Wellness

Wellness goes beyond diet and exercise and truly encompasses the whole individual. Our wellness articles will provide a holistic perspective on the fitness journey. We will include insight into wellness including meditation, sleep and stress management. All of these principles of wellness are critical to the overall goal of weight management and living a fit lifestyle. We will review the importance of sleep tracking, and ways in which yoga, meditation, pilates, and social interaction can help in improving overall wellness.

Fitness, Health, Wellness

Why is Wall Pilates so popular?

Do you love at-home workouts? I do! I love the accessibility of these workouts, the ability to do them anytime during the day and most importantly, I don’t have to get childcare every time I plan a workout. What’s the latest trend in at-home workouts? Wall Pilates! In case you missed it, everyone is doing […]

Wellness

The Power of Connection

It’s been too long, friends. In fact, it’s been nearly 2 years. Sorry for the silence, but we appreciate your patience, support and friendship. Have we had a lot going on??? Absolutely. We welcomed our beautiful baby Devin to our family, back in late September of 2019. He is just perfect and has made our […]

Health, Wellness

5 Simple Strategies for Everyday Stress Relief

Our bodies are a marvel. Our brain’s innate stress response system is there to help us recognize when a situation is dangerous and needs to be dealt with. The term “stress” originated from physics and related to physical pressure, or stress, being placed on an object and causing it to change. In our fast-paced modern times, […]

Health, Wellness

What is Moving Meditation?

With so much on my plate lately, I often find myself stressed, anxious and just a bit snippier to my loved ones. Why am I able to be kind and happy with all the strangers and acquaintances I interact with all day, yet when I get home, I am often the grumpy version of myself. […]

Fitness, Wellness

Top 5 Core Strength Exercises

For the last year, I have been frequenting physical therapy. Yup. Physical Therapy. What happened to me? I turned 40 years old last year, and everything seemed to be falling apart. It all started with intense numbness and pain in my hands when I ran – diagnosed as carpal tunnel syndrome. But I don’t sit […]

Fitness, Wellness

Cyclebar – Premium Indoor Cycling

Now that my foot is all better – I think I’m fully healed – I’m ready to get back to some serious exercise. On July 4, I celebrated my Independence Day with a 3 mile run. It wasn’t all running, but I did it. And it felt great. Now I’m hoping to hit the gym […]

Health, Nutrition, Wellness

Best Probiotic for You

If I am going to take on the topic of gut health this month, I have to discuss probiotics. They are all the rage right now when it comes to health and wellness, but let’s take a closer look. What are probiotics? What are their health benefits? And what is the best probiotic for you? […]

Health, Wellness

The Importance of Gut Health

How many of you battle with an upset stomach or bloating most days? Running to the bathroom at work can be incredibly embarrassing and truly limiting your social life on most days. The importance of gut health is often taken for granted throughout our life, until we are suffering from the consequences of poor decisions […]

Health, Wellness

Safe sunscreens

Sorry I have been so quiet this month. Somehow, I blinked and it was already Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to summer. Between Sajen’s first birthday weekend and rounding out a strong month at work, I haven’t found much time to blog! But there has been a lot on my mind lately, given that […]