back to the top.

That last set of exercises you barely got through? You’re going to do them all one more time.

You can do anything for 20 seconds!

Normally said while on a third set of burpees. Also, ummmm…..no. Sometimes you can’t.

Yes, there’s a finisher today.

This means that even though you’ve already done a kajillion burpees, overhead presses, and the special hell known as band jacks, you’re going to be subjected to five more minutes of intense exercise.

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The Face, The Voice, The Blog!

Sharon has been with YMC since the very beginning and is now the Senior Writer where she maintains the YMC voice which sounds very similar to the voice in her head. It seems being crazy has finally paid off.

She can't teach you how to keep your house clean while balancing a job and motherhood but if you're a mom who's struggling to figure it out, you will probably relate, so welcome.

You can follow Sharon on Twitter: @SharonDV No seriously do it. She's funny on Twitter. Sometimes.

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