Blogs about Mind-Body Fitness

Having Your Pumpkin Pie And Eating It Too, while knowing the difference between skill building and will power

This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.

Being the Restorative Yoga Teacher at a Bikram Studio

 In 1980 there was an article published in Yoga Journal by Joel Kramer. He talked about the balance between control and surrender and about how in yoga you have pushers and surrenders and that the pushers need to learn to surrender and this surrenderers need to learn to push.

bellicon Bounce

As a group fitness instructor it is very easy to become bored with the classes you teach. bellicon Bounce is different from any other format I have every taught. Instructors get tired too especially when they are trying to fill the room with as much energy as possible. With bellicon Bounce I can give the class my all without feeling the usual fatigue felt with other formats. Why is this the case? Because bellicon removes the impact felt with the majority of formats found in the fitness world today. bellicon Bounce is a great cardio class that lets you bounce to the beat.

Capturing Movement: Week 5 class at UNM!

On September 20, my dear photographer friend Basil Steele came for a visit at UNM.

The J-Curve: Falling before Rising

Go ahead and google images for the "J-Curve".

Get your mind in shape!

The difference between who you are and what you want to be-

Can You Burn Fat While Sleeping?

Does sleeping help you lose weight? Well, science is showing us today that it could. However, poor sleeping habits actually make you gain weight. In this short article we will take a look at why poor sleep can make you gain weight.

Does Masturbation Affect BodyBuilding or Muscle Growth

The world of bodybuilding is full of myths and falsehoods, and one of the most prevalent ones is that masturbation affects muscle growth. In fact, this couldn't be further from the truth! Masturbation is a healthy and beneficial activity that can help you to perform at optimal levels.

Fitness Tip of the Week...Get Outside!

Spring time marks the time where energy comes back up to the surface and new growth surges. This is no more true than in Wisconsin where we will be come out of hibernation to soak up the first sunny day and everyone there after. It amazes me how good the first 40° day feels in Spring when it nearly shuts me down in the Fall.

Fitness Tip of the Week...Get Outside!

Spring time marks the time where energy comes back up to the surface and new growth surges. This is no more true than in Wisconsin where we will be come out of hibernation to soak up the first sunny day and everyone there after. It amazes me how good the first 40° day feels in Spring when it nearly shuts me down in the Fall.