Be Tall.

Having good posture leads to many physical and psychological benefits. ┬áCheck yourself right now-are you sitting up? slouching your back? or maybe you have even sunk completely into your chair? Now sit up a bit taller-don’t you instantly feel better? Some benefits of having good posture: Decreased likelihood of neck and back pain Your body…

Be Recommitted.

Well, as you probably noticed, I haven’t been doing very well with my goal of blogging more frequently. Things in my professional and personal life were a little bit crazy and in order to maintain my mental health, something had to give. After a bit of debate, I decided that I would stop blogging for…

Be a Rainbow.

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Eat right with color!” Why add more color? The more colors you consume in your diet, the wider variety of nutrients you get. The more colorful your plate is, the more visually appealing it is. When it comes to food, sight and smell can make…

Be Sore.

Many people gauge the effectiveness of their workouts by how sore they are the next day. Contrary to popular belief, that may not be the best mentality to have! Post-exercise soreness (called delayed onset muscle fatigue or DOMS) is normal if you are a beginner or have been working out consistently, but have recently changed…

Be Sick.

Unfortunately, it is that time of year and while I hope that you all make it through the winter unscathed, chances are you’ll at least get the sniffles or a cough. I often have clients that show up for training sessions when they’re sick or they call and cancel, knowing their body needs rest. Or…

Be Stretched.

I can’t tell you how many times I have watched people at the gym finish their workout and walk straight out the door. Aren’t you forgetting something? Don’t neglect that padded corner of the gym called the “stretching area!” Proper stretching takes less than 10 minutes and provides so many benefits that its worth taking…