Month: October 2013

  • 5 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

    Pumpkin patches, black cats, scary costumes, spooking haunted houses, fun parties, and yes, the oh-so-tempting candy bowl! While it is okay to indulge in 1 – 2 pieces of candy today,                                        moderation is key! So, how will you moderate your candy consumption?   […]

  • 1… 2… 3… Three Steps to Get Fit!

    Another week… Another opportunity to Get Fit! Follow these 3 simple steps this week, and you will find yourself on the path to a more lean, healthy, and happy YOU! It’s that easy! Eat Well!  Be Active!  Be Healthy!  Be YOU!

  • Quick Mid-Week Work Out Surge!

    A quick heart-pumping workout to help you make it through the week! No BOSU ball?  A non-skid floor mat will suffice! No Plyobox?  A stable bench will do! No dumbbells?  Use  your body weight! There are No Excuses! Be Active!  Be Healthy!  Be YOU!

  • 10 Tips to a Healthier Lifestyle and Happier You!

    It is a new week! Here are ten (10) simple events to add to your daily routine, contributing to a healthier, fitter YOU! Follow these guidelines to achieve optimal health and well-being. Eat Well!  Be Active!  Be Healthy!   Be YOU!

  • This Week Do One Thing For Yourself Each Day!

    Choose one activity for you! No matter how big or small, it brings you joy and happiness! Your body and mind will thank you, and you will do better service for others. Examples include: Try a new group exercise class at the gym Go for a walk during your lunch break Practice yoga Treat yourself to a manicure/pedicure Read an inspiring […]

  • Wake Up Your Core and Improve Joint Mobility!

    Here is a martial-arts-infused warm-up circuit meeting all 5 kinetic checkpoints from head to toe! Increase your circulation, dynamic flexibility, and range of motion Connect your body and mind Head and Cervical Spine Place your hands at your hips and move your head 2 – 3 repetitions in each plane of motion:  forward/backward (sagittal plane), […]

  • Thirsty Thursday Healthy Cocktail!

    Here is a refreshing, healthy cocktail for your Thursday cocktail hour! As a spice grown in India and Asia, turmeric has been used as a herbal remedy in China, India, and Indonesia for many years. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin.   Turmeric is host to many health benefits! Animal research showed anti-cancer effects, specifically tumors […]

  • What Is Isokinetic Training?

    Our exercise sessions typically involve isotonic and isometric muscle actions.  During an isotonic muscle action, the agonist (prime mover) contracts (or shortens) as the antagonist relaxes (or lengthens).  For example, when you bend your arm, the Biceps Brachii shortens and the Triceps Brachii lengthens.  During an isometric muscle action,  there is no visible change in muscle […]

  • It’s A New Week – No More Excuses!

    No More Ifs, Stands, or Buts… Do it now! Stop procrastinating, and commit to an active, healthy lifestyle today! Strive for your goals… Reach your goals… Become a healthier, fitter YOU!