Exercise

American Heart Month

February 17, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | 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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Can Exercise Increase Happiness?

February 10, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

YES! As more studies are being done, the science and knowledge of mental health disorders is increasing and exercise is being identified as one of the healing tools. “Experts offer multiple reasons why exercise positively impacts mental health; most agree it’s likely a combination of indirect and direct factors. Better circulation and reduced inflammation, boosts..

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How to Avoid Exercise Burnout

January 27, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

If you’re doing great with your New Year’s resolution to workout, or if you’ve been working out regularly for a while, it is easy to get burnt out, mentally and physically. Here are some tips for avoiding that burn out. Contrary to the title, these tips are for newbies and experienced exercisers alike: 3 Ways..

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Cortisol – What is it and why is it important?

January 20, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Cortisol is one of the hormones that our body produces naturally everyday. It is an extremely important hormone, but sometimes gets a bad rap because it is linked with stress. Whether it’s physical or mental stress, our body releases this hormone. It’s important to understand this and how our body responds to this hormone. Here..

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Treat your body better than your car

January 13, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Sometimes we forget that the only thing carrying us through this world is our body. It is the reason that we can breathe, talk, move and sometimes not move. In that sense, we should really appreciate our bodies… but we don’t always give our body the most attention. Yes, there are a lot of priorities..

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 25

December 25, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is: One minute of Bicycle Crunches (For instructions on Bicycle Crunches see http://sarasdfitness.com/august-ab-challenge-week-1/) Healthy, happy living!

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 23

December 23, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is: Free Day (no required exercise or diet changes today)   Healthy, happy living!

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 22

December 22, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is: One minute Plank, 3 times today (For instructions on Plank see http://sarasdfitness.com/august-ab-challenge-week-1/) Healthy, happy living!

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 21

December 21, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is: One minute of Jump Squats (For instructions on Jump Squats see http://sarasdfitness.com/august-ab-challenge-week-1/) Healthy, happy living!

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 20

December 20, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is: One minute Vertical Leg Abdominal Crunches (For instructions on Vertical Leg Abdominal Crunches seehttp://sarasdfitness.com/august-ab-challenge-week-1/) Healthy, happy living!

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