Yoga Meditation – A Guide for Beginners

Yoga is a great exercise and an awesome way to practice mindfulness!! You should do yoga for at least 30-60 minutes per week! Yoga helps you build muscle strength, increases flexibility, improves blood flow, decreases blood pressure, improves posture, concentration and energy, decreases stress and anxiety. Taking to a yoga class is a great way […]

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Fighting Muscle Soreness After A Good Workout

A good workout will make your muscles sore! Here are some tips to fight soreness. Day of workout: Drink lots of water! Staying hydrated helps circulate lactic acid out of your muscles and prevent soreness. Heat your muscles later in the day via hot shower, sauna, heat pad or blanket. Heat helps promote blood flow […]

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A Strong Mindset for Strength Training

Mindfulness and strength training go hand in hand! Meditation through movement is easy, you just move mindfully and focus your attention on your body movements. Counting the repetitions in your lifts can be calming and meditative, similar to focusing on your breath. Try of these suggestions the next time you’re lifting weights: – Focus on […]

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Wine-ilates

Pilates and wine are two of my favorite things!!! I’m always looking for inspiration to combine my favorite things together so I can spend more time doing what I love! Give these Pilates moves a try: – plank – Pilates teaser (boat hold) – single leg bridge – side plank – roll like a ball […]

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Protein is King!

Consuming enough protein is critical to living a healthy life and to building muscle. Protein is filled with amino acids, which is the building blocks of muscle. Muscles are repaired and rebuilt while you sleep, so consuming protein before bed improves muscle building and boosts your metabolism while you sleep as well as the following […]

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A Successful Workout Mindset

The right mindset is the most critical element to making an exercise routine work for you! Here are some important steps to getting the right mindset: 1) Set Realistic Expectations: It’s important to set a goal, but start very small. By making a large goal, you make it difficult to achieve. Instead of setting your […]

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