By making small changes daily you will start long-term changes in your life. It takes conscience effort as well as getting up when you fall short. Whether you’re wanting to lose a few pounds, start a exercise routine or slow down from this fast paced life, here are some things that I hope will make […]
Knee Pain—Part 1 The knee bone’s connected to the . . . In this first of a three-part series on knee pain, I’m going to give you a quick overview of how the knee works in relation to the rest of the body when it comes to exercise and optimal functionality. When starting a new […]
Beat the Winter “Blahs” with Exercise
Feeling a post-holiday letdown? Tired of shorter days and early nights? Wondering how you can get through the dark months as you pine for summer sunshine? Fear not. You can walk—or jog, run, or lift—your way to a brighter mood with exercise. When you’re feeling low, moving may be the last thing you feel like […]
3 Ways to Exercise Body and Mind
Odds are, you’ve noticed yoga and martial art studios popping up like Starbucks® in your neighborhood. Or maybe you’ve noticed that Sunday Tai Chi class in the park being populated by increasingly younger, fitter practitioners. Mindful exercise techniques may date back as far as 3rd millennium BC in Asia, but they’re only now really starting […]
3 Steps to Beating your Head Cold
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. —Hippocrates Head colds can be a real challenge for me. On one hand, I have no time to deal with a bout of sniffling, sneezing, and aching. On the […]
You CAN Stay Fit During the Holidays
The holidays are a time to celebrate, and boy, do we make the most of it. We eat, we drink, we indulge and then we end up feeling like bloated whales by the time it’s all over. It’s almost an unspoken rule that, with the holidays, comes unlimited eating and incompleted workouts, but this year, you have a choice.
I love doing accountability groups because, for me, fitness has no end. I am often asked questions about exercise or nutrition, so what better way to stay consistent in our fitness journey then to have a awesome support group. Why burpees? Burpees can be done anywhere. They do not require any equipment. They work the ENTIRE […]
5 Ways Hydrating Can Keep You from Hurting
That little 12-ounce bottle is truly a fitness enthusiast’s best friend. After all, adequate fluid intake during a workout is essential for comfort, performance, and safety. And the longer and more intensely you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right kind of fluids.
5 Ways to Break through Dreaded Weight Loss plateau
Read about five important things to know about hydration and exercise: Calorie intake, exercise routine, almonds, sleep and relaxation.
8 Tips to Help You Burn Fat Faster
While there’s no magic fat-loss fairy who’ll grant your wishes overnight, there are a few proven techniques you can use to boost your results and lose weight faster. Check ’em out.