Time Management

24 Hours I don’t have enough TIME to workout.  I don’t have enough TIME to stretch.  I don’t have enough TIME to prepare healthy meals. Does anyone else struggle with that elusive, intangible, tap-tap-tapping thing called TIME?  It is one of the primary excuses we use to explain why things we know we should do, don’t get done.  I say excuse because it is.  Time doesn’t swoop in and block our way, or immobilize us,…   Continue

Athletic Training

People start a fitness program for many different reasons, but many times it is an attempt to look better.  And once that occurs, we realize that looking better actually means we are stronger and better able to participate in sports and other athletic activities, which brings a whole new meaning to our workouts. If you are ready to train your body to be athletically balanced, to trigger multiple muscle responses in one exercise, then take…   Continue

Yoga Tip #3: Lunge

Anjaneyasana If you spend any time in the gym, or doing strength exercises for your legs, you have no doubt done a few lunges.  The many variations of lunges are indeed great muscle-toning moves, but they are also an excellent way for runners to get a deep stretch in their hip flexors, quads, and front core.  And just like in the gym, when practicing lunges in yoga, there are many variations, leading to an open,…   Continue

Any Body Can Do Yoga

Broken Leg? Pulled muscle? Sore shoulder? Back Pain?   You don’t have to wait until you are healed to practice yoga.  In fact, yoga might be just the thing your body needs to help it heal and become stronger than ever.  However, it is super important that your yoga practice be designed with modifications for your injury and with purposeful sequences that address your physical and emotional needs.  Most people become impatient and frustrated when they…   Continue