I talked last week about exercising while injured. But how do you minimize recovery time so that you're literally up and running before you know it? Today we're gonna talk about what you do immediately after you get injured so the healing process goes quickly. As discussed last week, what you shouldn't do is let the injury keep you from exercising long-term. Exercise is good for your body and … [Read more...] about Essential Recovery Steps For Exercise Injuries
As many of you know, I've been healing from a neck and shoulder injury. And sports and fitness injuries are the worst, right? Not only do you feel like the door has been slammed shut on making progress. But it’s also desperately depressing. All the activity you're used to doing comes to an abrupt stop. However, it's possible to keep moving when suffering from an injury. Make sure to speak to … [Read more...] about Keeping Fit While Injured: A Safety-First Guide
If you want to improve your physical health then you need to improve your mindset (and vice versa). The two are closely related. And you can't overlook health in one area, but expect it in another. Your mental health plays a large role in your physical well-being. Obviously, living well is no substitute for professional support. Sometimes you need to talk with a therapist or counselor to work … [Read more...] about 5 Mental Shifts That Improve Your Physical Health
How do you workout to lose the most weight? Should you workout harder? Spend more days at the gym? Do exercises that specifically target your problem area? There are so many confusing workout tips. And it can be frustrating to work hard and come up short. Because when your goal is to lose the most weight, you want to take the exact steps that will get you there. So today I’m talking about … [Read more...] about Lose The Most Weight With These Workout Tips
Would you be surprised to hear that modern life can be stressful? Surely, with infinite WiFi capabilities, cloud storage, and smartphones, we’d have come up with inventions that make our lives less burdensome. Nope. We're more stressed than ever. You can't tell this from our social media profiles. We look like we have it all together online. But once we peel back the layers of that perfect … [Read more...] about Say Bye Bye To Stressed Out Thinking
If you jumped ship with your exercise routine long ago, the temptation can be to go big or go home with your new routine. But, this can lead to burnout and injury. Meaning that your efforts will only be short lived. So, what are the best ways to ease yourself back into an effective exercise routine? First let's look at the excuses that stopped you. Were you too busy? Maybe you injured … [Read more...] about New Exercise Routine? How To Pace Yourself For Victory!
When it comes to taking care of yourself, you always intend to put your health first. You understand the importance of making your wellness a priority. And you would like to to find healthy foods for your diet and an exercise routine that sticks. But moving intent to action may take some inspiration. In the age of social media, there's pressure to look and act a certain way. But you should want … [Read more...] about 9 ‘So Simple’ Ways To Get Inspired For Wellness
You want to do things that are good for you. But that can become such a snore. But what if you could find indulgent activities that are totally healthy? First , you might wonder what I mean by indulgent activities. I'm talking about activities that are fun. Things that feel good. Luxuries you might do as a treat. So here are some indulgent activities that are so good for you. So stop … [Read more...] about 10 Indulgent Activities That Are Surprisingly Good For You!
Are you worried about aging? Join the club. We all want to look and feel young. But does staying fit provide the fountain of youth? Hollywood is obsessed with the young - especially if you happen to be female. How often do you see a man in his 50s paired romantically with a woman in her 20s? It's not even shocking anymore. So no wonder we're all so preoccupied with maintaining our youthful … [Read more...] about Will Staying Fit Keep You Young? The Surprising Facts!
I mentioned last month that I do my first ever 5K. Woohoo! And let me tell you, this was a huge victory! As much as I preach about health and diet, running has never come easy. I was literally the slowest runner in my class growing up. No, I’m not joking. Seriously. I wrote all about this last year. For me, doing a 5K meant conquering the challenges of my childhood and proving to myself that my … [Read more...] about How To Train For Your First 5K If You’re Not A Runner