Meditation, Being Present, Living in the Moment, with Gratitude

I am not that person interested in meditation and being zen and chilling out. I always appreciated yoga, but not for the meditative practice. Quite the opposite, I thought I thrived on excitement and constant movement and deadlines. However, as our family has grown and we strive to raise good healthy children and enjoy ourselves … Continue reading Meditation, Being Present, Living in the Moment, with Gratitude

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Defining Fitness Goals: 5 Questions To Get You on the Right Track Now

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

Some injuries can be blessings in disguise…

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…

Travel Reflections: Why Taking A Break From Your Routine Can Be A Good Thing

I love to travel. I love food and good wine. I also love to workout.  These are not all mutually exclusive, but I find that when I am at home in a daily routine, it’s pretty hard for me to take a break or even a rest day. It’s not like I feel negative about … Continue reading Travel Reflections: Why Taking A Break From Your Routine Can Be A Good Thing

Healthy Tips for Work or Vacation Travel

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