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End of Summer Trip to Rancho la Puerta

We went to Rancho la Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico to hear Dr. John Ratey speak about his book “Spark.” We also hiked, relaxed, made new friends, laughed, goofed off, had a cranio-sacral treatment and ate organic, delicious, vegetarian food. Such a lost weekend!!!!!

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How Yoga Can Help Your Mind

While we’re away, our guest post expert is at play: Welcome Phil Tucker who shares ho yoga can lower your stress levels, help you achieve clarity, mental well being, and consequently enjoy life more. Doesn’t that sound good? Read, then relax into the corpse pose. Aaaaahhhhh

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Finding Neutral Spine

Neutral spine – that natural and ideal position where your spine maintains its natural curvature and the pelvis is not at war with you. How do you find neutral spine whether standing or lying? Tip the bucket; check the clock; read our post; and view our video. Or suffer from flat back or hunched back syndrome.

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Bicep Curls: Wrong & Right Way

Hip helper, wrist helper, hamburger helper are all ways to make a bicep curl seem easier, but that are wrong! Well, maybe not hamburgers. If you want to know the wrong and right way to perform a bicep curl, just click-a-trick this link.

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Fire those bad habits

4 Stages to Healthier Habits

Do you have a health habit you want to improve? There are 4 stages of behavior change. Yup, only 4 and you can count them on the hand that isn’t holding a cigarette, remote control, or cream puff. Want to know what they are?

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One-Legged Workout

As some of you may know, I had surgery on my foot last week. At my post-op visit, the doc used the word “horrific” to describe my big toe joint (bone spurs, zero cartilage, bone-on-bone) when he got in there during the surgery. But he didn’t say I couldn’t work out the other parts of my body! Read to discover just a few of the exercises that can still be safely done…

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The Klout Workout: Perks & Circuits

Alexandra presented her Klout Workout at the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention. It’s a circuit station workout based on social media. The more clout you have online, the higher your Klout score, and the chances for Perks. Want to know what Klout is, what Perks are, and whether the students were able to send tweets and pictures during the class? Read the post, then tweet it to your friends!

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5 Fitness Trends from IDEA Convention

At the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention, we attended classes, workshops, and lectures, then cruised the Expo Hall to discover all the latest in the world of fitness and exercise. There were 5 trends that stood out, and they are…

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Twin sisters Alexandra & Kymberly

Lose Weight or Maintain Weight Loss?

Weight loss is exciting. Weight maintenance is boring. Do you know the difference between the two? Do you tend to focus on only weight loss, forgetting that you can’t get to zero pounds, and so MUST transition to maintenance at some point? One of them focuses on what you EAT; the other, how you EXERCISE. Which chicken comes first, the Eat or the Exercise? Gotta read on to know…

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Your Fitness Bucket List

Why do you exercise? On those days you have to talk yourself into getting your sweat on, what motivates you to work out? Why not create a Fitness Bucket List? We did, and discovered ….

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