Exercise

Asking for Help

October 12, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Do you ask for help when you need it? It may sound like a silly question, but it can make a big difference in your stress level. It can be important when you are trying something new and need the help of someone experienced. Although sometimes it seems hard to know when to ask for help…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 4, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You may have noticed more pink than normal, even NFL players are wearing pink shoes and gloves. The idea is to remind women how important it is do monthly self-exams. Breast cancer is usually treatable when detected early. The 5-year survival rate is 98%.  (earlydetectionplan.org) There are many ways..

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7-Day Walking Plan

August 1, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

What is something that you can do everyday? Whether it is hot or cold, whether you have minimal amounts of time, whether you tend to overdo or “under-do” your exercise activities… Most of us can use walking as a daily exercise. Here is a great plan to motivate you to walk 7-days and build up..

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International Day of Yoga

June 20, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

June 21st is the International Day of Yoga. If you’ve thought about trying Yoga or just need a little motivation to get back at it, this is your motivation. Depending on what Yoga class you choose, it could help you with stretching, with strengthening, with breathing (i.e., stretching and cleansing your lungs), with mental clarity…

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National Women’s Health Week

May 15, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This week is National Women’s Health Week! “It’s never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! This National Women’s Health Week, we want to help you take control of your health. Take the first step! Join the National Women’s Health Week celebration and learn what you can do to lead a..

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May Cardio Challenge

April 21, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Let’s do a May Cardio Challenge! I’ve done this challenge the past few years with clients at my training studio. It’s a great motivation for getting summer ready! The Challenge: DO 45min to 1hr of sustained cardio 3 times per week. Cardio means getting your heart rate up! Shoot for 120-135bpm at least. Walking, hiking or..

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Heart Awareness

February 8, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

So, you know that small organ that’s pumping in your chest? It’s a pretty important organ, kind of a big deal. This is your chance to start thinking about that little, hard-working ball of muscle. It only provides oxygen to every cell in your body. Besides breathing, it’s the main reason we are alive. Why..

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Cue the Exercise Habit

January 17, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

We’ve all heard the recommendations for making something a habit, usually it’s a recommended number of days, sometimes it’s making small incremental changes to a bigger change or habit. A new study was done specific to making an exercise habit. The idea for making it a habit to move is to have one cue that..

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Hiking/Meditation/Forest Bathing… Say Wha?!

November 30, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

What do hiking, meditation and “forest bathing” have in common? Some would say they are all very similar AND can help with stress, anxiety and depression. I came across a great article that explains the benefit of just being in nature, whatever you call it: “…a friend mentioned forest bathing, a therapeutic type of “moving meditation”..

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Protect the Boobs

October 12, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Like most cancers, early detection and treatment are the most important for beating this disease. How is Breast Cancer Caused? “Cancer grows when a cell’s DNA is damaged, but why or how that DNA becomes damaged is still unknown. It could be genetic or environmental, or in most cases,..

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