The term “core” is thrown around so much in the fitness community - ”tighten your core, engage your core, work the core”. But, what does it really mean to work your core and how important is it in your fitness routine (and what exactly is the core)?
If you are in a fitness funk, the New Year is a perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Try a new studio or instructor and make your fitness world a little bit bigger.
The feeling that you get from foam rolling is similar to a deep tissue massage - and massage helps avoid injury during exercise. So, if you can’t get to the massage therapist on a regular basis, foam rolling will do the trick to release pressure upon the muscle.
Unleash your inner spiritual gangster with Trish Hart at the new Lululemon studio at the Derby Street Shops in Hingham every Thursday (9am and 7pm).
How can you find time for fitness with all the crazy busy things you have to deal with this time of year? (Or really any time of year...)
From now until New Year's Day, your schedule will be filled with many obligations. How do you stay on your wellness and fitness track throughout the crazy holiday season? Don't give up!
In the fitness world we refer to sleep as “restoration” or the ability to recover and rest from your workouts. Since this is our first week post time change, I figured it was a good time to highlight why sleep is the key to making your mind and body feel good.
Organization requires a ton of focus, concentration, ability to compartmentalize, and balance. Organization is much like being a full time athlete. Athletes must focus on their bodies, concentrate on their movement, make decisions about when or where to move, and have balance to control their movement.
I just finished up a week across the pond and thought it would be fun to share some of my tips for staying active and healthy while traveling. Whether you travel for work or pleasure, my tips will help you to stay on track and not gain those extra "vacation" pounds.
Are you stuck in a fitness rut? Have you stopped enjoying exercise? If these are questions you are asking yourself on a regular basis, then you need to put the FUN back into your routine.