Total Body Resistance Exercise also known as the TRX is for everyone! The TRX uses your own bodyweight and gravity to provide you with some of the most functional movements to gain strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, core and joint stability. The TRX involves the use of hanging bands to engage muscles using your own body… Continue reading TRX: For Every BODY
Back to school, every parents favorite time of year right? If you pack your families meals we know how time-consuming it can be. These quick and easy options are not only convenient but they are a healthier option and super fun and delicious. Avoid getting tired of the same lunches with these new ideas! Chicken… Continue reading Easy Back To School Kid Approved Lunch
Sometimes we have to remember to leave our ego at the door before walking into the gym. We need to remind ourselves that we are not defined by weight. We are not defined by the weight on the scale or the weights (pounds) we lift. Even I sometimes get caught up in how much I… Continue reading Do You Even Lift?
Competing in a bikini competition was the BEST and WORST experience of my life. Mostly it was the BEST experience of my life but I had no idea the long term effect it would have on me. There are a lot of things people don't tell you about competing and the side effects of competing. … Continue reading Binging & Body Dysmorphia Post Show
Icing an injury, we've all done it. There are many opinions around icing muscles and injuries for recovery. Icing to aid in the recovery of an injury is one thing, but using ice as the primary treatment for overuse injuries is another issue. Can ice heal injuries? We see professional athletes icing all the time. … Continue reading Ice Ice Baby: The Cold Truth About Icing
Great news! Studies have shown that you can maintain your fitness level even if you need to change or cut back on exercise for several months. Changing your workouts or cutting back because of an injury doesn't mean you can't work out altogether. We always suggest you listen to your body and don't ignore… Continue reading How To Maintain Your Fitness With An Injury
This past weekend was a busy one! I got my first official sports massage and lifted my heaviest on the bench! Woohoo! Between having a great lift and getting my muscles stretched, tweaked, and massaged it got me thinking about the way we move and the human bodies mobility. It's so incredibly important to stretch… Continue reading Planes of Motion 101