Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain – Possible Relief

September 7, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

If you suffer or know someone who suffers from depression, anxiety or chronic pain, it may seem like there is little to do but “suffer” through. Here is one new option that might provide some relief. It has been shown that meditation practices, such as Yoga, Qi Gong, and Tai Chi, may protect your brain..

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And Breathe

June 20, 2013 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

If you’ve trained with me, you know one of my favorite phrases is “…And Breathe.” While doing exercises, especially exercises that are new, we tend to hold our breath. Yes, this seems very counter-intuitive, but it’s what everyone does. Obviously, breathing is important all the time! Two things that keep us alive are breathing and..

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Exercise for your body AND your mind

July 25, 2012 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

When we think “exercise”, most people think of exercises to keep your body in shape. However, our mind has a lot of influence over our body. Our mind is what gets stressed, scared, nervous, happy, excited, etc. All emotions have some effect on how we react to situations and ultimately how we live our lives…

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