Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We all come from different backgrounds and have different health histories.  The key to living the life you want is accepting where your body is at right now.  Some of us have worked hard and exercised (maybe to an extreme) most of our lives.  Others have been too sedentary for too long and desire to get back to a pain-free and in…

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Madi’s Story: Why I Became A Pre+Postnatal Instructor – Fitness Article

After completing the course, I reached out to Annie and was able to observe, participate and help coach a pregnancy+postpartum class that Annie had started locally. During this time, I was able to get hands-on experience, which helped personally validate that I made the right decision to go down this path. During my fall semester, I had to present a research project. I ended up doing my project on “How Physical Activity can Decrease Risk of Gestational Diabetes.” I was…

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Healthy Mindset for the Holidays: 4 Tips – Workout Fitness Article

Life is meant to be enjoyed, especially around the holidays. Here are a few tips for meshing both a healthy mindset and holiday wellness for the rest of the year that my family intends to implement. I hope they help you too! 1. Add Dense Nutrition Instead of Restricting The average American consumes 619 extra calories daily between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That leads to steady weight gain, likely body fat, in a short amount of time. Have healthy food readily…

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Fit by 40 and Beyond – Workout Fitness Article

Next month, I have a milestone birthday coming up: the big 4-0. Being completely transparent, saying, “I’m 40,” wasn’t something I was looking forward to. I don’t feel 40, do I? What is 40 anyway? Just a number. My age does not define me. I’m grateful to be able to celebrate 40 years of a healthy, active life! That has not happened by accident though. I Invest time in training my body…properly. Once we approach 40, we are losing lean…

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How We Help Our Kids Eat Healthy – Workout Fitness Article

Helping your children eat healthy has it’s challenges. However, the return you get in their well being, attention, and sleep is well worth it! We want to set our kids up for success, and the best way to do that is to help them eat healthy. Plus, I’ll also share some areas where we need to improve. 1. Offer Them Healthy Choices First By no means are we restrictive with our children’s food choices. However, we do make it a…

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Man Maker AMRAP & Workout Gear That Stays Put – Workout Fitness Article

Today, I’m showing you an AMRAP workout from the 14 Day Challenge that is simple (only three movements) but very intense. I’m also sharing a line of compression clothing from SKINS that is sure to stay put and look sharp during your most dynamic workouts. Man Maker AMRAP For this workout, you will need a set of dumbbells (I’m using 25#). Set your timer for 14 minutes and complete the following: Man Makers: 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 –…

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