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5 Tips for Choosing a Workout Buddy

We are social beings.  If covid lockdowns taught us anything, they taught us that we as humans are designed to interact with others.  And researchers say that exercising with other active people can help motivate us to be active ourselves.  Being active with friends also helps make exercise more enjoyable and holds us accountable to […]

Holiday Challenge Week #3 Workout

This week, the workout is designed to strengthen your upper body! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and modifiable so […]

Jumping into At-Home Workouts

At-home workouts became a staple when gyms and fitness studios closed during the start of the pandemic. Even as those spaces have re-opened, at-home workouts remain a convenient and budget-friendly way to incorporate movement into your day. Whether at-home workouts are in your routine or not, they are a great option during the holiday season […]

Back to Nutrition Basics

The foods we eat contain calories that our bodies convert to energy that we use to breathe, repair muscles, digest foods, sit up, walk, and dance–basically everything we do on a daily basis. It is important that we fuel our bodies with the right amount of nutritionally dense foods. We want to focus on making […]

7 Tips to Stay Active When it is Cold and Dark

The weather is getting colder and the days are getting darker. It is possible (and even enjoyable) to be outside in colder weather. It just takes a bit more effort. Here are 7 tips I have used to stay active in the colder, darker months of the year. Outdoor Activities Be Visible Flashlights, headlamps, or […]

Move More Game Day Challenge

It’s game day, everyone is gathered around the TV and it’s time for kickoff. The “normal” social cues maytell us it is time for pizza and beer, but what if you had a fun way to get the competition moving instead?Start a new family-friendly tradition with the Move More Game Day Challenge! Challenge your familyand […]

6 Steps to Changing your Exercise Routine

Change is hard. Changing exercise routines can be difficult and often people stop exercising when their schedules or life circumstances change. Here are some steps that helped me transition from after-work runs to early morning workouts this summer. Have a reason to change your routine If you don’t have a reason, changing your routine is […]

How and Why to Begin Exercising

Our bodies are built to move and that goes for every body. So, treat your mind and body to some physical activity! Not sure where to start, don’t worry. We are taking it back to basics to help kickstart your physical activity journey. WHY we need to be physically active: Improves our mood Boost our energy […]

Book Review – The Whole Body Reset

I have been in nutrition for over 35 years and have read literally hundreds of popular books to help others navigate the plethora of diet books. The Whole Body Reset by Stephen Perrine caught my eye as it was specifically for those in mid-life and beyond. Most nutrition and diet books don’t really discern between […]

Why is Strength Training Important for a Healthy Life?

The recommendations for how much we need to be active include cardio (walking and running) and strength training. You hear plenty about how important moving is but may not know or hear much about the importance of strength training. It is critical for overall health. Strength training includes anything you do to stress your muscles. […]