When it comes to achieving your workout goals, knowing how to spend your limited time can feel overwhelming. This is especially true when you try and get your head around certain terminology. Case in point: mobility and flexibility. When most people hear about flexibility and mobility, people agree they play a crucial part in health … Continue reading Flexibility or Mobility
As I spent a year rehabbing a professional athlete and a second year supporting his most successful season, he moved on from the Bay Area (common among professional team athletes) for better contracts and new teams! But neither of us were ready to let go of the working relationship we had - so I threw … Continue reading FaceTime Sessions Really Work
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. But sometimes, our mental health takes a backseat to … Continue reading Mental Health: 4 Tips to Maximize Your Connection Between Mental and Physical Well-Being
All exercise is NOT GOOD! GOOD exercise is good! And what defines good exercise differs from person to person based on their fitness level, goals, injuries, and specific needs. So, can you get a good workout at home? I truly believe you can get a rewarding, challenging, and safe workout anywhere! The decision of choosing … Continue reading Why CORE!?
Exercising contributes to improved health, which in turn helps us maintain sturdy immune systems. With increased isolation and stress, movement is especially beneficial now as exercise is well known for its mood enhancement effects, which many of us could use a boost. But are all workouts created equal in times like this? What does the … Continue reading Building Your Immune System
We all agree that sleep is important! Everyone tells us we should get sleep 7-8 hrs as an adult and much more as a teenager, but knowing is not the same as doing! Sleep might be the most important thing you do for your brain and body ALL DAY! I hope that the facts you … Continue reading Sleep put to Rest!
We constantly tell ourselves to watch what we eat and eat healthier, but it is hard to do when you walk past 6 sweet shops and cookie stands on your way to the Apple Store or standing in the check out line and the candies are calling your name... so how do we get our … Continue reading Guilt Free Desserts
January 1st always brings about a time of new beginnings. New goals, new promises, new fresh start. I have a hard time with this. Don't get me wrong, I believe in having goals and constantly improving on ones self, but why January 1st? Why not December 28th? Please do not be insulted if you make … Continue reading New Year (re)Solutions!
Do you remember the first time you saw a Pilates reformer? Maybe you were too shy to admit, but we know you probably thought it looked like some sort of torture device at first. You were likely wondering how or where you were supposed to sit on this contraption with springs hanging everywhere, ropes and … Continue reading The Reformer—Your One-Stop Piece of Exercise Equipment!
Pilates is a wonderful tool for helping anyone who is recovering from an ankle injury, as weight and impact on the ankle joint can be less during Pilates than during many other forms of exercise. Most of us have rolled an ankle. We trip while walking, running, dancing or playing sports—and often we try to … Continue reading Jumpboard for Ankle Injury?