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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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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Can exercise help you lose weight?

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

Of course! However, there are many confusing claims being made that make it sound hopeless. Don’t get discouraged! Yes, it takes consistent exercise and a reasonable amount of time… but that is why exercise has to be part of your lifestyle. I read an article that explains some recent research which paints exercise for weight loss..

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What does it mean to be healthy?

March 16, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

We’re talking literally here, what is the definition of healthy? We use so many health terms, but what do they actually mean? Some of these might help motivate you to feel healthy or improve your physical fitness by understanding the definitions: Health: “A human condition with physical, social and psychological dimensions, each characterized on a..

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How Much Strength Training Should You Do?

July 15, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

I get this question all the time, how much strength training should you be doing on a regular basis? Here’s an article with great information: How Much Strength Training Do You Really Need? As always, contact me with questions. Healthy, happy living!

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February Monthly Articles

February 4, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Can you believe it’s February already? If you’re still trying to find time to start your healthy New Year’s resolution, start right now! Here are the latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association: Fountain Of Youth? Think “Back To Basics”While many continue to hope for a “magic pill” to prolong youth and sustain health..

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Crush Your Core

August 7, 2014 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Summer’s over? No way! We’ve still got some bathing suit wearing days ahead. Or maybe we just want a strong core to be healthy and happy Here’s a great idea for a quick core workout that you can fit in everyday. The part that is most important: THINK ABOUT YOUR STOMACH MUSCLES while exercising. If..

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August Monthly Articles

July 29, 2014 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy August! How’s your fitness?! Get some of the latest health news here from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:   Evening Food Cravings Linked To Circadian SystemDespite best intentions, many people fall prey to unhealthy snack cravings in the late evening. But before you beat yourself up for being seduced by the siren song..

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