Rest Days

Rest Days

The Importance of Rest Days… Hitting your rest goal is just as important as hitting your workout goals! When you work out you create tiny tears in your muscles which need rest and recovery time to let them start to heal, allowing them to grow back stronger. This...
Breathe and Relax Workshops

Breathe and Relax Workshops

Whether it’s meditation, a yoga practice or following our parent’s advice to “take ten deep breaths” most of us know, or at least suspect, that there is some link or something to do with (deep) breathing and being calm. The link between the...
Positive Self-Talk

Positive Self-Talk

“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford The terms “self-care” and “me-time” seem to be all the more common these days.  They can imply that we should be selfish and set aside chunks of our time just to focus on ourselves.  Is that...
Living with Sugar

Living with Sugar

It makes little sense how we let this white grainy sweet stuff take charge of our lives so much.  It fools us by looking good, tasting very good & being socially unacceptable to decline. We love it, crave it, eat it secretly, celebrate with it, yet we hate what...
Non-scale victories

Non-scale victories

There is so much more to progress than the number you see on the scales. So many people determine their success on losing weight and lbs going down on the scales, but actually there are so many more things we can take as positives as a result of exercise and eating...
Hydration

Hydration

‘What you have to and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter.’ – Peter F. Drucker     Why do you need water? Your body is nearly two-thirds water and so it is really important...