Foods to Help You Sleep

April 24, 2014 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Sleep, who doesn’t love sleep?! Sometimes it’s easier said than done though. Getting enough sleep definitely makes us more healthy and energetic. That means making enough time to sleep, going to bed early if you have to wake up early, etc. But what happens when you are ready to sleep and sleep just doesn’t happen…

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April Monthly Articles

April 2, 2014 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy April! Who’s ready for Spring?! This is the time of year for flowers to bloom, the grass to green and for everyone to get healthy… and/or bathing suit ready! Here are the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association: Less Sleep=More Health Problems Despite knowing that sleep is important for optimal..

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Can you appreciate getting sick?

October 23, 2013 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

It’s that time of year again when it feels like everyone is getting sick. Of course, no one really wants to get sick. But what is it telling us? Basically it is our bodies way of telling us to slow down. Our immune system is low or it needs to work harder to fight off..

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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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