With back-to-school schedules in full swing, it can be tricky to find time to make it to the gym or your favorite local class. Here is a quick routine that will help you break a sweat - even if you only have 5 minutes to spare.
Making yourself a priority, especially coming off a fun filled summer will help you set the tone for a great fall and an even better version of you! I always like to think of Labor Day as basically “New Years Eve” an opportunity for a total reset. I hope to see you take that leap and get back into a good routine!!
Whether you are looking to try a new workout - or just looking forward to re-starting your go-to fitness routine now that the lazy days of summer are winding down - chances are, your kicks could use a refresh.
The idea that we can maintain our normal fitness routine when our summer routine is anything but normal, is straight crazy-talk. This perspective is what typically sets us up to fail. If you can allow yourself to be realistic and flexible, then you can indeed find a way to balance all the fun and at least some fitness this summer. Here are some tips to help you do just that.
Resting your body has value. It makes you stronger, because it allows the muscles that you have broken down to heal and recover. It is the rest that also allows you to recover so you can be strong, and thereby handle the increased weight, increased number of sets and increased reps needed to move forward with your fitness level.
High- intensity interval training (HIIT) is a form of interval training – a cardiovascular exercise program that alternates short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods. Incorporating exercise into our busy lives is hard enough, with HIIT workouts – you don’t need a lot of time.
what every kid needs is someone to hold them accountable and someone to be a positive athletic force. Kids naturally love to exercise. Some maybe more than others, but it boils down to helping these kids gain confidence thru strength and agility training.
If you do the same thing for too long you’re prone to injury, burnout, and plateau. You can’t be at your best all year round. Whenever you find yourself in a fitness rut, why not declare one “fitness season” to be over, and start up a new one?
In the spring we see these two typical tween/teen painful diseases pop up prolifically because spring sports are in full gear! But, good news is on the way - they do grow out of it.
Whisper muscles. Each of us has them. We also have talking muscles and shouting muscles, but as a Pilates Instructor I tend to pay extra attention to the quiet ones that are often under-utilized, and therefore wreaking havoc on bodies in the form of muscular compensation, imbalances, and, in many cases, pain.