Tag: NASM

  • Therapy Thursday

    A Cure to Toxic Perfectionism What is Toxic Perfectionism? According to well-renowned Aerobic Instructor and more recently Happiness Coach, Movement Motivator, and creator of the Perfection Detox, Petra Kolber, perfectionism can create anxiety, decrease self-worth and confidence, drain our energy and enthusiasm, and ruin our lives. However, perfectionism is not inherently evil! Kolber created the […]

  • Workout Wednesday

    Are you new to exercise? Did you just join a gym today and do not have a clue of what to do? Are you fearful of the gym environment? The gym can be a scary place for anyone at first: big unusual machines, loud grunting muscle men, and the pushy personal trainer trying to make a sale, to name a […]

  • Monday Motivation

    A Cure to Toxic Perfectionism What is Toxic Perfectionism? According to well-renowned Aerobic Instructor and more recently Happiness Coach, Movement Motivator, and creator of the Perfection Detox, Petra Kolber, perfectionism can create anxiety, decrease self-worth and confidence, drain our energy and enthusiasm, and ruin our lives. However, perfectionism is not inherently evil! Kolber created the […]

  • How Well Do You Know Your Heart?

    February is National Heart Awareness Month! The basics, “Heart 411”: Heart + Blood  + Blood Vessels = Cardiovascular System + Trachea + Bronchi + Alveoli + Lungs = Respiratory System = Cardiorespiratory System: How the body provides oxygen and nutrients to its tissues and removes CO2. Main Structural Components:  Atria, Ventricles, SA Node, AV Node […]

  • Workout Wednesday

    Wow! December 16th?! The end of 2015 is quickly approaching and soon the ball will drop!  As you fight to meet year-end deadlines and find the perfect gifts for your loved ones, work and family stress are steadily increasing. Don’t let the common end of the year holiday stress zap your energy, kill your immunity, and leave you feeling […]

  • Tone Up Tuesday

    How well do you S-Q-U-A-T? Do your feet flatten and/or knees move inward? Does your low back over arch? Do you lean forward excessively? SQUAT:  How to Correct Muscle Imbalances Feet Turn Out Overactive (Tight) Muscles Soleus Lateral Gastrocnemius Biceps Femoris (short head) Underactive (Weak) Muscles Medial Gastrocnemius Medial Hamstrings Gracilis Sartorius Popliteus Flexibility Exercises (SMR –> […]

  • Monday Motivation

    Have you made a mistake in your life? I have, many! Have you tried your very best at an assigned task, and still fail? I have! Do you feel like a failure? I do! S  T  O  P Do not allow your past mistakes and “failures” to disrupt you from reaching Success. I am repeatedly told, “You are your own worst enemy.” Starting today, I […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Are you tired of trying hard, working your butt off, & getting little in return? Do you want to give up now? S T O P Keep trying! Do not give up! Success and good things happen when you least expect! Hang in there, and soon you will be rewarded for all of your efforts.

  • Monday Motivation

    No matter how difficult or unrealistic a task appears in the beginning… Try it! Challenge Yourself! You just might be surprised! How will you challenge yourself this week?

  • Monday Motivation

    If the dance of the run isn’t fun then discover another dance, because without fun the good of the run is undone, and a suffering runner always quits, sooner or later. Make exercise fun, do an activity that brings you pleasure and joy. Evolved individuals Avoid extremes, Avoid extravagance, Avoid excess. — Tao Te Ching, […]