Over the last month I had the pleasure of trying out some classes at Core Power Yoga in California. The studios offer a number of classes with varying degrees of heat and humidity and rely on a formula and method of teaching. (BTW I won the month-long yoga trial at a local CrossFit 310 event). Basically, … Continue reading Core Power Yoga – Too Hot To Be Good? My Experience with a Month-Long Trial
Once in a while, everything lines up to guide you in a specific direction. No, it doesn't have to be a big deal... but this sure seemed like a big deal to me! No gym for 2-3 months? Seriously?! For nearly five (that's 5!) years, going to the gym has been the anchor to my … Continue reading Two Months Without (gasp) A Gym Membership….and I’m Surviving
What I learned from the Women's Strength Summit and my biggest ah-ha moment
A series of basic exercises you can practice anywhere to improve your overall strength.
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.” –Eleanor Roosevelt This post is a bit delayed and it's a repeat of one I posted last year, but after I reread it I really like what I … Continue reading 5 Tools to Make Successful New Year’s Resolutions
Simple steps we can take to be stronger and more stable as we tackle winter sports.
We’re only two months away from the New Year. It’s a busy time of year.... back to school, changing seasons and now, looming upon us, the Holidays. Responsibilities, commitments and family pull us in different directions and before you know it everyone is gearing up for a new year and new resolutions. Making time for … Continue reading Defining Fitness Goals: 5 Questions To Get You on the Right Track Now
Your body has a funny way of getting what it wants from you. When you refuse to use common sense (progressive training, taking rest days, switching up your workouts), it may send other signals, such as a small nagging pain or something else within your system (this could be a myriad of symptoms that are … Continue reading Some injuries can be blessings in disguise…
I can’t believe it took me so long to figure this out, but after the gazillionth time, getting off an airplane, feeling strung out, dehydrated, stiff and somehow, exhausted, bloated and starving at the same time, I came up with a plan. Whenever we fly (we, being our family of four - kids included) we follow … Continue reading Healthy Tips for Work or Vacation Travel