Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind.
People of all age... Read more
Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It... Read more
Winter is in full force. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, even the best of us can get a little down. The "winter blues" are characterized by the mild depression, lack of motivation, and low energy that many people experien... Read more
I can't go to my group fitness class tonight because my babysitter cancelled on me. The frustration makes me want to go get ice cream. I can run on my treadmill tonight, but it's just not the same... Read more
2 gym classes Mondays, was late (car battery) so they wouldn't let me in the 1st. So did some weights. 2nd class my instructor said "Where were you? I see you worked out? You cheating on us? Next time your late just come and I'll take care if it" lol... Read more
Going on class trip with daughter for three days. All meals and snacks provided so I armed myself with calorie free drink mixes so I can just stick to water and picked out several healthy snacks of my own. Wish me luck I'm really set on not derailing... Read more
Back in the saddle! I just finished my last class for the semester, got accepted to RT school, and basically back to healthy eating. Exercise has taken a back seat to physical therapy for ankle and foot issues, but I'm off the boot and scooter.... Read more
Went to a new-to-me group fitness class at my gym today-- 45 minutes of tabata! It absolutely killed me and I was way out of my element, but I'm glad I challenged myself and stepped out of my comfort zone. I survived the whole class!!!... Read more
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Do you have trouble just saying NO to your sweet tooth, or your Inner Couch Potato when s/he really wants to skip that exercise session you've got planned? Well, maybe NO isn't really the word you should be using.
Trying saying OM instead.
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