Exercise

Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 3

December 3, 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: 100 Burpees – you can spread them out through the day‪ (For instructions on Burpees see http://sarasdfitness.com/exercises-you-can-do-anywhere/) Healthy, happy living!

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 1

December 1, 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

November 24, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Thanksgiving is upon us, only a couple days away! The holiday season is challenging because it’s so easy to let your healthy eating and exercise fall to the wayside. To help with this, I will be sharing a HEALTHY advent calendar. From December 1st to December 25th, I will be posting a healthy activity for..

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Spice Up Your Fitness Goals

November 11, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Do you have achievable fitness goals? Most people want to lose weight or tone up, but that is not a measurable or achievable goal. One fun way to spice up your fitness goals is to sign up for a race. Training for a race and participating in a race allows you a measurable way to..

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Conflict with Friends & Family Can Impact Health

November 2, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

November is typically the month of giving thanks and acknowledging what we are thankful for in our lives. There are more benefits to appreciating and giving thanks than just making you happy, it helps reduce your stress and possibly excess conflict. “A recent study found that conflict and negative interactions among friends and family not..

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Boost Your Immune System

October 7, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

“The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year in the United State, on average, 5%-20% of the population gets the flu and more that 200,000 people are hospitalized with flu-related complications. Americans spend an estimated $10.4 billion each year on direct, flu-related expenses. Influenza activity tends to peak in January and February, so it’s important to keep your..

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 5, 2015 | 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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Exercise Helps Frequent Sitters

September 30, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

“Several research reports have shone an unfavorable spotlight on the impact of prolonged sitting on health and mortality rates. A study from the American Cancer Society, The Cooper Institute and the University of Texas suggests that while extended bouts of sitting can lead to health problems, regular exercise may soften the impact” Read more: Exercise..

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Low-Impact Exercises that Burn a LOT of Calories

September 16, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

High intensity workouts tend to be focused on higher impact exercises (i.e., running, jumping, plyometrics). However, higher impact exercises can be tough on your joints, particularly knees and low-back. Here are some ideas for high intensity or high calorie burning exercises that are still low-impact: 5 Low-Impact Exercises that Burn Crazy Calories As always, contact..

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Low Back Pain: Stretches to minimize or avoid

September 9, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Everyone has low back pain at one point or another. Some people just feel a tightness every once in a while, some have sharp pains that haunt them all day. Unfortunately, most of our lives require us to sit too often which causes tight hips and tight low back muscles. The majority of people also..

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