3 Important Muscles to Always Keep Strong

3 Important Muscles to Always Keep Strong

I posted this article last summer. I'm re-posting as it's always a good idea to remember the *key* muscles that are important to our mobility and injury prevention. When it comes to fitness, there isn’t necessarily one mode of exercise that is better than another. If...
Discretionary Calories

Discretionary Calories

Sunday morning I met a few girlfriends for brunch. We have a standing date, every six weeks, to catch up and enjoy some good food. Six weeks may sounds like a long stretch, but throw work, kids and travel into the mix and those six weeks fly by. Our restaurant of...
Comfortably Uncomfortable – Raise Your Body’s Bar

Comfortably Uncomfortable – Raise Your Body’s Bar

When you work out, how hard do you push yourself? Whether you’re going for a run, practicing yoga, or lifting weights – if you constantly exercise at the same level with no real effort that raises the bar a little higher, you’re cheating yourself out of potential...
When Mom and Dad Talk Diet, Kids Listen

When Mom and Dad Talk Diet, Kids Listen

Early the other morning I was watching the news hoping to catch the weather. My four-year-old daughter woke early, came downstairs and sat down next to me on the couch. We rarely watch "grown up TV" together, and if we do, it's usually something she loves to give her...
Healthy Diets vs Diet Foods

Healthy Diets vs Diet Foods

We all know it’s important to eat healthy – even if we choose not to do so. I try to eat as healthy as possibly as often as possible. Sure, there are exceptions, but that’s life. For the most part I do the best I can to make sure that the foods that I put into my body...