Along with some of the recent changes that have taken place in my life, I decided to temporarily abandon my platinum status membership card of the

wonderful world of weave and allow my natural tresses to breathe.  I am quickly remembering what frustrates me so much about wearing natural hair: It’s all fine and good when you’re fresh from the beauty salon, but the least bit of vigorous activity will have sweat taking your hair from silky straight to creeping slowly up your neck.

After spending 20 minutes curling my hair to perfection, imagine the disappointment I experienced when after a speedy walk to work, my curls barely resembled a loose wave.  I can definitely sympathize with women who avoid working out so that the hair which sometimes takes so much energy and money to maintain won’t sweat out.  But you don’t have to sacrifice your health for Hot hair. High-intensity workouts definitely have their pros, but many woman fear that they’ll have to sport a head full of frizzy hair on top of their newfound weight-loss. Low-intensity workouts have benefits as well though, including decreased blood pressure, increased flexibility and lower levels of stress.  Here’s a few exercises that will keep you fit and won’t require a daily visit to the hair salon:

*Note: If you’re one to sweat profusely very easily, we can’t guarantee these workouts will work for you, but it never hurts to try!

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