Blogs about Fitness

Chafing is painful, but what do I do about it?

This morning I wanted to spend a little bit of time with you talking about the good, the bad, and the ugly. You may be wondering, “the good, bad, and ugly… of what?” Chafing.

7 Insider Tips to Help You Succeed on Your Weight Loss Journey

Losing weight is tough. It takes hard work and persistence – there’s no magic bullet. However, it’s one of the best things you can ever do for your health. Unfortunately, many people find themselves failing in their weight loss efforts because they don’t have the information and support they need to reap results. Even if you’ve failed before, you can lose the weight with a little bit of help. Try using these insider tips to enjoy the success you want on your weight loss journey.

Answers to "Nourishing" Questions

Recently I had the honor of teaching a "Simple Food Tools and Strategies" course at the Older Adult Institute in Albuquerque

Self Relaxation Techniques to fix Cervical Pain at Home

Stretching Strategies

I have over twenty years of experience in fitness, and my opinion is that you should only stretch muscles that are too tight, shortened from too much flexion, or otherwise imbalanced. You should get a functional movement assessment from a fitness professional to determine which muscles are short and tight.  Those muscles are the ones you should stretch before and after exercise.  You can stretch them every day, and once a day is enough.

The Best Workout Routines for a Racecar Driver

Consistency and Success

As we all know, a lot of people start down a path to become fit and healthy but then stop…why? There are a lot of answers to this question. It might be that someone is overwhelmed or intimidated once they get into the gym. Perhaps it’s that someone wants fast results and quits when they aren’t seeing progress in a short period of time. Someone may feel like they don’t have the time to commit to a workout regime or they don’t have support from family and friends. But what about those individuals who do workout but aren’t seeing the results they want?

Learning how to eat

Welcome back or hello if this is the first time you are reading my blog. This may be one of my most important posts yet. I had been training with my first trainer for several months and I was seeing some progress but not the progress I hoped for. I was still struggling with work, my mood, and my eating issues. Then I was introduced to Tory Dube, a holistic life coach. (Seriously check her out, as she is awesome!) I signed up for her 3 month one-on-one coaching program followed by her group coaching program in hopes that she could help me with my next phase of my journey.

Nordic Walking with Fibromialgia: a safe and effective means of regaining functionality and physical fitness

Nordic Walking allows people with fibromyalgia a safe exercise intervention that allows them to walk outdoors without having to avoid hills and increasing fall risk. Persons with fibromyalgia can enjoy the same improvement in strength, flexibility, aerobic capacity and perhaps postural control as can healthy persons according to Arthritis Research Therapy. Symptom flares are commonly exacerbated, however by exercise that is not modified for fibromyalgia.

The Principles of Fitness Episode 5- Ryan Glatt

Acknowledging the hidden greats of the fitness industry. On this episode we acknowledge a good friend of mine Ryan Glatt. Ryan has a very extensive background in exercise science learning from some of the greatest minds in the health and fitness industry such as: Gary Gray of the Gray Institute, Thomas Myers of Anatomy Trains, Michol Dalcourt of the Institute of Motion, and many more.