Your Training Plan for Your Feet

Have you ever thought about the importance of our feet when it comes to how our body functions or lack of function? Our feet, and more specifically, the strength and flexibility we have in our feet, are directly related to how the rest of the body will function. Now that I’ve put the thought in your mind are you asking yourself, are your feet causing your pain? Our feet are our foundation. They are our …

How to Create Your Perfect Home Gym

Have you thought about what equipment you would need in order to get an effective workout from the comforts of home? Maybe you’ve thought you would have to have space for a workout bench, or maybe one of those universal ensembles that adjust for every exercise under the sun? You don’t need either of those and the equipment I’m going to share with you takes minimal space and with a little imagination, you can get …

Trigger Workouts – YOUR New Buzzword?

Trigger Workouts – YOUR New Buzzword?   Working out is not new and working out a little bit at a time is not new, either, I’ve been telling my clients to do this for years. But, taking the time to purposely workout might be new to a lot of people and it can seem like it’s the most daunting, energy-sucking, painful experience you can imagine right now so breaking things down into bite-size chunks can …

Exercise Lingo – What Does THAT Mean?

This time of year brings new people to the gym – or sees more people interested in starting an exercise routine. If you’re like most people nowadays the first place that you go to for inspiration is online. That could be Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram. You may see or hear words or short-forms for the workouts and may not understand what they mean. So, this blog is going to outline some of the ‘exercise lingo’ …

Getting Your Cardio In Without a Gym Membership

You don’t have to have a gym membership to get your cardio workout in. In this post, I talk about 6 ways you can get your cardio in but honestly, the only limitations would be your imagination. Having a gym membership can be nice but it isn’t for everyone. Gym memberships cost money and many of us do not have the time to go to the gym regularly. If you are looking to get your …

From High Intensity Interval Training to Yoga

I needed to complete a presentation as part of the YMCA’s yoga training certification and I thought I would share my notes and thoughts about the whole process. I thought hard about this project and what it meant. I was asked to come up with a topic. Most were choosing things like, ‘Yoga for Runners’ or ‘SUP Boards and Yoga’ but I am very new to yoga without any prior knowledge other than a healthy …

How to Prevent Pain from Sitting too Long…

Anyone who has ever spent a lot of time sitting at a desk – or hunched over their phone or iPad – knows the aches and pains of sitting for too long.  Here’s the thing, though. The dangers of sitting all day extend far beyond just shuffling around for the first few minutes after you stand up. If you don’t take a few precautions, it can have a long-term effect on your posture that even …

Core work shouldn’t make your neck hurt

Picture this: you’re lying on the mat, aiming to reach your goal for crunches, you’re pumping them out fairly quickly and you think your form is pretty good… But even though you’re protecting  your head/neck, you’re feeling the strain… Cues for the Perfect Crunch A common complaint I hear from clients is their neck hurts during ab work. Some cues that can help put the focus where it needs to be in a crunch so …

3 Stretches you can do for HAPPY HIPS!

A few simple stretches can make such a difference for how your body feels and functions. Chances are you have tight hips and you might not even know it! Your hips are one of those muscles groups that can become short and tight whether you sit most of the day or even if you are active and workout, regularly. Tightness in your hips can be the cause of back and knee pain. If you’ve been …

Are you suffering with chronic pain?

Do you suffer from arthritis, chronic pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis? If you do, you have probably been coping the best you can, thinking the best you can hope for is dulling the pain while being on an ongoing battle. What would you say if I told you there was a treatment option, would you be interested in learning more or better yet, feeling the difference? Structural Integration could very well be the solution you’ve been …

Online Personal Training

Are you looking to find out what online personal training is all about and whether it’s right for you? You’ve come to the right place! Online personal training is fast becoming the new fitness rage. In the grand scheme of things, it’s fairly new and it’s quickly gaining popularity. With the Covid 19 pandemic forcing everyone to rethink every interaction, switching to online training seems like a logical next step. More and more people are …