National Posture Institute News: Overweight pet owners lead pets to obesity

National Posture Institute News: Overweight pet owners lead pets to obesity

A New Kind of Bullying

Bullying has evolved to dangerous levels for kids. The most recent method of bullying is taking place against kids that can become severly sick or even die from anaphylaxis due to food allergies.   Please click on the 30 second clip or the full PSA (1:33 minutes) for more information.  This is especially helpful for those of you who have children or careers where you work with children.


 1. Pay attention to the descriptions- focus on food with descriptions such as steamed, broiled, or grilled. Obviously avoid anything deep fried or covered in sauce. 2. Drink water with your meal- Soda is empty calories. And as you know SUGAR IS THE ENEMY. 3. Hold the extras: be aware of dressings, spreads, cheese, and other condiments that are loaded with fat and calories.

5 Wellness Apps to Improve Your Life

Use the technology in your hands to streamline your diet, exercise and general wellness lifestyle. Here are 5 apps I recommend to get you started, but the options are endless!  FitnessBuilder

National Posture Institute Resistance Training-Posture Correction CEC Workshop at Santa Barbara College June 12-13, 2013

 9 more days to Register-National Posture Institute Workshop at Santa Barbara College (June 12-13). Attend NPI’s Resistance Training-Posture Correction CEC Workshop (CECs ACSM,NASM,NSCA, ACE, & CA Physical Therapy & more). Become an NPI-Certified Posture Specialist or Resistance Training Professional.  

2013 Monthly Challenge

Hello,Whose in on the second half of 2013 and challenging yourself each month to get closer to your fitness goal. We all have one. Let's motivate each other in class and let's do this and Move the Needle. Are you in?

Day 4 of the 7 day detox

Today was not too bad. We had a shake for breakfast and real food for lunch & dinner -- fish, sweet potatoes and 3 cups of veggies.My issue today has been being hungry and I'm having cravings too. I so wanted some coffee today but the urged passed. Which is a good lesson about cravings. On a side note, I got braces on my teeth and it made eating 3 cups of veggies for lunch difficult because I was unable to chew. At dinner I ran my  broccoli through the food processor so I didn't have to chew so much. :) ha

Pilates with Blossom Leilani Crawford

This past weekend I had the pleasure and privilege to attend a Pilates workshop presented by Blossom Leilani Crawford owner of Bridge Pilates in New York hosted by Quantum Pilates in Washington, D.C.

On the Mend!

  Hello Everyone! 


 Eat your carbohydrates later in the evening , not first thing in the morning. We have all been told that eating our carbs early in the day because that is when we are most likely to "use" them rather store them. Otherwise called insulin sensitivity.
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