Archive for July, 2018

Cross-Train Your Way to Your BEST Self

July 30, 2018

Last weekend I participated in a Paddleboard Triathlon, something I’ve never done before. We started racing on Paddleboards, then transitioned to a bike and finished with a run. It was an incredible full body workout incorporating lower body, upper body, core and balance. It reminded me of how important it is to cross-train.

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Summer Nutrition

July 23, 2018

Summers can be so busy with vacations, travel, sports’ clinics and camps, camping, and more. This makes it difficult to stick to a healthy eating plan.

Here’s some ideas for summers on the go:

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Use The Outdoors to Calm Your Mind, Body and Spirit

July 20, 2018

Feeling stressed out is common to most people. Many of us spend our days running from appointment to appointment, trying to meet deadlines and tackle never-ending to-do lists. We are all craving a sense of calm and peace and more people are starting to practice yoga, tai chai and other forms of meditative exercise to help manage their ever increasing stress level.

Meditation and mindful exercise have been credited with reducing stress and helping to manage anger and depression, improving muscular strength, flexibility, balance and coordination, enhancing cardiovascular health, increasing self-awareness, self-efficacy and personal empowerment, decreasing pain, reducing blood pressure, improving lipid profile, improving bone mineral density, improving pulmonary function and more…” That’s a long list of benefits!

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Fitness Camping

July 9, 2018

Working out while you’re camping (Fitness Camping) might not be the first thing on your mind when you’re enjoying your campsite but just because you’re camping doesn’t mean your workouts have to take a sabbatical. The good news is you can give your body an amazing workout while camping with no equipment whatsoever. There are literally hundreds of exercises you can do anywhere to challenge all muscles and fitness components. So, as we tell our clients, no excuses! Here are some ideas to help you stay on track: Read more on Fitness Camping…

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Look Outside For Your Gym

July 3, 2018

35720456_10156423236973607_7849563336332017664_nWhen the weather is amazing, take advantage of it and get your workout in while enjoying the beauty and fresh air. No Gym = No Problem. The outdoors can be your gym!

Here’s some things to look for when you’re outside that equate to an incredible full body workout. Read more on Look Outside For Your Gym…

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