Is this you? If it is, you're not alone. At one point or another, every participant has been there...and we've all wondered why we've decided to put ourselves through a(nother) yoga class. I bet you didn't realize that there could be stress in a class that so many proclaim helps alleviate such a problem … Continue reading Stressing In (and Outside) Yoga Class
As I said in my last post, I'm working on getting back into blogging after so much time off. Because of my other commitments, I'm doing this slowly, so please be patient. I'm working on a whole lot of research, including the benefits of bone broth and "superfood" smoothies, how to heal diastasis recti, more … Continue reading This Blog Is A Work In Progress
As you may already know, a fact which I certainly have admitted to before is this: When I get pregnant, I get really sick. Last November, I learned that I had, indeed, become pregnant with our third baby and went through the usual long-lasting nausea that accompanies my being with child. What we didn't … Continue reading Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Part 1: Where I’ve Been the Past (Almost) Year
I've seen it so often. Women find out their pregnant, start feeling the effects of it, and quit coming to the gym or their classes. When I see them again postpartum, they feel huge and out of shape. Now, let me preface this by saying that I'm not throwing rocks. I know how debilitating … Continue reading What Do You Mean, I’ve Got to Workout While Pregnant?
I just heard you groan. You're thinking, But you just told me that dieting does not necessarily help me lose (or gain) weight. Yes, yes I did. Dieting does not help maintain healthy body weight. In fact, more and more research suggests that dieting actually harms your basal metabolic state, making you prone to regaining even more … Continue reading The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 3: Your Diet Affects Everything
I bet you think I've forgotten about my Confessions of a Sugar Addict thread, but I promise I have not! I simply am working my way through a ton of research, theory, and practical personal application to find what methods work well (for myself, but hopefully also for you). Stick with me because I'm coming … Continue reading Matcha: One Amazing Tea
Cardiovascular exercise is important for everybody. It keeps the heart healthy and reduces the risks of cardiovascular disease associated with today's sedentary lifestyle, yet with so many options available the rates of obesity are still growing. There are a lot of reasons for this ranging from demographics to cost, but I think a lot of … Continue reading Walking & Swimming, the Cardio Workouts for All Bodies