There is a New Symbol of Prestige

A new shiny sports car always catches my eye.  When I pass one on the road, I usually do a double take.  It is impressive to see and fun to look at.  I’m sure it is super fun to be in the driver’s seat!  Now however, there is a new symbol of prestige. I recently […]

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Did You Say Activity Challenge?

Many people I know, including myself, get up and exercise before their day gets busy.  It is a great feeling to get up, be active and get your workout completed.  The question is, what do you do for the rest of the day?  That is where the activity challenge begins! Did you say activity challenge? […]

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5 Essential Tips to Build Muscle and Reduce Injury Now

Building muscle is part of the equation to staying healthy.  Preventing injury is also part of that equation.  Building muscles and strength training is not only a major component to healthy living, it may also enhance your quality of life and improve your ability to do everyday activities.  So, to maintain good form, concentrate on […]

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You Can Improve Your Balance by Taking a Simple Walk

Having balance is a needed skill in life.  This skill becomes even more important as one ages.  Older adults need good balance to prevent falls and to assist in common everyday movements such as sitting down and standing up.  A combination of activities such as walking, coordination, and strength training can improve balance.  Walking helps […]

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What Does Eating Healthy Really Mean to You?

Doctors and nutritionist often say to eat healthy and to eat nourishing foods.  Choosing healthy foods can be a lifestyle choice and not a quick fix.  It is a long-term commitment towards living a healthy and fulfilling life.  The question becomes, what does eating healthy really mean?  Let’s look at a few ideas. Since eating […]

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Core Strength allows the Body to Function Correctly

The core is the center of the body.  It consists of muscles in the midsection, spine, and pelvis. It also includes the muscles in the lower back, the side of the body and abdominal muscles. The core stabilizes the body for balance and assists as the body moves. Having a strong core is beneficial because […]

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There are Three Basic Fitness Fundamentals

Healthy journeys are like most things in life, they look very different for each person.  This reminds me of the old saying, “Variety is the spice of life”.  No matter what your variety is or what your journey looks like there are three basic fitness fundamentals that apply. I work with women in setting goals, […]

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Take the First Step Before You Know All the Steps

I am a planner.  I like to have things (activities, days, budgets) planned out ahead of time.  Planning helps me clarify expectations in my mind and helps me accomplish what I want or need to do. Planning is a helpful skill to have.  However, I have learned that you don’t have to know everything before […]

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Mix it Up – Here Are Some Standing Core Exercises

Core exercises come in many forms. You don’t always have to be laying down.  There are other options available. In addition to doing core exercises laying on your back, front, or side, you can also do them from the sitting or standing position.  It is good to mix it up – here are some standing […]

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One Idea to Help Plan Your Meals

I hear from many women that they struggle with planning their meals. It is a chore that some enjoy while others dread. One of the biggest challenges to eating healthy is advanced planning.  Planning can take many forms. We will look at one idea to help plan your meals. Meal Planning Continuum Think about meal […]

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