I’ve read that a positive thought is 100 times more powerful than a negative one. Have you ever thought of a person you have not seen in ages, and, suddenly, randomly, you hear from them? This is not just coincidence; it is the power the mind has to manifest things into existence. How we think,… Continue reading The Power of Positivity
Exercise; it’s great for us but also puts a severe amount of strain on the body. Prolonged periods of exercise can cause chronic overuse injuries such as strains, tendonitis, bursitis, and stress fractures. Over time these injuries can lead to a decrease in performance or, even worse, time missed from the gym. One way to… Continue reading Active Recovery: Healing on the Go
With the holidays upon us, and summer approaching faster than we ever think it will, it is a perfect time to rededicate ourselves to our fitness pursuits. The first step to any exercise program should be to set goals. Otherwise, how does one know if they are moving in the right direction or not? So,… Continue reading Setting and Keeping Goals
The change of season, from Summer to Fall, not only brings Oyster Roasts, the change of leaves, and football weather; but it also brings the promise of lots and lots of yard work. While it may be viewed as a chore, you should look at it as an opportunity to burn calories, work your body… Continue reading Yard-work = Workingout ???
If you have trained long enough, at some point you have said some variation of the following statement: “why is my left arm stronger than my right arm; I am right handed?” There is an assumption that the dominant side is the stronger side, but this is not always the case. In fact, it’s quite… Continue reading STRENGTH IMBALANCES AND HOW TO FIX THEM: Unilateral Training
Do you ever wonder why you just click with certain people; why you just can't stand certain others? Do you work with clients, patients, students, or just want to know how to better interact with the people in your day to day life? The DISC Assessment is a great tool for not only understanding how… Continue reading DISC, Assessing Personalities: A Great Tool For any Health Coach/Wellness Pro
Clients (and people wanting free information 😊) ask all the time: WHAT is the best type of exercise to help me...? Simply put, any exercise you like to do and will do consistently is best for you. And while any exercise is better than no exercise, does WHERE you exercise make a difference? As kids,… Continue reading Benefits of Outdoor Exercise
Exercise; it’s great for us but also puts a severe amount of strain on the body. Prolonged periods of exercise can cause chronic overuse injuries such as strains, tendonitis, bursitis, and stress fractures. Over time these injuries can lead to a decrease in performance or, even worse, time missed from the gym. One way to… Continue reading Active Recovery: Heal on the Go
As fitness professionals we hear it all the time, “I want to workout, but I don’t have time”. I’m here to tell you, that’s just baloney. Old school thinking was, go to the gym, do a set, walk around or wait until ready to do the next set, and repeat. In that mindset, a typical… Continue reading Who Has Time to Workout? YOU DO!
***Immediately Stop Exercise if Feeling Faint, Weak, or Dizzy. Seek Shade, Sip Water, Place Cool, Wet Towel Behind Neck, and Rest. Frequently Check Pulse to Ensure Heart Rate is Slowing Down. If symptoms continue, seek medical attention It’s summer, and it is hot af outside! With that comes an increased risk of heat stroke, dehydration,… Continue reading Summertime Exercise: Beat the Heat